The Timbavati Game Reserve is located to the north of the Sabi Sands Private Game Reserve on the western edge of Kruger National Park.The Reserve was established in 1956 by like-minded game farmers with the creation of the Timbavati Association. The association has 50 members and covers 53,392 hectares (533.92 km2). Timbavati is part of Associated Private Nature Reserves (APNR) and the fences separating Timbavati from the other member reserves in the APNR and from the Kruger National Park has been removed.
Timbavati is home to: Over 40 mammals, including the Big Five: Lion, African elephant, African Buffalo, African leopard and White & black rhinoceros.Over 360 bird species.79 species of reptile.49 species of fish.85 listed species of tree.
Tanda Tula Tented Camp is situated in the Timbavati Game Reserve in South Africa, bordering the world renowned Kruger National Park. This safari camp is set among stately trees such as Lead Wood, Knob Thorn and Jackalberry, and straddles the usually dry bed of the Nhlaralumi river.