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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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Full view
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Skukuza Airport4 mi
Arathusa Safari Lodge Airport16 mi
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We had an amazing experience here. The suites are beautiful with indoor and outdoor showers. The food is varied with a good choice and the service, with an individual 'butler', couldn't be faulted. Monique, our guide, and Tony, our tracker, gave us useful and interesting...More

Thank Linda F
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We have visited Lion Sands River lodge with our family of 3 teenagers in July and it was an amazing experience. The lodge, the service and the food is pretty much the best we can have. Our ranger Franscois and the tracker Surprise were excellent....More

Thank Seb123-traveler
Reviewed 1 week ago

Game drives were fantastic- our guide(Greg) and tracker (Raneous) were outstanding! Saw big 5 plus giraffe,warthog,zebra(with newborn) hyena, on just one drive!Lodge is very luxurious- they have thought of everything! Super impressed with USB ports for charging and Uk socket too! Able to charge phone,...More

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Thank Getaway18504565792
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lion Sands River Lodge was amazing! From Miranda and Advice and the rest of the team there it made everything so special, nothing was too much trouble! Food was delicious and rooms luxurious. Quinton our guide and Noel our tracker were fabulous with their vast...More

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Response from MOREfamily, Public Relations Manager at Lion Sands River LodgeResponded 1 week ago

Hi Wendy. Thank you for the lovely review! We're so glad that you enjoyed your stay at River Lodge. The Lion Sands team hopes to see you again soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything was perfect. The accommodation, the service, the attention to detail - everything was superb. We saw the "big Five" in the first drive!! The guide and his tracker were so passionate and knowledge. Cannot recommend this enough.

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Robert G
5 November 2018|
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Response from MORELodgesandHotels | Property representative |
Hi Robert. While, with wild animals, nothing is guaranteed, we are lucky enough to frequently see lions. Leopards are territorial, so they will often be spotted in the same areas.
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Jessica S
24 October 2018|
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Hi Jessica. January is generally very hot, so light cotton clothing is best. However, bring along a light jacket or sweater for early evening and morning drives. Your luggage weight limit is 20kgs (roughly 44 pounds). We... More
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"Room with private pool is awesome if you’re there when weather is good."
Getaway18504565792
1 week ago
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"There are suites at Lion Sands, so if you want more space, go for a suite. It's a small resort, but has..."
nancy492016
4 weeks ago
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"Room 19 River Suite very private"
d0nnas68
10 Oct 2018
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"Get to Bungalow 19, (the last in a row and the newest). Astounding privacy."
Joseph077
24 Sep 2018
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PRICE RANGE
US$1,352 - US$3,742 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
lion sands river hotel sabi sand game reserve
LOCATION
South AfricaKruger National ParkSabi Sand Game Reserve
NUMBER OF ROOMS
18
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