Deep within the Timbavati Nature Reserve lies Motswari Private Game Reserve. As part of the Greater Kruger National Park Conservancy and traversing close on 150 sq km of pristine habitat, Motswari offers visitors the best of Africa: wide horizons, untamed wilderness and plentiful game in its natural habitat.
Motswari Private Game Reserve prides itself on offering guests a unique and genuine bush experience without compromising on your comfort or safety. They believe that the bush is a humble place where one should have a chance to unwind from modern stresses and rejuvenate the soul. As such, an informal atmosphere prevails where news headlines are replaced by sighting comparisons and rush hour by miles of open veld.
The staff are all passionate about their way of life and guests will be made to feel a part of this, be it around the camp-fire or sipping sun-downers at a sun-stained waterhole. Lodge facilities at Motswari include a traditional, open-air boma; a spacious lounge and bar overlooking a beautiful dam; an art gallery exhibiting original wildlife art, a fully-equipped conference room and a refreshing swimming pool. The Lodge accommodates 30 guests in 15 luxury en suite bungalows. All bedrooms have air-conditioning and overhead fans and there are magnificent bush and river views from the bedrooms.
Motswari Game Reserve shares an open 20-kilometre boundary with the world-renowned Kruger National Park. As such there is a constant flow of game through the reserve ensuring plenty of excitement during the game-viewing activities. The rangers and trackers are all passionate wildlife enthusiasts, who thrive on bringing the bush to life for their guests. Track the most elusive of felines with the ‘Leopard Man’, Johannes Mkhari, a former Mozambican refugee and now one of Motswari’s field guides who has an uncanny ability to locate these graceful cats. Motswari also runs a Bush Garden Project which makes sure indigenous vegetation takes pride of place in the reserve and their Wetlands Project which seeks to protect the natural and artificial wetland systems in the reserve.