Sabi Sands Game Reserve



The Sabi Sands Game Reserve is a 65, 000 hectare reserve and shares a border with the world-renowned Kruger National Park.

The Sabi and the Sand Rivers run through the reserve, which add further dimension to the bio-diversity of this area.

Chitwa Chitwa Lodge

This luxury lodge basks in the sun on the banks of one of the largest dams of the exclusive Sabi Sands Private Game Reserve. Chitwa Chitwa has been in the Brink family for over 40 years and in 1991 was transformed into the private game lodge it is today.

Ulusaba Safari Lodge

Ulusaba Safari Lodge is located on the edge of a dry river and under a canopy of ancient trees. This lodge will give you the experience of your life. Dine under the breath-taking starry sky of Africa, or watch the local wild animals drink at the waterhole next to your room while sitting on your private deck

Notten's Bush Camp

Notten’s Bush Camp is one of the finest family-run lodges in Africa, and the best kept secret in the Sabi Sands. As one of the original private game lodges in South Africa, Notten’s Bush Camp offers a truly authentic African safari experience.

Lion Sands-River Lodge

River Lodge is the origin of the Lion Sands safari – the elemental safari. Here guests can expect a sophisticated interpretation of the traditional safari lodge, with an emphasis on clean lines, optimised natural light and contemporary décor.

Lion Sands - Ivory Lodge

A sophisticated mid-century contemporary architectural theme defines the interiors, creating a lodge built ‘of the earth’, with natural materials that only enhance the surrounding bush environment.



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Lion Sands Tinga Lodge

This exclusive and self-contained villa also comes with its own safari vehicle and field guide, giving guests the flexibility to craft their own experience.

Lion Sands Narina Lodge

Perched among a canopy of 100-year-old trees overlooking the Sabie River, the style of Narina is that of a luxurious treehouse, where the main areas link to the nine private suites via raised wooden walkways. The thick green foliage beneath the overhanging roof of trees has a particular sound to it.

Sabi Sabi Bush Lodge

With a history spanning over 35 years, the lodge has earned a reputation of a “luxury home in the bush”, service excellence and effortless personal attention. The conventional safari style showcases a vibrant and eclectic mix of furnishings and décor garnered from all corners of the African continent.

Sabi Sabi Selati Camp

Indulgent and romantic, the historically-themed Selati Camp is the Sabi Sabi of yesterday. Conjuring up memories of when time drifted slowly and luxury embraced you in an effortless whisper.

Sabi Sabi Earth Lodge

Sculpted into a slope of the earth, almost invisible in the landscape, the lodge uses texture, light and space to present a lodge like no other. Taking its cue from the surrounding environment, it has been described as the most environmentally sensitive lodge in Africa.

Sabi Sabi Bush Camp

Nestling in the shade of indigenous riverine trees on the banks of the Msuthlu River, lies Little Bush Camp, offering luxury accommodation for family, friends, or small groups. Exuding the same warmth and effortless hospitality that characterises Bush Lodge, Little Bush Camp offers unparalleled intimacy and seclusion.

Ebony Lodge - Singita

As the original Singita Lodge, Ebony stands steadfast amongst enormous trees on the banks of the Sand River in the heart of South Africa’s big cat country. Guests are immersed in nature with huge open spaces and interiors inspired by a combination of local tribal culture and the animal kingdom.

Founders Camp

The intimate lodge consists of seven warm and inspiring chalets, all of which are very child-friendly and equipped with en-suite bathrooms. Each suite has its own wooden deck that allows guests to enjoy the fantastic African wilderness. These classic decorated suites will give you an incredible view of the Sand River.

Varty Camp

This luxurious, family-friendly safari lodge lies on the site of the original camp and is raised off the ground under a cathedral of trees, overlooking magnificent riverine bush. Retaining a down-to-earth quality and with an emphasis on family heritage, the interiors at Varty Camp echo the same tone of the owners’ private homes and their continuing love affair with the earth.

Granite Suites

An extraordinary experience, the Granite Suites offer a private river affair, literally set on the banks of the active Sand River. Bold, inspiring materials mirror the extrusion of granite rock that flanks the camp. A palette of silver, charcoal and elephant-grey in a range of sumptuous materials creates an elegant and contemporary setting.

Tree Camp

Londolozi Tree Camp is located in the central region of the Sabi Sands Private Reserve, sharing unfenced borders with the Kruger National Park. Raised on stilts, Londolozi Tree Camp literally lies within magnificent jackalberry and leadwood trees on a prime site overlooking the Sand River.

Pioneer Camp

Londolozi Pioneer Camp is located in the central region of the Sabi Sand Private Reserve, sharing unfenced borders with the Kruger National Park. The most secluded of the Londolozi camps, Pioneer Camp is surrounded by superb river and bushveld views.

Elephant Plains Lodge

Elephant Plains Game Lodge offers excellent Big 5 game viewing as it shares a large traversing area with the neighboring lodges. The lodge offers great accommodation and sumptuous cuisine. There are a variety of accommodation options, varying from rondavels and luxury suites to the Manyeleti honeymoon suite.

