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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Watching Ellies

Field Guide Favourites – Good ‘Morrow Bush

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Good ‘Morrow Bush Images and Text by Cheetah Plains Guest, Meg Gilbert I’ve been thinking recently about what my Neverland is. What my rescue is,  where I go to find…

Juvenile hyena feasting at the carcass of a male kudu

Field Guide Favourites – Alan Smiths Cheetah Plains Adventure

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Cheetah Plains Pictorial Blog Images and text by Cheetah Plains Guest, Alan Smith It is impossible to summarise what it’s like to stay in Cheetah Plains in just a few…


Field Guide Favourites – March Update

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What can we say about March that hasn’t already been a pleasure to mention in the months before? Not much, except that this month seems to have marked the end…

The Birmingham Male Lions resting

Field Guide Favourites – Through Andrews Eyes

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Well known Cheetah Plains field guide, Andrew Khosa, spends most of his time taking our guests out into the bush, interpreting the signs, and explaining all about the ecosystem and…

"Incredible respite, dining and safari experience. Will recommend to family and friends. All the best to all!"

− Al & Marion - Canada - April 2016

"What a fantastic place to stay, such a wonderful experience, we would love to come back. Thank you so much"

− Helen & Alan - UK - April 2016

"Our first safari was an amazing experience. We saw the Big 5; cheetahs, wild-dogs and more. Everyone here has been friendly - what a pleasure. Thank you!"

− The Kress Family - USA - April 2016

"Very special, very rustic but the staff so pleasant, surroundings comfortable and experiences unbelievable"

− Lorna & Cyrus - USA - April 2016

"Great Great time here! The leopard with two cubs was the cherry on an already fantastic cake! Thanks for everything!"

− Webko & Kirsten - Netherlands - March 2016

"Absolutely brilliant and unique experience. Thank you to all the staff for their friendliness and willingness to help us in any way"

− Sue & Rich - Sydney - March 2016

"Wonderful, special and unforgettable experience! For the place, the people… Thank you so much!!!"

− Anne & Miguel - Spain - April 2016

"Wonderful place, great food, amazing wildlife and even better staff!!! It's almost impossible to leave! See you soon!!"

− Kate & Glen - UK - April 2016