Map and Directions to Lion Sands Private Game Reserve

In the ‘hood, Sabi Sands as a destination

The Sabi Sand Game Reserve is undoubtedly the most exclusive private game reserve in South Africa. The 65,000-hectare Sabi Sand Game Reserve is located on the south-western corner of the Kruger National Park. There are no restricting fences between the Kruger Park and Sabi Sands and the wildlife roams freely between the two game reserves. Your Wildlife Safari cannot be complete without … cont.

Sabi Sands Reserve, Greater Kruger Park, Mpumalanga, South Africa

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Directions to Lion Sands Private Game Reserve

From Johannesburg or Pretoria:
Take the N12/N4 highway to Nelspruit. R40 from Nelspruit to Hazyview. At Hazyview turn right onto R536 towards Paul Kruger Gate. After 38km turn left onto gravel road which is signposted to Lion Sands. Drive along dirt road for 2km. At T-junction turn right and drive for 5km to Sabi Sand Gate (entrance fee R50 per vehicle). Drive straight as signposted to Lion Sands. After 2km turn right at sign. Drive straight following signs to either River Lodge or South Camp.

Daily flights from Johannesburg International Airport on SA Express to Skukuza where transfers to the lodge in our open Land Rovers are available. Approximate flying time is 1h15min. Alternatively fly on SA Airlink to Nelspruit were a vehicle can be hired for transfer to Lion Sands (see above for directions and distance from Nelspruit Airport to Lion Sands).

Return transfers to the Lodge/Camp in our open Land Rovers are available. The transfer fee is included in the tariff .

Amenities in the area

  • Airport (12 km)
  • Bank and/or ATM (32 km)
  • Bars and/or Nightlife (32 km)
  • Grocery Store (32 km)
  • Laundromat (32 km)
  • Restaurants / Eateries (32 km)
  • Train Station (32 km)
  • Car Hire (110 km)
  • Dry Cleaner (110 km)
  • Foreign Exchange (110 km)
  • Post Office (110 km)
  • Shopping Mall (110 km)


  • Clay pidgeon shooting
  • Cultural experiences
  • Elephant back safaris
  • Game viewing
  • Game viewing (big 5)
  • Golf course(s)
  • Gym / fitness centre
  • Health spa / massage
  • Helicopter Flips
  • Hot air ballooning
  • Swimming
  • Township tours
  • Wine tasting

other destinations in Wild Frontier

Kruger Park, Barberton, Komatipoort, Malelane, Skukuza, Marloth Park, Hectorspruit, Blyde River Canyon, Mjejane Game Reserve


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