Sabi Sand Private Game Reserve
The Sabi Sands needs little introduction and is known as one of the few places that you can tick off seeing the ‘Big Five’: in one day! The Sabi Sands was proclaimed as a private nature reserve in 1965 and has a rich history of nature conservation. Both the Sand and the Sabi Rivers run through this 65,000-hectare reserve and it’s these rivers which provide a diverse habitat for a huge range of wildlife. The reserve is well known for its’ big cat sightings especially for sightings of the more elusive leopard.
Adjacent to the Kruger National Park, the Sabi Sand Private Game Reserve is a private premier game viewing destination. It was the first-ever private nature reserve established in South Africa. The landscape features 65 000 hectares of savannah-covered land interspersed with watering holes, dry river beds, Lowveld woodlands, and the perennial Sabi and Sand rivers. This spectacular reserve offers exceptional game viewing opportunities with frequent sightings of the renowned Big Five as well as cheetah, zebra, giraffe, and a variety of antelope. Visitors can enjoy excellent wildlife viewing, dining under the stars, guided bush walks and enjoying a stay in some of South Africa’s most luxurious safari lodges.