Saadani River Lodge

Saadani National Park, Tanzania
  • Summary

    Saadani River Lodge is situated 130km from Dar Es Salam, and set on the lazy southern shores of the Wami River and in the heart of the Wildlife Park. It was created by combining harmonic fusion with the natural environment, something you will probably not find anywhere else in the world. This beautiful lodge was built to prevent poaching and other harmful human activity, using sustainable tourism as a tool for environmental protection.

    Saadani River Lodge

    In our opinion

    This really is a truly fantastic place to stay if you are on safari. There really is so much on offer and the staff will do anything to ensure guests are happy, nothing is too much trouble for them.

    The service is fantastic.

    The food served is of an extremely high quality, and the chef will cater for all dietary requirements.

    The suites are extremely comfortable with ample space.

    Excellent game viewing opportunities, and your private guide will do his best to track down the animals you want to see. If you are looking for privacy this really is the perfect place as all rooms are completely private from other guests and staff.

    Saadani River Lodge

    Hotel key features

    5 star accommodation

    Set on the shores of the river

    Completely private suites

    Excellent game drives and game viewing

    Saadani River Lodge


    Saadani River lodge is made up of 18 individual thatched suites and 1 presidential Wami suite; all suites are elevated and offer complete privacy as well as fantastic views over the river and its surrounding wildlife. The Wami Suite features 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, a living room and a private swimming pool on the outside deck which is nicely hidden in the lush foliage.

    Saadani River Lodge


    Saadani Safari Lodge provides excellent 5 star services to its guests, and has a lot to offer in terms of facilities, guests really will be spoilt for choice with the following on offer:

    2 swimming pools right into the tropical forest, next to Wami river

    A show kitchen serving five star menus and a rich a la carte menu


    A full stocked Bar offering fine wines, spirits and cigars

    Boats for river and sea safaris

    4x4 cars for guest transfers or game drives at Saadani National Park

    Wifi Internet access

    Laundry service Walking outside or under the wooden walkways is strictly prohibited, due to the presence of wild animals and the possibility of flooding at the area of the lodge.

    Saadani River Lodge

    Other activities

    Due to the heady mix of ecosystems in Saadani, it really has more to offer than many other safari Parks in Tanzania. Activities include:

    Sea safaris, where you will be taken to a pristine atoll in the middle of the Indian Ocean. This is a half day activity where you will be able to swim and snorkel in the turquoise waters. All your snorkelling equipment and refreshments will be provided by the safari lodge. All guests will need to take along are, sun glasses, sun cream and of course a camera.

    River boat safaris are an excellent way to explore the wonders of the famous Wami river. An exceptional trip for bird watchers and wildlife enthusiasts. These safaris leave directly from the lodge, and will take you down the Rivers mouth. On your way, you will be able to see hippos, crocodiles, fish eagles and Colobus monkeys to name but a few.

    Walking safaris leave from the tropical forest and take you down to the coastal savannah. This is a very exciting way to explore the wildlife as no other safari camp in Tanzania will let you walk through lowland coastal forest.

    Game drives in the Saadani National Park are exceptional as this area has the distinction of being one of the last remaining protected coastal areas in Africa. These exciting Game Drives will allow you to see Wilderbeests, antelopes, duikers, reedbacks, zebras, giraffes and hyenas in their natural habitat, as well as Buffalo, Elephant, Lions, leopards, mongoose and other predators. On these game drives, rarely will you encounter another vehicle making it as unique and intimate experience.

    Mountain bike safaris take you through a remote black cotton road, crossing the coastal Savannah and finally arriving at the village of Gama. At the end of your 10km adventure you will be able to enjoy your breakfast in the wild before returning to the lodge.

    Sky safaris are an excellent way to enjoy wildlife from above. A single engine plane will fly over the bends of the Wami River mouth and deep into the savannah of Saadani National Park.

    Bird watching

    Spa, massage & yoga

    Saadani River Lodge


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