This Classic Sabi Self-Drive Getaway offers a contemporary self-drive and self-catering safari for a large family or a group of friends to the northern regions of the Sabi Sands. Although you have to bring your own provisions, the services of a chef are included, so you can relax and let them prepare dinner for you.
- Exclusive use of a luxury safari lodge
- Exceptional game drives tailored to suit your needs
- One of the best regions for Leopard and Lion Sightings
- Discover small creatures of the bush on a guided walk
- Gather round a campfire under the stars
Classic Sabi Self-Drive Getaway Experience
The Classic Sabi self-Drive Getaway allows you exclusive use of an elegantly styled luxury lodge. Stay in comfort as each suite has a private plunge pool, outside shower, separate lounge area and a private deck. Savour dinner on the deck by candle light under the star studded sky and swop stories about the wildlife encounters of the day.
The property adjoins the renowned Kruger National Park and the Big Five roam freely. Your safari lodge has over 7000 hectares of land to traverse and sightings are prolific with unsurpassed photographic opportunities. Sightings of Lion and Leopard are particularly good in the area.
Day 1: Johannesburg to Sabi Sands Game Reserve
Depart Johannesburg in the early morning and travel in your own vehicle northwards to the Sabi Sands Game Reserve, which is situated on the edge of the Kruger National Park. Spend two nights and three days at this exclusive use, self-catering lodge and enjoy memorable wildlife encounters in one of the best game viewing regions in the World.
You should arrive in the early afternoon so there is time to relax and settle into your room before heading out on an exciting guided game drive, during which the ranger will impart the secrets of the bush. The chances of seeing all of the Big Five in a single game drive are good.
Game viewing activity: Afternoon game drive.
Day 2: Safari Lodge in Sabi Sands
In the morning receive an early morning wake-up call for the game drive with your ranger and tracker, or sleep in and indulge in the luxury of your suite. After a delectable breakfast set off on an optional ranger led bush walk and experience the wonders of the bush from up close, a great opportunity for birding.
After a busy morning exploring the bush, return to the lodge and enjoy lunch prepared by the chef. Afterwards have a siesta or relax in the stillness of the well stocked library and enjoy a book, or spend some time in the deck overlooking the waterhole watching the resident Hippos or a herd of Elephant coming down to drink. In the late afternoon delight in another game drive before dinner on the deck.
Game viewing activity: Morning and Afternoon game drives. Optional bush walk.
Day 3: Sabi Sands to Johannesburg
There will time for a last morning game drive on your luxury South African safari in the Sabi Sands before tucking into a delicious breakfast out on the deck. After which you will pack up and drive back to Johannesburg.
Game viewing activity: Morning game drive.