Lion Sands Ivory Lodge is an elegant and exclusive luxury lodge built on the banks of the Sabie River in Kruger National Park. The More family holds a long and rich history in the area and remain fourth generation owners of this magnificent property, welcoming each guest like family to their astonishing retreat on the river.

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Lion Sands Ivory Lodge is comprised of six ultra-luxurious suites with en-suite bathrooms, outdoor and inside showers, private courtyards, lounges with fireplaces, wooden viewing decks, and private plunge pools. The bedroom and bathroom areas are air-conditioned and overhead fans cool the bedrooms and lounges. All rooms have telephones and Internet access. The suites are generously proportioned to feel like their own private villas and are positioned at least 50 feet apart, being linked to all areas by raised wooden walkways. They all have breathtaking views over the Sabie River, a setting where game viewing can be done from the luxury of one’s private suite – Africa’s finest bedroom!

Lion Sands Ivory Lodge has been built on the banks of the Sabie River with magnificent views, extending onto the open sand banks of Kruger National Park. Lion Sands Ivory lodge faces due south and is just upstream of its sister property, Lion Sands River Lodge. The entrance area is separate from the main lodge in order to ensure that guests arriving and departing have no impact on other overnight guests. The main and entrance area of Lions Sands Ivory Lodge comprises a private lounge, wooden viewing decks, board room, wine cellar, health spa, curio shop, and both an indoor and open-air (boma) dining area.

Located in the Southern Sabi Sand Game Reserve, Lion Sands Sabi Sand is the only Reserve in South Africa to offer a safari in both the Sabie and Sand River ecosystems. Guests are treated to some of the finest game viewing in South Africa, whether during a morning or evening game drive or on bush and river walks. Lion Sands Ivory Lodge also offers hippo tours, wildlife lectures, boma dinners, spa treatments, local village experiences, and bush meals… all with a level of lavish, personalized attention. Lion Sands Ivory Lodge is about African-Euro elegance, sophistication yet simplicity, boldness yet balance, ebony and ivory, perfect harmony, exclusivity, sensitivity, and complete privacy.

Lion Sands Tree Houses

For a luxurious and romantic night under the stars, a stay in one of the Lion Sands Tree Houses is a must. The Chalkley Tree House is on the original site that Guy Aubrey Chalkley once set up his camp in a leadwood tree to escape predators roaming the plains below. The chic Kingston Tree House is constructed from wood and glass situated five minutes from Ivory Lodge with contemporary décor in understated hues of grays, white, black and purple.The Tinyeleti Tree House is set on the banks of the Sabie River and can accommodate four people, including children. It’s an open-air tree house that is filled with the sounds of life below. Each tree house at Lions Sands has all the comforts of a five star safari lodge and is an experience that can’t be missed. 

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