Wildlife safari animals

Private Game Reserves in South Africa




A Safari Camp with lookoutThe Private Game Reserves or Safari Parks



 are aimed at those  who want their safaris  in  South Africa to  provide high standards  of luxury  and big  game viewing. Most  private reserves  feature luxury 4 or 5  star safari lodges,  many  of which are  decorated in modern,  ethnic  African, or  Colonial styles and  situated on tracts  of  land on which a  variety of wild animals  roam  freely.

 These private reserves and safari lodges  are  situated countrywide. Some  take the  form of  'concessions' where land  within a  National Park  is bought or leased, and  developed for  conservation and  safari  tourism. A typical  example is the  Kruger  Park where tracts of land  are operated as   
private game reserves: Kruger
 Reserves
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Some popular private game reserves are Hluhluwe Imfolozi in Kwazulu Natal, the oldest game reserve in South Africa - Sabie Sands at Kruger Park, which is known worldwide and Shamwari in the Eastern Cape.

MalaMala Game Reserve

The luxury safari lodges are renowned for their hospitality and attention to detail. The Mala Mala Lodge at Sabie Sands (above) is known as one of the most prestigious safari lodges in the world.

Your safaris on these private reserves are made extra special by trained knowledgeable rangers who accompany you on tailored safaris in open top vehicles, and guided bush walks, which often turn out to be the most memorable part of your private safari experience.

For the budget conscious safari traveller, our well run National Parks also have a lot to offer.
For alist of National Parks and to get more information on making your safari booking: South African National Parks


Interested in a guided tourand safari in the Kruger Park? 3 Days  4 Days

Visiting Cape Town? Why not take in a luxury Big 5 safari on an extensive private game reserve only 2 hrs from the city? Cape Town Safaris

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