Intimate and exclusive, Motswari Private Game Reserve feels like your own personal safari playground. Lions become your neighbours, hooting elephants create the daily soundtrack, and it’s hard to go a moment without hearing or seeing another majestic animal. Part of the Greater Kruger, this is one of our favourite little escapes.
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Motswari Private Game Reserve is like a hidden gem within a treasure chest of jewels. Everything around it is captivating, the drama of the savannah unfolding for hundreds of miles in every direction. But something irrepressible makes Motswari shine brighter.
Unfenced and unmarked borders blend Motswari into Timbavati Private Game Reserve and Kruger National Park, so you’ll enjoy all the fabulous animal encounters that these famous destinations are known for. But this is a private reserve with just one lodge. At any one time, there’s a maximum of 30 guests in the whole of Mostwari. Intimacy is heightened and after a few days you’ll really feel at home on the savannah.
Opening all your senses
We’d recommend at least three nights as the landscape is packed with both the big five and smaller, lesser-known animals. Game drives explore in the cool early-morning and late-afternoon hours, perfect times for encountering the big cats on the prowl. There are also great options for bush walks and we get really excited about the unique overnight walking safari. These activities heighten your senses to all the clues and compelling details, revealing a world that becomes more and more expressive with every day on safari.
An intimate base at Motswari Game Lodge
After all the excitement of the bush, Motswari Game Lodge helps bring your heart rate back down. Each of the bungalows has fabulous bush views and natural furnishings that compel you to sit back and relax.
Rather than having a spa or a gym, this lodge maximises the atmosphere of the surrounding landscape, creating a serene haven that doesn’t interrupt the beauty of the Kruger savannah. We love the lack of pretension and we’re confident that you’ll love it as well.