Ulusaba Private Game Reserve is the private safari home of the world-famous Sir Richard Branson and his collection of magnificent lodges. Ulusaba Safari Lodge is perched perfectly beneath a canopy of ancient trees on the edge of a dry riverbed in the prestigious Sabi Sand Private Game Reserve; known for its phenomenal game viewing opportunities which include the sought after Big 5 and the big cats.
Children 6 years and older are welcome.
Children over the age of 12 years are considered to be adults and will pay the applicable adult rate and be accommodated in their own rooms.
Children under 6 years may be permitted on a request basis only.
Please request rates from your consultant, dependent on room type availability.
Game Drive Policy:
Children 6 years and older are permitted at Safari Lodge and can join our game drives.
Children aged 16 years and older are permitted on safari walks.
Decked out with state-of-the-art equipment and facilities, Ulusaba Safari Lodge is all about soft lighting, the sounds of the bush and nearby river, and luxurious accommodation. You’ll love the sense of adventure as you access some of the rooms by swing bridges. Your room will provide fascinating views of the animals as they stroll past on their way to the nearby watering hole.
Three adjoining Safari Rooms are located close to the Main Lodge and offer large viewing decks and en-suite bathrooms with great views.
Three spacious Elephant Rooms boast en-suite bathrooms and large viewing decks with stunning views over the bush. Elephants regularly use a migratory route that passes by these rooms which allow for excellent up-close-and-personal game viewing! The location of the three Elephant Rooms is ideal for friends traveling together or families with teens wishing to be close to their parents.
Built tree house style and very private are four River Rooms, with two rooms offering private plunge pools. All are very spacious with snuggling seating areas and striking views of the river bed or bush. The River Rooms are ideal for those celebrating or enjoying a romantic escape, as these rooms are secluded and tucked between Jackalberry trees. Three of the River Rooms are accessible by a swing bridge and are a short walk from the main Lodge.
The Treehouse suite is spacious and very unique, featuring a private deck with views over Xikwenga Dam where hippos and elephants come to bathe. There is also a large viewing deck adjacent to the room perfect for dining. The Treehouse Suite offers ultimate seclusion and ideal for honeymooners. Its location makes it the perfect choice for avid photographers and birders. Accessible by swing bridges and raised walkways, the Treehouse Suite is an approximate 10-minute walk from the main lodge.
The lodge facilities include a reception area, lounge area, dining area, swimming pool, bush observatory, two tennis courts, gym with a running machine, bike, multifunctional weight station and free weights, spa treatment room, outdoor boma, wine cellar, and a gift shop.
Internationally renowned chefs have developed an African inspired menu that is rich in flavors and spices. Fresh locally sourced ingredients are used in the dishes. Whether dining under the African sky, in the Boma, on a deck or in the dining room, the menus and meals promise to be exceptional. All the breads and pastries are home baked daily. The lodge also caters for private meals and special occasions.
Enjoy early morning and late afternoon open vehicle game drives in this pristine wilderness and unforgettable bush walks that are sure to enlighten your senses. Other optional activities include the scenic Panorama Route, helicopter flights over the bush, and an authentic Shangaan experience with a visit to the local villages surrounding the Sabi Sand Game Reserve.
The Sabi Sand Private Game Reserve is a private game reserve situated on the Western border of the Kruger National Park. It spans 65,000 hectares and is renowned for providing some of the best game viewing in Africa. The reserve shares a 50km long unfenced border with the Kruger, ensuring that animals can roam freely between the two reserves. The Sabi Sand Game Reserve comprises a number of private game reserves, each providing an exclusive and luxurious experience in the heart of the bush. Unlike the Kruger National Park, the Sabi Sand is not open to the general public. Staying in one of the lodges here means you are sharing this pristine wilderness with only a few other guests.
The reserve has a dense concentration of wildlife, including over 330 plant species, 45 fish species, 30 amphibian species, 110 reptile species, 500 bird species and 145 mammal species! It is home to the Big 5 and is probably the best place in the world to get up close and personal with the elusive leopard.
Ulusaba Safari Lodge is ideal for solo explorers, couples and families looking for a luxury safari experience.
Accommodation, all meals, beverages including top quality wine and fine champagne, twice daily game drives and walking safaris, informative talks, and laundry service
Transfers, additional excursions, gratuities, all items of a personal nature, and conservation fees.
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