Motswari

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Location: South Africa–>Kruger National Park–>Timbavati Game Reserve

Accommodation Type: Lodge

Good For:: Couple/Romantic, Family, Solo

Timbavati Game Reserve, 53 392 unfenced hectares of gorgeous nature reserve, is located to the north and west of the famous Sabi Sands Private Game Reserve and the Kruger National Park, respectively. Decades old, this reserve is a much treasured getaway destination. With more than forty individual mammal species and over 360 bird species, and gorgeous facilities, guests are guaranteed all the relaxation and authentic bush adventure of the very best safari trip.

Positioned along the eastern end of the Timbavati, Motswari Game Reserve is a cozy, round walled getaway sprawled out over 200 square kilometres in the heart of game drive country. Motswari’s character is all about expansive views, scenic drives and walks through game rich areas, and the ever present identity of the African bush.

Popular for its family friendly ambience, an atmosphere of friendship and lighthearted exploration, Motswari Private Game Reserve’s moto of “Come as a visitor – leave as a friend” stands as a true testimony to its character.

Accommodation at Motswari Lodge includes fifteen luxury bungalows, complete with en-suite bathrooms and outdoor showers, air-conditioning and overhead fans, mini-bars, and captivating views of the surrounding vegetation and wandering wildlife.

Facilities

Swimming Pool

Shop

Restaurant

Conference Venue

Wi-Fi

Game Drives

Activities

Game drives

BY ROAD:

From Johannesburg:

  • Continue onto N12
  • Merge onto N4 (Toll road)
  • Take the exit toward R33
  • Turn left onto R33
  • Turn right onto Steven Masango St
  • Continue onto R540
  • Continue onto Lion Cachet St
  • Continue onto Hugenoten St
  • Continue onto R540
  • Turn left onto R36
  • Turn left onto Voortrekker St/R36/R37
  • Turn right onto De Clercq St/R36/R37
  • Continue to follow R36
  • Turn right onto R533
  • Turn right to stay on R533
  • Continue onto R532
  • Turn right onto Hoof St
  • Continue onto R533
  • At the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto R40
  • Turn right – 20,9km
  • Turn right – 150 m
  • Turn left – 11,2 km
  • Sharp right – 1,3 km
  • Turn right – 5,9 km
  • Turn left – 7,7 km
  • Turn left – 120 m
  • Turn right – 200 m
  • Turn left – 64 m
  • Turn right – 180m

Motswari Private Game Lodge

From Timbavati Main Gate

Please Note: Entering through the Timbavati Private Game Reserve gate you will be required to pay a Conservation levy of R170 per person and R120 toll for your vehicle. The entrance fee can only be confirmed at the time of making your reservation (prices subject to change)

  • Road transfers to Motswari are contracted locally, per person each way.
  • Children younger than three years old travel for free.

Please note that transfers from KMIA require 2-3 hours travelling in the heat of the day. Motswari recommends that guests make use of the air transfers offered. The reserve asks that you advise during reservation to arrange the transfer company payment of the conservation levy at a rate of R100 per person (subject to change). Children younger than ten years old pay not conservation levy.

BY AIR:

  • Scheduled flights from Johannesburg to Hoedspruit/Eastgate Airport take approximately 50 minutes, followed by a road transfer of approximately 50 minutes.
  • Scheduled flights from Cape Town to KMIA (Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport) take approximately 2.5 hours, followed by a road transfer of approximately 2.5 hours.
  • Motswari private airstrip
  • Runway details: Gravel strip with concrete run-up pads.
  • Length: 1350m 01/19. Co-ordinates: 24 11.522´ South 031 232.188´ East.

GPS: -24.197833 (latitude) 31.388552 (longitude)

Rates

MOTSWARI MAIN CAMP 1 Jan – 30 Apr 2015 & 1 Oct – 30 Nov 2015High season 1 May – 30 Jun 2015 

Low season

1 Jul – 30 Sep 2015 

Mid season

Per person per night sharing R 4060 R 2895 R 3450
Per person per night single R 5840 R 4175 R 4925

 

GEIGER’S CAMP 1 Jan – 30 Apr 2015 & 1 Oct – 30 Nov 2015High season 1 May – 30 Jun 2015 

Low season

1 Jul – 30 Sep 2015 

Mid season

Per person per night sharing R 5280 R 3765 R 4485
Per person per night single R 7590 R 5430 R 6400

 

MOTSWARI WALKING SAFARISURCHARGE

(Tented Camp sleep out experience)

1 Jan – 30 Apr 2015 & 1 Oct – 30 Nov 2015High season 1 May – 30 Jun 2015 

Low season

1 Jul – 30 Sep 2015 

Mid season

Per person per night sharing R 920 R 920 R 920
Per person per night single R 1620 R 1620 R 1620

 

MOTSWARI GIRAFFE’S NESTSURCHARGE

(Sleep out – The Hide)

1 Jan – 30 Apr 2015 & 1 Oct – 30 Nov 2015High season 1 May – 30 Jun 2015 

Low season

1 Jul – 30 Sep 2015 

Mid season

Per hide per night R 1300 R 1300 R 1300

 

RATES ARE:

  • Per room per night
  • Inclusive of 14% VAT
  • Quoted in South African Rand (ZAR) and are subject to change without prior notification

Rates include:

  • Accommodation (max. 8 pax at Geiger’s Camp or 10 if booked exclusively)
  • All meals
  • 2 Game drives and guided safari walk daily with refreshments
  • Local beers, house wines and soft drinks (excluding bottled water and energy drinks)

Rates exclude:

  • Transfers to/from local airports/other lodges
  • Vehicle toll fee for self-drives
  • Timbavati conservation levy
  • Telephone calls, bar, laundry and curio purchases
  • Surcharge for Hide facility
  • Surcharge for the overnight walking safaris

 

CHILD POLICY:

Motswari Private Game Reserve

  • Children 6 years and older only, for lodge experience
  • Children sharing with parents pay 50% of per person sharing rate per night
  • Children in inter-leading rooms pay single occupancy rate for the room
  • Children should be 6 years & older for game drives, 12 years & older for bush walks and 18 years for Overnight Safari Walk Experience

Motswari Geiger’s Camp

  • Children under the age of 6 will not be permitted at Geiger’s Camp
  • Children under the age of 16 are only permitted when taking the camp as exclusive use
  • Children should be 6 years & older for game drives at the discretion of the guide, 12 years & older for bush walks and 18 years for Overnight Safari Walk Experience
  • Au-pair services can be provided when advised at the time of reservation

 

Motswari Giraffe’s Nest Sleep-out (The Hide)

  • Min 12 years old for Giraffe’s Nest – child must always be accompanied by an adult