About Motswari Private Game Reserve
About Motswari Private Game Reserve
Arrive at Motswari, 'to keep and conserve', Private Game Reserve and leave as a friend. This sentiment is the hallmark of our traditional safari camp that conjures up elements of African nostalgia, romance and charm and combines these with warm, personal touches to provide you with a sophisticated, yet unobtrusive commune with nature.
Set deep in the Timbavati, in the heart of the Kruger National Park, you are assured of rich game viewing and sightings of the Big 5 in their natural environment, as our boundary with Kruger is open. In operation for 30 years, we have chosen to disregard the trend for glamour and flamboyance, which means bush as far as the eye can see and unobtrusive luxuries that don't intrude on your experience. Here your encounter with the bush is a still walk in nature.
The bush is a humbling experience where one should have the chance to unwind from modern stresses and rejuvenate the soul. Motswari is family owned and prides itself on its conservation values, exquisite cuisine, award-winning wines, luxurious accommodation and hospitality in the tradition of one of the original lodges in South Africa.
Each of our 15 thatched, en-suite bungalows is decorated in understated natural materials. The bungalows have air-conditioning, mosquito nets and spectacular bush and river views. Our professional rangers and skilled Shangaan trackers guide your early morning and late afternoon drives and excursions into the bush. With close on 150 square-kilometres of wide horizons and untamed wilderness, Motswari is an unforgettable experience.
- Airport Shuttle
- Swimming Pool
- Conference Venues
Safari: We specialise in morning and evening game drives in open Land Rovers with professional field guides and trackers, morning bush walks and overnight walking safaris with experienced guides.
Conference Venues: We have a fully-equipped air-conditioned conference room for 20 delegates, for team buildings, product launches or corporate getaways. We have an internet hotspot available for those conducting business.
Tariffs include the following:
Two Daily Game Drives
Daily Safari Walk
Tariffs exclude the following:
Transfers to/from Hoedspruit Eastgate Airport.
APNR Entrance Fee and Road Toll Fees
Tourism Levy at R5.00 per person per night plus VAT
Personal Telephone calls, Curios, Laundry and Valet services.
Personal Bar Account
All bookings must be confirmed in writing, either by fax or by email.
Provisional bookings will be held for one week before being released.
Provisional bookings for groups will be released 8 weeks prior if deposit of 10% is not received with confirmation.
If guests require transfers, it must be specified in the reservations request.
If guests require lunch on arrival, please specify. (Refer daily schedule)
Special dietary requirements to be advised. Kosher and Halaal meals can be arranged only within seven days of arrival.
Deposits must be paid to SafariNow prior to quote expiry date to secure the booking.
Full payment is required 30 days prior to arrival.
Payments (balance) can be made To Motswari, using either MasterCard , Visacard or direct deposits.
Payment for transfers is due to Motswari with accommodation payments.
Transfers are currently contracted with Eastgate Tours and Safaris.
Rates are subject to change, and depend on point of departure.
A cancellation fee of 100% is payable, should guests not arrive for their transfer. Transfers take approximately 45 minutes from Hoedspruit (Eastgate) Airport. We require flight details when booking transfers.
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling