HILLTOP LODGE RATES


Simbavati Hilltop Lodge Rates

Accommodation Dates Luxury Tent
per person sharing
Single Supplement Rate
single rate
01 Jun 16 – 31 Oct 17 R 6 750 R 9 000
01 Nov 17 – 31 Oct 18 R 7 450 R 9 950


Return flight JHB - Airstrip Rate Type Rate
01 Jun 16 – 31 Oct 17 PPS (min 2 pax) R 9 000


Rates Includes: Accommodation, all standard meals, two game drives per day, selected drinks (selected spirits, house wines, local beers and soft drinks).  Emergency Medical Response and Emergency Medical Evacuation Insurance.


Rates Excludes: Other drinks (see above*), private transfers, gratuities, laundry service, other items of a personal nature, Timbavati Conservation Levy (which may be prepaid) of R200 per person payable at the lodge (subject to change), and the vehicle entry fee of R140 only payable at the Timbavati Control Gate (price subject to change).

 

Payment : A 10% deposit is due within 7 days (for FIT) or 25% within 14 days (for Groups) from date of reservation to guarantee the booking. Easter and Christmas periods’ bookings require a 25% non-refundable deposit. The balance is to be settled 30 days prior to the arrival of the guests.

 

Compulsory Conservation Fee:
The lodge will collect R215 per person (subject to change without prior notice) for conservation fees on behalf of the Timbavati Private Nature Reserve.
The conservation fee can be prepaid.

Cancellation fees (up to 3 rooms, for 4 or more rooms see T & C’s):

  • Up to 61 days prior to arrival: 10% cancellation fee of the full booking value
  • 31 to 60 days prior to arrival: 25% cancellation fee of the full booking value
  • 15 to 30 days prior to arrival: 75% cancellation fee of the full booking value
  • 14 days or less prior to arrival: 100% cancellation fee of the full booking value

 

Simbavati Hilltop Lodge Child Policy

  • No children under 12 years of age are allowed at Simbavati Hilltop Lodge
  • Children under the age of 16 years have to share a room with an adult above 18 years of age

Complimentary Transfers

We offer complimentary scheduled transfers at set times to coincide with the scheduled flights into and out from Hoedspruit Eastgate Airport.

Please note that this is a scheduled transfer and you will be sharing with other guests coming to the lodge. If you are planning to drop a rental car at Hoedspruit Airport, please ensure that you arrive well before the flight arrival time as unfortunately we cannot wait for late arrivals.

The transfer time is approximately one hour.

Scheduled collection times from Hoedspruit

  • 11h20
  • 12h10
  • 13h20

Scheduled departure times from Simbavati

  • 09h30
  • 10h30
  • 11h00

If you are arriving at a different time, then we can arrange private transfers from Hoedspruit, Kruger Mpumalanga Intl Airport, Phaloborwa Airport, Skukuza or from the Timbavati Gate. Please click here for our Transfer Rates.

Please note:

All complimentary transfers need to be pre-booked as we only meet flights if we have guests on that flight.

Complimentary transfers exclude the vehicle entry fee - see rates below

Timbavati Private Nature Reserve Gate Entrance Fee:
R140 per vehicle, payable at the gate (subject to change)

Private Transfer Rates

January - October 2017
Hoedspruit Eastgate Airport -
Simbavati Lodges
Time - 1½ hours per person from/to
1 Pax R 1045
2 Pax R 565
3 Pax R 395
4 Pax R 315
5+ Pax R 265
January - October 2017
Phalaborwa Airport -
Simbavati Lodges
Time - 2½ hours per person from/to
1 Pax R1 925
2 Pax R1 045
3 Pax R 815
4 Pax R 635
5+ Pax R 540
January - October 2017
KMIA Airport / Hazyview -
Simbavati Lodges
Time - 3 hours per person from/to
1 Pax R2 455
2 Pax R1 370
3 Pax R1 010
4 Pax R 790
5+ Pax R 690
January - October 2017
Skukuza -
Simbavati Lodges
Time - 4 hours per person from/to
1 Pax R2 935
2 Pax R1 690
3 Pax R1 240
4 Pax R 960
5+ Pax R 815

Please note:
Private transfers include the vehicle entry fee - see rates below

Timbavati Private Nature Reserve Gate Entrance Fee:
R140 per vehicle, payable at the gate (subject to change)



Airstrip Transfers

Clients can fly to a neighbouring airstrip within the Timbavati Reserve by prior arrangement.

Landing Fee:
Neighbouring airstrip - R500 per arrival or departure, payable in advance (subject to change).

Please inform reservations of your charter company name, contact details and your approximate arrival time so that we can arrange a transfer to collect you and bring you to the lodge.

Please note:
All complimentary transfers exclude the vehicle entry fee - see rates below

Timbavati Private Nature Reserve Gate Entrance Fee:
R140 per vehicle, payable at the gate (subject to change)