Destinations

Sanctuary Kusini

About Sanctuary Kusini, serengeti

Sanctuary Kusini an exclusive, permanent camp in the Southern Serengeti, there are no other camps in the vicinity so the camp makes use of its own private airstrip. Set on a kopje (rocky outcrop) with extraordinary views of the plains below, the camp is surrounded by woodland and far from the usual tourist trail, offering, essentially, private game viewing for its guests.

The site for the camp was chosen with the landscape, vistas and wildlife in mind. The variety of terrain means that throughout the year you are in good proximity a variety of animals; including zebra, lion, buffalo and cheetah. 

The camp is also fantastic for the wildebeest migration.

Lodge Details

Style

A relaxed, luxury tented camp which offers a high level of privacy in a tranquil and remote setting.

Setting

Access to this camp, in the South of the Serengeti, is via private airstrip, there are scheduled flights daily or you can fly by private charter. There is also access by roads; this would take approximately 3 hours from the Ngorongoro Crater and 7 hours from Arusha. The camp itself is set on a rocky outcrop, its elevation affording sweeping views across the Serengeti.

Accommodation & Facilities

All of the 12 double tents are thoughtfully placed around the main outcrop, keeping the individual views and privacy of each tent in mind. Tents are all en-suite with showers and hot and cold running water throughout the day. There is a personal butler assigned to each tent to see to your every whim and desire and a private veranda, with a spectacular vantage point on the surrounding landscape. All of the guest tents are a good distance apart from one another and are generally separated by a kopje or a tree, enhancing your privacy and giving it a more secluded feel.

The main camp consists of dining room, lounge and a library; there is also an extensive wooden deck with fantastic vistas.

Dining

Most of your meals will be served in the bush or on a kopje close to camp. Dinner is usually served in the dining area, its is perfect for candlelit meals and has such a wonderful setting that you don’t need to venture out to the bush.

Activities

Game drives are the main attraction here as they are perfect for finding large predators, such as lion, cheetah and leopard, in safety. The Serengeti Cheetah Watch can teach you about tracking, identifying and photographing cheetahs, your findings might even go on to help with future conservation projects. As well as this there is fantastic star gazing and some great elevated spots for sundowners!

Child Policy

Children over 12 are allowed.

Responsible Travel

Sanctuary Kusini is owned and run by Sanctuary Retreats who are “committed to operating with sound environmental practices. Sanctuary Kusini has been built to incorporate the natural surroundings and the entire structure can be removed without leaving a trace of inhabitation.”

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