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.

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…



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

  •   PROS: Every room had a heated plunge pool. Game drives were limited to 6 pax or less in each vehicle. There were complimentary binoculars on the vehicle. Rain ponchos were... read more

  •   We stayed mid March 2020, and those 3 days were without doubt the highlight of our South Africa trip. The hospitality, quality of service, accommodation & food were truly excellent,... read more

  •   I can't say enough about this place. My husband and I came for our honeymoon and were absolutely blown away by the beauty, ambiance, hospitality, cuisine, and unbeatable wildlife/safari experience... read more

  •   Savanna Is truly a gem within an incredible game reserve. Natasha, Neil and every staff member treated us like valued guests and could not have been more welcoming. We were... read more

  •   We have just stayed for a third time at Savanna and we had another wonderful 5 nights.

    Natasha and Neil and all the staff make every guest so welcome... read more

  •   On behalf of Southern Sky Adventures I would like to take this opportunity to express our sincere appreciation for the generous hospitality of the Savanna family. Thank you for the... read more

  •   Sabi Sands is definitely one of the best places to go on a safari as the wildlife viewing is just amazing - no matter what time of the year. Savanna... read more

  •   Not my first visit and definitely won't be my last. The amazing team at this spectacular resort, never fail to surprise & delight us with beautifully appointed accommodations (the sheets... read more

  •   You run out of best adjectives to describe the Savanna . You are made so welcome from the minute you walk into the lodge , The game viewing was probably... read more

    Nick B
  •   A most splendid lodge for accommodation and services provided
    The staff was very attentive,helpful and fun.
    Each separate lodge has a lovely plunge pool to enjoy and watch the game... read more



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