Elephant Plains Safari

Embark on an unforgettable safari adventure in Sabi Sands, where you can experience the Big Five in their natural habitat.

68 spaces available
5 days
R25,200.00 pps


Non Hosted Safari To Elephant Plains

Embark on an unforgettable safari in the Sabi Sands game reserve, where you’ll encounter some of Africa’s most iconic wildlife. Led by expert guides, you’ll have the opportunity to witness not only elusive leopards but also majestic elephants, graceful giraffes, and powerful lions, amongst many other species. The Sabi Sands is renowned for its intimate wildlife encounters, allowing you to get up close and personal with these magnificent creatures.

During your stay at Elephant Plains, you’ll experience luxury accommodation, with elegant rooms that are both comfortable and stylish. The lodge also boasts excellent facilities, including a swimming pool, gym, ensuring that your every need is catered to. The reserve is unfenced, which means that animals roam freely between Sabi Sands and the Kruger National Park, providing a truly authentic wilderness experience.

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With a diverse range of habitats, including riverine forest, open savannah, and thorn-veld, Sabi Sands is a photographer’s dream come true. The reserve offers a range of photographic opportunities, from dramatic landscapes to close-up wildlife shots.

Come and experience the magic of Sabi Sands, where you’ll be able to immerse yourself in the wonders of Africa and gain memories that will last a lifetime.


On a safari at Elephant Plains in Sabi Sands, guests can expect to experience an unforgettable adventure in one of South Africa’s premier wildlife destinations. From the comfort of a luxurious lodge, guests will embark on game drives led by experienced guides who will take them through the rugged terrain in search of Africa’s Big Five. The Sabi Sands Game Reserve is renowned for its exceptional wildlife sightings, and the area is home to an impressive range of animals, including lions, leopards, elephants, rhinos, and buffalos.

This safari is an immersive experience that offers guests the chance to connect with nature and create lasting memories of their time in the wild.


  • All meals, teas & coffees
  • 4 nights’ accommodation
  • All activities


  • Visas
  • Telephone calls
  • Gratuities
  • Purchases of a personal nature
  • Travel costs to Elephant Plains either driving or International flights.


Embark on a thrilling Sabi Sands safari, with experienced guides taking you on a journey through one of Africa’s most pristine wilderness areas.

Day 1

After lunch and refreshments, your first afternoon drive departs at 3:30 – 4:00PM from the lodge.
Enjoy sundowners deep in the bush
Search for crepuscular and nocturnal animals.
Return to camp for a gourmet dinner.

Day 2-5

Rise early at 4:30 – 5:30 AM. (season dependent)
The vehicles leave early to increase your chances of magical sightings.
Witness various wildlife species in their natural habitat and enjoy a stop for coffee and treats.
Head back to the lodge for breakfast.
After breakfast, choose an activity such as, a quick nap, a swim, a workout, or a guided bush walk.
Climb back onto your vehicle for an afternoon game drive, punctuated by a brief stop for sundowners and snacks.

Day 5

After your morning game drive and breakfast, depart back to civilisation
End of tour.


Elephant Plains Lodge is a luxurious and intimate safari lodge located in the Sabi Sands Game Reserve, one of the most prestigious game reserves in South Africa. The lodge boasts a prime location, providing guests with stunning views of the surrounding bush veld.

The lodge features tastefully decorated and air-conditioned suites, each equipped with private viewing decks overlooking the wilderness. The rooms are spacious and elegant, blending traditional African décor with modern amenities such as en-suite bathrooms, indoor and outdoor showers, and a mini-bar.

Guests can relax and unwind in the main lodge area, which features a cozy lounge with comfortable sofas and a fireplace, a well-stocked bar, and a spacious dining area. The lodge also has a beautiful swimming pool, perfect for taking a refreshing dip after a morning game drive.

The feel of Elephant Plains Lodge is one of exclusivity, luxury, and personalised service. Overall, a stay at Elephant Plains Lodge promises to be an unforgettable experience, filled with adventure, luxury, and relaxation in the heart of the African wilderness.

SADC Rates

SADC stands for the Southern African Development Community, a regional intergovernmental organisation consisting of 16 southern African countries. SADC rates are special discounted rates offered to citizens of SADC member states who wish to travel to other member states. These rates are usually lower than standard rates and can provide significant savings to travellers.

If you are a citizen of a SADC member state and would like to find out if you qualify for these rates and what the tariffs will be, please don’t hesitate to enquire with us. We’ll be happy to assist you in any way we can.


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10 Spaces available

15 Mar - 19 Mar 2025

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19 Mar - 23 Mar 2025

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05 Jul - 09 Jul 2025

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09 Jul - 13 Jul 2025

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04 Oct - 08 Oct 2025

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08 Oct - 12 Oct 2025

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22 Nov - 26 Nov 2025

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