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Timbavati Safari Lodge
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Exceptional overnight accommodation close to Orpen gate into the Kruger National Park
Exceptional overnight accommodation close to Orpen gate into the Kruger National Park

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End of Year.... Staff party..
A t year end we hold a small staff party, as a token of thanks for the hard work through the year. We attempt to organise an event each year, and this year we organised an outing on the Blyde Dam followed by a "braai" and some refreshments. It worked out we...

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Hot.... Dry.... Summer
T here is no mistake summer is here.  A hotter and drier start to our summer. The rain has been patchy  some areas getting good down-pours and others a few drops!! However some special sunsets this year. It is also coming to the end of the year,  and of cou...

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Spring........2015
W ashing Machines are a necessary part of our lodge business.  However with a concern for our natural resources namely water, we have installed a filter system for recycling our "grey water". This grey water would be used to irrigate the grounds and gardens...

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Australian International Volunteers.....
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Wallabies Exchange – South Africa 2015 Australian Volunteers International  W e   were blessed to have a really wonderful, hardworking, and hard-playing group of volunteer students stay with us while doing development work at Hloaia Chiloana Primary...

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June.....Winter....2015
W inter in the Kruger National park area is mild and dry with little or no rain from April/May till October/November. Streams, minor rivers and natural pans dry up, and the veld becomes tinder dry. Towards the end of winter August/September the number of wi...

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Summers end.....May 2015
Summer is coming to an end slowly this year. The days are warm and bright with cool evenings and early mornings. With little or no wind. Due to the sporadic and lower than normal rainfall this past rainy season, the veld is dry and the smaller river pools a...

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No fooling around....... April 2015
A pril is nearly over, and the year is flying by. In a nut shell - we have been busy - the Kruger Park safaris have been great with really wonderful trips filled with all that nature has to offer in the park - rainfall has been below average but life goes o...

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No folling around....... April 2015
A pril is nearly over, and the year is flying by. In a nut shell - we have been busy - the Kruger Park safaris have been great with really wonderful trips filled with all that nature has to offer in the park - rainfall has been below average but life goes o...

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Win some...lose some... Lodge Up-grades 2014
Building construction has come to an end, and the lodge is now the proud owners of 6 new 'rondawels' (round rooms). All brand new and fantastic. Giving us more, much needed, bed space. Making way for the upgrades (new rondawels in the back ground), is the r...

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Summer.... December 2014
It is summer, and it's been hot, very hot. Bring on the thunder storms and rain. "Wot no thunder storms with rain. Have we run out?" "No, just wait and be patient." "Patient?" "Yes, Mother Nature is also waiting." "O, that's alright, we can also wait." Dece...
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