Lion Sands Private Game Reserve is located in the world famous Sabi Sand Game Reserve forming part of the greater Kruger National Park. River Lodge has been built on the banks of the Sabie River, positioned on a site with trees dating back 800 years.
There are 12 luxury and 8 superior luxury thatched bedrooms with en-suite bathroom, outdoor & inside shower & wooden viewing deck to capitalise on the spectacular river views.
The food is excellent and the expertise of the Lion Sands rangers and trackers means that not only will you get to see masses of game, but you'll learn a whole lot about the bush too. There is a unique programme of activities for guests to tailor-make their stay including the famous Chalkley Treehouse experience.
How to get to Lion Sands River Lodge
The drive time from the Kruger Mpumlanga Airport is approximately 1. 45 hours, from Johannesburg 5 hours, from Skukuza 25 min and from Hoedspruit Airport 2.15 hours. SA Airlink has one flight daily from Johannesburg to the Sabi Sands Game Reserve (Mala Mala Airfield).
Activities at Lion Sands River Lodge
Morning and evening game drives, bush walks, bird watching, astronomy, bush breakfasts and dinners, river walks, hippo tours, safari lunches, wildlife lectures, boma dinners, clay pigeon shooting, wellness treatments, local village experiences.
Lion Sands River Lodge Video
Georgina Denham & Matthew Schofield5
We actually stayed at Ivory Lodge as we were upgraded due to a fire at River Lodge. I honestly don't have the words to describe this place! I could cry thinking about it!! What a beautiful lodge, elegant, pristine, immaculate and so well maintained.The staff were incredible, always one step ahead of your needs and get to know you so well in such a short period of time. We had some…Read full trip review
Justine Skillett & Alan Lamb5
Out of this world! It was simply magical, surreal! The facilities were beautiful, the attention to detail absolutely amazing, the staff so attentive, we felt very spoilt. The game drives were the most amazing thing we'd ever done and experienced. The food was really fabulous.Read full trip review
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