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    Simbavati River Lodge

    Northern Sector of the Timbavati, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
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    “luxury tents” (22 reviews)
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    Reviewed 6 May 2017

    Simbavati Lodge is a wonderful place to stay with amazing staff, great food, lots of wildlife that actually come right up to your accommodation door (so photography is very easy to manage). The staff are a delight and nothing is a problem. Guides are very...More

    1  Thank James L
    Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati River LodgeResponded 9 May 2017

    Dear James L THANK YOU JAMES L :) Thank you for choosing to stay at our lodge allowing us to provide you with an awesome safari experience, great food and wild life encounters like no other. We would also like to give you an extra...More

    Reviewed 5 May 2017

    We had a 4 night stay here in May 201, the staff a very attentive, the accommodation and dining are excellent, the location for seeing all the big 5 is just amazing and during our stay saw everything that we wanted throughly recommend this Lodge

    Thank Greg T
    Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati River LodgeResponded 9 May 2017

    Dear Greg T Thank you for the review it is greatly appreciated. It was great having you spend 4 nights with us. Hopefully you will come back and visit us again and perhaps stay at our sister lodge? Keep well, regards Nadine

    Reviewed 4 May 2017

    In February 2017, we did two Safaris one different than the other! Facilities, staff, service, food, guide, tracker and surroundings etc. were A-1. Comparing to Kapama, Simbavati safari was very different - these professionals (guide and tracker) were equally knowledgeable and determined to find us...More

    Thank Ashok S
    Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati River LodgeResponded 9 May 2017

    Dear Ashok S We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your stay at our lodge and that you rate our lodge A-1. We pride ourselves on our service and providing our guests with an unforgettable safari experience and we are glad that we achieved...More

    Reviewed 18 April 2017

    We were picked up at the airport after a very long journey from NY. We were a bit tired, but when we started to see all the animals on our way to the lodge, we were so excited and ready to jump in the jeep...More

    Thank migafre
    Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati River LodgeResponded 9 May 2017

    Dear migafre Thank you for allowing us to be part of your husbands 70th birthday. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and we agree that you need to come back, stay longer and we will do our best to track those lions...More

    Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

    We have just come back from a 3 night stay at Simbavati with our 3 boys (7, 11 & 13) and we loved it. The staff are amazing and so very helpful...Bongi and the reception team were really welcoming. Bishop (our butler) was fantastic...an excellent...More

    Thank plasn
    Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati River LodgeResponded 9 May 2017

    Dear Foster Family Thank you so much for the beautiful review, the kind words and the recommendation it is greatly appreciated. We love that you loved our lodge and that we could be part of your memorable safari vacation with your family. We will pass...More

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    • US$784 - US$1,074 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Kruger National Park >
    • Timbavati Private Nature Reserve
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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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    whereareyounow
    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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    "Bring layers. We were there in late May so the early morning rides were cool but the evening rides were..."
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    "Rooms closer to the lodge aren't tents they are permanent buildings. I liked the tents with windows."
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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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