Kambaku Safari Lodge

Kambaku Safari Lodge is nestled in the heart of the Timbavati Private Nature Reserve, which can be found within the world renowned Greater Kruger National Park.


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The lodge is well situated in this unspoilt natural wilderness area, home to an astonishing array of animals including the Big 5.

Kambaku provides the ultimate escape from busy schedules, with eight well appointed thatched chalets overlooking our own private waterhole.

Attracting guests from around the world, Kambaku combines simple luxury with a high level of environmental consciousness.

With scrumptious bush cuisine in a relaxed, rustic setting our guests can truly unwind and immerse themselves in the restorative powers of nature.


Accommodation at Kambaku Safari Lodge comprises of eight thatched chalets with full en-suite facilities situated in a semi-circle overlooking our waterhole. Kambaku provides exclusive yet affordable accommodation that is designed, constructed and decorated to reflect the gracious charm and serenity of our surroundings. To satisfy specific requirements, the rooms offer a combination of family suites,doubles and twins.

Creating a feeling of relaxed intimacy, the lodge accommodates only sixteen guests and is ideal for hosting small family gatherings, friends or exclusive business events. The romance of the bush makes Kambaku Lodge an ideal romantic honeymoon retreat. To truly immerse yourself in the rustic bush experience, our chalets are equipped with lanterns for light as well as 220 volt power points for your convenience, which are sustained by our eco-friendly battery bank system. Overhead fans provide welcome relief during summer and our gas geysers provide instant steaming hot water. For those who enjoy a taste of romantic colonialism, our rooms are equipped with four poster beds, crisp white linen and draped mosquito nets.


Kambaku Safari Lodge invites you to relax and take in the tranquil bush surroundings in a variety of comfortable central areas that we have for your enjoyment.

The main lodge has a balance between open plan and private spaces with the spacious bar and lounge area leading to the more private mezzanine floor.  Opening out from the mezzanine is a viewing deck with excellent views of the busy waterhole and beyond.

Kambaku’s main lodge has a soaring thatch roof which catches the breeze in summer and creates a lovely feeling of openness. A large fireplace in the lounge area adds to the warmth and ambiance in the winter evenings. Furnishings are comfortable and cosy, inviting you to put your feet up.

Breakfast and light lunches are served on our veranda.  Guests are often entertained by the antics of our resident Warthog family and can view the general game that come down to the waterhole to quench their thirst.

A great place to wile away the hours is by the pool on our sun deck. Have a dip in our pool or just relax with a cocktail.

Dinner at Kambaku is an African affair, accompanied by the Milky Way, a large bonfire and lanterns in our Boma, which is an African name for “Eating Place”. Sample fine wines and bush cuisine while listening to the night calls of the African Bush. After dinner, some fireside bush stories from the rangers area must before retiring to your chalet for the night.

Our curio shop is stocked with a variety of goods to remind you of us, once you back home, and you are welcome to browse at any time during the day.

Kambaku has wireless connectivity and mobile phone coverage available for those who want to keep in touch with the outside world.


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Kruger National Park

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The world-renowned Kruger National Park offers a wildlife experience that ranks with the best in Africa. Established in 1898 to protect the wildlife of the South African Lowveld, this national park of nearly 2 million hectares, SANParks - Kruger National Park is unrivalled in the diversity of its life forms and a world leader in advanced environmental management techniques and policies.


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