Uplifting our Communities with Eco Children

Through supporting and uplifting local children we, and our guests, can make a difference in the future. Imagine living on the borders of one of Africa’s greatest National Parks, but having never seen a zebra or elephant in reality. The Klaserie Private Nature Reserve recognised that the communities surrounding the Greater Kruger area are a … Read more

Discover Why the Klaserie Private Nature Reserve is the Ultimate Safari Destination 

When it comes to experiencing the untamed beauty of Africa’s wilderness, the Klaserie Private Nature Reserve stands out as an incredible safari destination. Nestled in the heart of South Africa’s Limpopo Province, this pristine wilderness offers an unparalleled safari experience that embodies the essence of adventure, luxury, and wildlife conservation. Abundant Wildlife Encounters One of … Read more

Meet Innocent, the Soul of the Bar at Simbavati Camp George

Fondly known as “Umfundisi” by the Simbavati Camp George family, Innocent epitomises the understated and assured professionalism that guests relish during their time at Simbavati Camp George. He is a master mixologist and the soul of the Simbavati Camp George bar, where his humble grin touches everyone he serves. Being a longstanding resident of the … Read more

Secret Seven wildlife of the Timbavati & Klaserie

Secret seven wildlife - aarvark

Our ‘Secret Seven’ wildlife species in Africa are rarely seen and elusive animals. Well, the name says it all. These are the most secretive animals and even many frequent visitors to National Parks and wildlife reserves haven’t been fortunate enough to see them all.  The secret seven comprise aardvark, African wild cat, civet, large spotted … Read more

What to look out for on a walking safari

Simbavati Trails camp - walking safari & guiding

So what sort of things are we looking for when on a walking safari? At Simbavati Trails camp, or any bush walk for that matter. Since we are part of the Timbavati Game Reserve, which is part of the Greater Kruger area, we do have free-roaming game including the Big 5. But, when we are … Read more

My Favorite Birds in the Timbavati

There are over 350 species of bird in the Timbavati. All so beautiful and interesting in their own way. But I have to confess, having the good fortune to view these birds on a regular basis, there are a few that stand out for me.Given its proximity, you can also spot these birds in the … Read more