Timbavati Safari Lodge

Timbavati Safari Lodge: Memorable wedding venue in the Hoedspruit countryside

Timbavati Safari Lodge in Hoedspruit, a few minutes from the Kruger National Park, between the Limpopo and Mpumalanga Provinces, is the country wedding venue of choice for those dreaming of tying the knot surrounded by nothing but the African bushveld.

Away from the crowds, the reserve is also home to wildlife such as zebra, giraffe, impala, wildebeest, bushbuck, duiker, and warthog.

Besides clean and sanitised wedding facilities, many of their previous guests also commended them for their excellent hospitality.

Timbavati Safari Lodge Weddings

It might be in the bush, but expect a wedding as elegant as any. Timbavati caters for small, intimate weddings as well as large wedding ceremonies and receptions of up to 120 guests outside or 70 guests indoors.

With a number of wedding locations available on site, really, it’s up to the bride and groom to decide which location suits them best. There are two bush locations for your wedding ceremony within 8-10 minutes’ walk from their camp. They do offer complimentary transport in safari vehicles for those, who choose not to walk.

Do ask Timbavati about hosting your big day closer to their camp.

Besides providing fine dining experiences for weddings – you can choose from their extensive menu, they also have a liquor licence and do serve amazing cocktails and canapés.

Their professional, knowledgeable and flexible wedding coordination team is always available to assist you in bringing your wedding dreams to life.

Wedding guest accommodation at Timbavati Safari Lodge

Planning to stay over after the big day? Accommodation at Timbavati Safari Lodge consists of thatched chalets that feature colourful traditional African-style huts that celebrate the local Ndebele culture.

The lodge offers four luxury glamping tents located on the edge of the camp and looking out into the beautiful surroundings for those wanting to start their honeymoon in the privacy of the bushveld.

98 guests can be accommodated but there are also a number of fine establishments nearby if needed!

Facilities at Timbavati Safari Lodge

Facilities include an on-site restaurant, laundry services, a swimming pool, bar with Satellite TV, free Wi-Fi, a lounging area, restaurant, curio shop, 24hr security and baby-sitting is available on request.

They also offer packed lunches on request. The lodge is also the ideal venue for weddings and conferences in the bush.

Things to do in Hoedspruit

For your honeymoon and/or for your guests, there are many things to keep you occupied during your stay at the lodge. Your hosts can help arrange day trips to the Kruger National Park with a trained guide, as well as sunset drives and bush walks.

Other activities include horseback safaris, boat cruises, the Panaroma Route, the Moholoholo Rehabilitation Centre, the Kinyonga Reptile Centre, the Hoedspruit endangered Wildlife Centre, hot air balloon, micro light flights and paintball as well as cultural experiences.

To read their listing on Wedding and Function, click HERE.

Reviews from previous Timbavati Safari Lodge guests

“Timbavati was an incredible experience. My husband and I spent a couple days their while on our honeymoon. The staff was incredible and very friendly as well as the food. The staff made us feel safe and our lodge was very clean. We also went on an all day safari which was amazing. Highly recommend!” wrote Allison P their TripAdvisor page.

Timbavati Safari lodge is located 20km from Orpen gate outside of Kruger National park on the boarder of Limpopo and Mpumalanga provinces. Here is their location on Google Maps. For bookings, call +27 (0) 82 362 2922; email timbavati@mweb.co.za or visit them online at bushveldwedding.co.za today. Follow them on Facebook HERE or on Instagram HERE.

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