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  The Best of the Best Sabi Sands has to offer!
    Thanks to the wonderful staff from check in to check out! We cannot say enough about this fine Safari... read more

    Allen P
    October 24, 2021
  • star rating  We spent 3 nights at Savanna Lodge and it was wonderful. With only 9 rooms total, the lodge is small but I think that’s what makes it special. One night... read more

    October 13, 2021
  • star rating  First visit to the great Kruger and could not have chosen a better place to stay overseas guest with us has been to this lodge 17 times.Natasha ,Niel and... read more

    September 29, 2021
  • star rating  My husband and I can not say enough great things about Savanna- everything from the staff, to the game drives, to our meals, and our room went above and beyond... read more

    September 27, 2021
  • star rating  Words can’t describe the experience we had! From the guides to the waiting staff to the rooms to the food. We can not wait to go back. Went to several... read more

    September 25, 2021
  • star rating  We spent 4 nights at Savanna in late August. We came primarily to see the Sabi Sands leopards and were not disappointed - 6 leopard sightings including 2 young leopard... read more

    September 23, 2021
  • star rating  Our party of six was blown away by the overall experience and incredible hospitality that we enjoyed at Savanna. The staff was so friendly and approachable. The rooms were spacious,... read more

    September 18, 2021
  • star rating  There simply is no way to adequately describe our fabulous visit to Sabi Sands and stay at Savanna. The lodge is lovely, well appointed and comfortable. The staff are... read more

    September 18, 2021
  • star rating  Prepare yourself to be pampered at Savanna Private Game Reserve with 5 Star Lodging and superb gourmet food at every meal. Tash and Neil Whyte will welcome you to... read more

    September 9, 2021
  • star rating  Simply exceptional in every regard!
    Wonderful staff, food and incredible game viewing .
    ALL the staff are wonderful .. it’s like they are so happy to be there!
    Maggie,our... read more

    August 30, 2021


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