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 – Bull Frogs Arrival

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There are many animals residing in the bush of Sabi Sands, and so it should come as no surprise that among the millipedes, scorpions and terrapins, two types of amphibian…


Field Guide Favourites – An Unusual Sighting

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As we head out on our twice daily safaris with our guests, we never really know what we could encounter, and not knowing what is around the next corner is…

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Field Guide Favourites – What to expect from a visit to Cheetah Plains

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What can one expect from a visit to Cheetah Plains? When squinting at the glare of my computer screen, with fingers crazily ticking and tacking away at the keyboard as…


Field Guide Favourites – Gary’s December Star Gazing

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Cheetah Plains Gary Ray is an avid astronomer and enjoys sharing his knowledge with our guides and guests. He has kindly enough compiled a point form synopsis of what is…

"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