Sabi Sand Private Game Reserve, Mpumalanga

The Sabi Sand Private Game Reserve is renowned as a haven for the Big Five and for luxury game lodges of international standing. The reserve’s lush vegetation adjoins the Kruger National Park, and fences have been dropped. The wild animals cross back and forth, following ancient migration paths parallel to the Sabie River. more

Mystic Monkeys & Feathers Wildlife Park, Limpopo

Mystic Monkeys and Feathers Wildlife Park, a private wildlife collection set amidst lush landscaped gardens just 45 minutes north of Pretoria, is home to rare primates, exotic birds, tiger cubs and white lions. With over 38 species, this is the largest private primate collection in the country. more

Wolhuterskop Game & Nature Reserve, Free State

There are few wild places close to towns where you can view animals and birds and explore the landscape by hiking, on horse trails or on mountain bikes. The 1 200-hectare Wolhuterskop Game and Nature Reserve offers this in the eastern Free State's grasslands. more

Samara Private Game Reserve, Eastern Cape

Samara Private Game Reserve is in the Great Karoo, not far from the lovely, historic town of Graaff-Reinet. Set among the high, jagged-edged Sneeuberg mountains, this remarkable reserve combines luxury with extraordinary game sightings and splendid views. Plus you'll enjoy the feel-good factor of being on rehabilitated land. more

Private game reserves

Every year South Africa's private game reserves win awards for service excellence. Thousands of visitors enjoy the finest game-viewing that the country has to offer from these exclusive reserves located in some of the most beautiful corners of the country. more