South Africa has lots of game reserves to offer to interested individuals but one of the earliest and also, what created the trend for sustainable wildlife tourism in the country is the Sabi Sand Game Reserve. As a matter of fact, there have been different generations of families that owned the land and operated it which created strength and continuity in common vision.
The reserve has big selection of private lodges too. Every lodge has something to offer that is uniquely them while being very hospitable to guests as well. You are sure to be presented with friendly staffs and fine cuisines, beautiful accommodation partnered with breathtaking landscapes, rangers and highly skilled guides are only few of the things that can be expected by the visitors.
The game reserve is also part of the biggest conservation area operating in South Africa. Sabi Sands wilderness is sharing fenceless border along with Kruger National Park and offering remarkable game viewing. The animals roam freely between these areas and you can regularly see the Big Five game. The wildlife is plentiful in reserve as well as checklist yields no lower than 145 mammal species, 110 reptile species, 500 bird species, 30 species of amphibian, 45 fish species as well as 330 species of trees. All of these creatures are living in their natural habitat and making sure that these are preserved for long so by that, future generations can get to see its beauty.
There are ongoing environmental management programs and studies within Sabi Sands Game Reserves. These consist of alien plant control, micro catchment management in order to fight erosion, monitoring of wildlife as well as habitat densities, anti poaching units and control of runaway.
Make sure that you’re with the right lodge if you’re about to test the game reserves. Following are few tips that you could use to choose one.
Looks – no doubt, styles will resonate with you and the internet is a digital medium you can take advantage of. You’ve got to be careful of photos that depict fresh flower arrangements as some lodges are using fresh flowers outside for advertisements.
Ambience and personality – take a good look at the review section of the lodge’s website. By reading reviews, it will help you uncover the points in which the lodge are good and bad at such as foods, services, hospitality, accommodation and so on. All of these are going to help you come up with a smart decision.
Game viewing – this is yet another integral aspect to be remembered when choosing a lodge. Are you the kind of person who prefers to see the Big Five or more into bush experience? You must pick a lodge with great view on what you want to do to make the most of your trip.