The Lion Sands Chalkley Treehouse is a 10 minute drive from Lion Sands Ivory Lodge and Lion Sands River Lodge, and is completely secluded and private. The Field ranger does not accompany the guests at the Treehouse, as it is designed to be a totally secluded.
Chalkley Treehouse Highlights
This completely private treehouse, built around a majestic 500 year-old Leadwood Tree, was erected at the original site where Lion Sands founding father, Guy Aubrey Chalkley, climbed into the trees and set up camp to escape from predators roaming the plains below. The Lion Sands Chalkley Treehouse is a 10 minute drive from Lion Sands Ivory Lodge and Lion Sands River Lodge, and is completely secluded and private. The Field ranger does not accompany the guests at the Treehouse, as it is designed to be a totally secluded and offers guests a uniquely private safari experience under the stars. Once guests are dropped off at the Treehouse, they can expect to be completely alone with only the majestic sounds of the wild and the distant Sabie River filling the night air.
- A secure bush bedroom under the African sky, with all the comforts.
- At dawn, guests are collected for a morning game drive.
- May opt to forego evening game drive in order to spend sunset at the Treehouse for a private dinner.
- Used to be Guy Chalkley's own game-watching tower.
Chalkley Treehouse Game Viewing and Activities
The Sabi Sand Game Reserve is world renowned for offering fantastic game viewing opportunities. With no fences between the reserve and the Kruger Park, big game is abundant, moving freely through this unspoiled part of the ancient African continent. The Reserve offers an incredible biodiversity of habitat and wildlife giving an excellent chance of close encounters with the 'Big Five', elephant, rhino, buffalo, lion and leopard as well as wild dog and cheetah. The bird-life in the reserve is prolific and offers over 300 bird species. Activities include day and night game drives in open 4x4 Land Rovers as well as bush walks accompanied by experienced rangers and trackers.
Africa on Foot
Africa on Foot offers a rustic and traditional safari experience with all the necessary comforts one would need for a comfortable stay. The camp is small and personal with friendly and hospitable staff. Activities include day and night game drives and bush walks.
Chapungu Tented Camp
Chapungu is a luxury tented camp offering guests the ultimate in privacy and exclusivity in a prime wilderness area in the Thorny Bush Game Reserve, adjacent to the Kruger National Park. Only 8 safari tents available with air-conditioning and magnificent views.
Arathusa Safari Lodge
Arathusa Safari Lodge is famous for offering traditional Big 5 safaris in the heart of the Sabi Sand Private Game Reserve. Guests can expect a luxurious safari experience and the lodge is famous for its fantastic concentrations of wildlife.