- Each suite at Simbavati Amani is a sanctuary of serenity and comfort
- An infinity pool with sun loungers and pool umbrellas
- A floodlit and activite waterhole for birdlife and game viewing
- Enjoy intimate encounters through guided game drives in the Klaserie
- Simbavati places a strong emphasis on family-friendly experiences
- The Klaserie offers an immersive experience of the African wilderness
- Lodge Type; Safari Lodge
- Location; Klaserie Private Nature Reserve, South Africa
- Lodge Size; 4 Safari Suites
- Recommended Stay; 3-5 nights
Experience The "Big Five" Of The Pristine Klaserie Private Nature Reserve At Simbavati Amani
Amani is more than just a safari lodge; it's an invitation to experience the wild beauty of South Africa's Klaserie Private Nature Reserve up close and personal. At Simbavati Amani, you're not just a visitor but an active participant in the rhythm of the African bush. The lodge's exclusive location within the reserve assures you of a genuine, undisturbed wilderness encounter, with thrilling opportunities to witness the "Big Five" in their natural habitat.
The Klaserie Private Nature Reserve is a pristine wildlife sanctuary boasting an incredible diversity of animal and bird species. It forms part of the Greater Kruger National Park, meaning no fences separate Simbavati Amani from the teeming wildlife of this famed National Park. This enhances the authenticity of your safari experience, allowing you to immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of the African bush, whether out on a game drive or relaxing in the comfort of your luxury suite. The Klaserie's commitment to conservation ensures that this natural paradise remains unspoilt for future generations.
Simbavati Amani is all about creating unforgettable memories. So, whether you're sipping a sundowner by the infinity pool, sharing stories around the campfire, or marvelling at the wildlife from your private terrace, you will indeed have the safari experience of a lifetime.
Suites can be booked singularly or the entire lodge on an private villa/ exclusive use basis, the choice is youirs.
The Klaserie Private Nature Reserve, integral to the Greater Kruger National Park in South Africa, is remarkably diverse and teeming with wildlife. Sprawling over an impressive expanse of 600 square kilometres, it offers visitors a truly authentic and intimate African safari experience.
The Klaserie (bordering and open to the famed Timbavati) is home to many wildlife species, including the revered "Big Five" and cheetah, hyena, wild dog and numerous other species of plains game. In addition to this, the Klaserie Reserve is dedicated to conservation initiatives, making it an exceptional destination for those passionate about wildlife and ecosystem preservation.
From its untouched wilderness and breathtaking sunsets to thrilling wildlife encounters, the Klaserie wilderness sanctuary promises an unforgettable safari and wildlife experience.
Rooms And Suites
The four luxury safari suites at Simbavati Amani are a perfect blend of comfort and style, designed to provide an authentic African experience without compromising luxury. Each suite is a tranquil retreat featuring private entrances and stunning views of the lush garden or idyllic courtyard.
The en-suite bathrooms, fitted with double vanity, are a haven of relaxation: two suites offer the choice of a bath or shower, while the other two offer a spacious walk-in shower.
The safari suites have air conditioning and a ceiling fan to ensure a comfortable stay year-round. The mosquito nets add a layer of comfort, ensuring a peaceful night's sleep.
A minibar offers a selection of beverages, and the convenience of coffee and tea-making facilities allows guests to relish a warm drink at any time.
A laundry bag in each room indicates the availability of laundry service, adding to the seamless and carefree safari experience.
Cuisine And Wine
Simbavati Amani's cuisine is an exciting fusion of authentic African flavours and modern culinary techniques. Each meal is a delightful journey, showcasing the rich diversity of African cuisine, presented with elegant simplicity. Whether the succulent meats are cooked to perfection over an amazing nature bushveld fire or the aromatic vegetarian dishes infused with exotic herbs, each bite transports you to the heart of Africa.
An exquisite selection of wines further elevates the dining experience. The well-curated wine list features South African and international varieties, each chosen to complement the flavours of our dishes.
