Opened in August 2016, 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 newly fitted plunge pool, allowing you to retreat and refresh in secluded luxury.
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Privacy is guaranteed, thanks to the careful placement of the suites and privacy walls, ensuring a tranquil and intimate stay. Safaris are conducted in Machaton Camp’s private 4x4 vehicle. Machaton Camp is booked as an Exclusive - Self Catering Use Only, including housekeepers, groundsmen and a ranger for your game drives. Bookings can also be made to include a fully catered chef where all your needs are taken care of.
Game-viewing terrace overlooking the river
Plunge pool, with panoramic views of the Nhlaralumi River
Covered lounge and dining area
Lounge, offering a selection of books and board games
Limited Wi-Fi connectivity
Low level electric fence
Each suite features a plunge pool
Coffee & Tea stations in bedrooms
Fully Kitted kitchen
2 Housekeepers - cleaning of bedrooms, kitchen and common area