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Kruger Park & Sabi Sands

Safari Lodges

Our Kruger and Sabi Sands lodges

Our selection of Kruger and Sabi Sands lodges represent some of the finest safari accommodation in Africa. And you’ll have one of the widest ranges to choose from too: traditional thatched lodges, lamp-lit tented camps and modern, sculpted safari villas.

Some of our top lodge recommendations are the crème de la crème of safari accommodation. Facilities range from private pools, gyms and luxury spas to bird-watching hides and yoga studios. But you’ll also have a choice of more budget-friendly lodges and camps that welcome families with children, offering child-minders, junior ranger programmes, and kids’ menus. The standards of service and guiding are very high at all lodges and you’ll enjoy a wide range of activities – game drives, guided walks, night drives and community visits.

Browse our recommended Kruger and Sabi Sands lodges or simply contact us for information on which lodge would be suitable for your needs and budget.

Savanna Lodge
Savanna Lodge
In Short: One of our favourites
Location: Sabi Sand Reserve, Kruger Park, South Africa
Known for its intimate, homely atmosphere & superb Big 5 sightings, Savanna offers family-based safaris as well as plenty of privacy for romantic travellers. There’s a gym & swimming pool plus a floodlit waterhole for armchair game viewing.
USD 855p/p sharing
In Short: Enjoy luxurious intimacy at this 6-chalet hideaway
Location: Sabi Sand Reserve, Kruger Park, South Africa
Personalised service & excellent game viewing are on offer at Dulini, one of the smallest camps in Sabi. Your air-conditioned suite has its own plunge pool & viewing deck; lodge facilities include a gym, Wi-Fi & baby sitters.
USD 1285p/p sharing
Umlani Bushcamp
Umlani Bushcamp
In Short: Eco safari lodge that is off the beaten tourist track
Location: Timbavati Private Nature Reserve, Greater Kruger NP
The beautifully designed eco lodge is off the grid and beaten tourist track, offering intimate and thrilling wildlife encounters, award-winning meals and a chance to reconnect with nature in one of Africa's world-renowned, unspoilt wilderness reserves.
USD 342p/p sharing
Senalala Luxury Safari Camp
Senalala Luxury Safari Camp
In Short: Intimate exclusivity for friends & families
Location: Klaserie Reserve, Kruger Park, South Africa
A dry riverbed separates the camp from our waterhole, allowing visitors to view many of the animals directly from their rooms, one of the social seating areas, the dining area or the pool.
USD 385p/p sharing
Umkumbe Safari Lodge
Umkumbe Safari Lodge
In Short: Stylish affordability at the heart of Sabi
Location: Sabi Sand Reserve, Kruger Park, South Africa
Owner-run Umkumbe is all about delivering a genuine Big 5 safari at a great value price; you’ll enjoy all the thrills of game drives & walks plus the comforts of a traditional rustic lodge, set overlooking the Sand River.
USD 292p/p sharing
Notten’s Bush Camp
Notten’s Bush Camp
In Short: A great choice for intimate affordability
Location: Sabi Sand Reserve, Kruger Park, South Africa
Family-owned & run Notten’s is one of Sabi’s original lodges; its high rate of returning guests is testament to its impeccable service & thrilling Big 5 experience. Recommended for romantic travel, Notten’s also offers community tours.
USD 500p/p sharing
Londolozi Private Granite
Londolozi Private Granite
In Short: No-one does a luxury Big 5 safari better!
Location: Sabi Sand Reserve, Kruger Park, South Africa
Defining the standards of service, accommodation & cuisine on safari, Londolozi Granite Suites offer unsurpassed style & comfort for discerning travellers & honeymooners. Enjoy amazing game viewing, private pools and massages.
USD 2065p/p sharing
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on a Kruger/ Sabi Sand Safari

1. Go on a Game Drive

Led by your professional guide & eagle-eyed tracker, morning & afternoon game drives are the highlights of a Sabi Sands safari. Off-road driving is permitted for extra close-up sightings.

