4 DayBack To Nature Sabi Sands Safari Package

Escape to an intimate Sabi Sands safari lodge and find peace and tranquillity with this Back To Nature Sabi Sands Safari Package. Expect excellent game viewing opportunities combined with warm and welcoming hospitality.

The Back to Nature Experience

This is the sort of Sabi Sands safari lodge where guests come back year after year. Long-standing traditions and the expertise of the Notten family ensure that everyone enjoys a warm welcome and great hospitality. Refined and tasteful interiors do not detract from the magical surroundings. The elegant guest rooms offer a gracious retreat, where the candles and lanterns cast a romantic glow.

At this safari lodge in Sabi Sands you can experience a classic safari experience, venturing out with your expert ranger into the Sabi Sand Game Reserve. This awesome area is part of the Greater Kruger National Park and known for its exceptionally high concentration of naturally occurring South African wildlife, including the Big Five. On a Back to Nature Package, look forward to candlelit baths, massages, mesmerising nights around blazing fires and close encounters with Africa's rich variety of game.

Back to Nature Safari Highlights

  • Stay at a small and intimate safari camp in the Sabi Sand Reserve
  • Authentic safari experience with paraffin lamps and candles instead of electricity
  • Relax under the shade of a Marula trees and watch wandering wildlife walk past
  • High concentration of free roaming wildlife, including the Big Five
  • Embark on guided morning and evening game drives
  • Enjoy freshly prepared dinner served around a log fire under a canopy of stars
  • Get close to nature on a unique walking safari with armed ranger

Day 1: Get close to nature

Today you depart from Johannesburg on a flight to a safari lodge in the Sabi Sand Game Reserve. On arrival, you will be met by your ranger and introduced to the area. Your two nights and three days safari will be filled with memorable experiences.

This afternoon you could rest and relax in preparation for the evening game drive or take a dip in the beautiful swimming pool. Your hosts standby to ensure you are comfortable and enjoying every minute of your safari.

Day 2 - 3: Exploring the African bush

Your wake up calls begins at the break of dawn. Light breakfasts are served before heading off into the bush on an open jeep driven by an expert game ranger. Your Big 5 Safari morning drives allow for you to be at one with the rhythm of the African bush and offer great photographic opportunities due to the ideal lighting conditions.

Your afternoons can be spent at the pool, having your own sundowners at the open bar or on the viewing deck overlooking the watering hole. You are sure to spot some roving herds come and refresh their thirst in the cool water.

During the early evenings embark on night game drives, life in the African bush is extremely unpredictable and you could possibly witness some of the rarest events to occur in the wild on your last Big 5 Safari drive. Enjoy delicious meals and starry nights around the boma fire. Retire in comfort with the sounds of the wilderness to lull you to sleep.

Day 4: One last adventure

Enjoy one last delicious breakfast at the lodge. Before leaving this haven of natural wonders, you can have coffee on your private deck from your suite and savour the blissful sounds of your luxury accommodation in the Sabi Sands. If time permits, you could wander around the lodge and take some photos of your memorable stay.

You could also get a quick facial at the spa to soothe your skin after your days out in the harsh African sun. A road transfer takes you back Nelspruit, where you return to Johannesburg for your onward journey. You could even extend your trip to spend some time in Cape Town or a tour of the Garden Route.

Let us know, and our well-travelled Destination Specialists can create your ultimate African holiday for you.


  • Scheduled return flights from Johannesburg to Nelspruit
  • Private return road transfers from Nelspruit to your safari lodge
  • 3 nights' accommodation in a luxury suite at Nottens Bush Camp
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Selection of local drinks including house wines, beers, spirits, bottled water, fresh juices, soft drinks, tea and coffees
  • Early morning off-road game drives that take place in an open 4x4 safari vehicle with a ranger and tracker team
  • Afternoon off-road game drives that last until after dark, offering you a glimpse into the nocturnal bush
  • Walking safari with armed rangers knowledgeable in all aspects of the African bush
  • Park and conservation fees

Not Included

  • Spa treatments
  • Premium branded drinks and all other extras to be settled direct
Welcome to Sabi Sands Private Reserve