Details For Your Stay at Kings Camp

What You Need To Know

A comprehensive guide to your Kings Camp experience featuring what rates include and exclude, a packing list, payment details and much more.


Inclusive of VAT
In South African Rands
Subject to availability


All tariffs quoted are subject to change, without prior notice. However, rates quoted for confirmed bookings will be honoured.


Luxury accommodation
Three meals daily
Tea / Coffee
Two game drives per day with refreshments
Optional walking safaris
All beverages excluding premium wines from our wine cellar


Cellar wines
Premium brand spirits, champagne, cognacs cigars and cigarettes
Telephone calls
Curio shop purchases
Additional activities
Wellness treatments
Laundry Service
Timbavati Foundation donations
Timbavati Conservation Levy
Timbavati Road Levy (self-driving guests)
R 50 per person collection fee and R 50 per person drop-off fee for flights to and from the airstrip
Kosher Services


All provisional reservations will be automatically released if not confirmed within 2 weeks of booking being made.


A deposit of 20% of the total accommodation charge is required to confirm a provisional reservation and full payment is required 45 days prior to arrival. Tour operators electing to settle a booking with a credit card will be subjected to a 5% surcharge. Ideally bookings should be settled via EFT. Deposit conditions may be wavered for bookings from the trade, tour operator and agents at the Lodge’s discretion. Extras may be settled in camp. We accept all credit cards. We do not accept travellers cheques.

Peak Season Terms & Conditions: 20 December until 5 January. All Bookings over Christmas and New Year’s Eve can only be secured once a 20% non-refundable deposit has been paid.

Group Reservations: Should the reservations department require the accommodation that is being held by the group for the same dates, we will request the group to supply us with an immediate 20% non-refundable deposit. A booking of 8 guests or more is classed as a group booking.


45–30 days – 50% of full amount
30–15 days – 75% of full amount
14 days or less – 100% of full amount
Bookings are not transferable


Children aged from 6 and above are welcome at the Lodge.
Children ages 6-11 years can share a room with their parents.
Children sharing a suite with 2 full paying guests will pay 50% of the adult sharing rate.


The child sharing at 50% will be seated in the middle seat between the 2 adults on the game drive vehicles
We regret we do not allow children under the age of 6, unless the whole camp is booked.
Children of all ages are welcome at Waterbuck Private Camp.


Comfortable walking shoes
Sun hat
Sun block
Cameras and binoculars
Anti-malaria precautions (consult your doctor/pharmacist)
Light, neutral-coloured clothing
Swimming costume
Warm jackets are essential in winter (May – Sep)


Drones are strictly prohibited in the Game Reserves, failure to comply with this rule will result in a heavy fine or arrest by reserve management.


Safety and wellness of guests and other staff members is very important to Kings Camp. Many of our staff are first aid trained and we keep advanced medical equipment on site and on our game drive vehicles. This is all facilitated through a company called Africa Safe-t, they work with us on all medical or emergency-related issues and they provide doctors and paramedics on call 24/7. Should you wish to have any detailed information on this before travel you are welcome to request this upon booking but you can rest assured that we have your safety and wellness covered.


Guests may arrive any time from 14h00.
Rooms are to be vacated by 11h00.
Please note that there is a 25% surcharge on late checkouts and early check-ins.

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