The Timbavati Game Reserve consists of a group of private game farms and reserves situated north of Sabi Sand on the western edge of the National Park. There are no fences between this reserve and the Kruger Park, allowing animals to move freely over 2 million hectares of prime African bush. All lodges are here privately owned and managed offering an all-inclusive safari experience. This hot lowveld area of wood and grassland is home to Africa’s Big 5, as well as cheetah and wild dog, wildebeest, impala, kudu, waterbuck and Burchell’s zebra. Timbervati covers 50 000 hectares of prime game-filled savannah, and the area is known most famously for its white lions. Our recommendation is to combine 2 nights in the Timbavati with 2 nights in the Sabi Sand which allows guests to experience different areas of the Kruger, as well as exposing them to different leopard and lion territories.
Meaning “lion” in Shangaan, Ngala lives up to its name, supporting several prides of these powerful cats. Ngala boasts exclusive traversing rights on almost 15 000 hectares of prime African bushveld. It was the first private game reserve to be incorporated into Kruger National Park and is part of one…More info