The Kruger and legendary 'Sabi Sands' are the home of South Africa's finest 'Big Five' safari, but the countries malarial free reserves cater well for families.
Sabi Sand has both fantastic game viewing and an unparalleled level of luxury accommodation. It is an exceptional destination for 'Big Five' safari, without any doubt one of the best on the entire continent.
Timbavati is a huge private reserve bordering the Kruger National Park, a location guaranteeing great game viewing. Often combined with the Sabi Sands, the Timbavati is the region's second most famous reserve.
The Kruger National Park is one of Africa’s largest and finest safari regions. Home to the Big Five and a truly epic concentration of general game, this is a park that would stake its claim as one of the very best on the continent.
Little known, but one of South Africa’s largest Big Five game reserves, Madikwe has over 75,000 hectares, great game and the added bonus of being malarial free so great for families.
The Tswalu Kalahari is located just south of the border with Botswana, close to Namibia and is one of those rare places that offers a true wilderness experience within South Africa.
Kwandwe Game Reserve is situated just 160km from Port Elizabeth in South Africa’s Eastern Cape. It comprises 22,000 hectares of pristine wilderness and is our pick of the Eastern Cape reserves. It is also malarial free.
Shamwari Game Reserve is probably the most famous of the Eastern Cape reserves. With a heavy focus on conservation Shamwari is home to the Born Free Big Cat Rescue and Education Centre. It is also malarial free.
Phinda Game Reserve is one of South Africa’s most well-known private reserves. It offers a unique habitat that is a complete contrast to South Africa’s other game-viewing areas.
KwaZulu Natal is host to the oldest game park in Africa – Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Game Reserve. This reserve is home to the Big 5 and also has the largest population of white rhino.
This beautiful Big Five reserve is situated in South Africa’s Eastern Cape. Its name is inspired by the Kariega river, which flows through the region and provides nourishment for a vast variety of wildlife.
The national park of Marakele is located in the far north of South Africa, within the Limpopo Province. It forms part of the Waterberg Biosphere, a region of dramatic mountain ranges, sprawling bushveld, and deciduous forest.
The Thornybush Game Reserve is located close to the Kruger National Park.
Manyeleti Game Reserve is situated between the Sabi Sand and the Timbavati reserves, boasting an open border with the Kruger National Park.