Chitwa Chitwa Private Game Lodge

Chitwa Chitwa Private Game Lodge is situated on the banks of one of the largest lakes of the exclusive 63,000 hectare Sabi Sand Private Game Reserve which forms part of the greater Kruger National Park. The ideal location and design of the camp means that you can be assured of superb game viewing from the main lounge and dining while remaining inconspicuous to the groups of wild animals assembling at the water's edge - the perfect environment to relax, unwind and absorb the sights, sounds and scents of Africa.

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  • Flexible booking terms
  • Secured deposit
  • 100% financial protection
  • Stringent safety & hygiene standards
  • Tried & trusted by our clients
  • Emergency medical care

Each of the 6 individually decorated suites opens onto a private deck with a plunge pool that overlooks the nearby lake - a popular drinking hole for a wealth of wildlife. The lodge also offers a library, gym, swimming pool, curio shop and spa.

Getting There

Situated in the northern area of the Sabi Sand and access is via the Gowrie Gate near the Orpen Gate of the Kruger National Park. A direct flight from Johannesburg takes approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes. Direct flights also from Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport (35 minutes flying time) and Eastgate Airport (Hoedspruit) with 25 minutes flying time. Road transfer from Johannesburg to Chitwa Chitwa takes approximately 5 hours or a scenic 3 hour drive from Nelspruit.


The Chitwa experience offers memorable game drives and bush-walks under the guidance of professional rangers and trackers. Trips to the Dixie village are available for guests to experience the Chitwa Trust initiatives.

Read what our previous clients thought of Chitwa Chitwa Private Game Lodge

Review of Chitwa Chitwa Private Game Lodge

Sydney Jones

The staff, from management to the tracker and guide, and wait staff were phenomenal. Everyone was very attentive without being intrusive. We really enjoyed getting to know both our guide Dylan and tracker Randsan as well as our head waiter Johan. They made us feel at home. The chef was also amazing. We loved every dish he made (especially the family style barbecue) and enjoyed talking with him about his…

07/05/2022 Read full trip review

Review of Chitwa Chitwa Private Game Lodge

Cristine Osteen

Incredible!!!! I left them a TripAdvisor review too, which I've included below: We spent 4 nights at Chitwa Chitwa at the end of last week as we closed out our honeymoon, and we were SO pleased that we saved the best for last!!! Words simply can't describe the beauty of Sabi Sands wildlife and the expertise of Dylan and Ranson's field guide and tracker work. Their teamwork to execute picture-perfect…

07/04/2022 Read full trip review

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