Lion Sands Game Reserve - South African Safari


Lion Sands is an award-winning private game reserve, which is situated in the Sabi Sands Game Reserve and is the only private reserve to have access to the perennial Sabie River, which it shares with the Kruger National Park.

With 10 kilometres of riverfront ensuring a great diversity of wildlife, Lion Sands Private Game Reserve in South Africa promises an African safari of a lifetime.

Lion Sands Private Game Reserve

View of evening boma dining experience.


Lion Sands Game Reserve is home to magnificent wildlife, including Elephant, Leopard, Buffalo, Rhino and Lion that can be viewed on unforgettable game drives. Lion Sands has built a reputation on the philosophy of delivering a consistently professional, informative and holistic safari experience, ensuring that all spheres of the eco-system are covered as to the needs of the guests.

Safari Lodge Accommodation Overview

Lion Sands Private Game Reserve offers accommodation at 3 exclusive lodges, each one unique with special features. The lodges are situated on the banks of the Sabie River, offering magnificent views. While staying at any Lion Sands lodge you can book a magical night sleeping under the stars at the exclusive Chalkley Treehouse and Kingston Treehouse.

Lion Sands River Lodge

View of room interior and its amazing views.Lion Sands River Lodge is decorated in old African style, and offers outstanding accommodation with a private viewing deck and a refreshing outside shower. The lodge has 2 swimming pools and a gym. The pristine location is excellent for game viewing.

Lion Sands Ivory Lodge

Interior view of dining area with a tree in the middle.Ivory Lodge is sophisticated, yet simple and boasts an African Euro elegance. Ivory lodge has wooden viewing decks, a wine cellar, gymnasium and health spa. Activities include guided walks and exquisite bush breakfasts.

1933 at Lion Sands

An exterior view of the Lion Sands 1933 Lodge.1933 at Lion Sands is situated on the banks of the Sabie River and provides guests with beautiful views and privacy. This exclusive-use lodge is decorated with natural fibers to compliment its beautiful natural surroundings. Great for families and groups wanting privacy.

Things to Do

View of rhinos on a game drive.Activities at Lion Sands Private Game Reserve include game drives, game walks, bush breakfasts/dinners, full moon walks, river tours, safari lunches and wildlife lectures. Guests interested in astronomy, can enjoy stargazing on evening game drives.

Top 5 Safari Activities in Lion Sands Game Reserve


  • Excellent game drives led by knowledgeable guides

  • Attend to your wellness at the Lalamuka Health Spa

  • Spend a magical night in the bush sleeping in a star bed

  • Enjoy romantic candle lit private bush dinners

  • Explore the region on guided walking safaris


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