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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5 Questions with… Gary Ray & Clare McIntyre

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Cheetah Plains General Manager, Gary Ray, and his partner, Clare McIntyre took some time out of their busy day to answer some questions for us. Where did you work before…

Image by Andrew Khosa

Field Guide Favourites – Nkuhuma Prides Successful Hunt

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Please note that some of the visuals in this blog are not for sensitive viewers We often are privileged to witness unusual scenes in the bush, and that is one…

Image by Myke Glasson

Field Guide Favourites – Interesting Leopard Behaviour

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The leopards in the Northern Sabi Sands are well known and well followed through various social media streams. A female leopard who we only started viewing in the last couple…


Field Guide Favourites – Elephants around Camp

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Images & Text by Candace Grey There is nothing quite like enjoying a cold drink on a hot day and watching as a herd of elephants quietly crowd around the…

"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