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Federal Air Timbavati flights

Direct flights into the Timbavati Reserve

The most convenient mode of travel to the Timbavati from Johannesburg OR Tambo International Airport is by making use of a shuttle flight. Federal Air services most individual lodges and airstrips in the reserve from both Johannesburg and Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport. Below you can find more information about Fedair's services.


Twice daily flights to Timbavati from OR Tambo Johannesburg

Fedair offers the following flight options:

Johannesburg to Timbavati flights
Fedair Johannesburg - Timbavati schedule:
  • Depart Johannesburg at 10h30 and arriving at Timbavati at 12h00
  • Depart Johannesburg at 12h30 and arriving at Timbavati at 14h00
  • Please note: In order to accommodate travellers on connecting flights departure and arrival times may vary up to one hour.

    Fedair Timbavati - Johannesburg schedule:
  • Depart Timbavati at 11h00 and arriving at Johannesburg at 12h30
  • Depart Timbavati at 12h30 and arriving at Johannesburg at 14h00
  • Please note: In order to accommodate travellers on connecting flights departure and arrival times may vary up to one hour. When travelling on the morning flight to Johannesburg no connecting flights should be booked departing before 15h00 (domestic) or 16h30 (international). In case you are travelling on the afternoon flight to Johannesburg no connecting flights should be booked departing before 17h00 (domestic) or 18h00 (international).

    Fedair Johannesburg - Timbavati air fare:
    Published fares for the Johannesburg - Timbavati flights (or vice versa) are as follows:
  • To Timbavati: ZAR 3595 per person (one way, all inclusive)
  • Shuttle flights to Timbavati

    Federal Air flights into the Timbavati are operated as a shuttle service. As such these flights should not be considered as scheduled flights. Departure times and routings may vary depending on traveller requirements and local weather conditions. As Fedair services all Timbavati lodges it is possible that multiple stops are made en route to your destination lodge (with a maximum of three landings). Flight times are subject to change without notice.

    Baggage restrictions

    Fedair flights to the Timbavati Game Reserve are operated by means of small aircraft (e.g. Cessna Grand Caravan or Beechcraft 1900). As such, space for luggage on the aircraft is limited and the following allowance applies: you may carry 20 kgs (44lbs) per person in a soft duffel-type bag, this includes hand luggage and camera equipment. When you are carrying excess baggage Fedair offer complementary baggage storage at Johannesburg OR Tambo International Airport. These limitations are strictly adhered to.

    Inclusive in your flight

    All travellers flying Fedair are invited to make use of Fedair's dedicated lounge at Johannesburg Airport. A complimentary transfer from the main terminal building to the lounge is included. Also when retunring to Johannesburg you are most welcome to relax at the lounge before your connecting flight departs. Fedair's aircrafts are parked directly in front of the lounge: this means you will be avoiding crowds, but also no long bus rides or walks from the main terminal.