Authentic Luxury

AFRICAN SAFARI EXPERIENCE

Just a little different

Savanna Lodge

An exclusive 5-star lodge, Savanna is situated in the internationally famous Sabi Sand Reserve within the greater Kruger National Park Conservancy. Our internationally acclaimed lodge offers an exclusive, personalised and intimate safari experience to our guests, with a unique style of tented accommodation.

Our lodge lies in an area where ‘Big 5’ sightings are so frequent, it is not unusual to see lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo, and rhino in a single game drive.  Our specially designed game viewing vehicles and highly trained guides with a vast knowledge of the African bushveld, take guests on close and intimate encounters with a large variety of wildlife. Numerous nearby dams and a series of waterholes in front of the lodge attract many species, especially in the dry winter months when elephants are daily visitors.

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World-Renowned

Accommodation

Our five-star luxury lodge offers nine exquisite suites. Seven of our suites have tented roofs, blending the elegance of a by-gone colonial era with all the convenience of modern facilities.

Each suite offers guests private patios, plunge pools and outdoor showers, as well as air-conditioned interiors, minibars stocked with inviting treats, a coffee machine and décor that epitomises the elegance of understated luxury.

Suited to you

Exclusive Facilities

Relaxing in the comfort of the public lounge with its spacious patio, or at the main pool looking out over lush gardens and floodlit waterhole, our guests are frequently treated to fantastic views of birds and game drinking and bathing.

The loft above the lounge makes a pleasant nook for a quiet game of chess as well as a bird’s eye view of the waterhole, while an adjoining library provides wireless broadband internet access and offers guests the means to transfer digital photographs, freshly captured on their safari, onto CD or DVD.

Our fully-stocked wine cellar and bar ensure your thirst is always quenched. Enjoy a meal whilst sitting around our traditional Shangaan boma, and purchase a precious memento of your experience at our well-stocked curio shop.

Work up a sweat in our fully-equipped gym with the bush right at your doorstep, or enjoy an exquisite massage treatment in the privacy of your suite.

Enjoy an experience that is just a little different…

 

Encounter

True Safari Experience

In an area studded with dams that attract large herds of game, and traversing more than 10 000 hectares of prime bushveld, a Savanna safari provides exceptional opportunities to see the ‘Big 5’ – lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo and rhino – as well as cheetah, wild dog, hippo, crocodile, an abundance of general game and over 400 bird species. The emphasis at Savanna is, first and foremost, on the safari experience, on the activities of the many rare and beautiful creatures encountered.

Game Drives & Walks

A True Taste of Africa

Experienced and dedicated game rangers and trackers impart their amazing knowledge of the natural world, allowing guests to unobtrusively enter the lives of the largest and smallest creatures. From the mist shrouding the bush at dawn till the blazing sun sets behind distant mountains, the magic of a Savanna safari will provide incredible photographs and unforgettable memories.

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Stories From Our Guests

  • star rating  I would rate Savanna higher than 5 stars if I could. I can't begin to explain how special our honeymoon was here. This was sooo much more than a holiday.... read more

    avatar thumb 136shannons
    January 12, 2023
  • star rating  A family trip of a lifetime! - From the moment we arrived at Savanna Lodge we were treated like family. All the staff are so friendly and always greet with smiles on their faces. The... read more

    MJRaddall
    January 9, 2023
  • star rating  Want restaurant atmosphere? Go elsewhere. Want family atmosphere and GREAT game drives? This is the place. - Savanna is by far our favorite safari game lodge. Small (max 18 guests) & personalized, wonderful family atmosphere, the best game drives due to highly experienced Rangers &... read more

    PABTrude
    December 30, 2022
  • star rating  Magical Safari Exprerience - Ok so buckle in... This is going to be a long review. I have had the privilege of visiting Savanna on 3 occasions. Guess that already explains how i love... read more

    GoPlaces60532621746
    December 28, 2022
  • star rating  Exceptional game viewing experience - We have stayed here 3 times now and the service was the best yet. Food and drink are excellent and nothing is too much trouble for the team. Everyone goes... read more

    Gary171957
    December 26, 2022
  • star rating  Can’t rate the place highly enough - We have just returned from a 4 night stay at Savanna. It would be fair to say we did not arrive there in great shape, courtesy of BA losing all... read more

    nickjD5528UM
    December 26, 2022
  • star rating  It was our first time at Sabi and the lodge and safari delivered. Wow what awesome service at Savanna. We were spoiled with beautiful meal at different locations daily. Saw... read more

    avatar thumb GrendidaRamjee
    December 25, 2022
  • star rating  5* - We’ve just returned from 3 nights at Savanna and can’t say enough good things about this lodge. From the moment we stepped on the property until we left the staff... read more

    MEMBER23
    December 9, 2022
  • star rating  Would not return nor recommend! - Would not recommend!

    Cons
    - too close to nearest village and can therefore see the village lights (including pole spot lights) from your veranda at night
    - can... read more

    Meander20620591684
    December 4, 2022
  • star rating  Luxurious lodge with exceptional game viewing - We recently spent 3 nights at Savanna and loved it!

    I'd been to other lodges in Sabi Sands, so knew about the exceptional game viewing associated with this part... read more

    saswede
    November 30, 2022

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