Lion Sands Tinga

Experience a sophisticated luxury safari at Lion Sands Tinga Lodge, featuring nine waterside havens on the banks of the Sabie River. Enjoy breathtaking wildlife views and Big Five encounters in the Lion Sands Game Reserve, rooted in both the Sabi Sand Game Reserve and Kruger National Park.

Situated on the banks of the Sabie River, Lion Sands Tinga Lodge offers unrivaled views of the river and abundant wildlife. The lodge is part of the Lion Sands Game Reserve, which spans the Sabi Sand Game Reserve and Kruger National Park, home to the Big Five and diverse game. The Sabie River area is renowned for its high concentration of leopards, making it a prime location for wildlife enthusiasts.

Relax in private plunge pool suites, explore the African bush on game drives and walks, and rejuvenate at the spa at Lion Sands Tinga Lodge. Don’t miss the unique experience of sleeping under the stars in one of Lion Sands’ treehouses. Nestled along the Sabie River, the lodge offers nine luxurious suites and a two-bedroom Hi’Nkweni Villa with breathtaking river views. Each suite features a fully stocked minibar, spacious bedrooms, and an outdoor shower. Elevated pathways lead to a spa sala and the main lodge, which includes a bar lounge, library, poolside, and boma for shared or solitary moments.

Lion Sands Tinga Lodge’s exclusive accommodations are set apart on a high bank up from the Sabie River overlooking the water and makes the most of a view that often sees wildlife passing through.


Mpumalanga, South Africa


Probably the best place in the world to see the Big Five.
Luxurious suites, each located in an utterly private spot overlooking the river with a private plunge pool.
Variety of safari activities and experiences on offer

No of Rooms

Nine suites and one two-bedroom Hi’Nkweni Villa.

Child Policy

Children aged 6 years and older


  • Luxury accommodation
  • All meals
  • Two game drives per day
  • Walking safaris (subject to availability
  • Game drive refreshments and snacks
  • Tea & coffee
  • Soft drinks, local brand beers and spirits & house wines
  • Wifi (guest areas)


  • Premium drinks
  • Laundry
  • Telephone calls
  • Curio shop purchases
  • Spa treatments
  • Gratuities
  • Transfers to and from the lodge
  • Personal expenses

Immerse yourself in a range of activities at Lion Sands Tinga Lodge, including twice-daily safari game drives led by experienced rangers. Explore the Sabi Sands Game Reserve, follow leopard tracks, and discover diverse bird species. Embark on guided bush walks to appreciate the smaller aspects of nature. 

Enjoy wildlife lectures, bush dinners, stargazing during game drives and bush dinners, and local community experiences. The lodge’s spa sala offers a variety of rejuvenating treatments using natural Africology products. For a truly unique experience, opt to sleep under the stars in one of Lion Sands’ treehouses (optional and at an additional cost).

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