Siviti is derived from the Xitsonga word Xiviti meaning intellectual.

Siviti’s land is named Timbavati Plains because historically the Lowveld area around the Timbavati River consisted of dense grass cover and trees. Previous fencing limited the movement of elephants, resulting in dense bush taking over the grass plains. With the removal of the fences and opening of reserves, elephants can once again move freely returning the area to its previous glory.

Set alongside the banks of the Timbavati river, guests often enjoy private views of curious and thirsty animals, specifically elephants, whether overlooking the main deck rim-flow pool or from the shaded waters of their private plunge pool. It is because of this that we decided to make an ode and name our lodge and land after these beautiful and intelligent creatures.

With only six private suites, including the superb two-suite Timbavati Villa, Siviti is limited to 12 guests, ensuring an intimate wilderness experience.

We have recently added an 8-sleeper Homestead to the Siviti offering. Whilst having the luxury of being in the bush, the Homestead offers an exclusive family-style self-catered or fully catered experience.

Going forward, reservations will be managed by our internal Siviti team.

All provisional bookings, confirmations, booking inquries or questions can be sent in writing to Julia de Beer using the 
below contact details:

Reservations Email:

Reservations Number: 078 888 3935

Lodge Number: 072 806 8489

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