The Kruger National Park's largest rest camp, as well as its administrative headquarters, Skukuza is situated on the southern banks of the Sabie River. Well foliaged, with lofty trees along the river's edge.
Distinct thatched peaks that peep over the tree-line and flashes of burnt orange through lush Leadwood trees signal guests’ arrival at Hoyo Hoyo Safari Lodge, set on the banks of the Mluwati River in the heart of the Kruger National Park.
Reminiscent of an Out of Africa experience, a stay at Hamiltons Tented Camp is one that will remain etched in memory, much like the contribution the lodge’s namesake, James Stevenson-Hamilton, made to the national park the camp now calls home for more tha
Sheltered in a riverine forest overlooking the seasonal Nwaswitsontso river, Imbali is built on the site of a 400-year-old African settlement that has yielded such evidence of an ancient culture as clay pots, bone tools and grinding stones.
Named after a nearby hill under which Voortrekker Willem Pretorius, of Carl Trichardt's 1848 expedition to Delagoa Bay, is buried, Pretoriuskop camp is one of the oldest in the park.
Kiaat Bungalows can sleep 13 guest in 5 different type units.
Chalet #277 at the Kruger Park Lodge has 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. The chalet is self-catering, with a fully equipped kitchen (microwave, stove/oven, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, and cutlery). The kitchen flows onto an open plan dining and lounge...
Sabi Sands Accommodation - Kruger National Park & Lowveld, Mpumalanga
For the ultimate in luxurious Kruger Park accommodation offering excellent food, wine and service, superb Sabi Sands, accommodation is second to none.
For an authentic Kruger Park bushveld experience, stay in Sabi Sands accommodation (Bush Lodge Catered), set on the banks of the Mutlumuvi Riverbed in the Kruger National Park, where guests can relax, take in the views from the shaded patio, and watch the abundant wildlife amble down to the waterhole. Sabi Sands Tented accommodation offers comfortably furnished African explorer safari style tents built in authentic pioneer tradition, with the serenity of a 19th century naturalists rest, nestled in an Acacia Knobthorn thicket.
Sabi Sands offers guests an unparalleled safari experience in the midst of a vast 65,000 hectare privately owned Mpumalanga safari game reserve adjacent to the Kruger National Park. For a stretch of 50km, the boundary between the Kruger Park and Sabi Sands is unfenced, allowing the wildlife to wander from one reserve to the other, making this Mpumalanga Lowveld area the most highly habituated in Africa. Sabi Sands Guest Houses are undoubtedly the best place in the world to see the elusive leopard, and with the Big Five - lion, leopard, buffalo, elephant and rhino, moving freely to and from Kruger Park, Sabi Sands accommodation offers exceptional big game viewing.
Flowing through Sabi Sands is the Sand River, as well as the Sabie River, and because of this rich water source, Sabi Sands is considered the most pristine, bio-diverse South African Game Reserve, with an abundance of animals and birdlife, guaranteeing wildlife enthusiasts and photographers the most profound Kruger National Park, Sabi Sands safari adventure.
Adjacent to Sabi Sands accommodation, the Kruger National Park covers nearly 2 million hectares of land that stretches for 352 kilometres from north to south along the Mozambique border. Mostly situated in the Lowveld, it's in this open woodland interspersed with trees and long grass in which you'll find the safari Big Five and the birding Big Six. Explore the Kruger Park as a self-drive or on a guided tour - other exciting options include walking safaris, mountain bike trails and 4x4 trails.
Visit other towns near Kruger Park, Sabi Sands:
Hazyview - 52.2km from Sabi Sands accommodation via R536
Malelane - 84km from Sabi Sands guest houses via Malelane - Skukuza Rd/H3
White River - 97.1km from Sabi Sands accommodation via R536 and R40
Komatiepoort - 109km from Sabi Sands B&Bs via Skukuza - Lower Sabi Rd/H4-1 and H4-2
Marloth Park - 117km from Sabi Sands guest houses via Malelane - Skukuza Rd/H3
What to do on your Sabi Sands safari adventure:
Fish the Sands River: With over 37 different types of fish in the Sand River, you are almost guaranteed to get lucky.
Night time game viewing: When the sun sets, the Kruger bush comes alive with nocturnal animals that come out from their lairs to hunt or head down to the water hole to drink.
Search for the Sabi Sands 'Secret 7': Not as easy to find as the Big 5, see if you can find the 'Secret 7' - serval, African wild cat, aardvark, pangolin, large-spotted genet, civet, and the porcupine.
Sabi Sands Photographic safari: For those with a passion for photography, your Sabi Sands guide is prepared to wait patiently while you capture the perfect photo.
Adventure Golf: Visit Skukuza (15.4km from Sabi Sands accommodation),
Dine under the stars in Sabi Sands accommodation: Relish the crisp cool evening around the boma fire, then dine under the stars in the heart of the Kruger bush.
When to visit Sabi Sands:
High Summer - December to March can be extremely hot, so guests are advised to visit Sabi Sands during early spring and summer - August to November, when game viewing includes baby animals.
What to wear on your Sabi Sands safari:
When game viewing, leave your bright colours packed, and rather wear muted shades. Don't forget the hat and sunscreen, and warm clothes during winter for those chilly nights.
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