Lion Sands Fish Eagle Villa

Lion Sands Fish Eagle Villa is a private retreat on the edge of the river where family and friends can experience an exclusive safari in ultimate luxury. The villa features its own private pool, spa, and fitness room complete with private dining, personal chef, field guide, and dedicated game drives to round-off an extraordinary tailored safari experience. Lion Sands Fish Eagle Villa boasts a contemporary design and expansive bushveld views from the private deck for wildlife viewing and birdwatching without even leaving the villa.


Lion Sands is the only private game reserve that has roots in both the Sabi Sand and Kruger National Park. The reserve encompasses 5000 hectares (12 500 acres) of protected area with access to both the Sabie and Sand rivers. With non-migratory wildlife roaming freely between the reserves, and the ideal riverside location, Lion Sands Private Game Reserve promises an incredible Big 5 experience displaying a great diversity of fauna and flora within its magnificent location.


Guests at Lion Sands Fish Eagle Villa reside in the Sabi Sands area of the reserve. Enjoy professional, exclusive, and uncrowded safaris, night drives, and off-road ventures into the bush. Experience the splendour of African nature en foot, follow leopard tracks, be amazed at intriguing birdlife, and relish unique photographic opportunities. Passionate expert guides and trackers, opulent accommodation, sumptuous dining experiences, and enchanting luxury treehouse sleepouts make a visit to Lion Sands an unmatched immersion into the essence of nature’s magnificence. In addition to Fish Eagle Villa, Lion Sands Game Reserve is also home to two 5-star luxury lodges on the Sabi Sands part of the reserve, Ivory Lodge and River Lodge.


  • Game drives
  • Guided bushwalks
  • Helicopter flip
  • Hot air balloon rides
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  • Local community visits
  • Swimming
  • Gym
  • Spa
  • Stargazing
  • Golf
  • Wine tastings
  • Kids adventure club


  • Exceptional Big 5 game drives
  • World-class dining
  • Treehouse experiences
  • 5-star luxury

Closest airport

  • Skukuza
  • Kruger Mpumalanga
  • O.R. Tambo International Airport (Johannesburg)

Children policy

Children of all ages welcome. Babysitting services are available at an additional cost.


2 x Game drives per day, private safari vehicle, guided bush walks, all meals, soft drinks, in-room minibar, selected alcoholic beverages, laundry, and Skukuza airport transfer.


Premium brand drinks, cellar wines, gate fees, spa treatments, specialist activities, and transfers (other than Skukuza Airport transfer).

Terms & conditions

  • Rates are per person sharing, per night
  • Single supplement of 50% applicable
  • Rates displayed are fvalid until 03 Jan 2023


Low: 01 December – 19 December

High: 04 January – 30 November

Peak: 20 December – 03 January

Accommodation Options

Fish Eagle Villa

Sleeps 2 Adults & 2 Children

Fish Eagle Villa is ideal for a small family or friends retreat comprising 2 bedrooms, each en-suite with outdoor showers and luxurious indoor bathrooms. The Villa features a gorgeous deck with a private pool, bushveld views, Read more and outdoor fireplace for cozy evenings socializing under the stars. The spacious air-conditioned suites resemble comfort and warmth combining organic elements with contemporary decor. A private chef, dedicated field guide, and private safari vehicle are all included in this extraordinary Villa experience. Less

Refer to T&C's above

Peak Season CA$ 17,454 per villa, per night

High Season CA$ 13,963 per villa, per night

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Getting there

By Road

The reserve is a 5-hour drive from Johannesburg mostly on the N12 and N4 highway. Lion Sands is a 1-hour 45-minute drive from Kruger Mpumalanga Airport or a 25-minute drive from Skukuza Airport.



Fly from major centres in South Africa to Skukuza or Kruger Mpumalanga airport.


Flight Duration

  • Johannesburg to Skukuza: 50 minutes
  • Cape Town to Skukuza: 2 hours 30 minutes
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  • Durban to Kruger Mpumalanga: 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Johannesburg to Kruger Mpumalanga: 45 minutes
  • Cape Town to Kruger Mpumalanga: 2 hours 20 minutes