Leopard Hills Private Game Reserve

Leopard Hills Private Game Reserve sits atop a rocky outcrop surrounded by the renowned Sabi Sand Private Game Reserve. The owners and staff are dedicated to offering guests the most rewarding and luxurious safari experience possible. While the 10 000 hectares reserve offers some of Africa’s best game viewing, the service and facilities at the lodge are of the highest quality placing Leopard Hills among the top lodges in Southern Africa.


The glass fronted suites offer phenomenal vistas of the surrounding bushveld. The spacious interior is designed to create a space of calm and comfort. The beds are draped in percale cotton linen and covered by flowing mosquito nets. Organic materials and textures are paired with luxuries such as indoor and outdoor showers, a comfortable lounge area, a private plunge pool and a deck with an elevated view of the wild surrounds.

All suites are equipped with:

  • Air-conditioning
  • Fans
  • Mini bar
  • Lounge area
  • Private deck
  • Private plunge pool
  • Mosquito nets


The abundance of wildlife in the Sabi Sand Reserve and some of the best rangers in the country give Leopard Hills a winning combination and create game drives that will be memorable even for experienced safari goers. Customised open safari vehicles allow close and intimate wildlife encounters with the highest standard of safety. The game drives depart in the early morning and late afternoon. The game rangers offer an in-depth knowledge of the fauna and flora of the bushveld. Passionate about photography the rangers happily assist visitors in getting the perfect wildlife photo.

Walking safaris depart after breakfast and allow guests to experience the subtler aspects of the Greater Kruger Park ecosystem. Discover the fascination for trees, grasses, birds, birds, insects and the meaning of the sounds of the wilderness.

Other activities at Leopard Hills include:

  • Take a cultural tour to the local community and gain some unique knowledge about South Africa and its people.
  • Discover Mpumalanga and the Blyde River Canyon form a bird’s eye view. Helicopter Tours uncover deep and shady gorges and dramatic waterfalls.
  • Visit Elephant Whispers to ride and interact with elephants. The large mammals are infinitely wise and gentle and among the most fascinating creatures on the planet.
Organic materials and rich wooden fittings were used to create a luxurious living space. The dining room with heavy mahogany tables overlooks a waterhole in the veld below. The large viewing deck has elevated vistas allowing you to scan a vast area of pristine wilderness for game. The deck and the lodge pool are perfect for lazy afternoons in the African sun. After dinner the lounge and bar area is ideal for a night cap while you listen to your ranger tell stories from the bush by the fireplace.

Breakfast is served on the deck after the morning game drive. Lunch under large umbrella is a relaxed affair, while dinners by the open fire under a cover of stars are always memorable. The delicious cuisine from local produce is enhances by the best local wines from our private wine cellar.

The treatment sala offers a range of relaxing and rejuvenating pampering. The glass fronted sala combines calming vistas with absolute privacy. A gym offers you the opportunity to exert yourself while enjoying views of the bushveld.

Other facilities at Leopard Hills include:

  • Viewing deck with binoculars and spotting scope
  • Swimming pool
  • Bar and lounge area with fireplace
  • Dining room with view of a waterhole
  • Wine cellar
  • Wellness sala and gym
  • Library
  • Television and Wildlife DVDs
  • Curio shops
Leopard Hills Private Game Reserve is located on a rocky outcrop in the western part of the Sabi Sand Private Game Reserve. Adjacent to the Kruger National Park this area is renowned for spectacular Big 5 game viewing. Leopard Hills covers 10 000 hectares of diverse fauna and flora including the Sand River and vast plains. Leopard, lion, buffalo, rhino and elephant as well as wild dog and cheetah can be seen in the area along with a diversity of antelope and smaller game.

Flights from Johannesburg depart to Kruger Mpumalanga Airport or directly to Leopard Hills with Federal Air. Driving from Johannesburg you will take the N4 and pass through Nelspruit and Hazyview to enter Sabi Sand through the Newington Gate.

Please contact us for the latest rates.
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