Project Description


Lion Sands River Lodge & Oyster Box

The perfect combination of exploring everything South Africa has to offer, from the beaches of Umhlanga for 4 nights in a sea facing room to the adventure of the Sabi Sands Game Reserve for 3 nights in a luxury room.


1x Luxury Room for 3 nights
Two swimming pools
Open plan lounge and dining area
Suitable for disabled travelers (with assistance)
Full range of dietary preferences catered for
Free Wi-Fi (in public areas)

1x Classic Sea Facing Room for 4 nights
Two swimming pools

The Lion Sands River Lodge is family-owned and managed since 1933, this international award-winning private game reserve is located in the world-famous Sabi Sand Game Reserve. This land is a place of rarity and carries with it a passion which can only be instilled by a great family history.

Lion Sands River Lodge is about spirit, warmth, nature and relaxation. Our staff will do their utmost to ensure that your time spent with us will be the highlight of your visit to southern Africa. Offering 12 Luxury rooms as well as eight Superior Luxury rooms, each has a double or twin bed, en-suite bathroom with a separate shower and bath, ceiling fans as well as air conditioners, a mini bar, telephone and mosquito net. The Superior Luxury rooms also have an outdoor shower.

With 86 beautifully appointed rooms and suites, eight Garden Villas and a magnificent Presidential Suite, the Oyster Box Hotel stands in a class of its own. Situated majestically on Umhlanga’s prestigious beachfront, with views of the Indian Ocean and direct beach access, this once grand old dame has been revamped to become one of South Africa’s most distinguished hotels. Whether you’re joining us for a wedding, honeymoon, business or pleasure.

The Oyster Box will captivate and impress you. Renowned for our cuisine, you can choose to dine in our casual Ocean Terrace; fine-dining Grill Room, sunken Wine Cellar, sumptuous Palm Court, rooftop Lighthouse Bar or our contemporary Oyster Bar, serving freshly shucked oysters. The Spa, set in our lush, tropical surroundings, offers the widest range of wellness and beauty treatment options.

Safaris are conducted during the mornings and afternoon / evenings in open 4×4 Land Rovers
The Field Rangers are highly trained on site as well as being FGASA accredited.
Discover the Chalkley Treehouse, a 6m-high elevated wooden platform, which allows a couple to experience the magic of the bushveld. Enjoy the sun set, the moon rising and the wonderful sights of the Milky Way.
With access to more than 18km of Sabie and Sand River, game viewing is consistently amazing.
Lion Sands supports the Henna Pre School in the Huntington Village.

Conveniently located for quick and easy access to Durban city centre, the International Airport and numerous stylish shopping centres.
The Oyster Box first opened in 1947. They have gone to extraordinary lengths to preserve the original character of the hotel in our refurbishment.
The Garden Suites and Presidential Suites each have their own private plunge pools.
The hotel remains to this day celebrated as being the place for the finest wedding occasions in the nation.

Packages are subject to availability at the time of the reservation.
Passport & visa costs (if applicable), travel insurance & items of a personal nature are also not included.
Flights to and from airports nearest to destinations not included
Prices are subject to change without prior notice due to airfare increases and currency fluctuations.
Re-booking and cancellations fees apply.
All prices are per person sharing unless otherwise specified.
Prices quoted are approximations and are subject to a formal quotation
Standard terms and conditions apply.


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R2820000Per Person Sharing
  • Includes:
  • Lion Sands River Lodge
  • All meals, teas/coffees, mini bar in room, soft drinks, local brand beers and spirits & house wines.
  • Two game drives daily with FGASA qualified ranger & tracker, game drive refreshments & snacks and specified inclusive safari activities.
  • Specialist activities include game drives, bush walks, hippo tour / riverbank walk, astronomy, wildlife lectures, bush breakfasts, picnic lunches & bush dinners and Henna Pre-school visit: Lion Sands community project.
  • Includes one way transfer from Skukuza Airport to Lion Sands River Lodge.
  • Oyster Box
  • Breakfast
  • Tourism Levy and VAT