Kings Camp

Safari Lodge | Timbavati | South Africa Kings Camp is in the northeastern corner of the Timbavati Private Game Reserve on the border of the Kruger National Park. It is one of the most authentic luxury lodges in Greater Kruger.

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There are no fences that separate Kruger and Timbavati, which allows unrestricted movement of animals between the areas, offering visitors an exceptional safari experience.

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Rating | Luxury

Highlights & What to Expect

  • Kings Camp reflects the elegance and romance of a bygone era.
  • The lodge is exceptionally well managed, with many long-serving staff members.
  • The author believes it offers one of the finest luxury safaris in the Greater Kruger National Park.
  • Vehicle density in the Timbavati is much lower than in the Sabi Sand, with similar wildlife encounters.
  • An underground hide near a waterhole is ideal for capturing stunning animal photographs and observing the rich birdlife in the area.
  • Two open 4x4 safaris and a bushwalk are conducted daily by experienced rangers.

Location & Setting

The lodge faces an open savanna plain with a waterhole, frequently visited by animals to quench their thirst. It borders the Kruger National Park in the northeastern corner of the Timbavati Private Game Reserve. The lodge can be reached with a transfer of just over an hour from the airport adjacent to Hoedspruit.


Kings Camp has nine colonial-style thatched suites. The suites are lavishly and tastefully decorated. All are spacious with en suite bathrooms that feature Victorian-style baths and separate showers. Each suite has an outdoor shower and a private veranda with a hammock. The suites are air-conditioned and fitted with mosquito nets and fully stocked minibars.


Breakfast and lunch are served in the dining room, which boasts spectacular bush views. The crackling sounds of a log fire and stunning night sky views enhance the atmosphere at dinnertime in the boma. The lodge features a comfortable lounge and a small library where guests can choose from various books. A range of spa treatments are on offer, as well as a fully-equipped gym to keep trim throughout your indulgent safari in South Africa.







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