The Sabi Sand Private Game Reserve offers some of the finest Big Five game-viewing in Africa with extraordinary close sightings of the elusive leopard & other predators.
The 65,000ha Sabi Sand Private Game Reserve in South Africa offers some of the finest Big Five game-viewing in the whole of Africa and so should always be on your shortlist when considering which game reserve to visit on safari. The Sabi Sands, as the Sabi Sand Reserve is affectionately known, offers some of the world’s finest game lodges, together with many other excellent bush lodges. We have visited virtually every lodge in the Sabi Sand Game Reserve so we can give you 1st hand reviews.
Firstly it has two good rivers, the Sand River and the Sabie River, which supply much needed water to the Sabi Sand Game Reserve resulting in an incredible diversity of wildlife. Secondly due to a long history of sensitive game-viewing over many decades, the animals are mostly relaxed allowing for fantastic game-viewing.
This is especially noticeable with the leopards in the Sabi Sands and Timbavati which, most unusually, have become accustomed to safari vehicles resulting in extraordinary close sightings. This is a unique feature of these game reserves however all of the Big Five (elephant, leopard, lion, rhino and buffalo) are frequently seen on safari here as well as plenty of general game.
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