A Warm Welcome to the Plains of Africa


Relax & Rejuvinate in a Tranquil Setting


A big five experience


Twenty Exquisite Tented Suites



Relaxing Pleasure

Set against the backdrop of the magnificent Waterberg Mountains in the Limpopo Province, Safari Plains proudly welcomes guests to relax and rejuvenate in the tranquillity of the African bush. The exquisite beauty of wide-open savannahs, abundant wildlife and spectacular vistas mark this as a truly majestic wilderness destination. Situated a convenient short few hours’ drive from Johannesburg and Pretoria, Safari Plains redefines luxury in the bush. With its high ceilinged dining room, elegant lounge, impressive bar and relaxing spa, we are proud to offer all our guests, be they seasoned travellers, bushveld connoisseurs, families or first-time African explorers, an unforgettable experience.

Safari Plains combines the elements of a great safari with the magic of unparalleled hospitality through the fabric of its luxurious setting and sophisticated ambience. Our resplendent tented suites are scattered along winding, sandy pathways, commanding privacy and natural elegance within the natural indigenous bushveld. These safari-style tents, each with private timber wrap-around decks, offer extraordinary comfort and stylish decor. Romantic outdoor seating provides the perfect way for guests to relax and enjoy the views from their private deck. There are six luxury tents that offer a slightly larger main area and private sala, which is ideal for whiling away a lazy afternoon. All tented suites are well-appointed with sunken baths, separate showers and toilets. The hospitality armoire offers a fully stocked mini-bar fridge and tea and coffee making facilities. Air-conditioning ensures that guests are comfortable in temperature-controlled tented accommodation year-round, regardless of seasonal temperatures. Proudly family-friendly, both the family-style safari and luxury tents consist of a second bedroom with twin beds.

The wildlife experience starts by alighting into one of our spacious, open 4 x 4 game drive vehicles, which offer guests the opportunity to explore the 120 square kilometres Big Five private game reserve. Also available are a wide range of other, exciting activities, such as hot air ballooning, horseback trails quad bike adventures and guided bush walks.

Wining and dining at Safari Plains is a truly elegant affair; either in our sophisticated dining room or during a candle-lit bush dinner – complimented by colourful African entertainment. Mealtimes at Safari Plains are akin to a safari for the palate; our culinary team are a particularly passionate team of chefs who are dedicated to consistently prepare new and exciting dishes.

At night, after dinner, the vast African sky provides an exhilarating backdrop to explore, and we actively encourage guests to participate in our after-dinner stargazing activity.

We pride ourselves on always reaching exemplary standards and providing a truly unique African safari destination, where guests can enjoy the fusion of tranquillity and excitement.


Set along the winding sand pathways, each of our breath-taking tented suites commands a stunning space within the natural, indigenous bushveld.

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Safari & Activities

The varied habitats on the Greater Mabula Game Reserve provide ideal conditions for an astounding selection of large mammals including the Big Five.

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During your stay at Safari Plains, you can look forward to your taste buds being teased and tantalized by our unexcelled culinary delights.

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The Safari Plains App is your digital companion in the African Bush. Plan your journey with us in advance by using our bookings feature.