We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
8/10/2017 9/10/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Motswari Private Game Reserve

    Kruger National Park 2021, South Africa
    Save
    Lowest prices for your stay
    8/10/2017 9/10/2017
    Traveller (853)
    Room & Suite (112)
    Dining (58)
    Kapama River Lodge
    1,753 reviews
    #3 of 4 hotels in Kapama Private Game Reserve
     
    Kapama Buffalo Camp
    405 reviews
    #2 of 4 hotels in Kapama Private Game Reserve
     
    Kapama Southern Camp
    613 reviews
    #4 of 4 hotels in Kapama Private Game Reserve
     
    Kapama Karula
    442 reviews
    #1 of 4 hotels in Kapama Private Game Reserve
     
    Overview
    • Excellent94%
    • Very good4%
    • Average1%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible0%
    Travellers talk about
    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
    Suites
    Bar/Lounge
    Multilingual Staff
    Laundry Service
    Private Balcony
    4.0 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
    Kapama River Lodge
    1,753 reviews
    #3 of 4 hotels in Kapama Private Game Reserve
     
    Kapama Buffalo Camp
    405 reviews
    #2 of 4 hotels in Kapama Private Game Reserve
     
    Kapama Southern Camp
    613 reviews
    #4 of 4 hotels in Kapama Private Game Reserve
     
    Kapama Karula
    442 reviews
    #1 of 4 hotels in Kapama Private Game Reserve
     
    Rooms
    8 Oct9 Oct
    |
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    Show Available Rooms
    Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 0 partner sites to see rooms from .
    We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Timbavati Private Nature Reserve hotels with availability
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","VISA_SPONSORSHIP_WEB","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_DW_INLINE_PASSWORD","ATTRACTIONS_REMOVE_PAYMENT_ADDRESS_FIELDS","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_DW_PROMPT_KNOWN_EMAIL","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","META_AIR","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "e1da7c2d1a3d480094b089660eab2e14", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":611330,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":8,"month":10,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":9,"month":10,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":-1,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":false,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":null,"impressionKey":"e1da7c2d1a3d480094b089660eab2e14","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":0,"lowestMetaPrice":0,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":0,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":true,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":-1,"lowestMetaPrice":-1,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":-1,"hotelName":"Motswari Private Game Reserve","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6ImUxZGE3YzJkMWEzZDQ4MDA5NGIwODk2NjBlYWIyZTE0IiwiQUlLIjoiNDZkNDIwODBmNTAxNGVlY2I3OTU3NTUzNDM0ODNiODcifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": false, "metaAvailability": false, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "08/10/2017", "checkOut": "09/10/2017", "lowestPrice": null, "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": false, "contentIdMappings": {}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","moduleList":["handler"],"template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{}},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","moduleList":[],"template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
    Write a Review
    Reviews (701)
    There are newer reviews for Motswari Private Game Reserve
    See the most recent reviews
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    Language

    121 - 125 of 570 reviews

    Reviewed 25 April 2016

    Over the years my husband and I often spoke of going on a Safari. It was a bucket-list item. Well, it may have taken 30 years but we finally went on our trip-of-a-lifetime. In choosing a safari, I wanted to see the animals in their...More

    1  Thank z00mer-b
    Response from MotswariLodge, General Manager at Motswari Private Game ReserveResponded 26 April 2016

    Thank you very much for taking the time to review Motswari - We highly value your feedback and kind words and we are looking forward to welcoming you back soon! Very Best Wishes from us all Adriaan

    Reviewed 25 April 2016

    Our first safari experience and it didn't disappoint. Our guide Robynne was excellent, she was very knowledgeable and managed to find amazing things on basically every game drive. Highlights were a pride of eight lions, a large herd of elephants, and a water buffalo fighting...More

    Thank JDC2010NY
    Response from MotswariLodge, General Manager at Motswari Private Game ReserveResponded 26 April 2016

    Thank you very much for taking the time to review Motswari - We highly value your feedback and kind words and are looking forward to welcoming you back soon! Very Best Wishes from us all Adriaan

    Reviewed 24 April 2016

    - very friendly and kind welcoming - beautiful and clean lodge, with a lot of pretty little details - the food was outstanding - the staff was always very helpful, kind and courteous - the room was at all time very clean (charwoman came twice...More

