Lion Sands River Lodge
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.
Enhance your Lion Sands experience by spending a night in Chalkley Treehouse, a secure, completely private and lavish platform built around a majestic 500-year-old Leadwood Tree. Embrace a night under the stars away from noise and clutter, where you are fully immersed into the essence of nature's tranquil magnificence. A 10-minute drive from Lion Sands River Lodge, the tree house is completely secluded, offering guests a uniquely private safari adventure under the stars - a rare experience that few places in the world can offer.
- Luxury bush retreat in the game rich Sabi Sands Reserve
- View wildlife from your private deck
- Signature riverbed dinners
- Excellent guides and trackers
At a glance
- 18 Rooms
- 10 years +
- Open All Year
- Family Rooms
- All Inclusive
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Adventures and activities to ensure lifetime memories are made. From unforgettable thrills to indulgent relaxation, choose those that appeal most.
Big 5 Safari
Guided Walking Safari
Star Gazing/Star Bed
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