Monwana Game Lodge

Adjacent to the Kruger National Park, Monwana Game Lodge is found in the Thornybush Nature Reserve. Providing phenomenal Big 5 game viewing, the lodge presents guests with incredible privacy and the luxury of only 4 suites to choose from. This small and intimate lodge exudes a genuine friendliness and is extremely welcoming.

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The luxury suites offer views of the surrounding area and are great for viewing wildlife in the evenings from private decks and patios. The 4 suites are divided between 2 family suites, 1 honeymoon suite and 1 king size suite. The honeymoon suite offers the perfect place for newlyweds to indulge, with a sunken bath and open plan bathroom offering fantastic views over the savannah. All of the suites possess en-suite bathrooms with both a shower and bath.

Delicious cuisine is on offer to guests, freshly prepared with a wide variety of dining options, which can be enjoyed in the dining area or from the comfort of your front garden in summer. A short walk from the suites there is also a gazebo to keep cool from the heat of the sun and a swimming pool to relax in. Game viewing is a large draw for visitors to the lodge, with over 12,000 hectares and over 56 different mammal species to see, night game drives add a further dimension to the experience with some animals only coming out after dark.

Getting There

Access by air from the Hoedspruit Airport which is approximately a 30 minute drive from the lodge. The drive time to Thornybush Game Lodge by road from Johannesburg is approximately 6 - 7 hours.


Day and night game drives, birdwatching and sundowners.

Read what our previous clients thought of Monwana Game Lodge

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Myles Pollard

Accommodation was excellent considering we were in the Jungle. The food was excellent. The Game Drives were excellent. The people were lovely!

05/06/2018 Read full trip review

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Matthew Gilly & Kaitlin Frazier

What an incredible experience on safari?! We loved every minute. We especially loved being near the watering hole so we could see all the animals coming up close. They set up a private dinner for us on our porch - it was lovely! The only bump was their water pump going out so we had to transfer to a different lodge our last night (River Lodge). They felt terrible though and…

25/05/2018 Read full trip review

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