Ulusaba Safari Lodge
Kruger and surrounds, South Africa
Owned by our own Sir Richard Branson, this is one of the most luxurious and exclusive game lodges in the world. It is located amid the breathtaking landscapes of Sabi Sands and combines exceptional service with a superb safari experience - what could be better? If you like to keep yourself close to the ground and the passing wildlife, you'll enjoy Safari Lodge - with treehouse inspired rooms and suites, all with private decks. Your day starts early with a cup of tea and then it's out to the 4WDs in search of the reserve's exciting creatures. Then it's back to the lodge for a delicious hearty breakfast and a chance to enjoy the impressive leisure facilities. You'll also enjoy an evening safari to spot some different bush creatures, before enjoying a first-class dinner accompanied by excellent wines and occasionally by tribal dancers and singers.
- Evening Entertainment
- Fitness Centre/Gym
- Internet Access
- Near National Park
Where is itIn the western sector of the Sabi Sand reserve. Road transfers from Kruger Mpumalanga or Skukuza airport are available. We recommend to fly direct from Johannesburg to Ulusaba's private airstrip. Flight time approximately: 1 hour 20 minutes.
Ulusaba has 20 rooms and suites spread over 2 exquisite lodges. Safari Lodge has a fantastic bush location built along the banks of a dry river bed and offers a selection of Elephant Rooms, a Safari Room, River Rooms, a Treehouse Suite and the new Safari Suite. All with private entrances and terraces providing incredible views of passing animals on their way to the nearby waterhole, a sitting area and en-suite bathroom with separate bath and shower. The Safari Room is located close to the main building and has a large viewing deck, sleeping maximum 2 adults.
All Inclusive of: all food and beverages - including top quality wine list, premium branded spirits and French Champagne. Twice daily-game drives, daily walking safari (subject to favourable weather conditions), local entertainment, laundry service and transfers from Ulusaba air strip.
Elephant Rooms are 'treehouse style' built high above the bush and mostly accessed by swing bridges, sleeping maximum 2 adults. As the name suggests they are great for elephant viewing with their location being on a elephant migratory route!
River Rooms have the same facilities as an Elephant Room and 2 of the River Rooms have infinity plunge pools, sleeping maximum 2 adults. River Rooms are very secluded making them the perfect romantic bush getaway.
The Treehouse Suite is a stunning, unique suite featuring a private deck with magnificent views over Xikwenga Dam where hippos and elephants come to bathe. Perfect for honeymooners, sleeping maximum 2 adults. The suite is a 10-minute walk from the main lodge and is accessible by swing bridges and raised walkways.
The new private Safari Suite is located next to the main lodge and boasts it's own entrance into a walled garden with boma fire pit. The suite also features a separate spacious lounge, viewing deck with jacuzzi plunge pool and outdoor shower, sleeping maximum 2 adults.
Enhance your stay by adding a Romance/Honeymoon package to your room or suite and recieve the following benefits:
- A fruit basket and champagne in the room on arrival
- The Aroma Boma Devotional Journey spa treatment for two (60 minutes)
- Lovers’ Picnic private lunch on a day of your choosing
- Romantic bath time experience on an evening of your choosing
- Private dinner on the last evening complete with own personal butler
- Complimentary space-available upgrade
- Gift on departure
Honeymooners: couples staying 3 nights or more receive a fruit basket and Champagne in their room on arrival, romantic bath experience, a complimentary room upgrade (subject to availability) and a gift on departure. Valid for stays completed between 2 Jan-21 Dec '19.
Free night offer: pay 4 nights, stay 5 nights. Valid for stays completed between 10 Jan-14 Mar; 16 Apr-30 Jun and 1 Nov-21 Dec '19.
Maximum 1 free night.
Local entertainment. Daily game-drives. Late morning walking safaris. Outdoor swimming pool. Viewing deck. Aroma Boma spa*. Gym and 2 tennis courts. Video, music and book libraries. Wine cellar. Observatory in the bush for star gazing. Complimentary WiFi access. Gift shop.
5 nights between 22 Dec-1 Jan.
* Denotes local charge.
Children over 12 years are welcome to stay at Safari Lodge.