Cheetah Plains



Located in the Sabi Sand Game Reserve, within the Kruger National Park, Cheetah Plains is one of the most luxurious lodges in South Africa. Consisting of three exclusive-use private houses, each equipped with four bedrooms, Cheetah Plains offers groups and families a luxury safari experience that is hard to beat. Each private house is surrounded by indigenous gardens, with views over the bushveld.

A professional butler and chef are available on a private basis to take care of each group of guests throughout their stay. A field guide and tracker are also assigned to each house for the duration of the stay, and the game drives, conducted in electric vehicles, are also specific to each group.

What’s included

  • All meals, prepared by a private chef
  • A selection of vintage South African wines, Cap Classiques, Premium Spirits, beers & non-alcoholic beverages and selected beverages
  • Teas and coffees
  • Twice-daily game drives in your private electric game-viewing vehicle with your on-site field guide
  • Sunrise / sunset drink stops & night drives
  • Walking safaris
  • Guided bush walks
  • Use of Nikon D850 camera with complimentary memory card
  • Outdoor, fireside dining as often as possible
  • Gym facilities
  • Return Arathusa airstrip transfers when flying into the airstrip (private charter / Federal Air)

What’s excluded

  • Conservation & community levy (per adult, per night)
  • Transfers to and from the lodge, except the Arathusa Airstrip, as mentioned above
  • Opt in excursions
  • Escort after dark from the reserve gate
  • All personal purchases
  • Gratuities
  • Telephone calls

Lodge Information

  • 3 Private houses, each made up of a main house and 4 private guest suites. Each private guest suite accommodates a maximum of 2 guests per suite. Especially for families with young children, 2 private guest suites interlink, per private house
  • Main Houses:
    • Two lounges (formal lounge and an entertainment lounge)
    • Indoor Dining room
    • Outdoor boma for fire-side dining
    • Temperature controlled wine gallery
    • Heated swimming pool
    • Day-bed and private deck area
    • Indigenous gardens and views into the surrounding natural bushveld
    • Chef’s kitchen
  • Private Guest Suite
    • King-bedded bedroom
    • Minibar & coffee station
    • Lounge area
    • Dressing room
    • Bathroom with double rain shower and bath overlooking the bushveld
    • 2 x iPhone 10’s
    • Private deck with day-bed

Child Terms

  • Children of all ages welcome. A base rate is applicable for the first 4 guests, irrespective of age
  • Persons of 13 years and older are considered adults and will be charged the full additional adult rate per night
  • An exclusive use game viewer is provided and children can be accommodated on safaris at the guides’ discretion (guest safety takes precedence)

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