Saadani River Lodge is a river retreat overlooking this reserve. Concealed by trees bordering the Wami River, this innovative luxurious lodge sprung from the need to conserve the indigenous flora and fauna of the southern banks of the Wami River.

Saadani River Lodge is a bird watcher’s paradise, offering a huge diversity of jungle, woodland, estuarine, and marine species. There are frequent sightings of Fish eagle, Black kite, Cuckoo hawk, Lanner falcon, Lesser kestrel, Purple heron, Brown-necked parrot, Ringed plover, Long-crested eagle, pelicans and Greater flamingo.