Arathusa Lodge

Arathusa offers an exceptional safari experience, with a high concentration of an assortment of game, including the Big Five, and frequent leopard sightings. The lodge is situated on a large seasonal waterhole, ensuring interesting game and bird viewing from the comfort of the camp.

Savanna Private Game Reserve

Nine magnificent suites offer spacious and luxurious accommodation. Seven of the suites have tented roofs, blending the elegance of a by-gone colonial era with all the convenience of modern facilities.

Kirkman's Kamp

Kirkman's Kamp has the ambiance of bygone colonial life. There are 18 comfortable suites, overlooking the savannah at your Sabi Sands game lodge. The main lodge has an inviting atmosphere and pervading sense of history. The dining and bar area contains many relics of bush life in the last century.

Nkorho Bush Lodge

Set in a comfortable environment, Nkorho Bush Lodge offers a true safari experience extraordinaire whereupon guests become one with nature. As your day draws to a close, feel the thrill as the nocturnal animals rule the night. You are lured to indulge in typical African cuisine around an open fire in a traditional leadwood boma.

Djuma Vuyatela Lodge

The sprawling, colourful lines of Vuyatela create the perfect complement to the wild African landscape it wraps around. Funky fusion décor embraces the new African luxury in an eclectic mix of environmentally complementary design. Each of the opulent suites reflects local South African architecture, without compromising on the sumptuousness that distinguishes Vuyatela’s unique identity.

Djuma Galago Camp

Galago Camp offers a personal safari experience for family or friends. This self-catering lodge has five en-suite bedrooms, suitable for groups of up to 10 guests. Have the freedom to tailor-make your own African bush experience without compromising on comfort, luxury and bush experience.

Idube Game Lodge

Idube Game Lodge is set in an indigenous garden of tall trees and cool, green lawns. The thatched bar and entertainment areas have an immediate appeal and are the focal areas for guests to gather. The open lounge is a great place to relax whilst waiting to see what animals will come wandering in front of the lodge.

Inyati Game Lodge

Set on the lush banks of the Sand River, Inyati Game Lodge offers the ultimate safari experience, combining diverse wildlife with authentic African hospitality. From the warm welcome you receive upon arrival, to our comfortable chalets, hearty home-style cuisine and highly experienced guides, every guest departs with unforgettable memories and the imprint of Africa in their soul.

Leopard Hills Lodge

The lodge is situated on the top of a rocky outcrop, offering spectacular views over the bush and the natural waterhole on the plains below the main building. Built on a hill overlooking a natural waterhole, each of the eight luxurious glass-fronted suites, complete with their own sundeck and rock plunge pool, offer superb views of the African bushveld beyond.

Cheetah Plains Lodge

Offering guests unrivaled game-viewing opportunities, combined with the ultimate in innovative architectural design, the lodge promises exceptional safari luxuries, amenities and services. As a fully inclusive seductive safari experience, all meals are prepared by your private chef, with carefully chosen wines from your own wine cellar.

Umkumbe Safari Lodge

Umkumbe Safari Lodge is owner-managed and -run, ensuring guests enjoy a personal, rustic and real South African safari experience. The lodge consists of ten chalets/rooms with most overlooking the Sand River. Guests regularly see elephants, hippos, buffalo and antelope grazing in the river bed.

MalaMala Rattray’s Camp

Tucked away in a forest of green, on the banks of the world-renowned Sand River, lies a special place. MalaMala Rattray’s Camp offers an intimate glimpse of an era long lost, when travelers from afar married the magic of the African bush with elegance and refinement. Combining humble opulence and romantic exclusivity with unrivalled game viewing, MalaMala Rattray’s Camp is the premier safari destination for those seeking to experience the wild heart of Africa.

MalaMala Main Camp

MalaMala Camp is the oldest and most historical private game reserve in South Africa, and the first to make the transition from hunting to photographic safaris. It is the blueprint on which the South African safari industry was built. Every aspect of the MalaMala Camp is designed to appreciate and enjoy the view of the surrounding wilds. Pathways wind their way along the perimeter of the camp to reveal individual ochre-coloured units tucked into the greenery which flanks the Sand River.

Mala Sable Camp

Imbued with the spirit of MalaMala, MalaMala Sable Camp is a more intimate version of the MalaMala Camp, and the choice for those seeking a more private and intimate safari. Situated at the southern end of the MalaMala Camp in a prime elevated position overlooking the Sand River and surrounding bushveld, Sable Camp accommodates a maximum of 14 guests.

Simbambili Game Lodge

Simbambili Lodge is situated among dense stands of knobthorn and jackalberry trees along the meandering Manyeleti River in the Sabi Sands Game Reserve, part of the world-renowned Kruger National Park. With its Moroccan-styled suites that have been sensitively designed to blend with the environment, and carefully positioned to enhance privacy, this is a must for the romantic at heart. Each suite, with its own plunge pool and sala, overlooks the watering hole.

Dulini River Lodge

Dulini River Lodge also popularly known as Exeter River Lodge, provides luxury safari accommodation right on the banks of the scenic Sand River The main lodge offers breath taking views of the river and surrounding reserve and provides the perfect environment where guests can just sit back, relax and enjoy the wonders of the untamed African bush.