Lodge Review | RockFig Safari Lodge, Timbavati Game Reserve

discoverafrica 18 September 2018

Allow us to introduce the brand new, RockFig Safari Lodge. Located in the Timbavati Game Reserve, adjacent to the Kruger National Park, this cool, contemporary lodge creates a contrast between the 30 000 acres of fenced wilderness around you and the boutique experience of your stay.

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Six chalet-style, en-suite rooms only accommodate eight guests at a time; lowering the tourism footprint and allowing guests to set their own pace. Enjoy modern and fully equipped rooms and stylish communal areas, including:

  • Air Conditioning, fans and mosquito netting  
  • Indoor and outdoor showers
  • Private verandah overlooking the bush
  • A communal dining area, lounge and outside area, with views of the nearby watering hole
  • Rim-flow swimming pool
  • An open kitchen serving contemporary South African cuisine

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  • Roaring fireplace for cold winter days
  • Laundry service
  • Wireless connectivity

Born out of a deep love for Timbavati, RockFig’s owners dreamed of an intimate, family-friendly lodge in the Kruger National Park, where people can come together to enjoy an experience like no other; a South Africa safari that brings people closer together, a home-away-from-home.

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Luxury level: 5/5

Malaria-free: No

Activities:

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  • Early morning and late afternoon/evening game drives (two vehicles seating a maximum of four guests)
  • Walking safaris where one can truly immerse themselves in the wild
  • Sundowners where you can appreciate the unique African sunset
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner bush dining
  • Private dining

Wildlife highlights: All of the Big Five, including excellent leopard sightings and the famous white lions of Timbavati. Bushbabies, wild dog, aardwolf, cheetah and African wild cat

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Best time to go: Game-viewing is possible all year round, with the favourable time being June to October. The green season during December and March is also a great time for photography and observing newborn animals take on life for the first time

Type of traveller: Families are most welcome at RockFig, as well as groups who want a private stay

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Lodge Review | RockFig Safari Lodge, Timbavati Game Reserve

Allow us to introduce the brand new, RockFig Safari Lodge. Located in the Timbavati Game Reserve, adjacent to the Kruger National Park, this cool, contemporary lodge creates a contrast between the 30 000 acres of fenced wilderness around you and the boutique experience of your stay. Six chalet-style, en-suite rooms only accommodate eight guests at a time; lowering the tourism footprint…