Trip advisor certificate of excellence for Bateleur Safari Camp


where conservation and adventure meet

More Than 400 5 Star Ratings!

A fire is lit for guests as they get a briefing on safety
Trip Advisor winner of travelers choice awards for 2021

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

Stay 3 / Pay 2 Special

Valid from 1 May to 31 July 2021

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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.

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, Jamie, 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 may 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.

Sophia takes us through some of the Accommodation at the lodge
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Sophia on the eco nature of the lodge and working towards sustainability

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

Bateleur win the Trip Advisor certificate of excellence for 2018

Read our reviews on Trip Advisor!

Reasons to choose Bateleur Safari Camp

A tracker picks up some manure to see how long ago animals had travelled there

Exclusivity During Guided Activities

Experience up close encounters with the BIG 5.

The deck overlooking the riverbed

Price vs Quality of Experience

Your journey starts here with our incredibly unique benefits.

A small group walking in the African bush

Flexibility & Extended Walking

We go the extra mile to make your stay unforgettable.

A tracker draws in the sand to show guests how to identify tracks

Bushcraft and Survival Skills

Learn basic tracking and navigational skills.

Food served to guests at Bateleur

Quality Food & Beverages

Enjoy our pure South African style Safari cooking.

A Bateleur unit situated in the bush

Luxury Safari Accommodation

Relax in our luxury tented Safari suites.

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.