Adjacent to the world renowned Kruger National Park, the Sabi Sand Game Reserve is famed for its intimate wildlife encounters, particularly leopard viewing. Home to a host of wildlife, including the Big Five, the Sabi Sand is part of this greater Kruger conservation area that covers two million hectares, an area nearly the size of the state of New Jersey and larger than some independent countries.
Since Sabi Sand Reserve shares a 50km unfenced border with Kruger National Park. This area, nearly 65000 hectares in its own right, benefits from the great diversity of wildlife found in one of the richest wilderness areas on the African continent along with the additional benefits experienced on a private game reserve. There are a number of smaller private reserves that make up the Sabi Sand area.
Game drives on private reserves have strict vehicle limits at sightings to ensure the exclusivity of your game viewing experience as well as controls human impact from an animal and ecological perspective. Off-road driving ensures that you have the best possible view of any exceptional sighting and rangers are constantly in touch with each other to keep track of animal movements.
Sabi Sand Reserve is the ideal place to experience breathtaking scenery, rich biodiversity and amazing wildlife encounters thus making Sabi Sand the ultimate safari destination.
Arathusa is an intimate camp of 10 thatched suites. Arathusa has an open-plan design with natural building materials which allows it to blend harmoniously with the African bush. Enjoy game viewing from the adjacent large watering hole!
This blissfully quiet retreat enjoys shade and peace beneath a leafy canopy of ebony trees. As one of only 12 guests, you feel instantly at home in this luxurious lodge, where classic interiors enfold guests in quiet style and elegance.
Elephant Plains offers excellent Big 5 game viewing, luxurious accommodation and sumptuous cuisine. The lodge offers a variety of accommodation options including 5 rondavels, 6 luxury suites, and the Manyeleti honeymoon suite.
Perched on the edge of the Sand River in the world famous Sabi Sand Game Reserve, there are 8 spacious riverside suites allowing guests dramatic views of the river and animals coming down to drink at the water’s edge.
The original homestead of Harry Kirkman has been beautifully restored into 18 charming suites overlooking the bushveld and beautiful lawns which surround the lodge and swimming pool. Spectacular views of the unspoiled landscape!
The Leopard Hills Game Lodge is built on a hill overlooking a natural waterhole. Each of the 8 luxurious glass-fronted suites, complete with their own sundeck and rock plunge pool, offer superb views of the African bushveld and beyond.
The international award winning Lion Sands Ivory Lodge has 6 ultra luxurious suites each operating as a private villa. Indulge yourself in the huge villas, all equipped with lounge area, private swimming pool and open plan bathroom.
A view of the Sabie River cannot be wasted, which is why each of the 20 luxuriously thatched bedrooms at River Lodge has its own private wooden viewing deck. With the quietly rambling river outside your room, you won’t have to go far to see wildlife.
Every aspect of MalaMala Main Camp is designed to appreciate and enjoy the view of the surrounding wilds. A total of 18 luxury suites and rooms complement an oasis in the middle of this bushveld. Luxury in a classic Out of Africa style.
Rattray’s on MalaMala bears the style of crystal and leather complemented with beautiful furnishings collected over generations on a land that remains as old as time. There are 8 luxury khayas or suites for a maximum of 16 guests.
MalaMala Sable Camp is a more intimate version of the Main 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.
Famed for its warmth, vibrancy and hospitality, Sabi Sabi Bush Lodge has 25 spacious, air-conditioned thatched suites that are beautifully appointed and feature exquisite ethnic décor in keeping with the bushveld environment.
Sculpted into a slope of the earth, almost invisible in the landscape, Earth lodge has 13 ultra-luxurious suites including the Amber Presidential Suite. Each suite features individually designed furniture, private plunge pool, en-suite glass fronted bathroom, indoor and outdoor shower and butler services.
Exuding the same warmth and effortless hospitality that characterizes Bush Lodge, Little Bush Camp offers unparalleled intimacy and seclusion with its six luxury suites, each with a private viewing deck overlooking the riverbed.
Fashioned in a colonial “Out of Africa” style, this exclusive lodge comprises 8 opulent thatched suites, each with full bathroom en-suite and private alfresco shower nestled under majestic indigenous trees.
Savanna encompasses the very essence of an Out of Africa camp. The 9 luxury permanent tented suites combine the romance of a tented roof with the sophistication of a permanent structure that ensures luxury and privacy.
Simbambili’s 8 Moroccan-styled suites have been sensitively designed to blend with the environment and carefully positioned to enhance privacy. Each suite has its own plunge pool and Sala overlooking the watering hole.
Contemporary and seamlessly blended with the textures of Africa, Boulders Lodge has 12 luxurious suites with private plunge pools, masterful chefs, a world-renowned wine cellar all set in game-rich Sabi Sand Reserve.
Singita Castleton has been designed to combine the best elements of a private safari lodge with the rustic charms of a country farmhouse, with the added benefit of extensive high-end facilities. Accomodation is for up to 12 people on an exclusive-use basis.
Singita Ebony Lodge is a blend of European heritage and African boldness. Originally one of the family’s homestead, this lodge offers 12 luxurious suites for travelers expecting the finest in traditional safari decor paired with impeccable service and food.