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Simbavati River Lodge, Kruger National Park

4-star4 stars
Timbavati Private Game ReserveKruger National ParkMpumalanga1380South Africa
Riverfront lodge with full-service spa and free breakfast
  • Free full breakfast and free WiFi in lobby
Delicious food
Fantastic service
Room is all right
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Simbavati River Lodge, Kruger National Park

from $598
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At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 13 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 1 floor


  • Check-in time 2 PM-5 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 5 PM
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 48 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation.
24-hour airport shuttle service is available at scheduled times. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)

  • Babysitting/childcare *

  • Free children's club


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas



  • Free airport shuttle (available 24 hours) *
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Taking the kids?
  • Children's club (free)
Food and drink
  • Free full breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
Things to do
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Full-service spa
  • Playground on site
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Terrace
  • Library

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
Things to enjoy
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
  • Patio
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the lodge's full-service spa. Services include massages, facials, body wraps, and body scrubs. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy.

Simbavati River Lodge, Kruger National Park’s small print

Also known as

  • Simbavati River Lodge Kruger National Park
  • Simbavati River Lodge
  • Simbavati River Kruger National Park


For transfers, guests must contact the property 72 hours prior to arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check in or check out:

This property is located in Timbavati Private Nature Reserve. A park fee of 140 ZAR per vehicle is required for entry. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Destination fee: ZAR 140 per person, per stay
  • Tourism fee: ZAR 328

Optional extras

Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Simbavati River Lodge, Kruger National Park


  • In a national park
  • Timbavati Game Reserve (5 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Umbabat Nature Reserve (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Thornybush Game Reserve (18.2 mi / 29.3 km)
  • Hoedspruit Wildlife Estate (31.7 mi / 51 km)

Getting around

  • Hoedspruit (HDS) 76-min drive
  • Phalaborwa (PHW-Hendrik Van Eck) 108-min drive
  • Free airport shuttle

Recent reviews

Exceptional 9.4 From 9 reviews

Simbavati River Lodge, Kruger National Park
Amazing! Truly unforgettable
Matthew, ca2 night trip with friends

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Simbavati River Lodge, Kruger National Park

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