Lion Sands River Lodge


Where a family’s legacy lives on

Lion Sands River Lodge is a family legacy that has set the benchmark for authentic private safaris for a full four generations. Here you are guaranteed to be inspired by a true African experience whether you’re viewing the Big 5 by vehicle, exploring on foot or even spending a night under the stars in a luxury tree house.

Located alongside the Sabie River on its own 7,000 hectare reserve within the Southern Sabi Sand Region, Lion Sands River Lodge promises to be an exclusive experience. Get closer to the Big 5 than anywhere else in Africa on the lodge’s morning and evening game drives, enjoy a spa treatment or turn your gaze to the sky on a star safari. If a bit of relaxation is in order, grab a book and head for a shady spot on the river deck and soak in the sights and sounds of the magnificent Sabie River.

The lodge’s 12 Luxury Suites and 8 Superior Luxury Suites are a reflection of the spirit of Lion Sands - African hospitality, comfort and warmth. The Suites are dotted along the riverside and each offer a view of the river or the surrounding bush, allowing you to hold court over your own private piece of Africa.



  • Big 5 game-viewing in the Sabi Sand Game Reserve
  • Two luxury tree houses within the reserve
  • Family, hospitality and warmth
  • A shaded deck overlooking the Sabie River and beyond
  • A maximum of six guests per game-drive vehicle, making for an exclusive experience
Big 5 Restaurant on premises Gym Malaria area Safari destination Spa Swimming pool


Lion Sands River Lodge
Sabi Sand Private Game Reserve
Kruger National Park
South Africa

Lion Sands River Lodge is a family-owned lodge tucked away in a Big 5 private reserve within the Sabi Sand Game Reserve, a predator-rich area adjacent to the Kruger National Park. Enjoy warm African hospitality along the banks of the Sabie River, the thrill of daily morning and evening game drives or (for the adventurous) a night under the stars in a secluded, luxury tree house. 

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