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2024 RATES

Per Person Sharing
R4 450 
Per Night
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Per Single Person

R5 380 
Per Night
-

Per Child Sharing -
10/11 years
R2 555 
Per Night

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Includes:

  • All meals

  • 2 safari activities per day (game drive/walking safari)

  • Mineral water from the dispensing machine

  • Tea & Coffee

  • Unlimited Wi-Fi

  • Room turndown

  • 15% VAT

2024 RATES

2024 SPECIALS

Per Person - 4 Nights
R16 910 
Per 4-Night Stay
-

Per Single Person - 4 Nights

R20, 444 
Per 4-Night Stay

Per Person - 5 Nights

R21 138 
Per 5-Night Stay
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Per Single Person - 5 Nights

R25,555 
Per 5-Night Stay

Includes:

  • All meals

  • 2 safari activities per day (game drive/walking safari)

  • Mineral water from the dispensing machine

  • Tea & Coffee

  • Unlimited Wi-Fi

  • Room turndown

  • 15% VAT

2024 SPECIALS

2025 RATES

Per Person Sharing
R4 840 
Per Night
-
Per Single Person

R5 850 
Per Night
-

Per Child Sharing -
10/11 years
R2 800 
Per Night

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Includes:

  • All meals

  • 2 safari activities per day (game drive/walking safari)

  • Mineral water from the dispensing machine

  • Tea & Coffee

  • Unlimited Wi-Fi

  • Room turndown

  • 15% VAT

2025 RATES

2025 SPECIALS

Per Person - 4 Nights
R18 400 
Per 4-Night Stay
-

Per Single Person - 4 Nights

R22 200
Per 4-Night Stay

Per Person - 5 Nights

R23 000
Per 5-Night Stay
-
Per Single Person - 5 Nights

R27 800 
Per 5-Night Stay

Includes:

  • All meals

  • 2 safari activities per day (game drive/walking safari)

  • Mineral water from the dispensing machine

  • Tea & Coffee

  • Unlimited Wi-Fi

  • Room turndown

  • 15% VAT

2025 SPECIALS

INCLUDED/EXCLUDED FROM YOUR RATES:

Included in your rate:

Accommodation, three meals per day, tea, coffee, water from the dispensing machine, 2 safari activities per day (morning and afternoon game drives), morning optional walking trail instead of a morning game drive, emergency medical assistance and evacuation, VAT, unlimited WIFI and room turn down.  Please see notes regarding walking trails.

Excluded in your rate:

All drinks, curio shop purchases, transport to/from camp, gratuities, all items of personal nature, all drinks, Timbavati Reserve vehicle entry fee, Timbavati Conservation Levy, community donations and Travel Insurance.

Timbavati Reserve Fees:  (Subject to change without notice)

Timbavati Conservation Fee 2024:  The Conservation Levy is used entirely for the funding of the operational activities of the Timbavati Private Nature Reserve.  This includes 10% for community development projects through the Timbavati Foundation. The fee amounts to R370.00 per person per night.  

Timbavati Reserve Fees 2025:  (subject to change without notice) – please check with reservations.  R 410.00 per person per night Conservation Levy – applicable to Shindzela Tented Camp only.  R 310.00 per child per night Conservation Levy – applicable to Shindzela Tented Camp only.  R TBA per vehicle entry fee.


Timbavati Vehicle Entry Fee:  R 280.00 per vehicle once off, to be settled in cash or card at the Reserve Gate.  When booking a transfer, this fee will be included automatically.

Check in:  Between 12:00 and 14:00, enjoy lunch before embarking on your afternoon game drive.
Check out:  
At 11:00, after your morning game drive and breakfast.

