Project Description

Enjoy a warm, down-to-earth safari experience at Cheetah Plains Game Reserve. Set within the world-renowned Sabi Sands Game Reserve, this private concession allows guests to experience an abundance of wildlife in a private, peaceful and undisturbed wilderness.


From R5 999

per person per night
Rates may vary according to season. Specials may be available.
  • Local Experts
  • Best Available Rate
  • Personal Concierge


Regrettably, children below the age of 13 years are not permitted at Cheetah Plains. Children 13 years of age and older are charged the applicable adult rate.

Detailed Description

Standard Chalets

Set in beautiful indigenous gardens, surrounded by untouched African bushveld, 8 traditional thatched chalets offer exclusivity, privacy and comfort. Each of the 6 standard chalets enjoys a graceful private verandah, with view of the gardens and the wild African bush. Chalets are air-conditioned, and feature en-suite bathrooms.

Luxury Chalets

Or choose a Luxury Chalet, with beautiful outdoor shower where you can bask in the natural beauty that surrounds you.

Bush Cottage

For romantic travellers interested in extra privacy, or friends and family travelling together, the Bush Cottage offers an exclusive and private experience. Each unit can sleep 4 people. Recently refurbished, the cottage offers two bedrooms, each leading onto the spacious, outdoor verandah; a comfortable lounge and kitchenette area, and a shower and bath with separate WC.

Traditional South African Cuisine

Enjoy warm hospitality in the heart of the South African bushveld. Savor traditional South African fare, prepared around the warmth of an open fire. Dine under the stars in the outdoor boma. Morning game drive refreshments, afternoon high tea, and sundowners are part of the warm hospitality you will enjoy at Cheetah Plains.


Morning and evening game drives take you into the heart of the incredible Sabi Sands, led by an experienced tracker and personable guide. By concession rights, only two safari vehicles are allowed in this part of the reserve at any time, giving guests the privilege of peace, quiet and undisturbed wildlife for the best game viewing opportunities. Birding safaris led by a trained ornithologist are available by arrangement. Photographic safaris, with specially-equipped open Landrovers and private tuition by expert photographers are offered several times a year. A cultural village excursion is available for guests who would like to know more about the vibrant local culture of the neighboring community.


The main lodge offers a view of the nearby waterhole, where some of the plentiful wild animals come to drink. Cool off for a refreshing dip in the swimming pool, with a  great view of the dam.