Elephant Plains Game Lodge
Sabi Sand Game Reserve
Greater Kruger National Park
Elephant Plains Game Lodge is situated in the northern part of the world-famous Sabi Sand Game Reserve, adjacent to the Kruger National Park. Elephant Plains endeavours to offer our guests the opportunity for excellent Big 5 game viewing, combined with luxurious accommodation and sumptuous cuisine. The lodge caters for the discerning traveller, with a variety of accommodation options, varying from Rondavels and Luxury Suites to the Manyeleti Honeymoon Suite.
Elephant Plains Game Lodge is world-renowned for excellent Big 5 game viewing and guests can enjoy two game drives and a bush walk per day. The property has been in the family for the past 57 years and Elephant Plains Game Lodge opened its doors in 1998. The lodge is owner run and accommodates a maximum of 24 guests. This guarantees personal service and attention to detail. With the help of our remarkable team of staff members, our unpretentious style ensures that guests regrettably leave, after creating a lifetime of memories!
Elephant Plains Game Lodge is situated on the dry Manyeleti riverbed, overlooking an open area and watering hole. The main lodge houses the reception area, dining areas, lounge, bar & wine cellar, as well as a curio shop. Facilities include two swimming pools, a gym and games room.
The lodge layout caters for the discerning traveller, offering different types of accommodation to cater for a variety of needs. Guests are able to choose between Rondavels, Luxury Suites and The Manyeleti, our romantic honeymoon suite.
Bordering the Kruger National Park, with no fences dividing them, the Sabi Sand Game Reserve is world-renowned for excellent game viewing. At Elephant Plains Game Lodge, you can be sure of game drives and bush walks that will live up to the Africa of your imagination! Not only will you have an excellent chance of close encounters with the Big 5, but you might even be spoiled with some more elusive wild dog or cheetah sightings.
Activities include two daily game drives of three hours each. A bushwalk after breakfast will give you the opportunity of closely exploring the smaller details of the bush.
Big 5 Blog
On our Big 5 Blog you can read regular sightings reports, manager- and ranger reports. If you are planning to visit us, the blog is the perfect place to wet your apetite while you count down the days, and if you have visited us before, the blog will bring your wonderful memories back to life and call you back for another unforgettable experience in the African Bushveld.
At Elephant Plains Game Lodge we pride ourselves on good vibes, excellent Big 5 safaris, elegant accommodation and tasty South African cuisine. Add to that our members of staff who are always happy go the extra mile in order to assure that our guests are well looked after, and you have a winning combination. But don’t just take our word on that. Read some of our recent guest comments:
Elephant Plains Video Competition
All entries can be submitted via our Competition Post on Facebook, or Instagram by 1 September 2020.
The winner will receive a fabulous prize of:
Two nights at Elephant Plains Game Lodge, for two persons sharing
Inclusive of accommodation, all meals, two game drives & one bushwalk daily
Valid, subject to availability for 12 months: 01 January – 31 December 2021
The 2020 Elephant Plains Game Lodge Video Competition rules / guidelines are as follows:
- Like the competition post containing the video
- Comment, telling us why you deserve to win, in less than 30 words and tag your 3 best friends. (Tagged friends need to enter in their own right, in order for your entry to be valid)
- Make sure you have liked /followed our Page
Terms and Conditions:
- Prize includes:
- Two nights accommodation for two people
- two daily game drives
- a daily bushwalk
- three daily meals
- game drive sundowners
- Prize excludes
- personal bar account, including mini-bar
- all items of a personal nature
- lodge transfers
- airport tax
- SSW entrance fees
- Guest Conservation fee
- Winner will be chosen randomly from both the collaboration of Instagram and Facebook entries on the 8th of September 2020.
Good luck and get creative!
Debbie and Phil Hood
“I will never forget the sights and sounds of this beautiful place. Thank you everyone for the experience of a lifetime! You are all amazing (especially my prince, Remember) Thank you, thank you, thank you!!! Darryn and Dion, you have the best jobs in the world. All our love.”
Gitte and Thomas
“Happy birthday, Morné. Hope to see you all again. Love.”
Cunha Family: Julia, Pedro, Marcos & Claudia
“We loved it!!! Wonderful place. Thank you, Elephant Plains!”
Families Bret and MacNair
“Thank you so much for the most amazing days at Elephant Plains. We have seen so many beautiful animals, beautiful nature, great game drives – always with surprising sightings. Great staff and lovely food. THANKS GUYS!!!”
Rick and Leeann
“We had a wonderful experience. Thank you everyone!”
Sally and John Hanley
“Thank you so much for an amazing experience. Everything was perfect – game drives, food and everyone is so friendly! Hope to see you again one day!”
Julhiet Family (Marie, Margot, Nathan and Nicolas)
“Wonderful stay. Lodge is so pretty, staff so kind, location so unique. Love this journey here and hope to come back soon!!!”