TripAdvisor Traveller Rating
TripAdvisor
Click to show reviews
  • 20 Comfortable Luxury Suites
  • Sabi Sands Game Reserve
  • Exceptional Big Five Viewing
  • Award Winning & Excellent Rated

River Lodge is the soul of the Lion Sands Game Reserve and has been built on the banks of the Sabie River, positioned on a site with trees dating back 800 years. Here you are invited to relax and experience African hospitality at its finest.

The public areas at River Lodge offer guests the following: a private lounge and bar with fireplace, an outdoor safari lounge, 2 swimming pools (heated in winter), wooden viewing decks, a secluded bird hide, a magnificent River Deck built on the river, a conference room, Africology Health Spa & gymnasium, curio shop & both an indoor and open-air (Boma) dining area. The Mack & Madi kids' programme will delight young explorers while the adults get close-up game viewing experiences.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Rated one of the Top 20 Lodges in Africa
  • Idyllic romantic setting
  • Situated between Sabi Sand Game Reserve and Kruger National Park
  • Exceptional wildlife experience
  • Exquisite accommodation with extraordinary views
  • Dedicated Mack & Madi kids' programme

Facilities

General

  • 24-hour Security
  • Bar
  • Eco Friendly
  • Gym
  • Internet Access
  • Library
  • Mobile Connectivity
  • Pool
  • Secure Parking
  • Spa

Rooms

Room typeFeaturesRates
Luxury Room
Luxury Room
Luxury Room

Available: 8 Rooms

Unit Sleeps: 2 adults

Show Room Info
  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony / Deck
  • Complementary Wi-Fi
  • Dressing Gowns
  • En-Suite
  • Fan
  • Hair Dryer
  • Mini Bar
  • Outside Shower
  • Safe
  • Tea / Coffee
  • Lounge Areas
  • More

    FROM $758

    TO $1894

    Per person per night sharing

    Enquire Now What's Included
    Superior Luxury Room
    Superior Luxury Room
    Superior Luxury Room

    Available: 6 Rooms

    Unit Sleeps: 2 adults

    Show Room Info
  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony / Deck
  • Complementary Wi-Fi
  • Dressing Gowns
  • En-Suite
  • Fan
  • Hair Dryer
  • Mini Bar
  • Safe
  • Hair Dryer
  • Outside Shower
  • Tea / Coffee
  • More

    FROM $832

    TO $2083

    Per person per night sharing

    Enquire Now What's Included
    River Suite
    River Suite
    River Suite

    Available: 4 Suites

    Unit Sleeps: 2 adults

    Show Room Info
  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony / Deck
  • Complementary Wi-Fi
  • Dressing Gowns
  • En-Suite
  • Fan
  • Hair Dryer
  • Mini Bar
  • Safe
  • Hair Dryer
  • Outside Shower
  • Tea / Coffee
  • More

    FROM $946

    TO $2367

    Per person per night sharing

    Enquire Now What's Included

    Activities

    For the ultimate experience in safari activities, Lion Sands River Lodge is the right place to visit. Go on safari adventure during the morning and late afternoon game drives guided by experienced rangers and trackers. The chances of seeing the Big Five are nowhere better than in the Sabi Sands. The time in between safari activities can be used for a range of other activities: relax at the pool, read a book on your own viewing deck or get yourself pampered at the Lalamuka Spa.

    • Game drives and bush walks
    • Hippo tours
    • Stargazing sessions
    • Game Walks
    • River tours
    • Safaris lunches
    • Wildlife lectures
    • Bush dinners

    Rates

    Low Season

    DatesRoom TypeBoard BasisRate
    01 Dec 2019 - 17 Dec 2019Luxury RoomPer person per night sharing From $758
    Per person per night single From $1137
    Superior Luxury RoomPer person per night sharing From $832
    Per person per night single From $1248
    River SuitePer person per night sharing From $946
    Person per night single From $1419
    01 Dec 2020 - 19 Dec 2020Luxury RoomPer person per night sharing From $860
    Person per night single From $1289
    Superior Luxury RoomPer person per night sharing From $944
    Person per night single From $1416
    River SuitePer person per night sharing From $1073
    Person per night single From $1609
    04 Jan 2021 - 30 Apr 2021Luxury RoomPer person per night sharing From $1091
    Person per night single From $1637
    Superior Luxury RoomPer person per night sharing From $1200
    Person per night single From $1799
    River SuitePer person per night sharing From $1363
    Person per night single From $2045

    High Season

    DatesRoom TypeBoard BasisRate
    04 Jan 2019 - 30 Nov 2019Luxury RoomPer person per night sharing From $891
    Per person per night single From $1336
    Superior Luxury RoomPer person per night sharing From $979
    Per person per night single From $1469
    River SuitePer person per night sharing From $1113
    Per person per night single From $1669
    18 Dec 2019 - 03 Jan 2020Luxury RoomPer person per night sharing From $1024
    Person per night single From $1536
    Superior Luxury RoomPer person per night sharing From $1125
    Per person per night single From $1688
    River SuitePer person per night sharing From $1280
    Per person per night single From $1920
    04 Jan 2020 - 30 Nov 2020Luxury RoomPer person per night sharing From $1010
    Per person per night single From $1515
    Superior Luxury RoomPer person per night sharing From $1111
    Per person per night single From $1666
    River SuitePer person per night sharing From $1262
    Per person per night single From $1893
    20 Dec 2020 - 03 Jan 2021Luxury RoomPer person per night sharing From $1263
    Per person per night single From $1894
    Superior Luxury RoomPer person per night sharing From $1388
    Per person per night single From $2083
    River SuitePer person per night sharing From $1578
    Per person per night single From $2367

    INCLUDED IN THE RATES

    The all­-inclusive rate per person per night includes:

    • Luxurious accommodation
    • Alll meals teas & coffees, minibar in room, inclusive drinks and selected snacks (all soft drinks, and selection of beers, spirits and house wine)
    • Bush breakfasts, picnic lunches and bush dinners
    • Two game drives daily with an accredited field guide and tracker
    • Game drive refreshments & snacks
    • Guided bush walks
    • Hippo Experience
    • Stargazing
    • Wildlife lectures
    • Community visits (excluding weekends, school holidays and public holidays)
    • Mack & Madi kids' programme
    • Return transfers between Skukuza Airport and the lodge
    From $758 per person sharing
    Enquire Now
    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating
    TripAdvisor
    Click to show reviews

    Reviews

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating
    TripAdvisor

    Let Us Help Plan Your next Vacation

    • Travel Details
    • Personal Details
     Adults *
     Children (Ages 2 - 12)
     Infants (Under 2)
    Invalid number
    X