Waterbuck Private Camp

Waterbuck Private Camp in the Timbavati Game Reserve in South Africa

“Specials” Rate upon Request

Waterbuck Private Camp | Taga Safaris
Waterbuck Private Camp | Taga Safaris
Waterbuck Private Camp | Taga Safaris
Waterbuck Private Camp | Taga Safaris
Waterbuck Private Camp | Taga Safaris
Waterbuck Private Camp | Taga Safaris
Waterbuck Private Camp | Taga Safaris
Waterbuck Private Camp | Taga Safaris
Waterbuck Private Camp | Taga Safaris
Waterbuck Private Camp | Taga Safaris

The ultimate luxury game lodge experience exceeding all expectations

Situated in the Timbavati Private Nature Reserve, Waterbuck Private Camp at Kings Camp is set on the banks of the dry Nhlaralumi river, with superb views of the bush offering excellent game viewing opportunities. Subtly blended into the natural environment, this private camp reflects the charm and romance of a luxurious Colonial past, and is a standout among lodges in Timbavati.

Waterbuck presents luxury at its best, with all modern conveniences and every detail taken care of. Complete with a private game vehicle, ranger, tracker, villa attendant and chef available to you throughout your stay – you can indulge and set the pace for your exclusive safari, leaving you free to relax and enjoy.

Boasting a four bedroomed air-conditioned Villa, accommodating up to eight guests, Waterbuck is exclusively yours and offers the ultimate in safari privacy; making it perfect for families and small group safaris.


Accommodation at Waterbuck consists of an opulent, upstairs Master Suite with open-plan bathroom and a comfortable viewing lounge; plus two ground floor Luxury Suites. A detached Luxury Garden Suite completes the accommodation for a maximum of eight guests.

The suites all overlook the private gardens, swimming pool and viewing deck; to the dry river bed and the bush beyond. They are air-conditioned and are equipped with Victorian baths, indoor showers, and outdoor showers in downstairs suites, flat screen televisions, DVD players, satellite network, telephones and safes.


Waterbuck is luxuriously decorated in dark tones of antique wood and thatch, which offset the natural colours of the bushveld. Raised above a dry riverbed overlooking savanna plains, the outdoor living area features a sparkling pool and a viewing deck with fireplace and dining area – the ideal spot to simply relax and soak up the tranquillity of the African bush.

The open-plan, fully equipped modern kitchen flows into the air-conditioned open-plan dining area and lounge, and can be closed off from the living area with sliding doors. A private library and access to two personal computers with Wi-Fi keeps guests in contact with the outside world. Sumptuous world class cuisine can be enjoyed in the elegant dining room, boma or on the private viewing deck under African skies. All in all, Waterbuck Private Camp falls among the best lodges in Timbavati.

Along with a well-equipped gym, Kings Camp (adjacent to Waterbuck) offers an array of pampering treatments, which can be enjoyed at the Lodge Spa, or in the privacy of your Suite at Waterbuck – a must in completing your all-round rejuvenating safari experience.


  • Luxury accommodation.
  • Three meals daily.
  • Tea & Coffee.
  • Two game drives per day.
  • Optional walking safaris.
  • All beverages excluding premium brands, wines from our wine cellar and champagne.


  • Cellar Wines, premium brand spirits, champagne, cognacs, cigars and cigarettes, telephone calls, curio-shop purchases, transfers, gratuities, additional activities, wellness treatments and laundry.
  • Kosher services.
  • Timbavati Conservation Levy.
  • Timbavati Road Levy (for guests self driving).
  • R50 per person collection fee and R50 per person drop-off fee for flights to and from the airstrip.