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 – 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…

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Field Guide Favourites – Mandela Day Magic

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On Monday 18th July 2016, 10 Cheetah Plains staff, and 9 guests went out into the community to celebrate Mandela Day. We had arranged a visit, at short notice, with…

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Field Guide Favourites – Leap of Leopards

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With all the adult leopards prowling about, one would never think that a cat as old as Karula would still be in good breeding condition. I suppose that, in the…

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Field Guide Favourites – Lodge Update

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It’s time to pour the Amarula (perhaps without the ice) and enjoy its warming influence around the welcoming glow of the campfire whilst watching an elephant or two quietly ghost…

"What a great first Safari! Thank you for a wonderful experience! "

− Aaron & Tiffany - USA - August 2016

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

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

"Wonderful experience. Great service and saw so many animals!"

− Darla & Chris - June 2016

"Everyday was perfect. Saw all animals - all of them. Couldn't imagine it being any better! 5-stars for sure!"

− The Brown Family - June 2016

"Andrew, you are our favourite guide ever. I thank you for changing our lives and our kids!! We will be back!! Lovely camp!"

− Gloria, Oran, Stone, Tara and John - June 2016

"Thank you for a lovely time . Truly an amazing experience! The Cheetah Plains Staff made us feel at home. We will miss you!"

− Jacob, Josh, Claudia & James- USA - June 2016

"Wonderful time. Lovely leopard, lion and delicious food and very friendly staff."

− Margy & Rafael - June 2016

"A wonderful bush experience. Thank you to all for making us feel very welcome"

− Helen & Les - Australia - June 2016