rates for 2023

The rates below are on a all inclusive basis.

01 November 2022 – 28 February 2023 (excl 18 Dec 22 – 04 Jan 23)

R14 500

18 December 2022 – 04 January 2023

R16 000

01 November 2022 – 28 February 2023 (excl 18 Dec 22 – 04 Jan 23)

R16 500

18 December 2022 – 04 January 2023 

R18 000

01 November 2022 – 28 February 2023 (excl 18 Dec 22 – 04 Jan 23)

R16 500

18 December 2022 – 04 January 2023 

R18 000

01 March – 31 May 2023

R15 500

01 June – 31 October 2023 and
18 December 2023 – 04 January 2024

R17 500

01 November 2023 – 29 February 2024 (excl 18 Dec 23 – 04 Jan 24 see above rate)

R15 500

01 March – 31 May 2023

R17 000

01 June – 31 October 2023 and
18 December 2023 – 04 January 2024

R19 000

01 November 2023 – 29 February 2024 (excl 18 Dec 23 – 04 Jan 24 see above rate)

R17 000

01 March – 31 May 2023

R17 000

01 June – 31 October 2023 and
18 December 2023 – 04 January 2024

R19 000

01 November 2023 – 29 February 2024 (excl 18 Dec 23 – 04 Jan 24 see above rate)

R17 000

  • Rates are per person, per night and are subject to change.
  • Rates are quoted in Rand (ZAR) and are inclusive of 15% VAT
  • No private vehicle for 1,2,3 or 4 Pax in the Marula Suite
  • All meals and beverages offered at Makanyi
  • Two daily game drives
  • Other daily activities taking place in the lodge area: bush walks, picnics, star gazing
  • Use of the gym
  • Laundry service
  • Road Transfers to and from Combretum Airstrip (Private charter flights) / Thabamati airstrip (Federal Air)
  • Special order wines, champagnes, and liqueurs (subject to availability)
  • Any area activity that is not offered directly by Makanyi
  • Transfers to and from commercial airports (Hoedspruit East Gate, KMIA, etc.)
  • Specialist photographic safaris
  • Photoshoots and canvas printing
  • Private game drive vehicle
  • Spa treatments
  • Telephone calls, purchases from the curio shop & any gratuities (at client’s discretion)
  • Timbavati Conservation Levy 1 Jan to 31 Dec 2023: R510 per person per night payable in advance on invoice.
  • ‘Free Nights’ are also obliged to pay the Conservation Levy 
  • Timbavati Gate Levy 1 Jan to 31 Dec 2023: R280 per vehicle per entry is applicable for any self-drive guests

*Please note levies are subject to change in accordance with the Timbavati regulations

FREE NIGHT Special Offers of 5 for 4

  • Valid during 1 March 2023 – 31 May 2023 & 1 November – 17 December 2023
  • Excluding 1 June – 31 October 2023 & 18 December 2023 – 04 January 2024
Terms & conditions

Bookings

Initial requests can be held provisionally for 2 weeks, after which time they will be released back into the inventory for re-sale if not confirmed.

Year Round

  • We require a 20% deposit at the time of booking to secure the reservation.
  • Bookings will not be confirmed without a deposit.
  • The final invoice balance for all charges is due 8 weeks prior to arrival.

Holiday Season (18 December 2022 – 04 January 2023)

  • We require a non-refundable 20% deposit at the time of booking to secure the reservation.
  • Bookings will not be confirmed without a deposit.
  • The final invoice balance for all charges is due 8 weeks prior to arrival.
  • Please note that specials do not apply during the holiday season.

Groups & Exclusive Use

  • We require a 20% deposit at the time of booking to secure the reservation.
  • Bookings will not be confirmed without a deposit.
  • 5 months prior to arrival a further 30% is due
  • The final invoice balance for all charges is due 3 months prior to arrival.

Single Supplement

  • There is no Single Supplement from 01 March 2022 – 28 February 2023 (Not applicable for Festive Season or group bookings).
  • Festive Season or group bookings the single supplement will apply from the 2nd single suite onwards.
  • The Marula Suite will attract a 100% surcharge when sold for single occupancy.

YEAR ROUND excluding 18 December 2023 – 04 January 2024

  • Over 60 days from arrival – No penalty
  • Within 60 days of arrival – 50% cancellation fee
  • Within 30 days of arrival – 75% cancellation fee
  • Within 14 days of arrival – 100% cancellation fee

Excluding the Timbavati Private Nature Reserve conservation levy, which is fully refundable

FESTIVE SEASON (18 December 2023 – 04 January 2024)

  • Over 60 days of arrival – Loss of deposit
  • Within 60 days of arrival – 50% penalty
  • Within 30 days of arrival – 75% penalty
  • Within 14 days of arrival – 100% penalty

Excluding the Timbavati Private Nature Reserve conservation levy, which is fully refundable

GROUPS & EXCLUSIVE USE

  • Before 5 months – loss of deposit 20%
  • Within 5 months – 40% penalty
  • Within 3 months – 75% penalty
  • Within 2 months – 100% penalty

Excluding the Timbavati Private Nature Reserve conservation levy, which is fully refundable

 NO SHOW & EARLY DEPARTURE

  • Clients who do not show will be charged for the entire length of stay
  • Clients who depart prior to confirmed departure date are not entitled to any refund

 ALL CANCELLATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED IN WRITING

  • Third adult sharing in a Luxury Suite will pay 50% of the per person per night sharing rate.
  • Not available in Luxury Pool Suite.
  • A third / fourth adult in the Marula Suite will pay the nightly per person rate.
  • The minimum age requirement at Makanyi is 14, unless you have exclusive use of the Lodge.
  • Guests may check in anytime from 14:00, check out of suites is 11:00.

Early check ins and late check outs are on request and subject to availability.

Makanyi Private Game Lodge
Timbavati Private Nature Reserve
P.O. Box 883 – Hoedspruit 1380
South Africa

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