Simbambili Game Lodge

OVERVIEW

Set in the famous Sabi Sand Game Reserve, Simbambili has world-class game viewing opportunities. The managers, Mike and Tania, have been at Simbambili for over 10 years and ensure the lodge has a comfortable, sophisticated feel. We recently renovated the suites, which have been elegantly designed to blend in with the dense stands of knobthorn and jackalberry trees along the meandering Manyeleti River.

Massive decks and the shaded sala beds are a guest favourite. We’re also extremely proud of our guides and trackers whose wealth of knowledge and passionate for what they do, continuously leave lasting impressions.

At the lodge, our guests are made to feel at home through the personal touches and calming nature of the setting, with many an hour spent on the main deck keeping an eye on the large waterhole and its ever-changing visitors just below.

If you are looking for more options, check out our other Thornybush Game Reserve lodges in the Kruger Park.

Simbambili Game Lodge Accommodation Options

All of the nine spacious suites face the riverbed and woodlands, each with its own private plunge pool, sala bed on the deck and a free-standing bath, with the Waterhole Suite overlooking the waterhole.

Lodge Facilities & Services


Bar
Boma
Bush Breakfast
Bush Dinner
Conference Facilities
Deck
Dining Room
Gym
Lounge
Mobile Coverage
Outside Lounge
Spa
WiFi
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The large thatched suites have been elegantly designed to blend in with the environment and carefully positioned to enhance privacy.

While the shower, free-standing bath, his and her sinks and modern finishings are impressive, it’s the outside deck our guests love most.

Each suite has its own spacious riverbed-facing deck with a plunge pool and sala bed under shade to laze away a perfect afternoon.


Air-conditioning
Bath Tub
Coffee Maker
Fan
Gratuity Information
Hairdryer
International Adaptor
Kettle
Laundry Service
Mini Bar
Mobile Coverage
Mosquito Net
Phone
Pool
Safety Box
Shower
Slippers
Toiletries
WiFi

There’s one Honeymoon Suite and one Waterhole Suite at Simbambili, both perfect for honeymooners and lying on the far ends of the lodge to ensure even more privacy.

These romantic suites are slightly larger and come with added amenities. They have a shower, free-standing bath, his and her sinks and modern finishings as the other suites, but come with an added lounge area for more space.

The outside deck, however, is still what our honeymooners love most. The extensive bush-facing deck, with a plunge pool and shaded sala bed, is the perfect place to spend a hot afternoon in the sun.


Air-conditioning
Bath Tub
Coffee Maker
Fan
Gratuity Information
Hairdryer
International Adaptor
Kettle
Laundry Service
Mini Bar
Mobile Coverage
Mosquito Net
Phone
Pool
Safety Box
Shower
Slippers
WiFi



Location

Inside the Sabi Sand Game Reserve

The Sabi Sand is a private game reserve pioneered by local landowners in the 1950s that shares a fenceless border with the Kruger National Park. The reserve is home to great numbers of well-habituated wildlife resulting in close encounters, particularly with elusive leopards, which the Sabi Sand has become world-famous for. Roaming packs of wild dogs, territorial lions and large herds of elephants are also signature sightings in the Sabi Sand Game Reserve. The relative abundance of water in an otherwise dry area is the secret to the area’s rich biodiversity.

Simbambili Game Lodge Reviews

Read our most recent Simbambili Game Lodge reviews from TripAdvisor and other travel review website.

alancA9323WG Avatar
Simply the best !! ( apologies Tina)
5 star rating

It was our 50th wedding anniversary and due to Covid we delayed booking anything due to travel restrictions. Eventually as the restrictions lifted we opted for a local experience to limit flying and quarantine. Found this lodge online and due... read more

alancA9323WG

1 day ago
644robertoa Avatar
STUPENDO!
5 star rating

Posto a dir poco stupendo!
Struttura fantastica, camere spettacolari e servizio eccellente.

Il safari è davvero unico e abbiamo visto davvero di tutto, leoni, elefanti, Leopardi, rinoceronti…oltre a zebre, giraffe, iene e molto altro

Il cibo è delizioso e tutti sono molto gentili...
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644robertoa

2 weeks ago
SuvanaS1 Avatar
Dreams do come true
5 star rating

We had an epic stay at Saseka Tented camp. Jimmy our butler was always on point and never hesitated to pander to our every need. Zanele was amazing and even stayed with us to take pictures of our engagement. They... read more

SuvanaS1

4 weeks ago
SuvanaS1 Avatar
Awe Inspiring
5 star rating

Undoubtedly the best private game reserve stay we have ever had. The hosting, the accommodation, the food and the sightings were all sublime. We even had the pleasure of seeing Hosana (the famous male leopard) twice in our stay. Thank... read more

SuvanaS1

4 weeks ago
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Tasteful Elegance
5 star rating

We spent a very lovely 2 night stay at Thornybush Game Lodge. It was a tasteful elegance despite its large size. We were made to feel very welcome and enjoyed our time with Tracey our ranger. The food was delicious... read more

SuvanaS1

4 weeks ago
DonnaFay00 Avatar
Best bush experience of my life!
5 star rating

I am only getting to this review a year after staying yet the impact this absolutely incredible place had on me is still very fresh in my heart and mind. Our entire experience at Saseka was the most amazing time... read more

DonnaFay00

1 month ago

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