For those keen on traditional African dining experiences, the team at Amani regularly organise dinners in the outdoor "boma" with fire pit, where you can enjoy a hearty meal under the stars, surrounded by the gentle glow of lanterns and the warmth of the campfire. This is truly the epitome of the safari dining experience - rustic, charming, and utterly unforgettable.
Simbavati Amani offers an array of enticing facilities and amenities to enhance your stay. Lose yourself in the expansive double-volume lounge, filled with various books and board games for your entertainment. The mezzanine level can be transformed into a haven of tranquillity for studying, practising yoga, or conducting business.
Step outside and be welcomed by a verdant garden featuring a an extensive deck nestled under mature trees, perfect for those serene moments of relaxation. The outdoor entertainment zone is a lively hub equipped with an infinity pool and a sun-soaked pool terrace, providing a perfect escape on warm days.
Unwind at the open-air bar or gather around the campfire in the Boma area for some delightful camaraderie. As the night draws in, the very busy watering hole is a beautiful spectacle, allowing guests to observe wildlife in their natural habitat.
Complimentary WiFi is available throughout the property to keep you connected.
Twice daily game drives at Simbavati Amani are an absolute treat for wildlife and birdlife safari enthusiasts. Set in the heart of the Klaserie Private Nature Reserve, where the African wilderness unfurls in its raw, untamed splendour, these game drives offer the quintessential safari experience.
As dawn breaks, the game drive in a 4x4 game vehicle begins, revealing the stirring life of the wild, punctuated by the roars of lions, the trumpeting of elephants, and the calls of countless birds.
Fluent in English, your expert safari guide and tracker are your gateway to this incredible Greater Kruger National Park ecosystem. Their profound knowledge and keen eye bring this natural tableau to life, ensuring you spot a plethora of wildlife and understand their behaviour and the intricate ecological webs they weave.
As the sun dips below the horizon, casting the landscape in a golden glow, the evening game drive takes you deep into the nightlife of the Klaserie. The landscape transforms as nocturnal creatures wake, and with a spotlight, guests may glimpse the shy civet on the prowl, the elusive honey badger, or the mysterious nocturnal birds.
Bird enthusiasts will be thrilled with the area's diverse range of avian life. From the striking Lilac-Breasted Roller to the majestic African Fish Eagle, there's always something to captivate your interest.
This intimate encounter with the wilderness, shared with no more than seven other guests, truly encapsulates the magic and mystery of Simbavati Amani.
Simbavati Amani takes great pride in creating a family-friendly environment that engages and entertains children from 8 years and upwards.
The exciting experience of joining the adults on a game drive provides a unique opportunity for young ones to witness wildlife in its natural habitat, fostering a deeper appreciation for nature and conservation.
Amani delivers an unparalleled safari experience that effortlessly blends comfort, luxury, adventure, and authenticity.
The lodge's exquisite rooms, unparalleled cuisine, state-of-the-art facilities, and exhilarating wildlife encounters come together to craft an unforgettable journey into the heart of African bushveld.
Whether you're an avid nature enthusiast, a discerning traveller seeking an exotic retreat, or a family looking to create priceless memories, Simbavati Amani promises to surpass every expectation and leave you with an indelible imprint of the African wilderness.
Discover the magic of Simbavati Amani and the pristine Klaserie Private Nature Reserve, where every moment celebrates the wild and the wonderful.
Rates from R9 850.00 per person
- Simbavati Amani Rates
- Per person per night sharing (pp)
- Rates are in South African Rands
- *Rates may vary according to season
- All meals
- Two safari activities per day
- Beverages (excluding premium brands and cellar wines)
- Return shared transfers from Hoedspruit Eastgate Airport at set departure times
- All flights
- All transfers other than those mentioned above
- All other drinks
- Private transfers
- Laundry service
- Items of a personal nature
- Conservation levies and gate entrance fees
- Travel insurance