2. Walk the Wild Side

A guided nature walk gives you the chance to see the smaller details & enjoy some excellent bird watching. For the truly adventurous, multi-day guided hikes are available in the Kruger Park.

3. Look for Leopards

Everybody wants to see one; go on a Sabi Sands safari & you’re more or less guaranteed. It’s Africa’s best destination for up-close sightings of leopards. Ask us about the best ‘leopard lodges’.

4. Explore the Night

A spot-lit night drive gives you the chance to spot Africa’s seldom-seen nocturnal animals such as bush babies, giant eagle-owls, porcupines & serval cats. You’ll be back in time for dinner.

5. Watch the Waterhole

With accommodation set overlooking water, the best game viewing is often enjoyed from an armchair on a shaded terrace. Sit back with a drink & watch the action unfold in front of you.

6. Bring the Kids

Dedicated staff, family safari programmes, kids menus & baby sitters – there’s no excuse for leaving the children at home! Ask us about the best family camps in Kruger & Sabi Sands

7. Be Treated like Royalty!

Many lodges have well-earned reputations for world-class cuisine & service, offering sophisticated spa treatments, private dining & beauty pampering – perfect for honeymooners & discerning safari travellers.

8. Get Involved

You’ll also have the chance to see another side to your Kruger safari. Learn about conservation programmes, visit local communities & contribute to development initiatives.

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It was a safari of a lifetime and exceeded all of our expectations!

Our mom grew up in Central and South Africa so we had visited the continent many times. My sister and I wanted to take our teens and husbands to Africa to experience the magic. We had a limited budget but big and specific expectations and by some miracle Walter was able to manage both.

Heather (USA)
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Safari Online understood our needs and was able to present us with sensible options to choose from. It was evident that this tour operator has knowledgable and experienced agents who can arrange a seemless tour. We were provided with a professional online itinary which was comprehensive and easy to use, knew exactely what to expect, and encountered no stumble blocks along the way.

Gwen (AU)
Very helpful good suggestions for holiday ideas always available for questions good organising

Excellent service and they supplied good suggestions for our holiday they also organised all internal flights and arranged check in for us so we had no worries while on holiday. We have had a most memorable holiday staying at wonderful places thanks to Sabrina and Safari Online. Would recommend Safari Online to organise your holiday.

Lorraine (UK)
Walter has always been an excellent communicator and has supported us fully

We have been to Africa for 24 of the last 27 years so know a bit about what is involved. Walter has arranged the details for the last couple of years, and has done a superb job. He is always quick to respond and comes up with answers immediately……..no evasive tactics, always head-on!

Roger (UK)
Karina was absolutely instrumental to our safari success.

Our experience with Safari Online was excellent. After becoming very frustrated trying to search for a safari destination on our own, we turned to Karina for help and she was a lifesaver.  We had an amazing safari adventure at the lodge–the experience of a lifetime–and are so grateful for her help. We literally couldn’t have done it without her!

Chris (USA)
Best trip I have ever been on. Highly recommend.

Would highly recommend. Safari online asked questions when booking and were efficient and knew exactly what we were looking for in terms of accommodation and animals were wanted to see. Gave advice on a few little extras with no pressure, which we did and am very grateful which make trip even more exciting. Would definitely recommend booking with them.

Safari Online made our fantastic family holiday dream come true!!

Safari Online have been nothing but professional and incredible from the time we made our first enquiry to the last day of our stunning holiday. Nothing was too much trouble for Walter. We are now starting to plan our next family Safari for 2019. Guess who we will be booking with??? Safari Online we hope you are ready!!!!!

Penni (AU)
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Ann and Mario (Canada)
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Communication was excellent – I asked A LOT of questions and did a ton of research myself and Walter was extremely patient with me and very responsive. he was straight forward and extremely professional. Tour itself was excellent – an incredible experience and one never to be forgotten. Everything was spot on.

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