The Camp

Bateleur Safari Camp is ideal for couples, singles and small groups who are looking for a Timbavati safari that simultaneously exceeds expectations and offers an up-close experience of the true African bush and wildlife. Bateleur is totally eco-friendly – full details regarding our ‘green’ policy are available on request.

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SPECIAL

STAY 3 / PAY 2 SPECIAL

Valid until 31 December 2019 and again from 1 May to 31 July 2020

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NOTE:The above provides accurate live availability but sometimes calculates the Stay/Pay special incorrectly. When you are ready to book, please click on ‘Book Now’ in the menu above and complete your details. We will then send you an accurate invoice.

Latest Sightings

Read our reviews on Trip Advisor!
We were two couples traveling together and stayed at the Bateleur for 3 nights last week. Just arrived back home and we all agreed, that this was one of the best experiences ever.
Excellent! Nice and friendly staff, a welcoming and warm atmosphere. Food was good as well as rooms/tents.
Super friendly staff, detailed information, excellent food and lodging. Every day game drive with only one car and a maximum of 9 people!

The Experience

What to expect from your stay at Bateleur Safari Camp

Exclusivity During Guided Activities

Experience up close encounters with the BIG 5

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Price vs Quality of Experience

Your journey starts here with our incredibly unique benefits.

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Flexibility and Opportunity for Extended Walking

We go the extra mile to make your stay unforgettable.

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Bushcraft and Survival Skills

Learn basic tracking and navigational skills.

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Quality Food & Beverages

Enjoy our pure South African style Safari cooking.

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Accommodation

Accommodating up to 16 people, the camp offers very spacious, comfortable safari units with a unique design.

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Guided Activities

Every morning at sunrise and every afternoon-evening from mid-afternoon, all under the watchful guidance of qualified and armed rangers.

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About Us

The 3500 hectare Bateleur property is located in the heart of the world renowned Timbavati Private Nature Reserve, an exceptional safari location.

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A day in the life of a Bateleur Ranger

  Gearing up – Timbavati’s conservation efforts! The importance of

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A day in the life of a Bateleur Ranger
A day in the life of a Bateleur Ranger
A day in the life of a Bateleur Ranger

When you head out on your safari experience of a

The Art of Tracking, the Science of Success
The Art of Tracking, the Science of Success

Tracking has a certain allure to it, conjuring up misty

Seasonal Safaris: Africa’s best kept secret
Seasonal Safaris: Africa’s best kept secret

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