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    Simbavati River Lodge

    Northern Sector of the Timbavati, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
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    • Excellent80%
    • Very good15%
    • Average4%
    • Poor1%
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    “family chalet” (10 reviews)
    “game drives” (118 reviews)
    “luxury tents” (22 reviews)
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    1 - 5 of 384 reviews

    Reviewed yesterday

    Outlook Safari tours booked this place for us and I wasn't sure what to expect. It was beyond our expectations on all amenities. The staff, the food, the guides the accommodations were all 5 star. I told the desk clerk it was our anniversary and...More

    Thank JoeGayle77
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    We had a fantastic experience at the Simbavati River Lodge. The service was excellent, and the game drives were the best we have seen so far. You really get close to the sightings, which is amazing for wildlife photography!!! The rangers really go the extra...More

    Thank Alex M
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We visited the Kruger Park a lot when I was a kid, often twice a year. But I hadn't been back for over 20 years. Back then we did it self-drive, moving from camp to camp over a few days. This time I brought my...More

    Thank ivanhoe19
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We returned to Simbavati River Lodge after an absence of four years. How pleased we were, a great decision. A warm friendly welcome from Melody greeted us. We stayed in the 'Elephant' Family Room and enjoyed every minute of our four night stay. The staff...More

    Thank Chris S
    Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati River LodgeResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Chris, Anne, Hannah and Max It was lovely to welcome you back to our lodge. Thank you for choosing to stay with us again. It means the world to us. We are thrilled that we could wow you again and another memorable safari experience....More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We stayed as a family of 4, kids 13 and 10 and had a fantastic time. The staff were incredibly helpful and friendly, particularly Melody on reception who was always laughing and trying to please. We had a family room which had the biggest bathroom...More

    Thank Morag T
    Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati River LodgeResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Morag T Thank you so much for the lovely detailed review, it is greatly appreciated. We are thrilled to hear that you and your family enjoyed your stay at our lodge. It was our pleasure to host you and to give your family a...More

    Kapama River Lodge
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    • Free Parking
    • Pool
    • Free Internet
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    • Spa
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    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Airport Transportation
    • Laundry Service
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    • US$ 789 - US$ 1,089 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 11
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    • Kruger National Park >
    • Timbavati Private Nature Reserve
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    • Simbavati River Lodge Timbavati Private Nature Reserve, South Africa
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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
    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
    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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    Room Tips
    "The luxury tents are great - especially the additional outdoor shower"
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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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