Situated in the Sabi Sand Game Reserve, adjacent to the Kruger National Park, Elephant Plains Game Lodge features an outdoor pool, a spa, and luxury accommodations.

Elephant Plains offers spacious air-conditioned bungalows and rooms with elegant furnishings. Some rooms have private balconies with views of the watering hole.

Elephant Plains includes a fitness center and a conference room with satellite TV.

Guests of the Elephant Plains Game Lodge can enjoy game drives, bush walks, and photographic safaris where they can take wildlife pictures.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.3 for a two-person trip.

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Continental, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Vegan, Halal, Gluten-free, Kosher, American, Buffet

Free private parking

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  • Does the quoted price include 2 daily game drives and local beers,wines and spirits?

    TARIFFS INCLUDE *Accommodation *Two Daily Game Drives and a Bushwalk *Three Meals per day *Tea / Coffee TARIFFS EXCLUDE *Bar Account & Mini Bar *Curio Shop Purchases *Laundry Service *Telephone Calls & Faxes *Lodge Transfers *Airport Tax *SSW Entrance Fees * Guest Conservation Contribution


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    Asked about: Bungalow (2 Adults) • Answered on October 26, 2019
  • Does full board include 2 Game drives per day as well as sundowners? Thanks

    Good day Trust you are well The rates include accommodation / meals / game drives / bush walk and 1 sun downers drink All the other drinks from the bar / gate entrance fees and conservation levy per night is for your own account Angelique


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    Answered on January 8, 2021
  • Hi....do room prices include safari drives? If not, what are the various safari options and what are costs per person?

    Hi - Yes rates includes accommodation, meals, game drives. only conservation levy, gate fees and drinks from bar is for your own account


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    Answered on March 17, 2021
  • Is this a Big 5 reserve’s

    Yes - This is a big 5 reserve


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    Answered on August 27, 2021
  • hi how much extra ontop of the rate e private game drives dont feel comfortable in current climate with other guests on shared drives

    Hi, in order to have a private vehicle you will have to pay for 6 guests full rate even if you are just 2 pax.


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    Answered on March 21, 2021
  • Good morning Does the full board include game drives? If not how much is a game drive

    Our rates includes 2 game drives, 1 bush walk, 3 meals and drinks that you have on the game drive.


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    Answered on February 20, 2021
  • Are your game drives restricted to a specific area? What are your rates for Sept/Oct 2022? Thank you!

    Yes - We only traverse on about 6000ha and not allowed to drive on all properties, Rates are R 6000.00 per adult sharing for Luxury suite R 5150.00 per adult sharing for rondavels


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    Answered on March 9, 2021
  • e.g. do you offer room service?

    Yes - We do We will send an indemnity form to fill out a week before arrival where you can request housekeeping or not. All meals are served in the main area of the lodge


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    Answered on August 27, 2021
  • Is game drives included in the price?

    Yes - the game drives are included in the rates


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    Asked about: Luxury Double Room • Answered on November 8, 2021
  • Stay June 26-30, 2022. One of our needs is to coordinate with WildEarth Safari drive on an afternoon safari. My information is they will pick up and drop at the Gowrie Gate. Are we able to book a driver from the lodge to coordinate a drop off and return us to the lodge?

    Hi This is not a problem - We will just have to check what time as the staff need to be back at the lodge for our own game drives.


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    Answered on August 27, 2021
  • Are the game drives in sabi only or do you also offer drives inside Kruger park ?

    Elephant Plains is located with in the Sabi Sand Game Reserve that is a private big 5 game reserve. We only do game drives (2 per day) on the properties we can drive on.


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    Answered on August 12, 2021
  • Hello Does this room have a view of the riverbed or the watering hole? Thanks

    Some of our luxury suites have a view of the dry riverbed and others of the watering hole.


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    Asked about: Luxury Double Room • Answered on September 15, 2021
  • Is it safe to assume that the day I arrive, I do the night drive. And the following morning, I do the morning game drive if I am staying for one day? Guests are not expected to arrive before the morning drive to check in, right? Thanks

    Yes - The day you arrive there is an afternoon drive and the next morning before you leave. Check out time is at 11:00. For the afternoon game drive we do recommend to check in at 13:00 in order to be in time for the afternoon drive.


