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Family owned since 1933, this international award winning private game reserve spans across the world famous Sabi Sand Game Reserve and Kruger National Park. Lion Sands has four lodges; Lion Sands Ivory Lodge & Lion Sands River Lodge (Sabi Sand) and Lion Sands Tinga Lodge & Lion Sands Narina Lodge (Kruger Park). Each has a unique style, but is a reflection of Lion Sands' five-star signature of sophisticated interiors, unique experiences and service excellence.
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Breakfast included
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Outdoor pool
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River View
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Getting there
Skukuza Airport6 km
Arathusa Safari Lodge Airport26 km
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Accommodation: The villa that we were in (I think 7 of 8 are basically the same layout) was fantastic. Really beautifully decorated; bed was comfortable; both the bedroom and living area had large sliding walls that allowed for open air enjoyment. We didn’t end up...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank atreddy
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful place Amazing decor Fantastic roomsAwesome game sighting Knowledgeable guides ❤️❤️❤️Delicious foodGreat staff all roundWorld class We will be back for sure Highly highly recommend this lodge

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Date of stay: December 2018
1  Thank NadiaY225
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at Ivory Lodge for 2 nights, however this wasn't enough!! We would have loved to stay longer. The room is out of this world, we've travelled to some amazing locations and stayed in some phenomenal rooms around the world however this room exceeded...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Rebecca_266_A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had such an incredible honeymoon at the lodge. From the moment we arrived, we were welcomed with so much love! We had Luke and Abraham as our guide/tracker. We couldn't wait to get on the next game drive. Luke is very educated and had...More

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Date of stay: November 2018
1  Thank Connector04856481845
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Incredible service with surprises and delights throughout our stay. Entire staff comprised of high-quality, detail-oriented people who were genuinely happy to welcome us to their lodge and host us in Sabi Sand. Beautiful, high-design villas with attention to every detail from the high end furnishings...More

Date of stay: November 2018
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Beachmom2kids
20 May 2018|
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There are binoculars on the vehicles as well as in the rooms
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Yes they do provide binoculars
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"Best ever the room had everything you could dream of "
NadiaY225
1 week ago
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"We had 'Woodland' room which was about the 4th or 5th lodge from the main dining area which meant..."
Rebecca_266_A
2 weeks ago
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"Amazing infrastructure very well decorated - you feel spoiled and unique"
108matthieug
4 weeks ago
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"View of the river is the best spot for seeing the elephants bathe"
cduffell
06 Nov 2018
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South AfricaKruger National ParkSabi Sand Game Reserve
NUMBER OF ROOMS
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