Sabi Sands Accommodation

About accommodation in Sabi Sands Game Reserve

Read a comprehensive guide here about The Sabi Sand Game Reserve and its finest safari lodges and tented camps. 65000 hectares of private concession and sharing a border with the south-west corner of  South Africa’s famous  Kruger National Park make this one of the best game reserves on the continent. It was established in the 1950s with conservation at the forefront and remains the oldest private game reserve in South Africa. in South Africa and consists of 65 000 hectares (160 620 acres). It’s known worldwide for its collection of top-class luxury safari camps and lodges and is especially famous for its lion and leopard sightings. The trackers and rangers of the reserve have built up an incredible relationship with these usually elusive cats and sightings are common.

Safari experiences here are unbeatable and unforgettable. Although an unfenced border remains along Kruger’s west flank game tends to congregate in the sands of Sabi and the game population is phenomenal. Big five sightings are common on a single days safari and the standard of guiding is seldom surpassed on the African continent.

Choosing your Sabi Sands Accommodation

There’s a lot of accommodation in Sabi Sands to choose from and it can be a little intimidating. The wise thing to do is get in touch with a travel professional to help guide you in the process. You need to consider how you will be getting there and when you will be arriving.  Private charters that land directly at you camps airstrip are first prize as they save on transfer times and allow you to get straight onto a game drive vehicle to explore. And of course, what sort of budget do you have in mind and therefore what accommodation is suitable.

It’s a given that this award-winning reserve has some of the best game lodge accommodation in Africa. You will experience world-class wildlife viewing, luxury accommodation and exceptional guiding regardless of where you stay. But prices do vary considerably and availability is often a challenge. Plan well in advance and let us help you with the best options for your Kruger safari package.

Our top pick of Sabi Sands Accommodation

These are our ‘big five’ Sabi lodges based on value, service and our guests feedback over the years.

Londolozi Private Granite Suites- Extraordinary five-star private river experience set exclusively along the banks of the Sand River. With only three private suites for a maximum of six private guests, you will receive attention to detail found nowhere else.

Dulini Lodge – This small owner-run lodge on the Mabrak River only has six suites and there’s a maximum of six guests per land rover for game viewing.

Chitwa Chitwa – personal eclectic and stylish luxury accommodation in Sabi sands. With only six pool suites its exclusive and worth the price tag.

Singita Boulders Lodge – beautiful contemporary African design set amongst the boulders of Sabi Sands. Exceptional service and overall experience.

Lion Sands River Lodge – exclusive accommodation set along the banks of the perennial Sabi River. Outstanding game viewing within the reserve.

From ZAR 29 869
Londolozi Pioneer Camp - Kruger National Park Packages - Voyage2Africa

Londolozi Pioneer Camp

KRUGER NATIONAL PARK - SOUTH AFRICA - For a sophisticated bush experience, come to the incredibly adaptable Londolozi Pioneer Camp in the Sabie Sand Game Reserve. See how individual luxury suites can be converted into a private bush home for family groups of eight adults and six children using unique glass sky walkways to link the family units. Embark on an exciting adventure with dedicated game rangers who have extensive knowledge of the biodiversity of the Sabi Sand, Kruger National Park territory.
From ZAR 31 287
Londolozi Private Granite - Kruger National Park - Sabi Sands

Londolozi Private Granite

KRUGER NATIONAL PARK - SOUTH AFRICA - Make time to visit the legendary Londolozi Game Reserve and its exclusive Private Granite Suites. Find it in northeast South Africa, where big game roams between Sabi Sand Game Reserve and Kruger National Park. Just six guests will be accommodated in three delightful, decadent suites where tracking leopards adds to the game viewing excitement. Conservation and tourism go hand in hand as you indulge in luxurious facilities.
From ZAR 28 300
andBeyond Tengile River Lodge - Sabi Sands Private Game Reserve

andBeyond Tengile River Lodge

KRUGER NATIONAL PARK - SOUTH AFRICA - Tengile River Lodge is a contemporary safari lodge set in the Sabi Sands Private Game Reserve and as its name implies offers glorious views and a private position on a bend of the Sand River, in fact each aspect of this gorgeous modern lodge has been designed to maximise the wonderful river views and of course that means the animals…
From ZAR 17 734
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Dulini Lodge

KRUGER NATIONAL PARK - SOUTH AFRICA - Set in the private Sabi Sand Game Reserve The Duluni Portfolio is a group of three luxury boutique safari lodges deservedly some of South Africa’s best, bringing a sense of indulgence to the long-standing safari tradition. The intimate and laid back Dulini lodge is positioned under the shade of mighty Ebony and Leadwood trees home to prolific birdlife.
From ZAR 14 100
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&Beyond Kirkman’s Kamp

