Thornybush Game Lodge
Located within the beautiful Thornybush Nature Reserve, adjacent to the Greater Kruger National Park, is the 5 star Thornybush Game Lodge. A perfect place for any occasion, the lodge provides all of the necessary ingredients for guests to enjoy their stay, from romance to privacy to luxury. The animals known as the 'Big 5': leopard, rhino, buffalo, lion and elephant can all be seen within the reserve, which is predominantly open savannah.
There are 18 luxury suites and 2 larger family suites. All suites include air-conditioning, mini bar, safe, separate bath and shower, outside shower, telephone and hairdryer. The lodge offers guests a variety of services including a swimming pool, library with internet access and a spa among many other facilities to ensure a smooth holiday.
- Exclusive access - never more than three vehicles on a wildlife sighting
- Two family suites which feature their own private plunge pool on the deck
- Hearty evening meals surrounded by lanterns and the sounds of Africa
- A deck overlooking a waterhole and riverbed frequented by elephants and buffalo
At a glance
- 20 Suites
- All Ages
- Open All Year
- Family Rooms
- All Inclusive
"Sign your children up for the Ranger in Training program, and they will enjoy fun educational activities throughout their stay."
Adventures and activities to ensure lifetime memories are made. From unforgettable thrills to indulgent relaxation, choose those that appeal most.
Big 5 Safari
Guided Walking Safari
Take a journey through Thornybush Game Lodge to get a flavor of its unique style and character, designed to enchant every guest.
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HOW TO BOOK
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Your dedicated travel expert will be in touch within 24 hours to start designing your bespoke African itinerary.
We won’t stop refining your plans until we get the perfect trip at the best price.
Receive your Mahlatini travel documents, pack your bags and set off on your trip of a lifetime!
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Honeymoon to Thornybush Game Lodge
We came to Thornybush with a set of expectations for our first safari experience that the resort completely met and more! But, what surprised us, was how exceptional the food was!Read full review
Honeymoon to Thornybush Game Lodge
Truly incredible experience, the staff were impeccable. This extended across both our safari team as well as the staff in the lodge itself. The food and drink was great, whilst safari itself was brilliant as we saw plenty of animals closer than I thought possible. You felt that the staff were genui…Read full review
vacation to Thornybush Game Lodge
Rustic. Beautiful. Dreamy - We didn't know what to expect but it exceeded all expectations. What would be great additional activities outside of the Pool between game drives ie: Gym, Games Room, Cinema...Read full review
Holiday to Thornybush Game Lodge
The staff at Thornybush is first rate and the whole experience at the lodge and on the safari rides was unforgettable. The accommodations at Thornybush were first-rate.Read full review