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"Elephant Plains Game Lodge - Beauty In The Bush"

Elephant Plains Game Lodge provides an amazing African Safari experience at their perfect, affordable luxury safari lodge. Situated next to the beautiful Manyeleti River, guests are treated to stunning views of animals coming for a drink. Meals are carefully prepared for all guests and served with a smile. Elephant Plains is a renowned safari lodge that has exciting safari options, professional guides, and the diverse and untamed wild African bush at its door. It does make for the perfect safari experience.

Sabi Sand Game Reserve, inside the Greater Kruger National Park area, is known as the "place" of sustainable wilderness, tourism and development in Sub-Saharan Africa. Sabi Sand Game Reserve is loved by all who visit there and all staff, as it is a place of wilderness and adventure. Home to one the largest varieties of wildlife, the Big Five and various other endangered species, such as rhino, wild dog, cheetah and much more. Forming part of the Greater Kruger National Park, they have removed their fences with the Kruger National Park, resulting in a larger biodiversity and genetic diversity.


With only five rondavels, you can be assured of an exclusive feel and individual service. Each rondavel is fitted with the following:

  • air conditioners
  • coffee facilities
  • mosquito nettings
  • en-suite bathrooms
  • sun decks

The Luxury Chalets are equipped with everything that the standard rondavels are, however they also include the following:

  • fireplace
  • mini bar
  • private safes
  • overhead fan

The Manyeleti Honeymoon Suite offers a more private area for a romantic getaway, It also comes with the following:

  • splash pool
  • open pavilion area

The Elephant Plains, inside Sabi Sand Game Reserve, is renowned for their leopard sightings, as well as wild dogs, lions, the endangered rhino and cheetah, elephant, buffalo, various antelope and over 300 different species of bird.

  • Swimming Pool
  • Game Drives
  • Restaurant
  • Child-Friendly
  • Cellphone Reception
  • Wellness & Spa
  • Wi-Fi
  • Game drives
  • Walking safaris
  • Birding
  • Night drives
Child Policy
  • All children are welcome at the camp
  • Child minders are available on request, at additional costs
Specials at Elephant Plains Game Lodge

Elephant Plains offer specials from time to time. Please visit our specials page for more information.

Rates, inclusions & exclusions - Elephant Plains

Due to the frequency of rates changing, we do not publish official rates on this website. Luxury Safaris range in a variety of prices and, as an indication of what to expect, one can pay anywhere from R2 000 to R20 000 per person per night sharing and more, depending on the choice of accommodation, season, specials and other determining factors. For the most up to date rates, please contact us.

  • Accommodation
  • All meals
  • Two game drives daily
  • Bush walks
  • Teas and coffees
  • All drinks
  • Curios shop purchases
  • Spa treatments
  • Telephone calls
  • Gratuities
  • All entrance fees and levies
  • Additional extras will be for the guest's account
Enquiries at Elephant Plains

Please complete this form should you wish to make an enquiry or request a quotation.
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Should you require information before completing the form, you may contact us at:
Skype: pietsmiles  •  Office: +27 (0)12 345 6438  •  Cell: +27 (0)71 687 2782

After hours: please send an email message to welcome@smilestravels.co.za and we will reply soonest

Note: There are no camping or self-catering facilities at this lodge.

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