Timbavati Safari Lodge
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Ohhhh Kruger National Park, what a place.
Both yesterday and today, I woke at 5 for a 5:30am start – climbed in the open safari vehicle and both mornings made it to the gates for opening time and was welcomed by a breathtakingly beautiful African sunrise, brilliant red/orange, African trees silhouetted against it, pretty similar to …
Left at 0530 this am. On the way, it was probably a little before six, I saw an African woman with a campfire on the side of a highway. Stopped for breakfast at a petrol station; there was a rhino at a dam just behind it!
This afternoon we visited a Cheetah Park – was quite fun – lots of cheetahs obviously, plus vulchers, …
Once again, I appear to have been really, really, really lucky. After the 5:00 a.m. pickup, three other people were picked up by Livingstone Tours. The four of us and our guide Lloyd spent the rest of the day driving out to Kruger National Park. Kruger is the Africa I expected. It is one of the largest game reserves in Africa at over 7,500 square …
First week in South Africa and what an adventure! Arrived in Jo'Burg and stayed overnight at a place called Amadwala Lodge and camped before a 10 hour drive to Kruger National Park the next day with Intrepid tours. We had a great bunch of guys on our tour who were mainly Aussies and a great laugh.
When we arrived at Kruger it was late …
We left Swaziland and had a long drive to get to Timbavati. Unfortunately we couldn't stop at any scenic viewpoints or roadside souvenir stalls since we wanted to make progress down the road. Sophia got carsick on the winding roads, and made a big mess when she vomited beyond the bag I was holding up to her mouth. We made a quick stop to clean her …
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- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Kids activities or Babysitting