Lion Sands Ivory Lodge
The most lavish and exclusive of the lodges on Lion Sands Reserve, Ivory Lodge offers six exquisite private villas each comprising two glass fronted thatched suites, an expansive private deck and private infinity edge plunge pool overlooking the Sabie River. Decor is simplistic yet luxurious, bedrooms feature king size beds facing the Sabie River, enormous bathrooms come with free-standing baths and outdoor showers. The separate lounge offer tremendous views over the Sabie River, sumptuous sofas, fireplace and telescope for viewing the wildlife or starry night skies from your private deck.
Lion Sands Ivory Lodge can be reached via Skukuza Airport with offers direct flights from both Johannesburg and Cape Town. The Lion Sands Private Game Reserve boasts some of South Africa's best game viewing, home to Africa's Big Five, as well as a plethora of birdlife, plains game, mammals and insects which the lodges expert rangers will track and locate on your morning and late afternoon game drives. It would be unusual after spending a few days at Lion Sands Ivory Lodge for you not to spot an abundance of wildlife including impala, giraffe, hippopotamus, zebra and the Big Five.
Each day starts with an early morning wake up call, tea and coffee will be served at your villas privacy hatch before you join the morning game drive in open top safari vehicle, each of which carries a maximum of six guests. On your return breakfast is served on the lower deck, feel free to retire to the privacy of your own villa, relax by one of the pools at the adjacent River Lodge or take a bush walk with one of the rangers or Hippo tour.
Lunch and afternoon tea are served at the lodge before your late afternoon game drive, you may return to the lodge for a fine dining experience, a sumptuous boma dinner or dine under the stars in the African bush. Retire to the lounge and bar for a digestif and to discuss the days game viewing experience with fellow guests.
Lion Sands River Lodge accepts children aged 10 years and over
Lion Sands Ivory Lodge Fact File
November - February
11 hours 30 minutes to Cape Town or 11 hours to Johannesburg
British Airways fly direct from London Heathrow to Cape Town and Johannesburg. British Airways also offer an additional direct service from London Gatwick to Cape Town during the winter season (January to March). Virgin Atlantic and South African Airways
South African rand
+ 2 hours