Start your South African journey in the Timbavati Private Nature Reserve. Situated next to the Kruger National Park, it is home to a dozen of South Africa’s best luxury game lodges. Famous for the sporadic birth of rare, white lions, is it said to have the densest giraffe population in the world.
Spot the Big Five during your game drives and nature walks as well as antelopes, over 40 mammals species and 350 bird species.
Your next destination is Sabi Sands – one of South Africa’s most famous game reserves. Situated in the southwestern corner of the world renowned Kruger National Park and consisting of 65,00 hectares. It is the most prestigious reserve; well known for its incredible leopard sightings. With one of the richest game populations in the country, the chances of seeing the Big Five (lion, leopards, buffalo, elephant and rhino) are excellent. However, there are no fences between Kruger National Park and Sabi Sands, so wildlife roams freely in the huge, natural environment.
The Sabi and the Sand rivers run through the reserve, which adds further dimension to the biodiversity of this area. As such, Sabi Sands offers the ultimate photographic safari. You can be certain to return home with some absolutely stunning pictures and memories. Besides the Big Five, other game species occur in great numbers. Among which are more than 300 bird species, making Sabi Sands the best South African safari destination for wildlife enthusiasts, photographers and bird watchers alike.