Contemporary and Ultra Luxe Lodge

Facilities & services
  • 20 suites
  • Lounge and bar
  • Two swimming pools
  • Bird Hide
  • Spa and gym
  • Boma area
  • Game Drives
  • Walking safaris
  • Unique bush dining experiences
  • Tree house sleep outs
  • Helicopter ride over Blyde River Canyon

River Lodge is a wonderfully contemporary safari retreat strung along the edge of the winding Sabie River in the Lion Sands Game Reserve, a place rich with birdlife and teeming with game.

There are 20 rooms, including inter-leading suites which a ideal for families and two more private River Suites with fabulous bathrooms. All come with their own private wooden viewing deck looking out over the waterway or bush – you may not have to leave the privacy of your room to see roaming wildlife.

Wooden walkways connect rooms to the welcoming and warm communal areas, with guest congregating around the two swimming pools, boma area, bar lounge and even in the bird hide. There’s also a spa to unwind at between expertly guided game drives or, for a timeless safari experience, venture out into the bush on foot. The reserve also has luxurious tree houses for an unforgettable night out under the stars surrounded by the sounds of the wilderness.

Plan your trip to
Sabi Sands

Whatever you want from your adventure in the Sabi Sands, our team of expert travel designers are ready to help.