Shumbalala Lodge

Found in the heart of the Thornybush Reserve, and on the banks of the Monwana River, Shumbalala Game Lodge is a subtle blend of comfort and luxury. With friendly staff and beautiful surroundings this is a property built for relaxation.

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The lodge possesses 4 superior suites and one presidential suite. All rooms include air conditioning, telephone, mini bar, safe, fireplace, and en-suite bathrooms. The presidential suite also has a plunge pool, butler's kitchen and a private boma with a fireplace outside. The lodge itself provides a variety of features including WiFi, library, pool and a delightful underground wine cellar with a window looking out at the scenery surrounding the lodge, the perfect place for a meal.

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.


Twice daily game drives and educational bush walks.

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Dr Keith Warrington

saw the big 5 plus more and more than once; excellent rangers and trackers; comprehensively cared for at the lodge which was definitely 5 star

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Again beautiful accommodation ,great service and great food and great attention

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