Cheetah Plains Private Game Reserve

Welcome to Cheetah Plains – we promise you an authentic safari experience with breathtaking bushveld, plentiful wildlife, comfortable safari-style accommodation, service with a smile and delicious South African home style dining.
At Cheetah Plains, you’ll be blown away by the abundant wildlife and unparalleled Big Five game viewing – all within the famous 65 000ha Sabi Sand game reserve.

Escape to the heart of the South African bushveld and let us help create memories to last a lifetime!

At Cheetah Plains Private Game Reserve, expect all five senses to be awakened by your African bushveld experience – bush buck roam freely among the chalets. You could hear the sound of animal calling at night: lion, hippo, hyena, jackal and more could be heard calling out across the bushveld.

Cheetah Plains is one of the oldest bush camps in the Sabi Sand, our emphasis is on offering guests traditional Safari values, comfortable accommodation, combined with great food, prepared around the campfire.

Excellent game viewing on 8 500 ha and friendly attentive staff will round your safari off. Cheetah Plains only has eight rooms & a Bush cottage which ensures an exclusive Safari experience.

Main Lodge

The main lodge is a common area where our guests are invited to put their feet up, reconnect with family and friends, have a cocktail or cup of coffee and simply relax while surrounded by the sights and sounds of the African bushveld.

The swimming pool is just a footstep or two away – it’s hard to resist the invitation to take a dip and cool down – from here you can gaze across the dam or from the main lounge area look towards the waterhole where animals and birds come to drink.


The traditionally-thatched chalets at Cheetah Plains melt into beautiful indigenous gardens, which in turn are surrounded by pristine African bushveld.

Exclusivity, privacy and comfort are our guarantees to you.

6 Standard Chalets
The standard chalet’s are comfortable and neat with an indoor shower (no bath)

2 Luxury Chalets
Each luxury chalet consists of an ensuite bathroom with a bath and beautiful outdoor shower.

The Bush Cottage
The recently refurbished Bush Cottage at Cheetah Plains offers a “home from home” accommodation solution for up to 4 people – perfect for romantic travellers looking for extra privacy or a family planning a safari.

The cottage has 2 separate bedrooms each leading onto the outdoor verandah and into the lounge / kitchenette area inside the cottage. The shared bathroom includes a bath and shower and there is a separate WC leading off the lounge area as well. Soak in the views of the surrounding bushveld and feel pampered in your own bush style cottage. Lazy days can be spent on the verandah looking into the surrounding bushveld or just listening to the birds glorious melodies.

The cottage is situated within the perimeter of the main lodge and boasts a fully electrified fence around the cottage itself, ensuring no predators can pay you a visit and share your verandah! A short walk from the main lodge facilities, pool area & reception, you will feel very much part of the relaxed & friendly Cheetah Plains environment.


Take a plunge in the lodge swimming pool, surrounded by bushveld trees with a view over the dam where animals drink at the waters edge.

Cellphone coverage in the lodge area is extremely limited. We have limited internet available in the privacy of your room.

At the lodge, we do accept ZAR currency, and payments for extras can also be done by credit card or Snapscan. We accept Master & Visa Cards only.

The curio shop has a wide range of African arts, curios, as well as branded apparel, and is open on request.

All rooms have air conditioners as well as overhead fans to ensure your comfort.

If you wish to have any laundry done, please use the laundry basket provided and remember to fill in the laundry list provided. Charges will be levied.

The Sabi Sand Game Reserve is situated in a malaria area. Please consult your GP or a Travel Doctor for advice on precautionary medication.

Cheetah Plains is situated in a natural wildlife game reserve. Do not walk outside the demarcated perimeter of the camp unassisted. Please be aware at all times.

A digital safe provided in your room for your valuables.

Thank you for considering Cheetah Plains for your stay in Kruger Safari. 



1 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms 2 Sleeps


WIFI Internet


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