A luxury safari in South Africa is far, far more than coming close to the Big Five – though that, of course, is a great part of it. One of the grand extras of an opulent safari is the rushing raindown of an outdoor shower or the blissful surrender-and-soak made possible by an al fresco bath tub. South Africa’s luxury safari lodges have created some wonderful ways to clean up your act in the bush …

Londolozi‘s Private Granite Suites are safari sanctuaries as exclusive and expansive as they come. They integrate exceptionally well with nature on the banks of the Sand River in the Sabi Sand Game Reserve. Outdoor tubs make for sheer indulgence. Mail us.
Chitwa Chitwa Outdoor Shower
This outdoor shower at is at Chitwa Chitwa in the Sabi Sand Game Reserve. All suites have a bath tub, as well as an indoor and outdoor shower. Make use of good weather to shower with just the trees between you and the big sky. Mail us.
The Outpost bathtub
Huge and luxurious living spaces at The Outpost are open-plan and contemporary. Keep an eye on activities near the Luvuvhu River from the bath tub and enjoy a magnificent safari in a far-northern private concession of the Kruger National Park. Mail us.
Romantic safari at Mhondoro game Lodge in Welgevonden
Laze in the tub al fresco on the spa deck at Mhondoro Game Lodge in Welgevonden Private Game Reserve in Limpopo – it’s a place made for magic. Check availability online or Mail us.
Romantic safari at Mhondoro game Lodge in Welgevonden
This is the stunning outdoor shower attached to the master bedroom of the villa at Mhondoro Game Lodge in Welgevonden. The villa at Mhondoro is an opulent, exclusive-use lodge all of its own, offering accommodation for six, as well as heated pool, private gym and yoga room, private safari vehicle and dedicated complement of staff. Check availability online or Mail us.
Chapungu Safari Lodge Bathtub
Chapungu Luxury Tented Camp in Limpopo’s Thornybush Game Reserve accommodates guests in well-equipped safari tents, each with a very inviting bushveld bath. It’s just the place to have a tranquil and very private experience of the Thornybush wilderness. Mail us.
Kuname River Lodge Outdoor Shower
Kuname River Lodge is a small luxury safari haven in the Karongwe Private Game Reserve. Encounter the wilderness very privately from a chalet looking out over the Kuvenjane River. Out on the deck an open-air bath and shower invite refreshing bush-bathroom soaks and rinses. Check availability online or Mail us.