You are also encouraged to explore on foot, on unmarked hiking trail, seeing that this brings nature the closest to you. You will experience the veld and wildlife much more intimately this way. Bird watching is very popular as the area offers the bird lover a large variety of birds. The fact that the river has pools that always holds water, adds to the wide variety of birds found in the region. This also provides you with fishing and swimming opportunities. Swimming is allowed in the rivers and in cement dams.
Timbila boasts with 22 hoofed and many other species which probably makes it one of the game reserves with the largest selection of hoofed species in the area. At Timbila we want you to experience what nature offers. Here we want you to fall in love with life and discover that there is no wealth but life.
Timbila offers Bow and Rifle hunting opportunities to suitably qualified and experienced hunters.
Game drives in your own vehicle is welcomed during the day. Some areas are only accessible in a four-wheel drive vehicle. The drives on the reserve are firstly a game viewing experience and secondly an off-road or 4x4 experience. We do not currently offer game drives with Timbila vehicles.
The diverse landscapes and lush vegetation of the Grootriver valley allow us to boast with 22 hoofed species and a host of other animals and birds. We are not a big 5 reserve, this enables you to get close to nature, and discover that there is no wealth but life!
In Room Facilities:
Each facility is booked out exclusively to you to ensure total privacy. Our accommodation is fully equipped for self - catering, braai facilities (purchase wood at reception), braai grids, potjies, all kitchen utensils, fridges, towels, bedding etc. Our tented bush camps will ensure that you experience the meaning of Timbila, rhythms of the earth. This camp is on the bank of a deep pool of the Groot River. Here you can literally fish from the comfort of your wooden deck or cool off in summer. It has a large rustic braai area situated between the two en-suite safari tents.
*4 X 4 Trails