Adjacent to the world renowned Kruger National Park, the Sabi Sand Game Reserve is famed for its intimate wildlife encounters, particularly leopard viewing. Home to a host of wildlife, including the Big Five, Sabi Sand is part of a conservation area that covers over two million hectares (almost five million acres), an area equivalent to the state of New Jersey and larger than some independent countries.
Impeccable and gracious service completes the old world atmosphere, as the spirit of safari comes alive at this evocative camp, set in one of the most renowned wildlife regions in the world. Each of the 18 guest cottages boasts spectacular views of the unspoiled wilderness surrounding the Sand River.
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Mouth watering international and local specialties are served in a variety of locations around the lodge. Breakfasts include hot items, platters of fruit and cheese. Enjoy lunch on the patio, afternoon tea, and dinner by the open fire in the Boma.
At Kirkman’s Kamp the staffs’ goal is to share knowledge and understanding of the bush and its inhabitants with guests. Their highly trained rangers and trackers will do their utmost to delight you. Enjoy Twice daily game drives - early morning and late afternoon / evening game drives in an open 4x4 safari vehicle traverse an area of 6 300 hectares (15 500 acres). Track the Big Five, as well as a rich variety of other game, in the company of an armed ranger and tracker. Strict vehicle limits at animal sightings ensure the exclusivity of your wildlife experience and careful off-road driving positions you for the best photo opportunities. Rangers are constantly in touch with each other to help keep track of game and the sensitive approach methods used mean that the wildlife has become accustomed to the presence of vehicles. Or enjoy Interpretive bush walks - in between game drives, take a leisurely walk within easy reach of your lodge and experience the sights, smells and sounds of the African bush. An armed ranger will accompany you and will share his vast knowledge of the local fauna and flora. Take in the intimate details of your surroundings, from the intricate patterns of a spider's web to the bright plumage of the local birds and the sharp alarms calls of a dozen small creatures. Find out how the potato bush got its name, who lives in a termite mound and which berries taste so good that they can make a jackal turn vegetarian.