Lion Sands River Lodge

Kruger Bordering Reserves

An elegant lodge set on the banks of the Sabie River in the Sabi Sand Game Reserve. Under the same ownership Ivory, Narina and Tinga lodges plus various treehouse options.


On the banks of the Sabie River in the Lion Sands private concession within the Sabi Sands Game Reserve, a private reserve of about 650 km² on the western border of Kruger National Park.


12 luxury rooms, 6 superior luxury rooms and 2 river suites, all with private viewing deck and en-suite bathroom. Facilities include a swimming pool.


Day and night game drives in 4×4 open vehicles, walking safaris, stargazing, treehouse sleep-out and visit to the local Shangana village.


The reserve is known for its high concentration of game, including the “Big 5” and particularly the elusive leopard, spotted frequently. The area is also home to giraffe, zebra, a variety of antelope species and more than 500 bird species.


A beautiful lodge set in a stunning riverside location within the Sabi Sands Game Reserve. Family owned, the Lion Sands Game Reserve offers the unique opportunity to spend a romantic night at Chalkley’s, Kingston or Tinyeleti treehouse. The Sabi Sands is the most famous private reserve of Kruger, renowned for exclusivity, close wildlife encounters and leopard sightings.