We’re working from home until further notice, but remain fully operational with uninterrupted access to all our systems.  So it’s very much business as usual.

Search destinations

Saadani River Lodge, Saadani National Park

You may have to look hard to even see Saadani River Lodge as you approach for the first time. This innovative new lodge is so hidden away it seems to be part of the dense forest that lines the banks of the fecund Wami River. Certainly the wonderful birds and wildlife that visit the river treat the lodge as is it were a natural part of the landscape.

But if you decide to stay at Saadani River Lodge on your luxury, tailor-made holiday to Tanzania you’ll discover a level of luxury that belies the tucked-away, back-to-nature appearance of the lodge. Individual suites are reached by wooden walkways and inside they are a revelation; elegant teak floors, exquisite bathrooms, tented beds, walls opening directly onto verandas with fabulous views….

Saadani River Lodge, at a glance

  • Sparkling new safari lodge in a hidden setting on the banks of the Wami River
  • Choice of 17 luxurious suites standing on stilted platforms
  • Superb views over the river and its wildlife
  • Traditional thatched roofs with Mtondoro hardwood, pine and teak flooring
  • Walls opening directly onto private balconies
  • En suite bathrooms overlooking the river
  • Air conditioning and tented beds
  • Wami Suite even has its own infinity pool
  • Deliciously healthy cuisine served on a deck overlooking the river

For leisure and pleasure

  • In-house spa with an extensive menu of beauty treatments, massage and therapies 
  • River safaris to observe the animals that come down to drink
  • Crocodiles and hippos
  • Huge variety of colourful birds living along the riverbanks
  • Close to the wildlife of the renowned Saadani National Park
  • Activities include game drives and river excursions
  • Secluded escape hidden amongst the indigenous trees



Other itineraries in Tanzania

  • We have travelled with TUTC six times, the most recent was to New Zealand last year. The trip was very well organised as usual, with excellent accommodation and a wide variety of experiences. We had booked to go to Australia with them this year but due to Covid this was cancelled, Ultimate handled the situation very professionally and promptly refunded the whole of our deposit without any quibble.

    DN, August 2020