Lion Sands River Lodge

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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.

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Lion Sands River Lodge Reviews

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Client Score: 5 out of 5 based on 5 reviews 5 View more reviews
Lion Sands River Lodge

Justine Skillett & Alan Lamb

5

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.

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Lion Sands River Lodge

Mary Ellen Maddalone & Michael James Somma

5

AMAZING!!!!! The lodge was so luxurious and the staff were beyond incredible. Everything was perfect - the hotel decor, the room, the food, pool, safari guides. The food was out of this world and we had the time of our lives on the safari. I would highly recommend this hotel to anyone traveling to South Africa.

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Lion Sands River Lodge

Ms Reiko Moriguchi & family

5

Luxurious lodge on a picturesque setting. Guest rooms are gorgeous with sumptuous bedroom and bathroom. Staff is friendly and they are there to please you in any way possible. Each game drives were exciting and the ranger and trackers knowledge about the area and animals were impressive. Food is delicious and it is a top restaurant quality and service.

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Cost Per Person
From $7,230 (Includes international flights from JFK)
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Locations
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9
Cost Per Person
From $3,170 (Includes international flights from JFK)
Countries
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Locations
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19
Cost Per Person
From $5,810 (Includes international flights from JFK)
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Locations
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Days
19
Cost Per Person
From $7,760 (Includes international flights from JFK)
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