Simbavati Homestead

Simbavati Homestead

Simbavati Homestead

From ZAR 26500 per night exclusive use (10 pax)

Who doesn’t want to have their own private safari homestead in the famous Greater Kruger Park, for a few days or a week?

The spacious Simbavati Homestead is our self-catered lodge, which combines the intimacy and warmth of a holiday home, with the game experience of a traditional safari lodge. Here, in the heart of the Klaserie Private Nature Reserve, you can have the freedom of the African bush and its magnificent wildlife. But on your terms. Expertly guided game drives in open 4×4 game drive vehicles can be tweaked to suit your party of family or friends.




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There are five bedrooms. All have king-sized beds which can all, except one, be changed to twin. Two are en suite with one having a private balcony. Others are more suited to younger people with twin beds and shared bathrooms. However, all are decorated with a refined contemporary style, underpinned by a focus on comfort.

  • King beds (convertible to twin)
  • 2 x En suite bathrooms with bath and shower 
  • 1 x Shared bathroom with bath, shower and separate toilet 
  • Private balcony in certain rooms 
  • Views over waterhole

In-Room Facilities:

  • Air-conditioning
  • Eco-friendly amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Room equipped with electronic eco-friendly insect spray (subtly sprayed at 10 minute intervals)

Why we love it:

  • Homely: Modern African farmhouse, with a casual, contemporary style
  • Family: The home-inthe-bush ambience in a fenced environment make this perfect for family or friends
  • Relaxing: Great connection with the bush with expansive verandas and terraces for daytime relaxation  
  • Self-Catering: Booked as a self-catered unit, this is your own personal safari, with private guide and vehicle (we are able to assist in stocking food and beverages at an additional cost)

Lodge Facilities:

  • Two lounge areas
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Outdoor entertainment area with extensive deck
  • Swimming pool
  • Thriving waterhole for game viewing
  • Open air bar
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • TV in the lounge, with DSTV channels
  •  Fully equipped kitchen


  • Game drives (late afternoon into the evening and early morning)
  • Star-gazing
  • Boma or campfire dining
  • Sundowners
  • Family safaris 
  • Spa and wellness

Each day is designed around the guest's preference, and may include:

  • Morning game drive
  • Time to relax, cool down in the pool or soak up the sun next to the pool on a sun lounger overlooking the waterhole Afternoon/evening game drive
  • Meals are enjoyed at guest's leisure 
  • Spa can be booked at Simbavati Camp George (subject to availabilty)

Travel Options:

Simbavati Homestead is ±60 to 90 minutes from Hoedspruit Eastgate Airport, and can be accessed by car on gravel roads. ±6½ to 7 hours’ drive from Johannesburg N1 via Polokwane (recommended route) or via Dullstroom, and 2 to 3 hours from Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport or Hazyview.


Simbavati Homestead Facilities Air Conditioning
Simbavati Homestead Facilities Boma
Simbavati Homestead Facilities Pool
Simbavati Homestead Facilities Self Catering
Simbavati Homestead Facilities WiFi
Simbavati Homestead Facilities Lounge
Simbavati Homestead Facilities BBQ/Braai Area
Simbavati Homestead Facilities Viewing Deck