An exclusive and private wildlife sanctuary on the banks of the Sabie River
Uncover the ultimate luxury safari at Lion Sands Game Reserve, known for its world-class wildlife viewing. In addition to the abundant wildlife and unique activities like guided bush walks and night time safaris. Highly skilled guides and rangers provide unparalleled knowledge of the local wildlife and culture.
Explore the reserve’s diverse landscape of rolling hills, grasslands, and wetlands and discover hidden gems like secluded water holes and remote wildlife sightings.
The reserve appeals to photographers seeking to capture the beauty and diversity of its wildlife and landscapes. Guests can also enjoy thrilling excursions and sightseeing tours, as well as a selection of premium wines to complement their meals.
Guests can enjoy the ultimate in comfort and exclusivity with luxury camps and lodges at Lion Sands Game Reserve, including the option to spend a night beneath the stars in their treehouse suites. Lion Sands Game Reserve offers a variety of luxurious accommodations, including Ivory Lodge, River Lodge, Narina Lodge, and Tinga Lodge. Each lodge features private suites with en-suite bathrooms, outdoor showers, and private decks overlooking the Sabie River or surrounding wilderness. The lodges also offer exclusive amenities, such as private plunge pools, gym facilities, and fully stocked minibars.With a commitment to conservation and sustainability, Lion Sands Game Reserve offers a true wilderness adventure.
What is the region known for?
Escape on a luxury safari at Lion Sands Game Reserve, offering world-class wildlife viewing, breathtaking landscapes, and exquisite dining tailored to individual preferences.
Wildlife: Safari Experience
See the big five and other animals on a world-class safari at Lion Sands Game Reserve, and capture stunning nocturnal and photographic moments.
Luxury Accommodation: Exclusive Retreats
Treat yourself to unparalleled luxury and exclusivity at the luxurious camps and lodges or spend the night beneath the stars in one-of-a-kind treehouse suites at Lion Sands Game Reserve.
Scenic Beauty: Pristine Landscapes
Immerse yourself in the pristine landscapes of rolling hills, grasslands, and wetlands at Lion Sands Game Reserve, and discover hidden gems like secluded water holes and remote wildlife sightings.
Cuisine: Exotic Flavors
Indulge in exquisite fine dining at Lion Sands Game Reserve with locally-sourced, organic ingredients and personalized menus for individual dietary restrictions, as well as private dining options for special occasions.
Adventure Activities: Thrilling Excursions
Explore the natural environment and culture of the area with unique activities like safaris, guided bush walks, wildlife tracking, and cultural tours at Lion Sands Game Reserve.
Exclusive Sightseeing Tours
Personalize your journey with a wide range of activities, from game drives and safaris to bush walks and cultural tours at Lion Sands Game Reserve.
Journey inspiration featuring South Africa’s Lion Sands Game Reserve
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Although it always includes the quintessential game drive, each destination offers exclusive activities that are unique to that location – this is what makes a safari in Southern Africa a truly exciting experience.
The best time to visit Lion Sands is during the dry winter months from May to September when the vegetation is less dense, and wildlife is easier to spot. However, the summer months from December to February also offer fantastic game viewing opportunities, with lush vegetation attracting a diverse range of animals.
Lion Sands is known for its diverse range of wildlife, including the Big Five: lions, leopards, rhinoceroses, elephants, and buffalos. Visitors may also spot other animals such as cheetahs, wild dogs, zebras, giraffes, and various antelope species. The reserve is also home to over 300 species of birds, making it a bird watcher’s paradise.
Lion Sands offers a range of luxury accommodations, including lodges and treehouses that blend seamlessly with the natural environment. Some of the most high-end options include the Ivory Lodge, the Treehouse, and the Tinga Lodge, all of which offer world-class amenities, personalized service, and stunning views of the surrounding wilderness.
Lion Sands encompasses a range of different terrains, including riverine forests, savannah grasslands, and rocky outcrops. Visitors can expect to explore diverse landscapes and ecosystems, with each offering unique wildlife viewing opportunities.
In addition to traditional game drives and walking safaris, Lion Sands offers a range of unique and unforgettable encounters, such as hot air balloon rides, helicopter tours, and starlit dinners in the bush. Visitors can also enjoy river cruises, birdwatching, and bush picnics, all while experiencing the magic of the African wilderness.
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