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Simbavati Hilltop Lodge Luxury Safari Tent Accommodation

  • We have 8 luxurious safari tents, offering king-size or twin-bed options
  • The en-suite bathroom tent is connected to main tent via a small passage, with an opening to the outdoors that gives you an indoor or private twin shower outdoor shower option

Simbavati Hilltop Lodge Tent Facilities

  • A private game viewing deck
  • Each tented suite has a daybed where guests can relax and take in the spectacular scenery
  • Air-conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Mini bar with drinks and snacks
  • Coffee and tea-making facilities
  • Complimentary eco-friendly, biodegradable products
  • Eco-friendly insect spray
  • Electric blankets for the winter period
  • Laundry services. A laundry bag is supplied in the room
  • Safe for storing valuables
  • Hair-dryer

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

Simbavati Hilltop Lodge Rates

Accommodation Dates Luxury Tent
per person sharing
Single Supplement Rate
single rate
01 Jan 19 – 31 Oct 19 R 8 450 R 11 240
01 Nov 19 – 31 Oct 20 R 9 250 R 12 305

Rates Includes: Accommodation, all standard meals, two game drives per day, selected drinks (selected spirits, house wines, local beers and soft drinks). Interpretive bush walks with an armed field guide are offered subject to availability. 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 or paid at the lodge (subject to change), and the vehicle entry fee of R160 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:
Simbavati will collect the conservation fees (subject to change without prior notice) on behalf of the Timbavati Private Nature Reserve. The conservation fee can be prepaid. 

Timbavati Conservation Levy: 01 January - 31 December 2019 

R 368 per person, per day (12 years and older)

Timbavati Conservation Levy: 01 January - 31 December 2020 

R 400 per person, per day (12 years and older)

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



Value Added Extras

Honeymoon Bonus: (within three months of wedding date)
  • Complimentary bottle of sparkling wine
  • Romantic turndown
  • Private dinner
Other Special Occasions:
  • Please inform management of your special occasion when making your reservation

Simbavati Hilltop Lodge General Information

  • No pets allowed
  • Groups are welcome with an exclusive use lodge rate on offer
  • Laundry service available
  • Very limited cell phone reception
  • Smart - casual dress code for dinner