where conservation and adventure meet

More Than 500 5 Star Ratings!

A fire is lit for guests as they get a briefing on safety

The Camp

Bateleur Safari Camp is ideal for couples, singles and small groups who are looking for a Timbavati safari that exceeds expectations, while simultaneously offering an up-close experience of the true African bush and wildlife. Bateleur is completely eco-friendly, making our camp the place where conservation and adventure meet.

A view of the eco friendly pool at Bateleur Safari Camp

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Valid from 1 May to 31 July

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Vultures and Hyenas fight over remains of giraffe

Latest Sightings

The vultures and hyenas battle it out for leftovers.

Videos from Bateleur

Jamie is walking in the African Bushveld
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Jamie talks about what it's like to walk in the African bush veld

Join one of our experienced trackers as he takes you through what to expect when traveling by foot in the African bush veld.

You'll learn the basics of tracking, animal movements, the environment and experience up close encounters with the true beauty of Africa. This is one of the many adventures you'll have when visiting Bateleur Safari Camp.

photographers choose bateleur safari camp
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Wildlife photographers choose Bateleur Safari Camp again and again

With so many opportunities to see the African wildlife, photographers are always coming back to us.

Nina's Experience at Bateleur Safari Camp
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Nina talks about how she found her way to the Bateleur Safari Camp

Coming in from Europe, Nina was looking for a Big 5 safari experience without the crowds. That's when she found our camp.

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Philippa on the eco nature of the lodge and working towards sustainability

Bateleur's core focus on the wellbeing of the environment and the animals.

Bed in safari lodge cabin


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

A safari vehicle with guests

Guided Activities

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

A tracker begins the explanations of how fire is made.

our camp

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