South Africa

Situated in the Kruger National Park, one of South Africa's most unique camps with unrivalled design, service, ambience and personalised cuisine. All of which characterizes an atmosphere of uncompromising elegance and a fine tradition of luxury in true 'Out of Africa' style. 

Named after Colonel Stephenson Hamilton, who was instrumental in establishing the world famous Kruger National Park. 

Hamiltons has a swimming pool, offers a butler service, and transfers are available from the East-gate Airport in Hoedspruit and the KMI Airport outside Nelspruit.

Game viewing at Tented Camp is truly spectacular and the lodge is home to creatures great and small. Kruger 's Big 5 - lion, leopard, elephant, rhino and buffalo as well as a diverse variety of antelope, birds and insects.

Room and Suite Types:

At Hamiltons there are six magnificent tented chalets with flowing mosquito nets, slipper baths, an outdoor shower with a superb view of the Ngwenyeni dam, linked by raised timber walkways amongst ancient Jackalberry trees.Hamiltons Tented Camp sleeps a total of 12 guests.

All rooms at Hamiltons have en-suite bathrooms, air conditioners and an intercom service between rooms.

Food and Wine:

With a view overlooking the river, enjoy a silver-service dining experience with magnificient cuisine freshly prepared to your satisfaction. Private dining is a romantic alternative, and bush picnics can also be arranged.


  • Game Drives
  • Bush Walks
  • Bird Watching
  • Swimming Pool
  • Butler Services

The Lion Sands Reserve is situated in one of the finest wilderness areas in the Southern Kruger National Park region. It is the only property to have substantial access to the perennial Sabie River, ensuring an incredible diversity of wildlife all year round. Lion, Leopard, Elephant, Rhino and Buffalo are common residence in this reserve amongst many other species, great and small. A unique element to the safari experience is in its program of activities. Through these activities the guest is offered the opportunity to interact more closely.

River Lodge is the soul of the Lion Sands Game Reserve. It is positioned on a site with trees dating back 800 years. The lodge is about spirit, warmth, nature & relaxation. It is hosted by a family of staff that will make it feel like home from home. Relax, enjoy and experience African hospitality at its finest.

Room and Suites Types:

Accommodation at Lion Sands river lodge consists of 18 luxurious thatched bedrooms with en-suite bathroom, outdoor & inside shower & wooden viewing deck. The interior is a tranquil purple and cream haven, cool in the summer, cozy in the winter.

The bathroom, with its tranquil look and pebble-inlaid floors complements the bushveld well. The bedroom area is air-conditioned with an overhead fan. All rooms have mini-bar & telephone access. The rooms are linked to all areas by raised wooden walkways.

Food and Wine:

The culinary experience is as diverse and interesting as the African bushveld itself. Guests can enjoy a bush breakfast on the river hide or one of the open plains. Bush dinners under the African sky on an open plain, lit by paraffin lamps and a big open campfire make one of the most spectacular experiences whilst at Lion Sands.

Facilities and Activities:

  • Game Drives
  • Bush walks
  • Health Spa
  • Swimming Pool
  • Curio Shop