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    Simbavati River Lodge

    Northern Sector of the Timbavati, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
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    • Excellent82%
    • Very good14%
    • Average3%
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    “family chalet” (11 reviews)
    “game drives” (122 reviews)
    “luxury tents” (23 reviews)
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    4.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 5 days ago

    I am in my 80's and if I live to 100 or more I doubt if I will ever have an experience like my trip to Simbavati River Lodge..I have been many awesome places in my life but this place has to be in the...More

    Thank amer_can
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Excellent , unexpected . Really nice location , great people working there , very good service from the moment you arrive to when you depart . Very good game viewing , Rustic by luxury tents . Really worth visiting

    Thank Vincenzo N
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Our party of six spent three nights at the River Lodge and it was a hit and miss. Overall It worked well, we loved the game drives and saw lots of great game. They cater and take young kids so another huge plus. The service...More

    Thank Erich M
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    This place is awesome. The rooms are very nice, the main lodge is a great place to relax, and the staff is very helpful. A herd of 30 elephants walked right up to us while we were eating breakfast one morning, so cool! The highlight...More

    Thank Robert K
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    What an amazing experience Simbavarti have us. The safari rides were wonderful, we saw everything we could have wished for. The guide very knowledgeable and passionate. All the staff at the lodge were wonderful, so welcoming and accommodating. The food was exceptional and plenty of...More

    Thank Cate A
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    • Free Parking
    • Pool
    • Free Internet
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    • Spa
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    • US$913 - US$1,154 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • 11
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    • Location
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    • Kruger National Park >
    • Timbavati Private Nature Reserve
    • Also Known As
    • Simbavati River Hotel Timbavati Private Nature Reserve
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    johnniebdover
    3 September 2017|
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    Response from ivanhoe19 | Reviewed this property |
    Drives run at the same time every day. This may vary slightly depending on the season but for us in July it was 6am and 3pm.
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    johnniebdover
    22 June 2017|
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    Response from Simbavati | Property representative |
    They are only a couple of km away, however they are not walking distance away and you are not able to see one lodge from the other because of the trees, grass and bushes. On your game drive your guide might take you past... More
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    Candace Y
    18 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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    "Tents (so luxurious) are wonderful..Family accomodations are most likely as nice."
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    "All rooms are equally as good"
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    "Listen to the staff -- don't go out at night alone."
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    "accommodation can be far from the main block."
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