Motswari Safari Lodge is adjacent to the wildlife rich Kruger Park, South Africa. This Lodge is exclusive in that there are never more than 28 guests present at any one time, providing a more serene environment for an African experience in the Timbavati Nature Reserve. With 16 luxury-appointed en-suite bungalows, each with air-conditioning, and all offering unique bush views, guests enjoy a high level of comfort which complements service excellence. The naturally-furnished interiors of each bungalow reflect the wonders of nature that exist just outside the windows.
The 5-star safari lodge prides itself on its warm atmosphere and comfortable suites. The name translates to care and defend in the regional dialect, and the owners have held the name to be a promise to each of their future friends who arrive to share in the bushveld sunset. The 15 thousand hectares which make up the game reserve are part of the Kruger Park, and guests are treated to wildlife encounters in their natural habitats in the course of their unforgettable experience of Southern Africa.
This Safari Lodge in the Timbavati Game Reserve accommodates 30 visitors in 15 luxury en-suite chalets. Inter-leading rooms are also available on request. The Indaba Conference Room, which offers free WiFi internet service, seats 20 conference delegates.
Featuring four luxury chalets, the private Geiger’s Camp is the ultimate in luxury and privacy which is ideal for families. Set within the boundaries of the Private Game Reserve, the Geiger’s Camp offers a luxurious safari experience not to be forgotten.
Giraffe's Nest - hideout
Please note that when booking the Giraffe's Nest Sleep-Out, guests still keep their suite in the main lodge for that night, in the event of inclement weather. Giraffe's Nest cannot be booked on its own, only added on to their existing booking at the main camp.
There are no spas or gyms at Motswari. Instead, the tranquillity and rest come from traversing the elaboratenesses of the breathing ecosystem that surrounds guests and the training which comes from walking the untamed tracks that teem in the natural surroundings you will find yourself in.
Activities and Facilities
Motswari meals are enjoyed either at a beautiful spot out on the trail with one of the guides or in our lounge and, depending on the weather, evenings can be spent dining in the bush or inside the Boma, a legendary meeting place. Meals are supplemented by a collection of South African wines.
In this untouched Timbavati wildlife preserve, guests can enjoy an encounter of a once in a lifetime trip. Home to all of the big-five animals as well as a whole range of other smaller species.
The tour guides who operate all of the excursions and activities, tend to be residents of the area meaning that guests will be given the most accurate, intimate knowledge of the location and wildlife living in the bush.
Motswari guests also have the opportunity to take part in extended Safari Drives which can last for up to 3 and a half hours at either sunrise or sunset. The lodge gives guests the chance to experience a guided walking safari with one of the highly experienced and armed trail-guides. The lodge's knowledgeable staff members give talks on wildlife and bushveld topics and will gladly answer any related questions for the guests. There are a variety of nocturnal animals that can be seen in the evening such as Brown hyena, honey badger, civet, the bush-baby and owls. The avian population is unrivalled for the avid bird watcher, with hundreds of species to be spotted year-round. Taken all together this is an unmatched chance to view the splendour of all manner of creatures unique to the continent.
The specials listed below will automatically be offered to you when proceeding through the booking process.
Stay at Motswari Private Game Reserve between 1 December 2019 and 31 March 2020 for 4 nights or longer and receive complimentary return transfers between the lodge and Hodespruit!