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While Kruger National Park has a world-famous name, the majority of South Africa’s luxury lodges are located in the adjacent Sabi Sands Private Game Reserve. Sabi Sands and Kruger have no fences between them so animals wander freely around this huge ecosystem, which enjoys some of the highest densities of big game in Africa. While we would never guarantee that you’ll see all the big five (which comprises buffalo, lion, leopard, elephant and rhino) you have excellent chances of seeing them all in Sabi Sands over a three or four-night stay. Sabi Sands is just a short flight from Johannesburg and accessed via private airstrips (belonging to some lodges) or Hoedspruit in the west and Nelspruit in the south. As soon as you arrive you will be met and transferred to your lodge, viewing game en-route. The lodges here vary in style from luxury tented camps to luxury lodges with private plunge pools and private guiding but all are of a high standard with excellent service and guiding, the latter being integral to a really good safari experience. In fact you’ll be amazed by the standard of food and service you will receive out in the ‘wilds’.
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Chitwa Chitwa

The adventure begins as soon as you touch down on the airstrip at Chitwa Chitwa. Greeted by your guide in a 4WD, the game viewing can begin on your way to the lodge.

Lion Sands Game Reserve

Lion Sands Game Reserve has belonged to the same family for four generations and holds a special place in the game-rich Sabi Sands Game Reserve. Sitting on the banks of the Sabie River Lion Sands is home to four lodges. Each has its own style from the 20-room River Lodge to the highly exclusive Ivory Lodge with just six luxurious suites.

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Our travel experts are waiting to take your call, so they can discuss, book and plan your dream holiday. We follow the steps below to make sure that all the stress and hassle is taken out of your booking, leaving you free to look forward to your perfect escape.


Wherever you want to go on your next luxury escape, just pick up the phone and speak to one of our travel experts here at The Private Travel Company, who have travelled throughout Asia, Africa, Europe, the Caribbean, Mexico, the USA, Arabia and the Indian Ocean. They’ll discuss your plans with you in detail and start working on a bespoke travel proposal. They’ll then send you a quotation within an agreed time frame.



Once you have received your quotation your travel expert will give you a call to check whether you need further information or some changes to your bespoke travel itinerary. Alternatively, we may have hit the nail on the head first time around and you’ll be ready to book your holiday.



We are always on hand to answer your queries and make any additional holiday arrangements (restaurant bookings / guided sightseeing / activities) for you. Do call us any time prior to travel as nothing is too much trouble for us to arrange.



When you are ready to book your holiday we ask for a non-refundable deposit (which may vary according to date of travel and local booking conditions) in order to secure your flights and accommodation. We will then confirm all of your arrangements and send you a hard copy of your luxury travel itinerary and invoice.



Two to three weeks prior to travel we will send you your travel documentation in the post. Then all you have to do is pack, fly and enjoy your holiday, knowing you are in safe hands. We will be on hand 24hrs a day during your holiday in case of any emergencies. On your return we will give you a call to see how things went.


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