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Enkhulu Gate, Argyle Road, Timbavati Private Game Reserve, Limpopo, 1380, South Africa

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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.

Accommodation is pure African safari, and comprises of individual pavilion-style luxury tents, arranged to create a unique village feel. Each suite comprises two individual tentsone 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 is 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. For the mobility impaired, please ensure that you stipulate your needs when booking.

Policies

Cancellation fees (up to 3 rooms, for 4 or more rooms see T & C’s):

• Up to 61 days prior to arrival: 10% cancellation fee of the full booking value

• 31 to 60 days prior to arrival: 25% cancellation fee of the full booking value

• 15 to 30 days prior to arrival: 75% cancellation fee of the full booking value

• 14 days or less prior to arrival: 90% cancellation fee of the full booking value

Child Policy

No children under 12 years of age are allowed at Simbavati Hilltop Lodge

Children under the age of 16 years have to share a room with an adult above 18 years of age

 

 

Information

Includes:

Accommodation, all standard meals, two game drives per day, selected drinks (selected spirits, house wines, local beers and soft drinks). Interpretive bush walks with an armed field guide are offered subject to availability.

Excludes:

Other drinks (see above*), private transfers, gratuities, laundry service, other items of a personal nature, Timbavati Conservation Levy (which may be prepaid) of R328 per person per day and R164 per child under 12 years of age per day payable at the lodge (increasing to R368 per adult and R184 per child from 01 January 2019), and the vehicle entry fee of R140 only payable at the Timbavati Control Gate (increasing to R160 from 01 January 2019).

Payment: a 10% deposit is due within 7 days (for FIT) or 25% within 14 days (for Groups) from date of reservation to guarantee the booking. Easter and Christmas periods’ bookings require a 25% non-refundable deposit. The balance is to be settled 30 days prior to the arrival of the guests.

Check-in after 01:00 PM

Check-out before 11:00 AM

General Information

No pets allowed

Groups are welcome with an exclusive use lodge rate on offer

Laundry service available

Bush walks by prior arrangement and subject to availability

Very limited cell phone reception

Smart - casual dress code for dinner

 

 

Hotel Facilities

A private game viewing deck

Each tented suite has a daybed where guests can relax and take in the spectacular scenery

Air-conditioning

Ceiling fan

Mini bar with drinks and snacks

Coffee and tea-making facilities

Complimentary eco-friendly, biodegradable products

Eco-friendly insect spray

Electric blankets for the winter period

Laundry services. A laundry bag is supplied in the room

Safe for storing valuables

Hair-dryer

 

 

Airports

Charter Flight: return flights can be arranged from Johannesburg to Simbavati Airstrip at R9,000 per person, minimum 2 guests.

Landing Fees Landing Fee at a neighbouring airstrip: R500 per arrival or departure, payable in advance (subject to change) 

Complimentary Scheduled Transfers

We offer scheduled transfers at set times to coincide with the scheduled flights into and out from Hoedspruit Eastgate Airport. Please note that this is a scheduled transfer and you will be sharing with other guests coming to the lodge. If you are planning to drop a rental car at Hoedspruit Airport, please ensure that you arrive well before the flight arrival time as unfortunately we cannot wait for late arrivals.The transfer time is approximately one hour in and one and a half hour out. Please note the complimentary transfers exclude the vehicle entry fee of R140 (subject to change) payable at the gate. For VAT purposes, the transfer is zero rated and valued for 2019 at R1440R730 and R440 for single, sharing and 3rd/4th person respectively per room. No discount/refunds are applicable for transfers not used.

 Scheduled Collection Times from Hoedspruit – 11:20, 13:20 & 13:15

 Scheduled Departure Times from Simbavati – 09:30, 10:30 & 11:30

 All complimentary transfers need to be pre-booked as we only meet flights if we have guests on that flight.

Private transfers from Hoedspruit, Kruger Mpumalanga Intl Airport, Phalaborwa Airport or the Timbavati Gate, can be arranged should your arrival not coincide with those above. Please ask for our Transfers Rate Sheet. Private transfers are not available to Trails Camp guests.

