The Authentic African Safari

Welcome to Cheetah Plains – we promise you an authentic safari experience with breathtaking bushveld, plentiful wildlife, comfortable safari-style accommodation, service with a smile and delicious South African home style dining.

At Cheetah Plains, you’ll be blown away by the abundant wildlife and unparalleled Big Five game viewing – all within the famous 65 000ha Sabi Sand game reserve.

Escape to the heart of the South African bushveld and let us help create memories to last a lifetime!

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Field Guide Favourites – Ulli Mühlhoff Visit

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We recently hosted Ulli Mühlhoff and his wife at Cheetah Plains as a leg of their Safari itinerary. Ulli was kind enough to send through some of his images taken…

Field Guide Favourites – September at Cheetah Plains

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The 1st of September marked the start of the spring season, here in South Africa, and it is a much celebrated day. Most schools have a special “civvies” day (casual…

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Field Guide Favourites – August Update

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We have had some rain!! Only 11mm, mind you, but it was still enough to wet the ground and kick start a little bit of grass growth. This is such…

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Field Guide Favourites – Camera Trap

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Cheetah Plains Guests, Mike and Mandy van Eck spent some time with us a little while ago. They brought along their camera trap and asked if they could set it…

"Wow!! Action packed and full of beautiful new experiences for all of us. The land, facility, staff and entire stay exceeded our very expectation…… thank you very much all!"

− Mary Ann, Ron, Niki, Ryan, Adam and Leah - September 2016

"We had the best time! Our guide, Ephraim, was amazing!"

− Camille, Ellie, James and Jesse - USA - August 2016

"Wonderful place to stay; thanks again for the great hospitality and birthday surprises!"

− Urs & Fransizka - September 2016

"Everything was amazing. Our guide Andrew is the best! Location and service and food = great. Thank you very much."

− Rene & Maritena - September 2016

"We both had a wonderful time with you guys and thanks for treating us like family!!"

− Scott & Leah - September 2016

"Everything was amazing.our guide Andrew is the best ! Location, service and food it was great. Thank you "

− Rene - September 2016

"Everything was amazing , thanks for being so warm and accomodating . Ephraim was an amazing guide"

− Nancy, Leo & Jessica - September 2016

"A most enjoyable time. Great to see the animals. Andrew was great guide. Accommodation/food/service was excellent. We are sad to leave."

− Jude & Darcy - Australia - September 2016