Game viewing at Walkers Bush Villa

The Timbavati Private Nature Reserve is the proud home of the big five, the rare white lions and a plethora of other wildlife and vegetation. This makes game viewing at Walkers Bush Villa an unforgettable experience. Allow yourself to fully absorb the African wildlife experience with the copious game viewing opportunities in the reserve.

What can you expect to see?


There are a number of iconic predators that live in the vicinity. You can expect sightings of lion, leopard, hyena, cheetah, African wild dog and even the Nile crocodile. If you are lucky, you may see the rare white lions that roam the wild. There are also smaller predators to spot which include jackal, mongoose, civet, and genet.


Several prolific beasts reside in South Africa and the Kruger region. Elephant, giraffe, buffalo, hippo and rhino are just a few of these animals. In addition, smaller game; such as zebra, impala, kudu and steenbok, offer unforgettable sightings.


It's not just the land animals that captivate and create wonder. The Timbavati habitat also accommodates diverse bird species. Water birds are common along the water's edge. There are also veld and woodland birds that fly around the land, while birds of prey are regularly seen and heard throughout the day.

Top game viewing moments

Here are just a few top game viewing moments at Walkers Bush Villa. You can watch the videos here.

  • Buffalo herd drinking at the waterhole. As bulk grazers, buffalo need to drink daily. There are many great observation moments while they do so.
  • Mbiri male lion. The Timbavati is home to a wealth of lions. Sometimes you can even get up close.
  • Vultures devouring a buffalo carcass. Predators and scavengers are in abundance in the Timbavati. Watching them feast is a captivating experience.

Walkers Bush Villa offers multiple game viewing opportunities as part of the luxurious exclusivity they offer. And they are always ready to welcome you.