Chitwa Chitwa

Chitwa Chitwa lodge across lake

Located on large lake

Chitwa Chitwa (just “Chitwa”) has a fantastic location in north-eastern Sabi Sand overlooking the reserve’s largest perennial lake. Mega herds of 1,000+ cape buffalo drink here and are astonishing to witness as they silently approach the water.

Fellow residents

Hippo often reside in the lake and provide a striking soundtrack to your stay.

Lion kill at Chitwa Chitwa
Tristan Dicks

Rich Big Five

Game drives are particularly good and range through most of the central north Sabi Sand to the unfenced Kruger. This game-rich Big Five territory includes particularly good leopard, lion and omnipresent elephant.

Luxury Chitwa Chitwa suites

Suites with a view

Six individually decorated suites open onto a private lake-view deck. Each has a bath-tub, indoor and outdoor shower, and fireplace, with minibar, fan, hairdryer, tea/coffee facility and iPod docking station.

African style at Chitwa Chitwa

African style

Chitwa is super-spacious, stylish and homely in feel. The owners pride themselves on an extensive art collection and the African chic decor.

Lodge facilities

The magnificent lounge, bar and swimming pool area melt into the surrounding trees.

Chitwa's mobile watering hole

Mobile refreshments

Watch out for the mobile watering hole.

Under 12s welcome at Chitwa Chitwa

Under 12s welcome

Chitwa is unusual in the Sabi Sand for accommodating all ages of children. The large suites (130 to 180 square metres) cater for 2 extra beds for children under the age of 12.

Charlsy suite

The Charlsy Suite is ideal for families or friends travelling together. Two splendidly appointed inter-connected en-suites are joined by a comfortable living area and lake-view deck with private pool.

Giraffe on a Chitwa photographic safari

Photographic safaris

Chitwa Chitwa offers specialised photographic safaris with a dedicated vehicle and high-end Nikon camera equipment for hire.

Waterhole suites offer game grandstand
Spectacular lake views, year round game
Flexible family options incl under 12s
Photographic safaris and kit hire
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