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Ivory Lodge has always been the understated jewel in the Lion Sands Game Reserve crown; a place where guests are in awe of her natural & simple beauty enhanced by the breathtaking views over the Sabie River. As travelling trends have changed, so has the style in which they are experienced and the time has come to take her into this new space where conspicuous consumption is giving way to more meaningful, personal and authentic travel experiences.


Name: Ivory Lodge

Lion Sands Game Reserve is a place that enriches one’s soul. It is an extraordinary gift passed down over generations and even for those of us who have known its sweeping landscapes since birth, it remains a place of overwhelming beauty and discovery. Our family is one of the most fortunate in the world to have the privilege of being the custodians of one of Africa’s truly unspoiled wilderness areas. In the heart of the game-rich Sabi Sand Reserve and the world-renowned Kruger National Park, we have created an iconic destination.

The Villas: Quick Facts:
Each of the 8 Villas ha been designed for privacy and optimum appreciation of the surrounding wilderness. Each Single Unit has;

  • Master bedroom with bathroom en-suite
  • Double volume wardrobe area
  • Outdoor shower in an indigenous garden forest
  • Private lounge area with fireplace
  • A private pool and expansive viewing deck, as well as a covered patio

The 2-Bedroom Villa: Quick Facts:
The Two-Bedroom Villa is comprised of two private Villas, connected by an entrance hall, lounge and study. The Villa also has;

  • An expansive deck and covered patio, with pool
  • An indigenous garden leisure area
  • A private Fire Boma
  • A star jetty with bed for private enjoyment of the natural environment and vivid Milky Way above
  • A private Wellness Room, comprising a double treatment room and thoughtfully equipped gym facility

Booked on an exclusive basis, The Villa comes with its own private landrover, as well as independent access for game drives.


More about Ivory Lodge

Lion Sands Game Reserve

Each of the Villas takes its name from an indigenous bird. The Fish Eagle was Nick’s favorite and we feel, as in some traditional beliefs, that part of his soul stays with us through these birds found in abundance along the banks of the Sabie River. The Fish Eagle Villa takes pride of place in memory of him

We’ve taken our cue from Mother Nature to create a lodge built ‘of the earth’, with natural materials which will only enhance the surrounding bush environment. The timeless design incorporates steel, wood, thatch, glass, water & sand. A sophisticated mid-century architectural contemporary theme defines the interiors, with bold furniture and edgy décor, ambient lighting, inferences of tribal design and highly textured finishes – all of which combine to make Lion Sands Ivory Lodge an utterly sensory experience.


List of items INCLUDED

  • Ultra luxurious accommodation in a suite with private lounge and plunge pool
  • Three meals per day
  • Teas/Coffees
  • Maxi bar in room
  • Premium brand beers, spirits, cellar wines and champagnes as well as all soft drinks
  • Laundry
  • Two game drives daily with FGASA qualified ranger and tracker
  • Game drive refreshments and snacks
  • Specified inclusive safari activities
  • Skukuza Airport transfers
  • Wi-Fi in public areas

List of items NOT INCLUDED

  • Cigars and cigarettes
  • All flights and transfers (other than Skukuza Airport)
  • Gratuities
  • Telephone calls
  • Curio shop purchases
  • Spa treatments
  • Sabi Sand Entrance fees
  • Sabi Sand Guest Conservation Contribution
  • Any additional extras will be for the guests' account.


“Best Vacation Experience”

It is not only the number of animals seen in their natural habitat (including the big 5), it is also the professional, kind, dedicated staff. This was the single best vacation experience we ever had (and we travel a lot). Special thanks to our outstanding guide, Paul, tracker, Randis, butler, Solly. We deeply appreciate your efforts in finding the animals, teaching us so much and making our stay so comfortable!

“Sets a high bar for game lodges”

Ivory Lodge was a complete high point of an already Fantastic trip. Our Guide, Tracker, Butler – Truly the ENTIRE Staff were Warm, Amazing & Knowledgeable. Lodgings we’re also Spectacularly Beautiful with every single detail hitting just the right note. Even Game Drives were the best! We truly can’t wait to return!

Map of Area:

Ivory Lodge, Lion Sands Game Reserve

Ivory Lodge

Price per person per night

11 Jan 2017 – 30 November 2017, 4 Jan 2018 – 10 Jan 2018

Ivory Lodge: R21620 per person sharing, R32430 per person single
Ivory Lodge 2 bedroom villa: R126380 per night

1 Dec 2017 – 17 Dec 2017

Ivory Lodge: R18380 per person sharing, R27570 per person single
Ivory Lodge 2 bedroom villa: R107440 per night

18 Dec 2017 – 3 Jan 2018

Ivory Lodge: R24865 per person sharing, R37298 per person single
Ivory Lodge 2 bedroom villa: R145340 per night