Thornybush The River Lodge

The River Lodge is located in the Thornybush Private Game Reserve which flanks the Kruger National Park. Located in the south of the 14,000 hectare Thornybush Private Game Reserve, which borders the Kruger National Park, is The River Lodge, a luxurious, intimate safari lodge offering comfort and understated opulence.

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The lodge accommodates just 12 people in 4 luxury suites, one honeymoon suite and the two-bedroom Royal Suite, each overlooking the Monwana River. The spacious suites are sumptuous and beautifully decorated. Each suite offers a private plunge pool and spacious deck offering guests the chance to enjoy the sights and sounds of the bush in-between game drives. In keeping with letting the outside in, all the rooms have an outdoor shower and a bathtub with incredible views of the reserve outside.

The main areas offer guests the chance to mingle or relax in a comfy chair with a book from the well-stocked library. Guests can enjoy a glass of bubbles in the rim-flow swimming pool which also takes in the views of the surrounding wilderness. Meals are served in the main area, prepared by incredible chefs who cater to all tastes.

Getting There

Located one hours drive from Hoedspruit Airport and three hours drive from Kruger Mpumalanga


Morning & Afternoon game drives and bush walks

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