Timbavati Safari Lodge
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- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Kids activities or Babysitting
- Free parking
TravelPod Member ReviewsTimbavati Safari Lodge Hoedspruit
Very traditional accommodation houses: rondawels. Awesome surrounds. Great to see warthog roaming around the houses
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We awoke this morning especially early to head to Kruger for our day game drive, but alas the weather had other plans and there was a constant downpour of rain all day. We still attempted to drive to Kruger but upon seeing how flooded the Timbavati river was, turned around. After breakfast and a sleep, we headed off to travel the panoramic route …
Not too much happened today. We woke up early at 5am and set out for a whole day of travel on our way to Kruger National Park. We first flew from Cape Town to Johannesburg and then bused it 9 hours to Timbavati safari lodge. The safari lodge provided rondawels as rooms (traditional round houses). I shared with Rachel in a double room which also had …
... with armed guards and a sleep out under the starlit sky, with said armed guards, stupid pride!
This was all arranged by Kate's lovely friend James, who had pulled out all the stops to get us the best trip and experience available and he really came through. Stupid pride!
Safari is truly one of the most magnificent things I've ever had the pleasure of doing. We felt so fortunate to experience what we did and to ...
... there is a small colony of Southern Bald Ibises to the left of the falls, as seen from the view point. They’re easy to find once you’ve located the obvious white-streaked rocks below their favourite ledges. There were Alpine Swifts and other swift species overhead.
From here it straightforward drive to Nelspruit where we stopped for some petrol and then ...