Exclusive Safari Stay

Waterbuck Private Camp

A luxurious safari villa accommodating up to 8 guests, perfect for families and small group safaris.

The ultimate in safari privacy, Waterbuck at Kings Camp boasts a 4-bedroom villa with its own Land Rover and game-ranger, as well as a villa host and chef to take care of your every need. This completely private camp is situated on the banks of the dry Nhlaralumi River, subtly blended into the natural environment and with great views of the bush, affording excellent game viewing opportunities. It is available for exclusive bookings only.

Luxurious Comfort


Accommodation at Waterbuck consists of an opulent Master Suite with an open-plan bathroom and a comfortable viewing lounge on the top floor. On the ground floor, on either side of the lounge and kitchen area, are 2 Luxury Suites. A detached Luxury Garden Suite completes the accommodation for a maximum of 8 guests. The suites all overlook the private gardens, swimming pool and viewing deck perched over the dry river bed and the bush beyond.

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Facilities & Services

The modern kitchen flows into the open-plan dining area and lounge and can be closed off from the living area with sliding doors. A private library and complimentary Wi-Fi keep guests in contact with the outside world. The outdoor living area features a sparkling pool, and a viewing deck complete with a fireplace and a generous dining area – the ideal spot to end off an eventful day in the bush. Sumptuous world-class meals can be enjoyed on the deck, in the elegant dining room, or in the boma under African skies.

The Luxury & Privilege of Choice

Set Your Own Pace

A villa host, chef, luxury open game vehicle, ranger and tracker are all at your disposal for the duration of your stay, so you choose how you spend your time in this wonderful corner of Africa. The times and length of your game drive are in your hands. Spend the entire day out in the bush stopping for a decadent picnic or dinner in a river bed, enjoy both a game drive and walk, or spend the entire day lazing around the pool soaking up the sights and sounds.

Safari Experiences

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Game Drives

Set out on game drives in a private luxury open game vehicle, accommpanied your very own private ranger and tracker. The Timbavati is especially well known for its frequent elephant sightings, as well as leopard and rare African wild dog. It is also home to over 350 bird species.

Walking Safaris

Explore the bushveld on foot with your private game ranger, getting up close and personal with the flora and fauna of the Timbavati Private Nature Reserve.

Underground Hide

Perfectly positioned on the edge of the waterhole, the underground hide at nearby Kings Camp offers an up-close wildlife viewing experience. See elephants drinking, birds bathing in the sun, warthogs quenching their thirst and so much more.

Spa & Wellness

An array of pampering treatments can be enjoyed at the Kings Camp Spa or in the privacy of your suite at Waterbuck Private Camp – a must in completing your all-round rejuvenating safari experience.

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Perfect for intimate family and friend getaways and celebrations, or exclusive small group safaris

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