Welcome to Cheetah Plains

We promise an authentic safari experience with breathtaking panoramas, plentiful wildlife, comfortable safari-style accommodation, service with a smile and delicious South African home style dining. 



At Cheetah Plains, you’ll be blown away by the abundant wildlife and unparalleled game viewing. The famous 65 000ha Sabi Sand reserve is world renowned for the Big Five – Leopard, Elephant, Black as well as White Rhinoceros, Cape Buffalo and Lion.



But at Cheetah Plains, you could be in for much more... Leopard, Hyena, Cheetah, Hippopotamus, Impala, Lions, Jackals, Zebra, Giraffes, Elephant, Kudu ... not to mention the multitude of bird species and flora. Escape to the heart of the South African bushveld and make memories to last a lifetime!



Unrivalled Safaris in the Heart of the African Bush


Cheetah Plains Private Reserve lies adjacent to the Kruger National Park, in the northwest corner of the Sabi Sand Game Reserve. There are no fences between the two reserves, allowing game to move freely between the two areas. Cheetah Plains has on its one boundary the Kruger National Park and on the other Mala Mala - perfect neighbours!  You are also guaranteed exclusivity – our private concession traversing rights dictate that only two commercial game vehicles at a time can traverse the individual areas, exclusivity at game sightings is the norm at Cheetah Plains.



The intimate Cheetah Plains lodge offers friendly service with comfortable safari style lodge accommodation, along with our hospitality and welcoming staff, we strive to ensure a safari experience to be remembered. Join us and let the African bush embrace you!


We had a lovely time here and Andrew showed us only the best from the bush

— Gaby, Jiurg & Nicole - November 2015

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