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.

Elephant Plains Game Lodge has been welcoming guests since Aug 18, 2010

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.2)

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast Info

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

Free private parking


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Room Type
1 full bed
2 twin beds
1 queen bed
1 full bed
2 twin beds
1 twin bed
1 full bed
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Property questions and answers
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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..
    Answered on 26 October 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 th..
    Answered on 8 January 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.
    Answered on 21 March 2021
  • 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
    Answered on 17 March 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.
    Answered on 20 February 2021
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Area info *
1 Restaurant On Site
  • Elephant Plains
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Vegan • Gluten-free
Amenities of Elephant Plains Game Lodge
Great facilities! Review score, 9.5
Most popular amenities
Outdoor swimming pool
Family rooms
Non-smoking rooms
Fitness center
Free WiFi
Free parking
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • View
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Patio
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Walking tours
  • Game drives
  • Kids' club
  • Hiking
  • Darts
  • Ping-pong
  • Pool table
  • Game room
Living Area
  • Sitting area
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kids' meals
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed).
    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
    • Shuttle service
      Additional charge
    • Shared lounge/TV area
    • Designated smoking area
    • Air conditioning
    • Smoke-free property
    • Mosquito net
    • Heating
    • Packed lunches
    • Fan
    • Family rooms
    • Non-smoking rooms
    • Entire unit located on ground floor
    Outdoor swimming pool
    • Pool/Beach towels
    • Beach chairs/Loungers
    • Fitness
    • Beach chairs/Loungers
    • Fitness center
    Languages Spoken
    • English
    Sustainability initiatives
    This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

    House rules

    Elephant Plains Game Lodge takes special requests – add in the next step!


    From 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM


    From 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM



    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

    Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

    Age restriction

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


    Pets are not allowed.

    Mastercard Visa Cash 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.

    Please inform Elephant Plains Game Lodge of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

    FAQs about Elephant Plains Game Lodge

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

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

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

    • Guests staying at Elephant Plains Game Lodge can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.7).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

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

    • 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.

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

    • Room options at Elephant Plains Game Lodge include:

      • Double

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

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

    • Elephant Plains Game Lodge has 1 restaurant:

      • Elephant Plains