Motswari Game Lodge


Translated into English, “Motswari“ means “protect and preserve“. Located at the heart of the 750 square kilometres large Timbavati Reserve near the Western end of the Kruger Park, the 150 km² large Motswari Private Game Reserve protects and preserves not only a unique flora and fauna but also the distinguished guest’s wellbeing.


Here you will find the best Africa has to offer: Spanning countless kilometres of pristine environment the Kruger Park features wide horizons and untamed nature read more » inhabited by the Big Five and numerous other species.


No fences create artificial barriers and the natural inhabitants of the South African savannah can freely roam the region protected by the individual reserves ensuring healthy populations.


Set amidst this startling beauty, the Motswari Private Game Lodge commands a fantastic view of the river. The quaint main building has been designed in an African style and accommodates the restaurant, bar and veranda.


Typical, mouth-watering South African dishes will be served in the Motswari Lodge’s restaurant which has been painstakingly designed with great attention to detail. On a fine day, the delicacies may be further enhanced by the experiences of a traditional boma under the open skies.


The pleasant atmosphere is underpinned by the artistic drawings of wildlife on exposition by the lodge’s gallery and the exceptionally friendly and personal service of the welcoming staff. With great ease, the stress and strains of everyday life will fade away at this place of relaxing beauty.


Should you desire to seek refuge from the summer’s heat, the hotel’s swimming pool will provide welcoming relief while offering a stunning view of the river below.


Share your memorable experiences with your loved ones at home by choosing one of the many pretty gifts from the souvenir shop.


Companies will find excellent conditions for conferences and incentives with up to thirty participants. A fully air-conditioned conference room features a TV, VCR, slide- and overhead projector and flip chart.


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A mere 15 rooms in total are available at the Motswari Private Game Reserve, thus ensuring maximum intimacy. Eleven luxurious thatched-roof bungalows and four Executive Suites all command a stunning view read more » of the river which frequently attracts game.


The bunglows are all equipped with air-conditioning and ceiling ventilators that take the sting out of hot days. The bathroom has a shower and WC.


The slightly larger suites additionally feature a mini bar and a romantic outdoor shower.



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Nature enthusiasts will fall in love with Motswari: The Big Five (lion, elephant, rhino, buffalo and leopard) are abundant throughout the reserve and more than 250 species of birds can be spotted by a read more » keen eye.


In addition to guided safaris, the Motswari Private Game Lodge offers guests the opportunity to participate in a ranger training program at the “Motswari Campus”. Trainees will have to prove their game tracking skills both on foot and in open 4x4s.


The lodge’s qualified rangers work together with Shangaan trackers to offer you the finest and most memorable safari experiences. Often the tours continue right into the night in order to ensure you an intimate and educational contact with the many species inhabiting the savannah. The only break you can count on is a stop to better admire the stunning African sunset.


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