Lion Sands Game Reserve

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Lion Sands Game Reserve Kruger Park is In one of the most beautiful the reserve has easy access to a river which runs year-round, ensuring a fantastic diversity of wildlife through both the dry and wet season.

The lodges offer comfort, service, amenities and facilities. This deluxe game lodge offers high standards of accommodation, service, amenities and facilities. The game rich reserve is in the southern region of the Lowveld a region in Africa which is well known for its spectacular game viewing.

The lodges are in the southern region of the reserve, an area in Africa which is well known for its spectacular safaris. There are two lodges namely the River and Ivory Lodge. Both chalets have a traditional African style combined with modern minimalism. Located in one of the most beautiful wilderness areas in the Southern Kruger and the only lodges to have substantial access to the perennial river, ensuring a fantastic diversity of wildlife through both the dry and wet season. 

Lion Sands Ivory Lodge

For the traveller who is looking for a more isolated and private safari adventure, the lodge is the preferred choice. The lodge is on the river providing magnificent views, extending onto the Kruger. Each 167 square meter suite features en-suite bathrooms, outdoor and inside showers, lounges with fireplaces, decks with pools.

The reception building is set apart from the main lodge at Ivory, ensuring that guests arrive and depart without compromising the privacy of the lodge experience. The main lodge and entrance building feature a private lounge and bar, wooden viewing decks, board-room, wine cellar, gymnasium and health spa, curio shop as well as both an indoor and open-air (Boma) dining area.

Lion Sands River Lodge

The thatched rooms at the Lion Sands River Lodge also offer guests en-suite bathrooms, outdoor showers, and beautiful viewing decks. The lodge also features a bar, lounge, bird hide, conference venue, gym, spa, curio shop, Boma and two swimming pools.

River Lodge is the soul of Lion Sands and has been built on the banks of the Sabie River, positioned on a site with trees dating back 800 years. Facing due east, the lodge catches the sun as it rises over the Kruger National Park. Hosted by a family of staff that make it feel like a home away from home, the lodge is about spirit, warmth and nature. Here you are invited to relax and experience African hospitality at its finest.


  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Ensuite private bathroom
  • Hairdryer
  • Housekeeping
  • Mini bar
  • Mosquito net
  • Outside Shower
  • Safe
  • Telephone

Facilities Available at Lion Sands Game Reserve

  • Boma
  • Conference venue
  • Gym
  • Spa
  • Swimming Pool
  • Wellness centre

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FAQs about Lion Sands Game Reserve
What is the contact number for reservations?

The contact numbers to make a reservation at Lion Sands Game Reserve are:

•  Cape Town Reservations +27 (0) 21 794 9050
•  Durban Reservations: +27 (0) 31 941 5945
•  Johannesburg Reservations: +27 (0) 10 446 8045.

Alternatively, you can check availability and book online by clicking here.

Where about is Lion Sands Game Reserve located?
Lion Sands Game Reserve is located at the following location / address: Lion Sands Game Reserve, Sabi Sands, Kruger Park.

The specials listed below will automatically be offered to you when proceeding through the booking process.

SeeMore Experience: 2 Free nights in Cape Town

Book 3 nights at Lion Sands Game Reserve (River, Narina, Tinga & Ivory Lodge) and receive an additional 2 FREE nights in Cape Town in a More Quarters Luxury Room.

Included in the rate:

  • Luxury accommodation
  • All meals
  • Teas/Coffees
  • Mini bar in room
  • Inclusive drinks & selected snacks (soft drinks, selection of beers, spirits & house wines)
  • Two game drives daily with FGASA qualified ranger & tracker
  • Game drive refreshments & snacks
  • Specified inclusive safari activities
  • Skukuza Airport transfers,
  • Wi-fi in public areas

Excluded from the rate:

  • Items of a personal nature
  • Premium beverages
  • All transfers to specified
  • Flights
  • Guest Conservation fees

Terms and Conditions:

  • Valid from 4 Jan – 17 Dec 2019 | 4 Jan – 19 Dec 2020 | 4 Jan – 30 April 2021
  • All promotions are subject to availability of rooms
  • Valid for individual bookings only, maximum 2 rooms/ 4 guest
  • MORE Quarters must be booked within the same travel itinerary as the related MORE Lodge comprised in this special offer
  • Enquiries must specify the name of the package (i.e. ‘SeeMORE’ etc). If not requested and stipulated as such at time of reservation with MORE, the package will not be honoured
  • Block-out dates: 18 December 2019 – 4 January 2020; 1 - 15 February 2020 & 1 - 15 February 2021
  • Packages cannot be combined
  • Based on a 3 night stay at Lion Sands

Big Cats and Big Blue: Lion Sands Ivory Lodge & MAIA Luxury Resort & Spa

Spend 3 nights at Lion Sands Ivory Lodge and 4 nights at MAIA Luxury Resort & Spa, and get a FREE NIGHT IN A LION SANDS TREEHOUSE as well as a 15 MINUTE HELICOPTER FLIP IN THE SEYCHELLES (worth E580)!

Valid for:
Valid from: 01 May 2019 – 20 December 2020
Block-out dates: 20 December 2019 – 03 January 2020

MAIA Luxury Resort & Spa

Discover a new kind of restorative luxury escape on the oldest islands in the world. Thirty acres of forest-garden fringed by porcelain-white sand is the setting for thirty private villas, each with dedicated, intuitive butler attention.
This private peninsula on Mahé in the Seychelles is defined by Whatever, Wherever, Whenever dining and beyond all-inclusive experiences.

Lion Sands Ivory Lodge
Ivory Lodge situated in Sabi Sand Game Reserve, South Africa, is a clean-lined masterpiece. Just eight low-slung Villas of glass, wood and  concrete meld into the riverscape.The lodge attracts those in search of time   away in their own space.
From your bed, deck or private plunge pool, this is one of  the best places to look in on Africa-  uninterrupted.   Here, hospitality is designed entirely around You and luxury.

*** Kindly contact our consultants for a quotation.

Included in the rate:

  • Inclusions as per property

Excluded from the rate:

  • Exclusions as per property

Terms and Conditions:

  • Valid for: Valid from: 01 May 2019 – 20 December 2020
    Block-out dates: 20 December 2019 – 03 January 2020
  • Subject to the availability of rooms
  • Must specify “The Great Escape” on enquiry
  • Bookable via your Agent/Destination Management Company (DMC)
  • Promotions cannot be combined
  • Other T&Cs may apply