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Sabi Sand Private Game Reserve covers about 65 000 hectares bush bordering the Kruger National Park. It is an area of biodiversity and offers a variety of flora and fauna.

Umkumbe Safari Lodge can be found in the Sabi Sand Reserve on the banks of the Umkumbe River. The Lodge has a series of luxury chalets overlooking the river. Each is spacious and tastefully decorated with Traditional textures and tones.


Umkumbe Safari Lodge chalets, all have modern fixtures:

  • En-suite bathrooms
  • Twin or double beds
  • Mosquito nets
  • Private verandah
  • Air-conditioning

About 350 species of birdlife has been recorded in the Sabi Sand Reserve. This offers guests the opportunity to view birds such as the endangered Ground Hornbill, Saddle-billed Stork, Kori Bustard, Lappet-faced Vulture and the Pel’s Fishing Owl. Animals such as the bat-eared fox, porcupine, aardvark and Honey-badger as-well-as the Big Five are available or sightings.

  • Swimming Pool
  • Game Drives
  • Restaurant
  • Child-Friendly
  • Cellphone Reception
  • Game Drives
  • Walking Safaris
  • Day Tours
Child Policy
  • All children welcome.
  • Children 0-12 yrs pay 50% of the adult rate.
  • Children 12 yrs + pay the full adult rate.
Specials at Umkumbe Safari Lodge

Umkumbe Safari Lodge offers specials from time to time. Please visit our specials page for more information.

Rates, inclusions & exclusions - Umkumbe Safari Lodge

Due to the frequency of rates changing, we do not publish official rates on this website.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, teas, coffee and snacks
  • Dawn and dusk safaris in open land rovers and bushveld walks
  • Children 2 – 5 yrs of age are not permitted on game drive – no babysitting at Umkumbe Safari Lodge
  • Curio shop purchases
  • All items of a personal nature
  • Gratuities
  • All levies
  • Bar
  • Telephone
  • Laundry expenses
  • Simbambili Gate fee at Sabi Sand Reserve (per vehicle/per person)
  • Conservation Fee TOMSA Levy and Increases in any of the above costs
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