Timbavati Nature Reserve shares a common unfenced border with Kruger National Park, allowing animals to move freely between the parks and giving guests the opportunity to view some of the most diverse wildlife that South Africa has to offer. It covers approximately 185,000 acres of Mpumalanga Province and provides a variety of habitat for the wild animals which abound in this sanctuary.
It is home to the indigenous white lion, the “Big Five” ” -- elephants, rhinoceroses, Cape buffalo, lions and leopards -- as well as a wide array of other game including cheetah and wild dog packs. Timbavati Private Nature Reserve is home to over forty unique mammalian species, complemented by more than 360 bird types. The reserve is home to seven unique safari lodges.