Machaton Private Camp

Explore the Wild: Discover the Beauty of the Kruger National Park


Machaton Private Camp is an intimate and exclusive camp offering a secluded and private safari experience. Next, to owning a private safari lodge, there is no more private way to enjoy a safari in the Timbavati. The camp consists of a main building which features a lounge, kitchen and covered verandah, as well as 3 individual luxury suites. Each suite offers a large en-suite bedroom, a well-appointed full bathroom also with an outdoor shower, a dayroom with a sumptuous daybed and a large terrace with a plunge pool, allowing you to retreat and refresh in secluded luxury.

Room Amenities

  • En-Suite
  • Aircon
  • Mini Bar
  • Tea & Coffee
  • Laundry
  • Safe

What to Expect

Enjoy magnificent views of the bush and the Nhlaralumi River. Accommodation captures the age-old essence of an African safari, and comprises of three individual luxury suites. Each suite comprises of a sumptuous bedroom, a dayroom, a well-appointed bathroom with an outdoor shower and an extensive private terrace. Privacy is guaranteed thanks to the careful placement of the suites and privacy walls, ensuring a tranquil and
intimate stay.

Machaton Private Camp



All areas of the lodge and grounds are exclusively booked for your use only. The main advantage of staying at a private exclusive-use safari lodge is spending all your time with your friends and family, and not having to adjust to other guests. This is the ultimate in living your own safari dream.


Game Drives

The lodge offers Big 5 game drives in the early morning and late afternoon/evening, taking advantage of the time of day that the animals are naturally most active. Nocturnal creatures – including the big cats – are regular sightings after dark. Currently over 40 mammal species are listed as resident in the Timbavati, including the Big 5 – Lion, Leopard, Rhino, Buffalo and Elephant, as well as endangered species including Wild Dogs and Cheetah. There is an abundance of birdlife, with a total of 360 species of bird listed.


  • Plunge Pool
  • Wi-Fi
  • 360° Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Spa Treatment
  • Guest Lounge
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