Manyeleti Game Reserve is located between Timbavati Game Reserve and Kruger National Park. This privately owned reserve shares borders with both parks, ensuring visitors to experience an authentic wildlife adventure.

Manyeleti Game Reserve offers spectacular sightings of not only the Big Five, but also other species such as the leopard.

Why Go:

  • Exceptional wildlife viewing, especially the Big Five
  • Part of the 'Greater Kruger' ecosystem
  • Option of three lodges with different budgets
  • Quieter than Timbavati and Sabi Sands
  • Safari activities such as walking safaris and open vehicles night and day drives


Manyeleti Game Reserve offers exceptional and spectacular sightings of safari animals, including the Big Five.The leopards, grazers, and antelopes are comparatively easier to spot since they are often found roaming around the area. Manyeleti Game Reserve places importance on visitors to experience the rounded bush.

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Manyeleti Game Reserve’s environment is found to be of mixed woodlands and grassy plains. The vegetation turns quite thick during the rainy season

Weather & Climate

Summertime in Manyeleti is during the months of October to April. These months are considered to be consistently humid and hot. The temperature can be found to raise up to 40°C/104°F.During the day, the average temperature is 31°C/88°F. The months January and February are when the heat starts to diminish. May to September are the winter months where the temperature is quite pleasant. The average reading during the daytime shows 25°C/77°F.

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Best Time to Visit

The months May to September is considered as the dry season, which provides the finest weather for visitors to experience the best wildlife watching. The morning during these months can get quite chilly. As the season ends in September, it starts to get warm.This is the time when it becomes easier to catch sights of the wildlife. The months of October to April are the wetter months. The bush is quite dense and thick, making it harder to see the animals.

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