Timbavati Game Reserve
wildebeest, impalas, baboons, cheetahs, leopards, and the rare white lion.
The Timbavati Game reserve has over 40 mammals roaming freely covering a landmass of approximately 75 000 hectares of bush. Either travelling with family, with kids, on honeymoon, solely or as seniors, you will experience a more intimate and personal affair with wildlife than anywhere else. In this private game reserve, open safari game viewing vehicles are allowed to go off-road–in contrast to the Kruger Park where vehicles are restricted to paved roads–allowing you to have one of the best African Safari experience in Timbavati, in a small group private safari.
Timbavati's geographic position allows for the combination of the Kruger National park and the luxury Sabi sands private Game Reserve. Guests can easily combine any Mozambique beach holiday with Timbavati. The combination of safaris gives guests a greater experience allowing for the exploration of different game viewing reserves and the greater Kruger. Timbavati is one of the top 10 safari destinations in South Africa and home to the rare white lions. The private Game Reserve offers world-class game lodges and is considered one of the best places in the greater Kruger area for bird viewing.
Where to Go?:
When you book your dream African safari to any of the Timbavati game lodges, rest assured that you are up for a treat to one of the best African safari's of your life–as open Safari vehicles are allowed to go up to 6 meters away from the animals. There are no boundary fences between the Kruger National Park and the game reserve. The abolition of fences–which existed from 1960 and 1999–allows free roaming of wildlife. The Game Reserve is a paradise for bird lovers and the finest destination for a photographic safari.
When to Go?:
The best time to visit Timbavati is during the dry winter months of May all the way up to the month of September. Wildlife and game viewing becomes most favourable as rivers are rare leaving small waterholes as the central meeting places for wild animals seeking fresh grass and water. The last days of the dry season occur during the month of September making it the most ideal time to visit the Timbavati Game Reserve in Particular and the Kruger National park in general.
Best Time to Go: Best: Good:
- African Big 5 Wildlife
- Rare white lions
- No fences to Kruger National Park
- Great game viewing
- Family friendly
- African Safari Honeymoon Destination
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