Discover the Diverse Wildlife of Sabi Sand Game Reserve
Inyati Game Lodge is situated in the western sector of the Sabi Sand Nature Reserve which is a private game reserve sharing a common unfenced boundary with the Kruger National Park. It spans 50 000 hectares and is renowned for providing some of the best game viewing in Africa. The reserve is not open to the general public with each private lodge having exclusive traversing rights over their area.
Inyati’s rangers drive specially designed safari vehicles which are allowed off-road, ensuring you get exclusive and intimate game viewing opportunities. The reserve has a dense concentration of wildlife and is home to the Big 5 – elephant, lion, rhino, leopard and buffalo. Cheetah, giraffe, zebra, wild dogs and a vast variety of antelope and other species may also be closely observed, free roaming within their own territories. Inyati is one of the best places in the world to get up close and personal with the elusive leopard.
Set on the lush banks of the Sand River, Inyati Game Lodge offers the ultimate safari experience combining diverse wildlife with authentic African hospitality.
From the warm welcome you receive upon arrival, to our comfortable chalets, hearty home style cuisine and highly experienced rangers, every guest departs with unforgettable memories and the imprint of Africa in their soul.
Inyati can accommodate a maximum of 25 guests maintaining the family ambience it’s become renowned for. The lodge consists of three luxury family chalets and eight luxury standard chalets, all tastefully furnished with uninterrupted views of the African bush overlooking the Sand river.
The 3 larger chalets offer an king-sized bed, a double bed and a single bed making it the perfect choice for families sharing. There are 4 standard luxury chalets with king-sized beds and the remaining 4 standard luxury rooms all have comfortable twin beds. All beds are protected with high quality mosquito nets.
All chalets have 24-hour temperature control – air-conditioning and overhead fans en-suite bathroom with bathroom amenities, outside showers in the standard chalets, insect repellent and hairdryers, direct dial telephones, mini bar fridge (stocked on request), tea and coffee making facilities, mini-safe and in room free Wi-Fi.
Highly trained and experienced rangers and trackers ensure that your safari experience ranks amongst the best in Africa.
At Inyati, you can look forward to fantastic close-up experiences with Africa’s wildlife on every game drive. View Africa’s most impressive wildlife on morning and afternoon/evening game drives in open 4-wheel drive safari vehicles with expert guides and Shangaan trackers.
Game drives traverse an area of 10 000 hectares (24 700 acres) and strict vehicle limits at sighting ensure the exclusivity of your game viewing experience.
Inyati offers fishing as an extra activity between game drive times. Fishing equipment is supplied by the Lodge.
Fishing is done in the Sand River and at the causeway. Guests’ safety is paramount, and they are always accompanied by an armed ranger or tracker.
There are over 37 species of fish in the Sand River – the most common ones being:
Sharp tooth Catfish (Barbel), Mozambique Tlipia (Bream), Squeakers, Tigerfish, Small Mouth Yellowfish, Mudfish
Apart from the relaxing aspect of fishing, it is a glorious way to be at one with the bush, listening to the chirping of the various bird species or the sounds of hippos in the distance.
A must for all nature enthusiasts is the bush walk. This affords guests the ultimate, close to the wild experience and a chance to focus on the smaller bush inhabitants including birds, insects and butterflies.
One can discover the interesting world of trees, grasses, flowers, geology and ecology. Occasionally game can be seen on walks – including the “Big 5”.
Bush walks take place either before or just after breakfast, depending on the time of the year and the prevailing weather conditions.