    Thank gamp1976
    Response from MotswariLodge, General Manager at Motswari Private Game ReserveResponded 26 April 2016

    Thank you very much for taking the time to review Motswari - We highly value your feedback and kind words and we are looking forward to welcoming you back soon! Very Best Wishes from us all Adriaan

    Reviewed 23 April 2016

    Spent a few days at Motswari last week, and had a ridiculously good time. Never been on a safari before, so this was all new to me and my mate. Got to see loads of animals, including lions eating a kill on the first night....More

    2  Thank Scooney1967
    Response from MotswariLodge, General Manager at Motswari Private Game ReserveResponded 24 April 2016

    Thank you very much for taking the time to review Motswari - We highly value your feedback and kind words that will be shared with the team. We are looking forward to welcoming you back soon! Very Best Wishes from us all Adriaan

    Reviewed 19 April 2016

    This hotel is situated inside the Kruger park fences. I had big expectations but Motswari was even better. After entering Kruger park through the main gates there's a 45 minutes drive inside the Kruger park roads. We drove that trip in the dark and still...More

    3  Thank Jaatinen
    Response from MotswariLodge, General Manager at Motswari Private Game ReserveResponded 21 April 2016

    Thank you very much for taking the time to review Motswari - We highly value your feedback and kind words and we hope we can welcome you back soon! Very Best Wishes from us all Adriaan

    Kapama River Lodge
    1,753 reviews
    #3 of 4 hotels in Kapama Private Game Reserve
     
    Kapama Buffalo Camp
    405 reviews
    #2 of 4 hotels in Kapama Private Game Reserve
     
    Kapama Southern Camp
    613 reviews
    #4 of 4 hotels in Kapama Private Game Reserve
     
    Kapama Karula
    442 reviews
    #1 of 4 hotels in Kapama Private Game Reserve
     
    About
    Awards & Recognition
    Certificate of Excellence
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Free Internet
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$565 - US$1,255 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 15
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Hotels.com, Orbitz, Travelocity, Cheap Tickets, Agoda, Hotwire, Cancelon and TripOnline SA so you can book your Motswari Private Game Reserve reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • Kruger National Park >
    • Timbavati Private Nature Reserve
    • Also Known As
    • Motswari Private Game Reserve Hotel Timbavati Private Nature Reserve ,
    • Motswari Private Game Reserve South Africa/Timbavati Private Nature Reserve
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveller (853)
    Room & Suite (112)
    Dining (58)
    Pool & Beach (22)
    Hotel & Grounds (670)
    Bathroom (21)
    Family and Play Areas (3)
    Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
    Nearby
    Kapama River Lodge
    1,753 reviews
    45.62 km away
     
    Kapama Buffalo Camp
    405 reviews
    46.54 km away
     
    Kapama Southern Camp
    613 reviews
    43.35 km away
     
    Kapama Karula
    442 reviews
    41.97 km away
     
    Nearby Restaurants
    Bushveld Terrace Hotel - Restaurant
    61 reviews
    35.11 km away
    Buffalo Pub & Grill
    228 reviews
    37.04 km away
    Gholovan Pun & Grill
    49 reviews
    34.84 km away
    Mugg & Bean, Olifants
    168 reviews
    40.84 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    Bushbaby Adventures
    15 reviews
    28.73 km away
    Game drives at Phalaborwa Gate in Kruger National Park
    217 reviews
    36.56 km away
    Camp Jabulani Elephant Experience
    75 reviews
    37.89 km away
    Amarula Lapa
    73 reviews
    39.75 km away
    Ask a question
    Questions & Answers
    ali24west
    9 September 2017|
    Answer
    Response from Adrian N | Reviewed this property |
    Hi apologies for the late answer a fleece is necessary for 1st hour in morning game drive and last hour of the evening drive. Blankets are available on all jeeps and as soon as the sun rises you won't need them. Have a great... More
    1
    Vote
    Sarah P
    25 July 2017|
    Answer
    Response from MotswariLodge | Property representative |
    under 6 not allowed on game drives, no baby sitting service available.
    0
    Votes
    Room Tips
    "Close to nature - have an outside shower!"
    Read review
    "Its a small place - all the rooms are as good as each other :)"
    Read review
    "Elephant Room"
    Read review
    "I liked "Lion", at the far end of the camp, large room, very quiet."
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing