• Kings Camp Private Game Reserve

Kings Camp Game Reserve | Timbavati

Kings Camp offers gracious hospitality in a unique romantic ambiance. The camp is positioned on the edge of a savanna plain scattered with Acacia trees. A waterhole located right in front of the camp attracts a wide variety of wildlife day and night. We are dedicated to a gracious style of hospitality from a bygone era, combined with a flexibility that puts the comfort and requests of our guests first.

Nine generously spacious Colonial Suites and two exquisite Honeymoon Suites are luxuriously equipped with air-conditioning, Victorian ball-and-claw bath, indoor and outdoor double shower, fully stocked mini-bar and private verandah. Dark tones of wood and thatch offset the natural colours of the bushveld. The honeymoon suites enjoy the privacy of their own pools overlooking the African bush.

Waterbuck Private Camp is the ultimate in safari privacy, Waterbuck at Kings Camp boasts a 4-bedroomed villa with its own landrover and game-ranger, as well a personal butler and chef to take care of your every need! This completely private camp is situated on the banks of the dry Nhlaralumi river, with great views of the bush affording excellent game viewing opportunities. The camp can accommodate up to 8 guests in air-conditioned comfort.

Rates inclusive of 14% V.A.T. • South African Rands • Subject to Availability

Seasonal Rates
1 Jan 2017 to
31 Dec 2017
Luxury Suite (Per Person Per Night Sharing / Single) 7 680.00
Honeymoon Suite (Per Person Per Night Sharing / Single) 9 600.00
Waterbuck Private Camp (1-8 Adults) 91 200.00
Privat Vegicle : A private vehicle can be booked for all photographic safari requests or guests wanting their own private vehicle per day (subject to availability upon request) 7 000.00
2 hr Helicopter Adventure from any of the Lodges in the Timbavati & Sabi Sand to the Blyde River Canyon - per 2 pax 31 990.00

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Luxury Suites

Beautifully decorated in dark tones of wood and thatch, off-setting the natural colours of the bush, the nine, generously spacious air-conditioned Suites come complete with all luxurious amenities. A Victorian ball-and-claw bath, an indoor and double outdoor shower, as well as a private veranda with a hammock overlooking the bush complete this perfect picture. For your comfort and convenience, other room amenities include a fully stocked mini-bar, robes, mosquito repellent, an umbrella and hairdryer. Your suite is also equipped with its own safe and telephone.

Honeymoon Suites

Two spacious, air-conditioned Honeymoon Suites are exquisitely decorated and have an open plan lounge and bathroom, with both indoor and outdoor showers. Each suite features a private verandah with large plunge pool overlooking the African bush. For your comfort and convenience these Suites are equipped with all luxurious modern amenities including wi-fi, espresso coffee machine, a fully stocked mini-bar, robes, mosquito repellent, an umbrella and hairdryer. Your suite is also equipped with its own safe and telephone.

Waterbuck Private Camp - 

Situated in the Timbavati Private Nature Reserve, Waterbuck Private Camp at Kings Camp is situated in an elevated position on the banks of the dry Nhlaralumi river, offering superb views of the bush with excellent game viewing opportunities. Subtly blended into the natural environment, this Private Camp reflects the charm and romance of a luxurious Colonial past. Waterbuck presents luxury at its best, with all modern conveniences and every detail taken care of... Complete with a private game vehicle, ranger, tracker, personal butler and chef available to you through-out your stay – you can indulge and set the pace for your exclusive safari... leaving you free to relax and enjoy. Waterbuck Camp is completely private and exclusively yours... Boasting a 4-bedroomed air-conditioned Villa, accommodating up to 8 guests, Waterbuck offers the ultimate in safari privacy... perfect for families and small group safaris.

Luxury Suites

Accommodation at Waterbuck consists of an opulent, upstairs Master Suite with open plan bathroom and a comfortable viewing lounge; plus two ground floor Luxury Suites. A detached Luxury Garden Suite completes the accommodation for a maximum of 8 guests – perfect for small groups and families.
The suites all overlook the private gardens, swimming pool and viewing deck; to the dry river bed and the bush beyond.
These exquisitely furnished air-conditioned suites are equipped with Victorian baths, indoor showers, and outdoor showers in downstairs suites, flat screen televisions, DVD players, satellite network, telephones and safes.

The Lodge

Kings Camp offers a number of comfortable living areas for you to just sit back, relax and soak up the tranquility of the African bush. A thatched viewing deck overlooking a very active waterhole and an open plan lounge, and bar are the ideal place to see out the heat of the day, while sipping an ice cold cocktail. Alternatively, a dip in our swimming pool is maybe a better option for some.

Our spacious dining room offers stunning views of the bushveld, while enjoying the sumptuous meals offered at Kings Camp. A library full of verse and History awaits those yearning for knowledge of the African continent, filled with a collection of fictional and non-fictional books. It offers a setting of peace and tranquillity, where you are welcome to browse through various books and novels. For those wanting to keep in touch with family members back home, there is a desktop with wireless internet connection available in the library 24 hours. A television is also available for those wanting to keep up to date with the latest news or sports game. Along with a well-equipped gym, Kings Camp offers an array of pampering treatments – a must in completing your all-round rejuvenating safari experience. During the day, guests are welcome to browse through our well-stocked and air-conditioned curio shop, where you can select gifts and African memorabilia for your friends and family back home. The shop is stocked with an assortment of beautiful safari gear as well as local arts and crafts.

Bush Cuisine

No dinner will be the same at Kings Camp. From dining under the stars in the heart of the bush, or in our traditional boma, to fine service dinners in our dining room, or in the garden under a large knobthorn tree, alongside the swimming pool, overlooking the spot lit waterhole. A perfect end to the perfect safari experience – a private dinner on the verandah of your suite is offered to couples wanting to spend time together in privacy.

Boma Dinners

Our traditional boma dinner with your ranger is a truly memorable way to experience an evening under the African night sky. Fine cuisine and wines can be sampled while sitting near a warm crackling fire. End off the evening with a sumptuous dessert, and a nightcap before bidding farewell to the simmering fire for the calling of your suite.

Bush Dinners & Breakfasts

A hearty breakfast or elegant hurricane-lit dinner nestled in the bush under the canopy of an aged tree is the perfect end to your spectacular game experience, where the sights and sounds leave you feeling at one with nature. With the finest in cuisine and service excellence, guests will enjoy an unforgettable feast in their “dining room” in the bush.

Wellness

Succumb to the peace and tranquility of the African bush while indulging in some relaxing pampering. Indulge in an array of treatments – from body, skin and beauty rituals to rejuvenating massages – a must in completing your all-round rejuvenating safari experience. Escape to Kings Camp’s glass & thatch Spa Tsala that offers magnificent views of the surrounding bush, or retreat to the comfort of your own suite with our well-trained professional therapist.

For guests not wanting to leave their fitness regime at home, they can work out in the spacious well-equipped air-conditioned gym. The gym has recently been re-equipped with free weights, a bench press, treadmill, spinning & training bike, high flyer, gym ball & mats & weight machines. For your convenience fresh towels and bottled water is provided.

Waterbuck Private Camp

Situated in the Timbavati Private Nature Reserve, Waterbuck Private Camp at Kings Camp is situated in an elevated position on the banks of the dry Nhlaralumi river, offering superb views of the bush with excellent game viewing opportunities. Subtly blended into the natural environment, this Private Camp reflects the charm and romance of a luxurious Colonial past. Waterbuck presents luxury at its best, with all modern conveniences and every detail taken care of... Complete with a private game vehicle, ranger, tracker, personal butler and chef available to you through-out your stay – you can indulge and set the pace for your exclusive safari... leaving you free to relax and enjoy. Waterbuck Camp is completely private and exclusively yours... Boasting a 4-bedroomed air-conditioned Villa, accommodating up to 8 guests, Waterbuck offers the ultimate in safari privacy... perfect for families and small group safaris.

Waterbuck is luxuriously decorated in dark tones of antique wood and thatch, which offset the natural colours of the bushveld. Raised above a dry riverbed and savanna plains; which are frequented by a wide variety of wildlife by day and night; the outdoor living area features a sparkling pool, viewing deck with fireplace and dining area – all offering the ideal place to simply relax and soak up the tranquility of the African bush.

The open plan, fully equipped modern kitchen flows into the open plan dining area and lounge, are all air-conditioned, and can be closed off from the living area with sliding doors. A private library and access to two personal computers with Wi-Fi keeps guests in contact with the outside world. Sumptuous world class meals can be enjoyed in the elegant dining room, boma or on the private viewing deck under African skies. Along with a well-equipped gym, Kings Camp (adjacent to Waterbuck), offers an array of pampering treatments, which can be enjoyed in the Lodge Spa Tsala, or in the privacy of your Suite – a must in completing your all-round rejuvenating safari experience.

 

 

Please note

No single supplement for the first two single suites confirmed in any one reservation. Third single suite or more pay a 50% supplement on the per person sharing rate.

Rates Include

VAT, all meals and accommodation, tea/coffee, house wines, local brand spirits and beers, soft drinks. Two game drives daily with refreshments and nature walks.

Rates Exclude

  • Cellar Wines, premium brand spirits, champagne, cognacs, cigars and cigarettes.
  • Telephone calls, curio-shop purchases, transfers, gratuities, additional activities, wellness treatments and laundry.
  • Tourism levy of R10-00 per person per night.
  • Timbavati Conservation Levy R 90.00 per person. (Subject to change)
  • Timbavati Road Levy R 75.00 per vehicle (for guests self driving). (Subject to change)

Child Policy

  • Children under 12 years pay 50% if they share a suite with 2 full paying guests; otherwise the full adult price applies.
  • No Children under 6 years

Payment Policy

  • In order to secure a reservation we require a 20% deposit on confirmation and the balance is due 30 days prior to arrival.
  • For reservations made within 30 days of arrival, full payment is required on confirmation of the booking.

Cancellation Policy

  • Less than 3 weeks notice – 45% of full price as confirmed
  • Less than 2 weeks notice – 60% of full price as confirmed
  • Less than 1 weeks notice – 75% of full price as confirmed

Arrival/ Departure

Guests may arrive any time from 14h00, and rooms are to be vacated by 11h00. Please note that there is a 25% surcharge on late check outs and early check ins

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  • Game Viewing +

    Game viewing is offered either from an open vehicle, or on foot in the company of experienced rangers.
  • Timbavati Wildlife +

    The wildlife is particularly rich and boasts not only the Big Five experience but an extraordinary profusion of bird and
  • Timbavati Experience +

    Timbavati comprises a number of private concessions, which offer a selection of accommodation services and safari experiences.
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