Authentic Luxury


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.




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.

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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…



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  We went to Savanna for our 10 year wedding anniversary and I can’t get over what an incredible trip we had!
    We got such a friendly welcome and attended to... read more

  • star rating  We visited here for our ten year wedding anniversary and it was absolutely amazing - and we've been to many amazing hotels and game reserves etc. before - but this... read more

  • star rating  My wife and I visited Savanna for 5 days of our honeymoon in April 2021. Savanna is hands down the most incredible vacation we have ever had. Neil and Natasha... read more

  • star rating  We have spent two nights at this amazing place. We have travelled a lot all around the world but I must say this place is something else. The attention to... read more

  • star rating  As all reviews state, Savanna is a cut above. As lodges go ratings consist of game sightings, accommodations, staff, and food. All are five star. Pictures tell all. Time... read more

  • star rating  My sister and I recently visited Savannah and words really can’t describe how much we loved it. The accommodation was fabulous - comfiest beds, beautifully decorated, all the amenities... read more

  • star rating  We just got back from the most incredible trip to Savanna tented camp. Having heard glowing reviews about the place, attention to detail, amazing game and incredible career guides, I... read more

  • star rating  We stayed at Savanna for the last few days of the year and were fortunate to see in the new year at the lodge. We thoroughly enjoyed every minute we... read more

  • star rating  We stayed here for three nights at the end of December 2020 as part of our honeymoon. The experience was absolutely perfect. Our guide, Dan, was exceptional. He had a... read more

  • star rating  Savanna Private Game Reserve far exceeded our expectations. Fabulous accommodation, beautiful lodge, superb food, friendly and attentive staff... every guest is made to feel like part of the Savanna "family".... read more



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