Sabi Sand Self Drive
Sabi Sand Self Drive

Sabi Sand Self Drive

Arathusa Safari Lodge is perfectly located in the Sabi Sand Game Reserve, considered by many to be the premier wildlife area in South Africa. Experience an affordable safari to the Sabi Sand on this self-drive safari.


This 3 night safari explores the Kruger's best known private game reserve, the Sabi Sand Private Game Reserve, which is considered as one of the best locations for leopard sightings, big 5 sightings and luxury lodge accommodation.

You will self-drive to Arathusa Safari Lodge, which has an active waterhole and luxury suites. The drive from Johannesburg takes approximately 6 hours on good roads for most of the way. Only the final stretch is on dirt roads, but is easily manageable.


from US$1700 per person sharing

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As with all the tours on our website, this is just an example of the safaris we are able to arrange. We take pride in creating holidays and safaris from scratch, placing particular emphasis on matching the destinations and properties to your budget. Contact us now to start the process of arranging your dream holiday and safari.

Days 1 to 3 - Arathusa Safari Lodge , Sabi Sand Private Game Reserve

Arrive at Johannesburg airport where you will collect your rental car and self-drive to Arathusa Safari Lodge in the Sabi Sand Reserve. The drive takes approximately 6 hours on good, safe and well sign posted roads. Enjoy 3 nights stay on a fully inclusive basis which also includes twice daily game drives.

Arathusa Safari Lodge has a large dam in front of the lodge, which attracts numerous wildlife, making Arathusa a perfect armchair safari lodge! There is a mixture of luxury waterhole facing suites and bush facing suites which have private plunge pools.

Day 4 - Depart back to Johannesburg

After your morning game activity and brunch, you will self-drive back to Johannesburg allowing at least 6 hours for the drive, arriving in time for your onward travel arrangements.

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