Guests per Safari Vehicle
An African dream beckons – one that is defined by extraordinary scenery, an authentic atmosphere and warm hospitality. Guests arrive as visitors and leave as friends. This is Motswari Private Game Reserve, a family-owned and operated luxury safari lodge. Here, majestic creatures, including the Big Five, offer incredible viewing opportunities as they bask in their natural habitat. Motswari means “to conserve and protect” in Tswana and that is what the reserve aims to do.
Motswari Private Game Reserve, located within the Timbavati and Umbabat Private Nature Reserve, stretches out over 18,000 hectares. It has been in existence for over four decades and its friendly staff members are intrinsic to its success. Great emphasis is placed on personal attention, ensuring that each guest instantly feels at home in this stunning setting. Artworks by owner, Marion Geiger-Orengo, additionally bring the lodge to life and add to its visual appeal.
The Timbavati & Umbabat Private Game Reserve is located in the Greater Kruger area and shares a common unfenced border with the Kruger National Park. This means animals roam freely and ensuring guests to the area an opportunity to view the greatest diversity of wildlife that Africa has to offer. View the big game from open vehicles, on foot or from the comfort of your room as you experience timeless Africa. Escape from the grind of daily life and succumb to the tranquil wilderness of the Timbavati & Umbabat Private Game Reserve in South Africa. Currently over 40 mammal species are listed as resident in the Timbavati & Umbabat, including the Big 5 - Lion, Leopard, Rhino, Buffalo and Elephant, as well as endangered species such as the Wild Dog and Cheetah. There is also an abundance of birdlife, with a total of 360 species of bird listed – perfect for birdwatching.
Hoedspruit – Eastgate Airport
6 hours, 30 minutes from Johannesburg
3 hours, 40 minutes from Nelspruit
1 hour, 30 minutes from Hoedspruit
Motswari Private Game Reserve, South Africa
The following fees are applicable to all guests staying within the Timbavati Private Nature Reserve: