Sabi Sands Safari

Offering undeniably the best safari experience in South Africa, the Sabi Sands Game Reserve is the pinnacle of a private wilderness retreat. Spectacular game viewing, with perhaps the world's best leopard sightings, and luxurious accommodation secure this reserve's position in the upper echelons of Africa's elite.

Sundowners - Photo by And Beyond With a Sabi Sands safari experience incredibe elephant sightings - Nottens Giraffe - Bushwalk at Elephant Plains

Sabi Sands Highlights

  • Phenomenal leopard sightings
  • Incredible Big 5 game viewing and over 300 bird species to discover
  • Luxurious and exclusive safari properties
  • Exciting activities, with bush walks and night drives led by highly trained guides

Set adjacent to the Kruger National Park, animals pass freely across the border between the Kruger and Sabi Sands, affording an unparalleled game viewing extravaganza. The Big 5 - leopard, lion, buffalo, elephant and rhino - are present in the reserve, however, it is leopard sightings that remain one of the biggest highlights. As the most elusive member of the Big 5, these magnificent big cats are often seen on a Sabi Sands safari, something few other reserves can lay claim to. The Big 5 are hardly the only wildlife reason to stay on the reserve; you can expect to find an endless roster of species and over 300 different types of bird.

Within the Sabi Sands are a number of exclusive properties, ranging from the ultimate in bush luxury to sophisticated safari chic. Guides lead exciting excursions into the wilderness, with exhilarating game drives joined by daring bush walks and insightful night drives.

Selected Sabi Sands Itineraries

Our favorite itineraries, showcasing the best of Sabi Sands

All South Africa Itineraries
Lion - Game drive

Kruger Safari and Mauritius Holiday

Cost Per Person
From $5,010 (Includes international flights from JFK)
South Africa
Sabi Sands
Picnic at the spot by Andrew Howard

Cape Town, Kruger and Seychelles Honeymoon

Cost Per Person
From $7,270 (Includes international flights from JFK)
South Africa
Cape Town, Sabi Sands, Mahe
Exeter Deck

Kruger Safari and Benguerra Island Mozambique Beach Holiday

Cost Per Person
From $7,740 (Includes international flights from JFK)
South Africa
Bazaruto Archipelago, Sabi Sands

Best of Both Luxury Singita Fly In with Free Night and Free Flight

Cost Per Person
From $10,570 (Includes international flights from JFK)
South Africa
Sabi Sands, Kruger National Park

Sabi Sands Accommmodation

All South Africa accommodations
  • Chitwa Chitwa Private Game Lodge

    Set on the banks of one of the Sabi Sand's largest lake, Chitwa Chitwa Private Game Lodge assures excellent game viewing with wildlife drawn to the lake as a water source

  • Kirkman's Kamp

    One of Sabi Sands best loved camps, Kirkman's Kamp boasts spectacular views of the Sand River and surrounding wilderness. Expect incredible leopard sightings and Big 5 game viewing.

  • Lion Sands Ivory Lodge
    Esterno di notte

    Situated in the Sabi Sands Game Reserve, Lion Sands Ivory Lodge is an award winning property that boasts phenomenal views of the Sabie River and superb game viewing.

  • Simbambili Game Lodge
    Elephants next to lodge

    Placed alongside the Manyeleti River in the celebrated Sabi Sands Game Reserve, Simbambili Lodge offers comfortable suites with views over the nearby waterhole and savannah grassland.

  • Singita Boulders Lodge

    Found on the banks of the Sand River, Singita Boulders Lodge affords guests incredible game viewing and luxury accommodation in the famous Sabi Sand Reserve.

  • Singita Ebony Lodge
    Dining room

    Singita Ebony Lodge is found in the heart of the incredible Sabi Sands Private Reserve and affords impeccable game viewing, luxury accommodation and a range of phenomenal facilities.

  • Arathusa Safari Lodge
    Luxury room

    Set in the renowned Sabi Sand Reserve, make the most of the waterhole adjacent to camp with some casual game viewing and relax in excellent accommodation surrounded by wilderness.

  • Dulini Leadwood Lodge

    This intimate and private lodge affords excellent game viewing and the chance to see over 300 species of bird. Leadwood's four suites are spacious and inviting boasting private pools and a wooden viewing deck.

  • Dulini Lodge

    Situated in the famed Sabi Sands, expect incredible game viewing, exclusive accommodation and exceptional service. The lodge ensures privacy with room for only 12 guests.

  • Dulini River Lodge

    Surrounded by ebony trees, Dulini River Lodge is set in the spectacular Sabi Sands, renowned for its Big 5 game viewing. Luxury accommodation and high standards of service complement incredible wildlife sightings.

  • Leopard Hills Private Game Reserve
    Luxury suite bedroom

    This luxury lodge is found in the famous Sabi Sands Private Game Reserve and offers breath-taking Big 5 game viewing, exclusive accommodation and outstanding cuisine.

  • Lion Sands River Lodge

    Set in the world famous Sabi Sands Game Reserve, experience unparalleled game viewing from Lion Sands River Lodge. Enjoy the luxury of spectacular wilderness and exceptional guiding.

  • Rattrays on Mala Mala

    A luxury safari lodge in the Sabi Sands Game Reserve, Rattray's on Mala Mala is decorated in colonial style and offers phenomenal game viewing.

  • Savanna Lodge
    Executive suite

    Found in the celebrated Sabi Sands Game Reserve, from this exclusive lodge experience Africa's Big 5, spectacular service and stay in luxury.

  • Londolozi Tree Camp

    Relax in the luxury of Tree Lodge, with rooms featuring a private pool/ Jacuzzi and enjoy fantastic game viewing in the Londolozi Game Reserve.

  • Londolozi Varty Camp
    Lounge area

    Londolozi?s Varty Camp is set in the heart of the Sabi Sand Game Reserve in the exclusive Londolozi Reserve. Experience luxury accommodation and incredible game viewing.

  • Nottens Bush Camp
    area piscina

    One of the Sabi Sands original game lodges and situated in one of its best game viewing areas, Notten?s Bush Camp offers an authentic safari experience.