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    Simbavati River Lodge

    Northern Sector of the Timbavati, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
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    “game drives” (118 reviews)
    “luxury tents” (22 reviews)
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    Reviewed 17 July 2015

    This was our first ever experience to a Game Reserve and exceeded all of our expectations! There were so many "wow, wow, wow" experiences! We loved our accommodations in the luxury tents and being right out there with all the animals! every day we always...More

    Thank joelleOmaha
    Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati River LodgeResponded 23 July 2015

    Dear joelleOmaha Thank you for the lovely review and for choosing to stay at our lodge for your first safari experience. We are thrilled that we could be part of this memorable trip and that we managed to exceed your expectations. We will pass on...More

    Reviewed 12 July 2015

    We stayed at Simbavati River Lodge for two nights on a long safari trip. Our guide Clement and Tracker Thuli were great. They constantly found the big game animals and we even got to see the result of some kills while we were there. Our...More

    Thank Mike F
    Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati River LodgeResponded 23 July 2015

    Dear Mike F Thank you for the great review. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay at our lodge, that you got to experience some great game drives and that you were happy with our service and food. We hope that you...More

    Reviewed 9 July 2015

    We felt like family almost from the minute we pulled in. Tania and her staff were gracious and eager to meet any and all of our needs. Our guide Moshe was absolutely wonderful - asked us if there was anything in particular we were hoping...More

    Thank caporter54
    Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati River LodgeResponded 13 July 2015

    Dear caporter54 Wow, thank you for choosing Simbavati as your safari holiday! We are so happy that we could live up to your expectations and that we were part of your memorable vacation. We will pass on your compliments to Moshe, Tania and her team....More

    Reviewed 9 July 2015 via mobile

    Wow amazing. Big thanks to all at Simbavati and especially to Mike and Hemet as the incredible tracker and guide team. I have nothing bad to say here. This was an unforgettable adventure. If you have tweens and teens then Simbavati is perfect. Treat yourself...More

    Thank snackypacky1
    Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati River LodgeResponded 13 July 2015

    Dear snackypacky1 Thank you for staying at our lodge and for voting it as your best holiday ever. We are so proud that we could be part of your unforgettable adventure. We will pass on your compliments to all involved. Thanks for the great review...More

    Reviewed 8 July 2015

    Simbavati River Lodge really went out of their way to make our safari experience one to remember for life. Check-in time is 14h00. Unfortunately we checked in late at 17h45 so missed the first afternoon game drive. To everyone traveling from the Kruger National Park...More

    Thank GerhardCruywagen
    Response from Simbavati, Online Marketing Manager at Simbavati River LodgeResponded 13 July 2015

    Dear Gerhard Cruyw Thank you for the review it is greatly appreciated. We are so glad you got to meet the locals when they baptised our new watering hole in front of the lodge. We will pass on your compliments to Mike and his team,...More

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    johnniebdover
    21 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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    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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    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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    "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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