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TERMS & CONDITIONS:

  • Mornings
    05:00/06:00 – Wake-up call (early but worth it!) 05:15/06:15 – Morning coffee and rusks in the dining room before departure. 05:30/06:30 – Morning safari departs. 07:30/08:00 – Stop for morning coffee-break somewhere in the bush. 09:00/10:00 – Back at Camp for breakfast/brunch. 11:00 – Check-out. 11:00-14:30 – If you are not checking out, enjoy time around the pool or just relaxing in the lounge with a book.
  • Afternoons
    11:00-14:30 - If you are not checking out, enjoy time around the pool or just relaxing in the lounge with a book. 14:30 - Lunch. 15:30/16:00 - Afternoon safari departs.
  • Evenings
    17:30/18:30 - Stop for a sundowner break. 18:30/19:30 - Return to camp, time to freshen up or just relax around the fire before dinner starts. 19:00/20:00 - Dinner.
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TRANSFER RATES - 2024:

SCHEDULED CHARTER FLIGHTS

 

JHB - THABAMATI AIRSTRIP:  (Duration 1 hour & 30 minutes)

Departure: 11H30  |  Arrival: 13H00
Cost Per Person:  R9 400.00

THABAMATI AIRSTRIP - JHB:  (Duration 1 hour & 30 minutes)

Departure: 10H00  |  Arrival: 13H30

Cost Per Person:  R9 400.00

 

KMIA - THABMATI AIRSTRIP:  (Duration 2 hours)

Departure: 13H00  |  Arrival: 15H00

Cost Per Person:  R6 100.00 (Min. 2 Guests)

THABAMATI AIRSTRIP - KMIA:  (Duration 2 hours)

Departure: 13H00  |  Arrival: 15H00

Cost Per Person:  R6 100.00 (Min. 2 Guests)

IMPORTANT NOTES:

  • Check in for flights will be open from 7am until last flight departs.

  • Guests must be check in at the federal airlines’ kiosk latest 09h30 to connect onto flight (applicable JHB-camps).

  • Departure and arrival times may very up to one hour.

  • Landing fees of R 145.00 per person one way, is excluded from the fare for Shindzela and Thabamati.

  • Please note that departure times from lodges could depart on the hour or with a 30min delay, therefore it is recommended not to book connecting flights departing before 16h30 international, 15h00 domestic.

  • Arriving at Thabamati airstrip for Shindzela, an additional collection transfer of R500 for the vehicle will be added.

2024 Transfer Rates

PRIVATE ROAD TRANSFER

 

HOEDSPRUIT AIRPORT/TOWN - CAMPS (V.V)

(Approximately 1 hours & 20 minutes)

Vehicle Rate per amount of quests - One way:

1:  R2 100.00

2:  R2 330.00

3:  R2 640.00

4 - 7:  R2 960.00

8 - 13:  R3 750.00

KRUGER NELSPRUIT APT (KMIA)- CAMPS (V.V)

(Approximately 3.5 hours)

Vehicle Rate per amount of quests - One way:

1:  R3 820.00

2:  R4 235.00

3:  R4 555.00

4 - 7:  R4 930.00

8 - 13:  R5 420.00

SKUKUZA APT - CAMPS (V.V)

(Approximately 4 hours)

Vehicle Rate per amount of quests - One way:

1:  R4 360.00

2:  R4 850.00

3:  R5 350.00

4 - 7:  R5 970.00

8 - 13:  R6 470.00

 

IMPORTANT NOTES:

  • All rates are quoted in South Africa Rands (ZAR).

  • Rates are subject to tchange due to fuel increase.

  • All private road transfers are conducted by local suppliers.

  • Rates include Timbavati Reserve vehicle entry Fee.

  • Rates excludes the conservation levy of the Timbavati.

  • Should a destination you require not be listed, please contact us for a quote.

  • All rates are quoted per vehicle one way applicable to the amount of guests travelling.

SHUTTLE TRANSFER JHB - HOEDSPRUIT TOWN

 

Duration 6 hours & 30 minutes

OR TAMBO BUS TERMINAL - HOEDSPRUIT TOWN and return

Departure: 07H45  |  Arrival: 13H30

 

Per Person, one way:  R990.00

IMPORTANT NOTES:

  • These rates are quoted in South Africa Rands (ZAR).

  • The shuttle rate excludes all reserve entry fees.

  • All shuttles have set departure times, please adhere to these.

  • This option only drops off in Hoedspruit Town, so remember to add an additional transfer option from town to the camps if you are not going to do car rental. 

  • Travel duration is approximate and includes 2 comfort stops of 15 minutes each.

  • Guests need to be at the pick up location 15 minutes prior to departure.

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