‘Exclusive-use luxury and sustainable safari’
Rebuilt in 2018, Cheetah Plains is one of the most luxurious and eco advanced lodges in South Africa. Situated within the North-West corner of the Sabi Sands Game Reserve, world-renowned for its leopard sightings. The lodge is located one hour and thirty minutes drive from Hoedspruit Airport or a short charter flight to Arathusa Airstrip. Each of the three exclusive-use Plains Houses are beautifully appointed with a lounge, living room, dining area, sundeck with swimming pool, a fine wine galley filled with South African wines, four private suites, two of which are inter-leading and ideal for families, and private staff including a private chef, host, ranger and tracker and a dedicated wellness therapist.
Activities at the lodge include twice-daily game drives in almost silent electric land cruises, bushwalks, guided visits to the local villages, a climate-controlled gym and wellness treatments.
‘Accessible Africa, 5 star standards, 4 star prices’
Clients in search of a personal gaming experience will feel right at home at the stylish and luxurious Chitwa Chitwa. This quieter, exclusive game lodge offers the choice of 8 luxury suites or the separate rental of a Private House which sleeps 4. Part of the Sabi Sands Game Reserve, Big 5 game drives are close at hand and the lodge is a fine haven to return to after your game drive, displaying African chic and European style qualities, great meals and upmarket amenities.
‘True Safari Adventure, Rustic African Luxury’
Dulini Lodge is in the 65,000 hectares Sabi Sands Game Reserve, one of Africa’s top safari areas. Sabi shares 50 kilometres of unfenced boundary with The Kruger National Park to the east encouraging sightings of wildlife including the Big Five; lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo and rhino. Dulini sits on the bank of the beautiful Mabrak River and enjoys the cover of ancient Leadwood and Ebony trees. The Main Lodge captures the colonial feel of rural Africa with a traditional thatched roof, lantern lit walkways and a refreshingly cool veranda to watch wildlife from. The six thatched suites continue the rustic theme with romantic furnishings, beautiful bathrooms and wonderfully comfortable king size beds protected by canopies of mosquito nets. Dining options include feasting under the stars around a Boma fire and romantic candlelit bush dinners.
‘True Safari Adventure; Rustic African Luxury’
Dulini Moya is located within the 65,000 hectares of the Sabi Sands Game Reserve, one of Africa’s top safari areas. Sabi shares 50 kilometres of unfenced boundary with The Kruger National Park; which is home to an array of exquisite African wildlife, including lions, leopards, elephants, buffalos and rhinos. Dulini sits on the bank of the beautiful Mabrak River, enshrouded by the cover of ancient Leadwood and Ebony trees. The Main Lodge captures the colonial feel of rural Africa, with traditional thatched roofs, lantern lit walkways and a refreshingly cool veranda that is perfect for gazing upon the local wildlife. The six thatched suites continue the rustic theme through their romantic furnishings, beautiful bathrooms and wonderfully comfortable king size beds, which are protected by elegant canopies of mosquito nets. Dining options include feasting under the stars around a Boma fire and romantic candlelit bush dinners.
Breathtaking elephant encounters and classic big five safari
Named after the rescue elephant Jabulani, this welcoming and luxurious lodge is located on the edge of Kruger at the private Kapama Game Reserve. Large rooms are set around a river and waterhole in a style of the golden age of Africa travel. Game drive here reveal the big 5 and a large selection of other animal and bird life with expert guides and the service all through the lodge is first class and personal. Nearby is the Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre, with a visit included for all guests. All this is a feature in itself, yet the stars of the show are no doubt the herd of rescue elephants resident by the lodge, and guests can experience the thrill of close interaction with the herd as they return home at the end of the day. Nothing beats feeding these gentle giants, hearing about their story, and seeing them by the waterhole as you enjoy a sundowner with the Drakensberg peaks on the horizon.
‘Tranquil and Elegant'
Kings Camp Private Game Reserve is one of the Timbavati Reserve’s hidden jewels. Facing an open savannah with waterhole, you can gaze out and watch the variety of wildlife that frequent this little hideaway. Get closer with a game drive, where packs of lions plan strategic attacks on the buffalo that roam the plains. There are giraffes and leopards to see here too, all from the comfort of an open air Land Rover. Suites offer private verandah's and hammocks, a spacious lounfe and and ball-and-claw bath.
‘Refined and luxurious, perfect to come home to after a brilliant safari’
A hilltop sanctuary overlooking a natural waterfall is the location for Leopard Hills Private Game Reserve, where eight glass fronted air conditioned suites provide the base for exploring the ‘big 5’ which roam freely, a resplendent sight for any holidaymaker. Tranquil, stylishly decorated and beautifully furnished, this exquisite location is simply perfect for nature lovers intent on a safari experience and luxury hotel blended together.
‘Awaken to the Sound of Lions Roaring’
Lion Sands Ivory Lodge is the kind of exquisitely luxurious safari experience that most people can only dream of. Situated close to the Sabie River in the beautiful confines of the Lion Sands game Reserve, Ivory Lodge has it all when it comes to its setting. Panoramic views of the bushveld, close proximity to the wild animals of Africa and sunrises and sunsets to die for. In between heading off into the bush for game drives or bush walks, guests can take advantage of their super-luxurious suites and maybe take a dip in their own private pool as they look out over the African bush.
‘Close to Nature with Panoramic Views’
Lion Sands Narina Lodge is situated on a private concession within the world famous Kruger National Park. Narina Lodge and its suites are situated on raised wooden platforms, nestled amidst the canopy of the trees. Each luxurious suite has a private plunge pool and viewing deck with views of the Sabie River and the bushveld beyond. Meals are served at the main lodge and guests are offered the chance of twice daily game drives. The drives are held in the early morning and early evening and trained rangers will take guests to see some of the wild animals of Africa in their natural habitat. After the evening game drive, guests are served dinner and are free to relax with a drink, swap safari stories and listen to the roar of the lions in the distance.