Room Overview

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

Accommodation Type: Lodge

Good For:Couple/Romantic, 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 mammal species, over 360 bird species, and gorgeous facilities, guests are guaranteed all the relaxation and authentic bush adventure of the very best safari trip.

Shindzela Tented Safari Camp is a genuine safari experience that pulls no punches in its authenticity and fun. Old fashioned and cozy, this camp shares traversing rights with the greater Timbavati. Guests will experience a safari like those of old, with no added distractions or unnecessary extras – Shindzela is about safaris, rugged accommodation, and the call of the wild.

Room aminities


1 Kingsize bed

2 People



Room service

Hotel Details


Accommodation at Shindzela is made in twin bed canvas tents, each complete with solar lighting, elegant wire insect mesh, and shared ablution facilities with running hot and cold water and flush toilets.


  • Game drives
  • Guided walks


  • Game Drives
  • Swimming Pool
  • Restaurant



  • 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.


  • From Johannesburg:
  • From Or Tambo Airport, take the N12 to Witbank. (If traveling from Pretoria, take the N4 to Witbank)
  • Pass through Witbank and Middleburg
  • From Belfast, follow the R540 to Dullstroom and Lydenburg (now known as Mashishing)
  • From Lydenburg follow the R36 to Ohrigstad and Tzaneen
  • Travel through the Abel Erasmus pass and through the JG Strydom tunnel
  • Once through the tunnel, continue on the R36 until you see the R36 turning to the left to Tzaneen. DO NOT take this left turning, but continue straight on what is now the R527 to Hoedspruit
  • On arrival in Hoedspruit, travel straight through town until you reach a 4 way stop – turn right on the R40 (White River) Travel some 7 km’s out of town, and take the left turning marked Timbavati and Hoedspruit Eastgate Airport
  • Travel along this road until you reach the (new) Timbavati Entrance gate
  • From the gate, travel 13.9 km, and take a right turning following pointers to Jonniesdale At the 20,5 km mark, turn left, following the Jonniesdale pointers
  • Continue straight on this road, and at 26km you must follow the signs to Ngala (ignore the Jonniesdale sign at this point)
  • At the next Ngala sign, follow the sign for Ngala deliveries to the right
  • 400 metres further you will see another Ngala sign – follow the right fork in this road, where you see the Shindzela sign
  • Continue to follow Shindzela signs. Pass the old camp of white rondawels, and continue to Shindzela Bush Camp
  • Driving time from Johannesburg is approximately 5.5/ 6 hours

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)

GPS: 24° 24′ 25.42″ (S), 31° 18′ 53.90″ (E)


Suites 01 Jan 2014 – 30 Apr 2014 01 May 2014 – 31 Jul 2014 01 Aug 2014 – 01 Jan 2015
PPS INR9985 INR9282 INR10632
Single INR13079 INR12376 INR13726

Bill for all alcoholic drinks and Conservation levy to be settled at check out – in cash.

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