Simbavati River Lodge is situated in Timbavati Private Nature Reserve, which forms part of the Greater Kruger Park. The reserve is home to the famous White Lions and offers exceptional game viewing opportunities. Simbavati River Lodge has extensive tracts of wilderness (over 12,000 hectares) in which to experience an authentic African safari.
Accommodation consists of 3 thatched family chalets, all with 2 bedrooms and one en-suite with shower and bath and air-conditioning. There are also 8 luxurious safari tents, all twin bedded with en-suite. Bathroom configuration differs with either inside shower and outside bath, or inside bath and outside shower.
Children of all ages are welcome at Simbavati. There is a children's activity room with a selection of toys/board games. Children receive an activity booklet on arrival (coloured pencils available to use at reception). Children under the age of 13 will be taken to look at tracks and signs in the bush by a tracker after breakfast. Board games and books are available in the lounge area.
The lodge offers Big 5 game drives in the early morning and late afternoon/evening to ensure game viewing when the animals are most active. Nocturnal animals, including the big cats are regular sightings at night. Currently there are over 40 mammal species in the Timbavati including Lion, Leopard, Rhino, Buffalo and Elephant, as well as 360 species of bird life.