KRUGER NATIONAL PARK - SOUTH AFRICA - Come to this premier lodge for sightings of leopard. Sightings of the Big Five are constant at &Beyond Kirkman’s Camp with professional game rangers and trackers. Gracious staff serve afternoon tea on the wrap-around veranda. Enjoy sumptuous dinners in the boma around the fire while rangers share their stories of the bushveld and its wildlife. Many years ago Harry Kirkman lived in this old homestead and hunted wildlife with a keen conservation ethic.
From ZAR 17 734
Sabi Sands Game Reserve

Dulini River Lodge

KRUGER NATIONAL PARK - SOUTH AFRICA - Soak up dramatic views of the Sand River in the Sabi Sand Game Reserve and constant wildlife sightings at one of South Africa’s premier game lodges, Dulini River Lodge. Sit in comfortable chairs on the verandas sipping a drink while elephants stroll into the river. Enjoy plush spacious suites spread out along the river bank – intimate service, breath-taking vistas,excellent game viewing and mouth-watering food.
From ZAR 17 734
Dulini Leadwood Lodge - Kruger National Park - South Africa

Dulini Leadwood Lodge

KRUGER NATIONAL PARK - SOUTH AFRICA - Book the picturesque Leadwood Lodge for your sole use if you want to experience true wilderness with your family or close friends. Spread out in only four intimate suites under the iconic Leadwood Trees that give the lodge its name. Find it in the fork of the Sand and Mabrak Rivers, barely impacting on the biodiversity surrounding it. This is the heart of the Sabi Sand Game Reserve, part of South Africa’s famous Kruger National Park.
From ZAR 13 615
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Chitwa Chitwa Private Game Lodge

KRUGER NATIONAL PARK - SOUTH AFRICA - Nestled in the unspoiled bush of the Sabi Sand find a stylishly intimate game lodge called Chitwa Chitwa. Originally a private family retreat, this splendid safari destination now enjoys place of pride on the banks of one of the largest lakes in the exclusive Sabi Sand Private Game Reserve. Look out for endangered species including African Wild Dog, Honey Badgers, Oxpeckers and Ground Hornbills. Designer suites which promote pure relaxation.
From ZAR 17 630

Londolozi Varty Camp

KRUGER NATIONAL PARK - SOUTH AFRICA - For nearly 90 years, Londolozi’s Varty Camp has been the strongly beating heart of Londolozi Game Reserve. Discover a sanctuary named after its founders, John and Dave Varty, who care holistically about the environment in the splendid Sabi Sand Game Reserve and the famous Kruger National Park. Families are welcome at this warm, inviting lodge with its beautifully designed accommodation and world class game viewing.
From ZAR 14 550

Sabi Sabi Bush Lodge

KRUGER NATIONAL PARK - SOUTH AFRICA - Overlooking a waterhole and an open savannah, Sabi Sabi Bush Lodge offers visitors a safari par excellence. Experience what has become known as a “luxury home in the bush” thanks to its service excellence, personalised attention and unrivalled 5-star family safari values. Enjoy morning and evening safaris in open safari vehicles where close encounters with the Big 5 are a regular occurrence. Environmental awareness walking safaris add an extra dimension to the bush experience.
From ZAR 31 930
Singita Boulders Lodge

Singita Boulders Lodge, Sabi Sand Reserve

KRUGER NATIONAL PARK - SOUTH AFRICA - Discover the incredible Singita Boulders Lodge on the banks of the Sand River, built into the rocky hillside to blend in with the natural environment. Watch the Big Five move between the Kruger and Sabi Sands Game Reserve on 4×4 safari trips through this 18 000 ha wilderness. An oasis in the bush where rustic furnishings have been created from fossilised tree stumps and where slabs of solid stone, wrought iron and leather are balanced with the soft, sensuality of sheepskin rugs and natural flax bed linen.
From ZAR 16 132
Lion Sands River Lodge

Lion Sands River Lodge

KRUGER NATIONAL PARK - SOUTH AFRICA - Discover a place of mind-boggling beauty where sheer tranquillity in nature takes you away from stressful life. Lion Sands River Lodge is an authentic safari experience in the Lion Sands Game Reserve, part of the greater Kruger National Park. Enjoy the 2 swimming pools (heated in winter), wooden viewing decks, secluded bird hide, conference room, Africology Health Spa & gymnasium, curio shop and open-air (Boma) dining area. Learn more about the wilderness than you ever thought possible.