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    Answered on August 27, 2021
  • What is the best way to get to your hotel? Do you have your own airstrip?

    You are more than welcome to self drive or we can arrange a road transfer. We do have out own airstrip if you wish to fly in with Fed air


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    Answered on November 8, 2021
  • hi do u cater for Halaal

    Yes - we do - please advise in your booking as dietary requirements :-)


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    Answered on June 2, 2021
  • Hi, which weekends are still available? Thursday to Sunday?

    27-30 May 2021 - for 2 pax


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    Answered on May 9, 2021
  • HI Please can you tell me if the booking at Elephant Plains Game lodge includes the 2 x game drives, bush walks and photographic safaris as advertised or does one pay extra for these?

    Good day Our daily rate includes accommodation, all meals, 2 game drives, 1 bush walk and 1 drink per person on game drives. The gate fees, conservation levies and drinks from the bar is excluded from the rate. Kind regards Lorien


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    Answered on November 18, 2021
  • Hi , how many guests on the game viewers? Thanks

    Hi, In current situations 6-7 guests on the game drive vehicles


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    Answered on March 19, 2021
  • Hello Do you have anything available in September 2020 for up to 4 to 6 people

    Good day Trust you are well We do have availability 20-22 September 2020 ( 2 Nights) x 6 pax in 3 Luxury Suites Kind Regards Angelique


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    Answered on January 4, 2020
  • do you have a spa?

    We do not have a spa - but if you are at the lodge we can ask neighbor lodge if they have space as their guests gets first priority.


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    Answered on July 23, 2021
Natural Beauty
  • River Sabi River
    5.6 miles
Closest Airports
  • Skukuza Airport
    12.6 miles
  • Air Force Base Hoedspruit
    41.6 miles
  • Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport
    47.5 miles
How to get to Elephant Plains Game Lodge from Air Force Base Hoedspruit
    Private shuttle
    Free parking is available.
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1 Restaurant On Site

    Elephant Plains

Amenities of Elephant Plains Game Lodge
Outdoors
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Activities
  • Walking tours
  • Game drives
  • Kids' club
  • Hiking
  • Library
  • Darts
  • Ping-pong
  • Pool table
  • Game room
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kids' meals
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed).
  • Secure parking
Front Desk Services
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Babysitting/Child services Additional charge
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Safe
General
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Packed lunches
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Outdoor swimming pool
Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
Spa
  • Fitness
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Fitness center
Languages Spoken
  • English
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Check-in

1:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Check-out

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children over 3 are welcome.

Children 12 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

Age restriction

No age restriction for check-in. (Only children 3 and up are allowed)

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Elephant Plains Game Lodge accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

- Use Gowrie Gate only. Due to river crossings, no other gate can be used at Sabi Sands Game Reserve.

- For safety reasons, children aged 16 and under are not allowed to go on the bush walk.
- Guests over the age of 60 are required to provide a medical certificate stating that they are in good health and fit to go on a bush walk.

FAQs about Elephant Plains Game Lodge

  • Room options at Elephant Plains Game Lodge include:

    • Double

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Elephant Plains Game Lodge by:

    • Airport shuttle (arranged by property) 1h 30min

  • Elephant Plains Game Lodge has 1 restaurant:

    • Elephant Plains

  • Elephant Plains Game Lodge offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Fitness center
    • Hiking
    • Pool table
    • Game room
    • Library
    • Ping-pong
    • Darts
    • Kids' club
    • Game drives
    • Fitness
    • Walking tours

  • Guests staying at Elephant Plains Game Lodge can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.6).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Halal
    • Gluten-free
    • Kosher
    • American
    • Buffet
    • À la carte

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • Elephant Plains Game Lodge is 1.9 miles from the center of Sabi Sand Game Reserve.

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Elephant Plains Game Lodge (subject to availability):

    • Private Parking
    • Parking
    • Secure parking
    • Free parking

  • Check-in at Elephant Plains Game Lodge is from 1:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Yes, Elephant Plains Game Lodge is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • The prices at Elephant Plains Game Lodge may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.