Payment & Cancellation for Simbavati Safari Lodges:Payment: a 10% deposit is due within 7 days (for FIT) or 25% within 14 days (for Groups) from date of reservation to guarantee the booking. Easter and Christmas periods’ bookings require a 25% non-refundable deposit. The balance is to be settled 30 days prior to the arrival of the guests.

 

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Luxury Safari Tent Single - We have 8 luxurious safari tents, offering king-size or twin-bed options. The en-suite bathroom tent is connected to main tent via a small passage, with an opening to the outdoors that gives you an indoor or private twin shower outdoor shower option. Enjoy our game-viewing deck overlooking the river or our covered pool lounge for shaded outdoor relaxation, alternatively sit back and enjoy our lounge that offers a selection of books and board games or take a dip in our infinity pool.
Max people: 10
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Luxury Safari Tent Single - We have 8 luxurious safari tents, offering king-size or twin-bed options. The en-suite bathroom tent is connected to main tent via a small passage, with an opening to the outdoors that gives you an indoor or private twin shower outdoor shower option. Enjoy our game-viewing deck overlooking the river or our covered pool lounge for shaded outdoor relaxation, alternatively sit back and enjoy our lounge that offers a selection of books and board games or take a dip in our infinity pool.
Max people: 10
Floor:
Luxury Safari Tent Single - We have 8 luxurious safari tents, offering king-size or twin-bed options. The en-suite bathroom tent is connected to main tent via a small passage, with an opening to the outdoors that gives you an indoor or private twin shower outdoor shower option. Enjoy our game-viewing deck overlooking the river or our covered pool lounge for shaded outdoor relaxation, alternatively sit back and enjoy our lounge that offers a selection of books and board games or take a dip in our infinity pool.
Max people: 10
Floor:
Luxury Safari Tent Single - We have 8 luxurious safari tents, offering king-size or twin-bed options. The en-suite bathroom tent is connected to main tent via a small passage, with an opening to the outdoors that gives you an indoor or private twin shower outdoor shower option. Enjoy our game-viewing deck overlooking the river or our covered pool lounge for shaded outdoor relaxation, alternatively sit back and enjoy our lounge that offers a selection of books and board games or take a dip in our infinity pool.
Max people: 10
Floor:
Luxury Safari Tent Double - We have 8 luxurious safari tents, offering king-size or twin-bed options. The en-suite bathroom tent is connected to main tent via a small passage, with an opening to the outdoors that gives you an indoor or private twin shower outdoor shower option. Enjoy our game-viewing deck overlooking the river or our covered pool lounge for shaded outdoor relaxation, alternatively sit back and enjoy our lounge that offers a selection of books and board games or take a dip in our infinity pool.
Max people: 10
Floor:
Luxury Safari Tent Double - We have 8 luxurious safari tents, offering king-size or twin-bed options. The en-suite bathroom tent is connected to main tent via a small passage, with an opening to the outdoors that gives you an indoor or private twin shower outdoor shower option. Enjoy our game-viewing deck overlooking the river or our covered pool lounge for shaded outdoor relaxation, alternatively sit back and enjoy our lounge that offers a selection of books and board games or take a dip in our infinity pool.
Max people: 10
Floor:
Luxury Safari Tent Double - We have 8 luxurious safari tents, offering king-size or twin-bed options. The en-suite bathroom tent is connected to main tent via a small passage, with an opening to the outdoors that gives you an indoor or private twin shower outdoor shower option. Enjoy our game-viewing deck overlooking the river or our covered pool lounge for shaded outdoor relaxation, alternatively sit back and enjoy our lounge that offers a selection of books and board games or take a dip in our infinity pool.
Max people: 10
Floor:
Luxury Safari Tent Double - We have 8 luxurious safari tents, offering king-size or twin-bed options. The en-suite bathroom tent is connected to main tent via a small passage, with an opening to the outdoors that gives you an indoor or private twin shower outdoor shower option. Enjoy our game-viewing deck overlooking the river or our covered pool lounge for shaded outdoor relaxation, alternatively sit back and enjoy our lounge that offers a selection of books and board games or take a dip in our infinity pool.
Max people: 10
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Return flight JHB - Airstrip

per person

R8 970.00 ( Per day )

Phalaborwa

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