South African Lodges

Sanctuary Kusini Lodge

Address
Central Serengeti
Serengeti National Park
Northern Tanzania
Tanzania
Rating
Lodge Type
US $1180.00SINGLE RATE
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Sanctuary Kusini Lodge Reviews & Information

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The Sanctuary Kusini Lodge is the only permanent tented camp in the southern Serengeti in Tanzania. The Lodge consists of Twelve tented suites which are built on a stunning rocky outcrop. The camps communal areas include a dining area, lounge, library and campfire. 

The Kusini lodge also offers a one of a kind private location within the park with private game viewing. Serengeti plays host to the great wildebeest migration, and the park itself covers 14,762 square kilometres. The lodge overlooks the plains where the game is standard all year round.

Twelve double tents, each having a personal guide, are built on a rocky outcrop on which the camp's communal areas can be found. Each tent features en-suite facilities, a private veranda, hairdryer, ceiling fan and mosquito netting.

Morning and afternoon game drives are conducted at the Lodge in customised safari vehicles. The park is home to lion and cheetah populations and is known for excellent leopard sightings. 

The famous wildebeest migration can be viewed from the lodge on a game drive or from a hot air balloon. Full day game drives and a bush lunch can also be enjoyed at this Lodge. Guests can also assist the Serengeti Cheetah Project with a particular cheetah tracking game drive, view historical Maasai paintings and enjoy cosmic safaris.

Below detailed information about the Sanctuary Kusini Lodge is available.
For any queries regarding this hotel, you are welcome to contact us.

  • Ceiling Fan
  • Ensuite / Private bathroom
  • Hairdryer
  • Mosquito net
  • Viewing Deck

Restaurants

Dining at Sanctuary Kusini Lodge

Sanctuary Kusini Lodge offers bush breakfasts, private picnics, sundowners and three-course dinners. Your personal tent attendant will wake you up with a fresh cup of coffee, tea or hot chocolate, and then a full English and continental breakfast is served in the central area, a three-course lunch is served in camp, or you could enjoy a special bush picnic basket. The views from camp are just sensational, and this is the perfect spot for cocktails and canapés, followed by a three course plated dinner.

Wildlife activities

Morning and afternoon game drives are conducted in customised safari vehicles. The park is home to the giant lion and cheetah populations and is known for excellent leopard sightings. The famous wildebeest migration can be viewed from the lodge and one of the highlights of the year is the calving season where guests can see the arrival of newborn zebra and wildebeest calves. Full day game drives and a bush lunch can also be enjoyed from Sanctuary Kusini Lodge. Guests can also assist the Serengeti Cheetah Project with a special cheetah tracking game drive.

Cosmic Safaris

Guests can enjoy cosmic safaris as the trained guides reveal the constellations with a laser.

Rock Paintings

Guests staying at Sanctuary Kusini Lodge may visit the nearby Gong Rock to see rare Maasai rock paintings.

Hot Air Ballooning

Hot Air Ballooning offers an absolutely, incredible way to witness the annual migration. This seasonal activity can accommodate 16 people at one time. The activity comes at an additional charge and includes champagne and a unique bush breakfast.

  • Library
  • Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Viewing deck

Check in and Check Out Times
  • Check in: 14:00
  • Check out: 10:00
Business Services
  • Free Wi-Fi in the public areas
General Services
  • Game drive safaris
  • Laundry services
Malaria Status and Animals
  • All travellers are advised to take precautions against malaria, at least, six weeks before travelling to the Sanctuary Kusini Lodge. 

    The lodge is in the Serengeti, which is home to the great wildebeest migration, however, there is more to the Serengeti than just the migration. The reserve is also home to lion, leopard, cheetah and rhino amongst a host of others.

Children Policy
  • Children aged 12 years and over are welcome at Sanctuary Kusini.

Available Rooms

Luxury Tent

# Rooms:
12

Twelve double tents are available at the Sanctuary Kusini Lodge. Each tent is attended by a personal guide and are built around a rocky outcrop on which the camp's communal areas can be found.

Luxury tent features:

  •  En-suite facilities
  •  Private verandahs
  •  Hairdryer
  •  Ceiling fan
  •  Mosquito netting
Single Room US $1180
Double Room US $1630

Sanctuary Kusini Lodge Specials

The specials listed below will automatically be offered to you when proceeding through the booking process.

Stay at Sanctuary Kusini Lodge for 4-6 nights on their Game Package and enjoy discounted rates!

Package includes:

  • Return transfers from/to the nearest local airstrip
  • All meals, non-alcoholic beverages and alcoholic beverages (with exception of premium brands and Champagne)
  • Game drives
  • Laundry services and emergency medical evacuation
  • Park fee (From 7 January 2019 only)

Included in the rate:

 

  • Return transfers from/to the nearest local airstrip
  • All meals, non-alcoholic beverages and alcoholic beverages (with exception of premium brands and Champagne)
  • Game drives
  • Laundry services and emergency medical evacuation
  • Park fee (From 7 January 2019 only)

 

 

Excluded from the rate:

  • Park Fees, Camping Fees and Concession Fees
  • Tourism Development Levy
  • Walking safaris and night game drives
  • International and domestic flights, landing fees, and road transfers to and from other camps and lodges
  • Travel insurance, boutique purchases, spa treatments, gratuities and all other items of a personal nature

Terms and Conditions:

  • Subject to availability
  • Valid for a 4-6 night stay only
  • Valid until 5 January 2020
  • Long stay rates depend on duration of total stay and season of travel
  • The total stay can be in one lodge or camp only, or be made up of stays in different Sanctuary Retreats camps or lodges
  • Stays in more than on camp or lodge do not need to be consecutive, but must belong to one itinerary
  • Closed April and May 2018/2019
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Stay at Sanctuary Kusini Lodge for 7 nights or longer on their Game Package and enjoy discounted rates!

Package includes:

  • Return transfers from/to the nearest local airstrip
  • All meals, non-alcoholic beverages and alcoholic beverages (with exception of premium brands and Champagne)
  • Game drives
  • Laundry services and emergency medical evacuation
  • Park fee (From 7 January 2019 only)

Included in the rate:

  • Return transfers from/to the nearest local airstrip
  • All meals, non-alcoholic beverages and alcoholic beverages (with exception of premium brands and Champagne)
  • Game drives
  • Laundry services and emergency medical evacuation
  • Park fee (From 7 January 2019 only)

 

Excluded from the rate:

  • Park Fees, Camping Fees and Concession Fees
  • Tourism Development Levy
  • Walking safaris and night game drives
  • International and domestic flights, landing fees, and road transfers to and from other camps and lodges
  • Travel insurance, boutique purchases, spa treatments, gratuities and all other items of a personal nature

Terms and Conditions:

  • Subject to availability
  • Valid for a 7 night or longer stay only
  • Valid until 5 January 2020
  • Long stay rates depend on duration of total stay and season of travel
  • The total stay can be in one lodge or camp only, or be made up of stays in different Sanctuary Retreats camps or lodges
  • Stays in more than on camp or lodge do not need to be consecutive, but must belong to one itinerary
  • Closed April and May 2018/2019
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GPS Co-Ordinates

Latitude: -3.022287

Longitude: 34.715744

Directions

This Lodge is in the southern central area of the Serengeti National Park.
Flying time from Arusha is approximately 1 hour 30 minutes to Serengeti South airstrip, and then a 25-minute drive to the camp with game viewing en route. For light aircraft, luggage is limited to 15kg in one soft bag.
Road transfers from Ngorongoro Crater take approximately three hours with game viewing.

Parking

On site parking facilities are provided for guests.

Star Rating

5 Star

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