• Nhlaralumi river is subject to seasonal rainfall
  • Nhlaralumi river is subject to seasonal rainfall
  • Nhlaralumi river is subject to seasonal rainfall
  • Nhlaralumi river is subject to seasonal rainfall
  • Nhlaralumi river is subject to seasonal rainfall
  • Nhlaralumi river is subject to seasonal rainfall
  • Nhlaralumi river is subject to seasonal rainfall

RIVER LODGE RATES


Simbavati River Lodge Rates

Luxury Tents
Accommodation Dates Luxury Tent
per person sharing
Luxury Tent
single rate
01 Nov 17 – 31 Oct 18 R5 950 R7 910

 

Family Chalets
Accommodation Dates Family Chalets
per person sharing
Family Chalets
3rd & 4th person
Children
4 - 11 years
01 Nov 17 – 31 Oct 18 R5 950 R4 450 R2 975

Please note: A surcharge of R1000 per person per night will be added for 2 pax wanting to book a 2-bedroom family chalet.

 

Includes: All standard meals, accommodation, two game drives per day and a sundowner drink. Emergency Medical Response and Emergency Medical Evacuation Insurance.

 

Excludes: Drinks, baby-sitting, transfers, gratuities and items of a personal nature.

 

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.

 

Timbavati Conservation Levy: 01 January - 31 December 2018 
R 328 per person, per day (12 years and older)
R 164 per child, per day (under 12 years)

 

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 River Lodge Child Policy

Children of all ages are welcome at Simbavati River Lodge.

There is a children’s activity room with a selection of toys/board games. Children will receive an activity booklet on arrival (coloured pencils available to use at reception). Children under the age of 13 will be taken to look at tracks and signs in the bush by a tracker after Breakfast. Board games and books available in the lounge area.

Child Rates:

0 to 3 years - no charge and the rate includes all meals.
4 to 11 years - 50% of per person sharing rate when sharing with parents in family chalets.
12 years+ - sharing with parents in a family chalet; 3rd/4th person rate is applicable.

If a child shares with a parent in our Luxury Safari Tents the per person sharing rate is applicable.

Children of all ages have to pay the compulsory conservation fee of R180 per child (subject to change).

Children 6 years & over are allowed on Game Drives. Families with younger children can arrange a private vehicle prior to arrival. Please ask us for our Children at Simbavati Document if you require further information.

Baby-sitting during the game drives/evening meals is possible by prior arrangement and at an additional cost (R75 per hour). This needs to be pre-booked.

Scheduled Transfers

We offer 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.

All  transfers must be pre-booked as we only meet flights if we have clients on that flight.

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

Scheduled 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

November 2017 - October 2018
Hoedspruit Eastgate Airport -
Simbavati Lodges
Time - 1½ hours per person from/to
1 Pax R1 115
2 Pax R 605
3 Pax R 420
4 Pax R 340
5+ Pax R 280
November 2017 - October 2018
Phalaborwa Airport -
Simbavati Lodges
Time - 2½ hours per person from/to
1 Pax R2 045
2 Pax R1 115
3 Pax R 870
4 Pax R 680
5+ Pax R 575
November 2017 - October 2018
KMIA Airport / Hazyview -
Simbavati Lodges
Time - 3 hours per person from/to
1 Pax R3 625
2 Pax R1 475
3 Pax R1 080
4 Pax R 845
5+ Pax R 740
November 2017 - October 2018
Skukuza -
Simbavati Lodges
Time - 4 hours per person from/to
1 Pax R3 140
2 Pax R1 810
3 Pax R1 325
4 Pax R1 025
5+ Pax R 875

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 Fees:
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 scheduled 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)