Sabi Sand Game Reserve

Situated in the heart of the Kruger National Park on a private concession, the Sabi Sand Game Reserve is internationally renowned for both its superb luxury accommodation and unrivalled game viewing experiences. With the Big Five free to roam between the Sabi Sands concession and the greater Kruger National Park, you really get the best of both worlds.

Covering almost 65 000 hectares and sharing a 50km unfenced boundary with the Kruger National Park, the Sabi Sands Game Reserve consists of a number of private lodges each with their own unique look and feel. Famed for it’s terrific leopard sightings and resident wild dog population, the expert guides of Sabi Sands camps all but guarantee you’ll see most (if not all) of the Big Five on every visit.

Choose between Singita Boulders or Singita Ebony Lodge – five time winners of the Conde Naste Traveller Hotel of the Year award – for an exceptionally high quality bushveld experience. Famed filmmaker John Varty’s Londolozi Lodge is also in the Sabi Sands concession, where the local Shangaan trackers boast an intimate knowledge of all things African wildlife.

With beautiful lodging, friendly staff and superb game viewing, it’s easy to see why the Sabi Sands Game Reserve has garnered such an international reputation for luxurious and sustainable African experiences. Speak to us about making your visit to Sabi Sands Game Reserve a reality.

 

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Lion Sands River Lodge

Lion Sands River Lodge

River Lodge at Lion Sands is a family-owned safari lodge, world-renowned for their extraordinary service – and unforgettable safari experience. River Lodge offers one of those rare and magical experiences that are a combination of a few special ingredients; luxury, attention to detail, service, comfort, location and that indefinable quality that makes it last in your memory.  Twenty individual thatched bedrooms overlook the Sabie River, which also attracts thirsty wildlife. River Lodge is the only lodge in the Kruger Park area with access to the river, and Lion Sands safari vehicles have the right to explore Kirkman’s Kamp Reserve; more than 7,000 hectares of game reserve


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Lion Sands Ivory Lodge

Lion Sands Ivory Lodge

Voted ‘The Best Hotel in the World’ by Tatler Magazine, Lion Sands Ivory Lodge has garnered awards around the globe due to its unparalleled status as an unforgettable luxury safari location. Six spacious private suites, complete with their own swimming pools, decks and panoramic views, are surrounded by the raw beauty of the African bushveld. The suites at Ivory Lodge are an escape unto themselves; operated as private villas, combining vivid scenes of the wild surrounds with lavish touches. Based within a private game reserve, guests are whisked away for two game drives per day, between bush brunches, picnic lunches, hippo tours, bush dinners and full moon walks!


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Lion Sands 1933 Lodge

Lion Sands 1933 Lodge

Situated on the banks of the perennial Sabie River, all 3 lodges of Lion Sands offer an uninterrupted view of breathtaking wildlife that one can experience from the comfort of your suite. Ivory Lodge has 6 ultra-luxurious private villas with our River Lodge 20 suites being our home away from home, where you have the ability to lounge and explore different experiences. 1933 is the ultimate private sanctuary for families and friends.


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Notten’s Bush Camp

Notten’s Bush Camp

A warm, family welcome is what you can expect at the intimate, award-winning Notten’s Bush Camp in the Sabi Sand Game Reserve. Established in 1964 as one of South Africa’s “pioneer” game lodges, the Notten family has been indulging guests for decades with abundant wildlife, delicious dining and luxurious accommodation.


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Singita Castleton Camp

Singita Castleton Camp

As part of the Singita group, Castleton Camp is a safari experience with a difference. Located in the exclusive Sabi Sands Game Reserve, the camp is situated at one of the biggest watering holes in the reserve where lions, antelope, buffalo and many more animals pass through, providing guests with endless hours of wildlife entertainment. The unique aspect of Castleton Camp is that it is only available for single group bookings, accommodating a maximum of 12 guests at a time, ensuring total privacy.


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Singita Boulders Lodge

Singita Boulders Lodge

Named after the enormous boulders around which it is built, the exquisite Singita Boulders Lodge in the Sabi Sand Reserve is a blissful five-star escape from the hustle and bustle of city life. At Boulders Lodge, time slows down and an unforgettable holiday awaits all guests. Furnishings are a seamless blend of luxury and comfort both in the communal lodge as well as in the 12 private suites, of which two are family suites.


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Simbambili Game Lodge

Simbambili Game Lodge

Simbambili Game Lodge, set in the famous Sabi Sand Reserve, provides an exotic and luxurious safari experience. Suites have been decorated in a Moroccan style, adding to the warm, ethnic feeling with a touch of the magical. Surrounded by indigenous trees, next to the Manyeleti River, Simbamblili is a haven for those seeking a unique wilderness breakaway. Not only is the area filled with game, including the Big Five, but the elusive leopard is known to be sighted often on game drives from the lodge.


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Chitwa Chitwa Private Game Lodge

Chitwa Chitwa Private Game Lodge

Surrounded by the magnificent Sabi Sand Game Reserve and forming part of the Kruger National Park, Chitwa Chitwa Game Lodge is a secluded gateway from which to view some of Southern Africa’s most diverse wildlife. Privacy, luxury and innate warmth sum up the lodge itself, and combined with some of the best game viewing available, you know you’re in for an incredible experience.


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andBeyond Kirkman’s Kamp

andBeyond Kirkman’s Kamp

Kirkman’s Kamp in the Sabi Sand Game Reserve shares an unfenced border with the world-renowned Kruger National Park, allowing guests outstanding opportunities to view African Game, including the Big Five. Leopard sightings occur frequently enough for these big cats to remain composed and relaxed in the presence of humans.


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Exeter River Lodge

andBeyond Exeter River Lodge

The world-renowned Sabi Sand Game Reserve is where you’ll find Exeter River Lodge, a patch of luxury and friendly African hospitality in an unsurpassed setting. Under the shade of ebony trees, charming rooms with casual-chic décor, private verandas, plunge pools, deep bathtubs, in-room massages and the ever favorite al fresco showers, overlook the serene African landscape.


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