Tanzania Accommodation,
Tanzania Coast and Islands

Saandani Safari Lodge


Saadani Safari Lodge is an exclusive tent and thatch camp perched on the beach just outside the Saadani National Park providing a perfect safari and beach combination.

Accommodation is in nine private beachfront bandas and one suite with large balconies and hammocks overlooking the Indian Ocean. The rooms are well equipped with private bathrooms, high comfort four poster beds, safety deposit box, fan and lounge area.

Facilities at the lodge include an excellent restaurant specialising in wonderful fresh seafood, a well-stocked bar and an inviting swimming pool. Saadani Safari Lodge also has involvement in a local project to protect nesting green turtles along its immediate stretch of coast. Activities include safaris in the National Park where a variety of game including elephants, buffalo, wildebeest, zebra, giraffe, waterbuck and bushbuck are often spotted. Smaller species such as genets, civets, porcupines and yellow baboons are also frequent sightings. Both lion and leopard are present in the park but are seen less often here than in other parks.

Boat safaris are offered along the Wami River which is particularly good for crocodiles and hippos. Walking safaris and cultural activities such as visits to Maasai and Saadani communities are also available. It is possible to swim and snorkel straight from the beach.


Restaurant, bar, lounge, swimming pool, private bathrooms, safety deposit box, fan, internet access and laundry service.

Local Wildlife

Elephants, buffalo, wildebeest, zebra, giraffe, waterbuck, bushbuck and smaller species such as genets, civets, porcupines and yellow baboons. Both lion and leopard are present in the park but are seen less often than in other parks. Green turtles nest along the coast and humpback whales and dolphins can also occasionally be seen.

Optional Activities

Game drives, boat safaris, guided walks, visits to local tribal communities, snorkelling and fishing.

Jonathan Morris

Area Specialist

If you have any questions regarding our Tanzania tours, please feel free to contact me on +44 (0)1803 866965

Very well organised and executed tour. All the guides were excellent, each brought their own personal experience to the safari. The variety of the wildlife viewing was excellent with a choice of boat, walking, half-day and full-day tours. This gave us a chance to see many different animals and birds. Best of all, most were seen without seeing other Land Rovers and vehicles. Overall excellent, looking forward to the next one!

Mr N B - North Yorkshire