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Reviewed 3 days ago

We traveled together with the very experienced American, she has beed to different safaries 13 times, but Lion Sands was the best! The major asset is Joe van Zyl who showed to us many animals (including Big 5)! He is very knowledgeble, professionable. Highly recomend...More

Thank Elena K
Reviewed 6 days ago

Let me start by saying we have been talking about taking this trip for 15 years. We took our sons for their college graduations. We were 6 people in total. Lion Sands exceeded our expectations at every turn. The villas were beautiful. We had rooms...More

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Thank Bob B
Reviewed 1 week ago

To start with the negatives: The lodge overlooks the river, but does not allow a view of much of it. I'm not sure that much could be done to change this. Will it spoil a visit? No. There are plenty of 'visitors' that come close/into...More

Thank Alan-and_Liz_Yorks
Reviewed 1 week ago

Sabi Sands is an incredible place to visit! But one would be cheating themselves if they didn’t stay at Lion sands river lodge! The fact that it’s brand new hands down trumps any safari lodge! This is about as Highend as One can get! It...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This lodge is absolutely mindblowing. Incredible tastefully decorated luxurious comfortable villas and wonderful ambient public areas. The safari experience is first class with guides who go above and beyond to grant your every wish. Our guide Luke was amazing. We saw all of the big...More

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Lillybet999
10 July 2017|
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Response from Tony B | Reviewed this property |
We were there for four nights in April and only saw one Python whilst out on a game drive. The chances of seeing one at the actual lodges are fairly minimal. In May vegetation is still fairly lush , so this again will... More
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stevejan2015
19 March 2017|
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Response from CiteeGirl | Reviewed this property |
No problem at all! Their plugs adapt.
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luv2cruz41_123
3 March 2017|
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Response from MOREfamily | Property representative |
Skukuza Airport is served by larger planes and no longer the small 2 or 4 seater charter planes. It's a comfortable 50minute flight from Johannesburg with SA Airlink. You can view the planes on their website. The Lion Sands... More
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"family house with the own pool"
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