Sabi Sabi Private Game Reserve

Kruger National Park, South Africa

About Sabi Sabi Private Game Reserve

For many, the opportunity to look a wizened elephant in the eye, stalk a lonesome leopard, hear the guttural roar of a lion, witness the sheer strength of a buffalo, and admire the lolloping grace of a rhino is the opportunity of a lifetime.

At Sabi Sabi, the Big Five thrives in a pristine wilderness where respect for all living things is more than a mantra – it’s a way of life.

This award-winning Kruger National Park accommodation lies deep within the African bushveld, with four unique safari lodges all perched in unrivalled settings. The Sabi Sabi experience is synonymous with exceptional service, luxury accommodation, unforgettable food, and meaningful, up-close wildlife encounters.

Highly qualified rangers and trackers take guests deep into the bush, where cheetahs race across the planes, wild dogs play in energetic packs, Pel’s fishing owls hide in the trees, and fiery-necked nightjars sing to welcome the moon.

Why We Love Sabi Sabi Private Game Reserve

  • As one of the original bush lodges in the Sabi Sand reserve, Sabi Sabi Private Game Reserve boasts a long history with over 100 years of operation and is synonymous with the quintessential safari experience.
  • Dedicated to the conservation of the natural landscape, Sabi Sabi’s philosophy of ‘yesterday, today and tomorrow’ sees a strong focus on the preservation of Africa’s wilderness today so it flourishes tomorrow.
  • Sabi Sabi Bush Lodge is family friendly. Here, children can enjoy a number of hands-on, interactive activities at the awesome EleFun Centre, all of which are supervised by trained professionals.

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Activities at Sabi Sabi Private Game Reserve

  Night drives

  Safari game drives

  Walking safaris

  Spa

  EleFun Centre

Our Favourite Memories from Sabi Sabi

  Driving through a buffalo breeding herd with Zwai.

 Learning about the Shangaan legend of the Buffalo Thorn tree.

  Finding aardwolf tracks during an early morning game drive.

Mother and baby elephant outside Bush Lodge at Sabi Sabi Game Reserve
Nighttime dining under the stars at Sabi Sabi Little Bush Lodge
Bedroom of luxury villa at Sabi Sabi Bush Lodge
Lounge of Little Bush Lodge at Sabi Sabi Game Reserve
Private plunge pool on the patio of a luxury suite at Earth Lodge at Sabi Sabi Game Reserve

Bush Lodge

Situated in the heart of the bush, Bush Lodge offers 25 eclectic suites, including two luxury villas and a presidential suite. Perfect for families, this intimate lodge is known as a ‘luxury home in the bush’, with exceptional views of the waterhole and the expansive open plain.

  • Incredible game viewing due to the waterhole and plain.
  • Multiple amenities including two pools, the Amani Spa, and large viewing decks.
  • The EleFun centre for children.

Earth Lodge

As Africa’s ‘most environmentally sensitive lodge’, Earth Lodge melts into its surrounds with its exquisite natural design. Thirteen ultra-luxurious suites, including the Amber Presidential Suite, each boast individual designs, a private plunge pool and glass-fronted bathroom.

  • A panorama of uninterrupted bushveld makes for incredible game viewing.
  • Natural wooden sculptures by Geoffrey Armstrong add a unique touch.
  • Wine lovers will delight in spending time in the underground cellar with over 6000 rare wines.

Little Bush Camp

Shaded by a canopy of indigenous riverine trees, Little Bush Camp is the perfect destination for small groups seeking a private hideaway. Six luxury suites, each boasting a private viewing deck and heated spa bath, all offer exceptional vistas of the adjacent riverbed.

  • Intimate accommodation for small groups.
  • Delicious dinners served under lantern-lit trees.
  • Abundant wildlife.

Selati Camp

Comprising seven suites, each with a private alfresco shower, Selati Camp lies beneath a canopy of stars and indigenous trees. Colonial décor signals the area’s history by hinting at the discontinued Selati railway line which rests not too far from the camp.

  • Amazing game viewing.
  • The romantic Lourenco Marques suite ideal for honeymooners.
  • Incredible cuisine served on thatched decks alongside the Msuthu riverbed.

Kruger National Park Accommodation

Browse a collection of exquisite safari lodges and bush camps in the Kruger National Park.

Leopard sighting during safari game drive at Rattray’s on MalaMala

Rattray’s on MalaMala

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Safari game drive sunset drinks and snacks in the Kruger National Park

Singita Game Reserve

The grandest safari accommodation in the Kruger National Park, Singita Game Reserve boasts unparalleled levels of luxury and utter opulence at every turn.

Woman having an outdoor bat watching a herd of elephant at the watering hole at the Londolozi Private Game Reserve Private Granite Suites

Londolozi Private Game Reserve

Unsurpassed luxury, impeccable vistas and thriving leopard populations hiding just out of plain sight, Londolozi Private Game Reserve is a wilderness oasis with conservation at its core.

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