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    Simbavati River Lodge

    Northern Sector of the Timbavati, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
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          “family chalet” (10 reviews)
          “game drives” (114 reviews)
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          Reviewed 10 March 2016

          We stayed at the River Lodge in February and cannot say enough great things about the experience. The proximity to the water hole enabled so many spectacular game sightings right there at the lodge. The game drives were excellent and the food, staff and accommodations...More

          3  Thank Audrey A
          Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati River Lodge

          Dear Audrey A Thank you for the lovely review, we are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your stay at our lodge. The waterhole is one of the lodges best features, the close animal sightings are truly amazing and we are glad you got to...More

          Reviewed 1 March 2016 via mobile

          We only stayed for a very short while in this wonderful location, but I can 1000% recommend enjoying the hospitality, kindness, professionalism, enthusiasm that the owners and all the staff project. It was a unique experience in a magical location. Also and very important, the...More

          Thank GManners
          Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati River Lodge

          Dear GManners You are welcome :) Thank you for choosing to stay at our lodge allowing our staff to provide you with a memorable safari experience. We are glad you enjoyed our magical location and all we had to offer. We hope you will come...More

          Reviewed 18 February 2016

          THis is a place with a five star staff and a three star facility. The guides and trackers worked hard to find wildlife and interesting settings. We were not only introduced to typical wildlife: leopards, elephants, hyenas, antelope etc. but also to some smaller creatures...More

          Thank Jim R
          Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati River Lodge

          Dear Jim R Thank you for taking the time to write this detailed review, it is appreciated. We apologise for any inconvenience caused during your stay with regards to the water and we thank you for being patient and understanding. We will pass on your...More

          Reviewed 12 February 2016

          Overall a wonderful lodge. Enjoyed the watering hole and the game show during dinner. Staff was attentive and appeared to enjoy working there. My cousin has an outrageous diet and they were able to accommodate her with tasty food. The chef was creative, innovative sauces...More

          Thank TicaMD
          Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati River Lodge

          Dear TicaMD Wow! You guys got to experience some awesome game drives. Wish I was with you. We are glad that we could make your cousins meals delicious and tasty and that they were better than the other expensive lodge. We will pass this message...More

          Reviewed 9 February 2016

          My wife and I visited Simbavati with our 3 kids 11, 9 and 6 in late January. It was an experience i will cherish for a long time to come. The service provided from the pick up at the airport, right through to departure was...More

          1  Thank andrew v
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          Dear Andrew V Thank you for the detailed review, it is awesome and we really do appreciate it. Happy belated birthday! We wish you all the best for the year ahead. Thank you for choosing our lodge to celebrate your 40th birthday. We are so...More

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          • US$711 - US$1 105 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Kruger National Park >
          • Timbavati Private Nature Reserve
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          • Simbavati River Hotel Timbavati Private Nature Reserve
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          Candace Y
          We have booked a stay at your facility for late May. I'm wondering if we should pack heavy jackets or will the temperature still be moderately warm. What is your advice? Also, how warm are the tents in the evening?
          17 March 2017|
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          Response from Simbavati | Property representative |
          Hi there. May is chilly. Please dress warmly. We do provide blankets on game drives.
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          whereareyounow
          We sre travelling in September 2017, what would be the rate? I think I would like to do 3 days in Timbavati and 3 days in Sabi Sand.... I am organizing a trip for my travelling friends including my husband :) I wonder if 18 is too many??
          10 April 2016|
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          Response from Simbavati | Property representative |
          Good morning Apologies for only responding to you now, we seemed to have missed your post. Have you been helped? Please provide us with your contact details (email or phone) so that someone from our reservations... More
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          monCairns_Australia
          Hi there, we are visiting you in a couple of weeks and I would like to know what types of clothing is required for evenings/dining
          28 January 2016|
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          Sorry we missed your question.
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          "All rooms were great. Get one a bit further from the public spaces if you like quiet."
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          "All rooms overlook the river / watering hole, you can't go wrong!"
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          "all rooms are totally private even with an optional outdoor shower that is completely private ."
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          "the drive from airport is quite long but very enjoyable as you do see quite a few animals,"
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