Lions Rock Rapids, close to the town of Hazyview, is a four and a half hour drive from Johannesburg, and twenty-minutes from the Phabeni gate of Kruger National Park.
This unique lodge is set on the banks of the Sabie River with its’ big boulders spaced apart, creating the rushing rapids.
The garden leads onto a river sand beach – a perfect place to dig your toes into the sand or wade in the rock pools.
There is a central lodge where the reception area and semi self-catering accommodation is situated.
The Luxury Tented Camp features a restaurant, a lounge and bar area and free Wi-Fi. Meals are served at the Riverside restaurant, which adjoins the well-stocked bar.
A favourite spot for guests is around the open air fire boma, next to the river, where you can revel in the scents and sounds of the African bush.
Lions Rock Rapids also offers an ideal venue for weddings, conferences, retreats, team building or any celebration. Discounted packages are offered for weekday events.
Accommodation at Lions Rock Rapids
Spacious suites are semi self-catering, in that they have a microwave and a covered patio with braai facilities. Each has its own swimming pool overlooking the Sabie River Valley.
All are open plan and include a jacuzzi bath, toiletries, a seating area, TV, tea/coffee facilities, a mini safe, ceiling fans and heaters.
The cosy glamping tents with wood laminate floors are ensuite and air conditioned, with a deck facing the river – perfectly positioned to be lulled to sleep by the soothing sounds of the water.
There are hiking and mountain bike trails and several magnificent waterfalls and attractions nearby, along the Panorama Route. These attractions include: The Gorge Lift, Pilgrims Rest, Blyde River Canyon, Three Rondavels, God’s Window and many more.
For adventure seekers, the surrounding area offers game drives into the Kruger National Park, river rafting, quad biking and ziplining amongst others.
For days spent at Lions Rock, you can relax by the swimming pool, in the lounge & bar area or on the beach with a good book and views of the river. If the mood strikes, try your hand at fishing or tubing along the river rapids.
For more information or to make a reservation call 079 851 1117 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Lions Rock Rapids is found along the R536 Sabie Road, Hazyview.