Sanctuary Retreats

Sanctuary Retreats

Sanctuary Retreats operates some of the finest lodges and safari camps in spectacular surroundings throughout Southern and East Africa. Founded in 1999, the company's philosophy - "Luxury, naturally" - is evident with the focus on providing its guests with adventurous safari experiences in luxurious surroundings. Sanctuary Retreat's excellent guides have an intimate knowledge of the local environment and make ideal interpreters and safari companions.

Currently operating 13 lodges in prime game-viewing regions in BotswanaZambiaKenya and Tanzania, as well as offering gorilla trekking in Uganda and private luxury camping in East Africa, Sanctuary Retreats has recently opened a luxury walking safari camp in Zambia's South Luangwa, just one of a wide range of safari activities in the company portfolio. Other experiences include day and night game drives, motor boat and canoe excursions as well as interaction with partially habituated elephants in Baines' Camp and Stanley's Camp in Botswana.

Sanctuary Retreats has a strong commitment to environmental conservation and responsible tourism. Local materials and skills are used to construct its lodges, built according to local architectural and cultural standards and limited to a maximum of fifteen cottages or tents as part of the commitment to low impact, high-quality tourism.

It is this combination of outstanding accommodation in magnificent settings, excellent service, adventurous activities and dedication to the environment that has made Sanctuary Retreats' lodges some of the most desirable properties in the world

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Sanctuary Retreats Tours & Safaris

Browse our recommended tours and safaris – all of which include a stay in one of Sanctuary Retreats’ luxury safari camps and lodges - or simply contact a Go2Africa Safari Expert for assistance with planning the perfect tailor-made solution.

5 days

Romantic Falls & Chobe

From $2,320 per person sharing

Destinations visited:

  • Botswana
  • Chobe National Park
  • Victoria Falls
  • Zambia
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Sanctuary Retreats Accommodation

Sanctuary Retreats operates a luxury collection of twelve safari camps and lodges in Botswana, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia. Each Sanctuary Retreats accommodation is designed to complement its unique natural environment but they share the common features of world-class service, fine dining and - above all – an exclusive safari experience, with a strong commitment to environmental conservation.

Browse our recommendations below or simply contact one of our Africa Safari Experts for assistance with planning your dream holiday.

Sanctuary Baines' Camp

From $750 per person sharing

Activities travellers enjoyed:

  • Elephant interactive experience
  • Game drives
  • Guided walks
  • Mokoro trails
  • Guided walking safaris
Zambia

Sanctuary Puku Ridge

From $450 per person sharing

Activities travellers enjoyed:

  • Game drives
  • Guided walking safaris
  • Guided walks
  • Night drives

Sanctuary Swala Camp

From $485 per person sharing

Activities travellers enjoyed:

  • Bird watching
  • Bush dining
  • Game drives
  • Local village visits
  • Night drives
  • Picnics
  • Guided walking safaris
  • Cultural tours
Uganda

Sanctuary Gorilla Forest Camp

From $380 per person sharing

Activities travellers enjoyed:

  • Gorilla tracking
  • Guided walks
  • Local village visits
  • Bird watching
  • Cultural tours
  • Hiking
South Africa

Sanctuary Makanyane Safari Lodge

From $530 per person sharing

Activities travellers enjoyed:

  • Bush dining
  • Game drives
  • Star gazing
  • Guided walking safaris
  • Bird watching
  • Guided walks
  • Night drives
  • Specialist guides
  • Fly camping
  • Day tours
  • Local village visits
  • Cultural tours
  • Private game-drives

Sanctuary Stanley's

From $550 per person sharing

Activities travellers enjoyed:

  • Game drives
  • Mokoro trails
  • Boat excursions
  • Elephant interactive experience
  • Helicopter flights
  • Night drives
  • Guided walking safaris

Sanctuary Chobe Chilwero

From $530 per person sharing

Activities travellers enjoyed:

  • Game drives
  • Sunset cruises
  • Boat excursions
  • Fishing

Sanctuary Chief's Camp

From $1,180 per person sharing

Activities travellers enjoyed:

  • Bush dining
  • Game drives
  • Mokoro trails
  • Specialist guides
  • Helicopter flights
  • Full-day safaris
  • Photographic safaris
  • Private game-drives
  • Scenic flights