Simbavati Hilltop Lodge
Situated within the world renowned and beautiful Timbavati Private Nature Reserve, which forms part of the Greater Kruger National Park - guarantees an exclusive, authentic and unforgettable African Safari experience.
Enjoy magnificent views of the bush, the Nhlaralumi River and the distant foothills of the Drakensberg Mountain Range from the vantage point of the beautiful small koppie on which the lodge is situated. The Simbavati Hilltop Lodge accommodation is pure African safari, and comprises of individual pavilion-style luxury tents, arranged to create a unique village feel. Each of the suites at Simbavati Hilltop Lodge comprises two individual tents - on for the main bedroom, and a separate bathroom, which is linked by a passage that can be opened up on one side - allowing for an indoor or private outdoor shower experience. Privacy guaranteed thanks to the careful placement of the tented-suites, ensuring a tranquil and intimate stay. Some of the private suites are situated to avail of the breathtaking views, and are therefore accessible via steep stairs.
Simbavati offers game activities in the early morning and evening when game viewing are most active. Game drives are conducted by experienced field guides and Shangaan trackers in open 4X4 vehicles, with excellent photographic opportunities. You traverse over 12,000 hectares of the big-5 game country, with lion, leopard, elephant, rhino and buffalo as well as other species such as kudu, zebra, warthog, giraffe, monkey to name a few. Nocturnal animals, including the big cats, are regularly sighted on night drives. Bird viewing is spectacular, with over 360 recorded species including various eagles, vultures, kingfishers, woodpeckers, buzzards, herons, egrets, owls and weavers.