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Simbavati River Lodge, Kruger National Park

4-star4 stars
Timbavati Private Game ReserveKruger National ParkMpumalanga1380South Africa, 800-491-6126

4-star lodge in Kruger National Park with spa, safari
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Simbavati River Lodge, Kruger National Park

More Info: 866-539-8117

  • Luxury Tent
  • Family Chalet
  • Family Chalet, 2 Bedrooms

What’s around Simbavati River Lodge, Kruger National Park


  • In a national park
  • Klaserie Nature Reserve - 1 min walk
  • Timbavati Game Reserve - 5 mi / 8.1 km
  • Umbabat Nature Reserve - 5.5 mi / 8.8 km
  • Thornybush Game Reserve - 13.8 mi / 22.2 km
  • Thornybush Game Reserve - 18.2 mi / 29.3 km
  • Kapama Game Reserve - 20.4 mi / 32.9 km
  • Balule Game Reserve - 31.7 mi / 51 km

Getting around

  • Hoedspruit (HDS) - 79 min drive
  • Phalaborwa (PHW-Hendrik Van Eck) - 102 min drive
  • Free parking nearby
  • Onsite parking not available
  • Free airport shuttle

At a glance

Key facts


  • 13 cabins
  • 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
There is no after-hours reception at this property. Guests arriving late won't be able to check in until the next morning. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 48 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation.
Airport shuttle service is available at scheduled times from 9:30 AM to 1:30 PM. 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 from 9:30 AM to 1:30 PM *


  • No parking

  • Free nearby parking
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the property

Taking the kids?
  • Children's club (free)
Food and drink
  • Free full breakfast daily
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service (during limited hours)
Things to do
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Full-service spa
  • Playground on site
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • In-room accessibility

In the cabin

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
Sleep well
  • Turndown service
  • Premium bedding
Things to enjoy
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
  • Separate sitting area
  • Furnished balcony or patio
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Stay connected
  • Desk
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


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

The spa is open select days. Children under 12 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision. Guests under 12 years old are not allowed in the spa.

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


Children under 12 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision.

Guests under 12 years old are not allowed in the spa.

This property does not have elevators.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

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

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before 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 accommodation, per stay
  • Tourism fee: ZAR 328 per person, per night

Optional extras

Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

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

Simbavati River Lodge, Kruger National Park

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