Waterbuck Lodge is uniquely positioned adjacent to a water estuary in the private Thornybush Nature Reserve (bordering the Kruger National Park), and provides extraordinary wildlife diversity and abundant birdlife all within the confines of a closely located watering hole.
Waterbuck Lodge offers 4 suites each offering a generous sized bedroom, ensuite bathroom, air conditioning and a private game viewing deck offering magnificent views. All the suites are accessed through pathways a few yards from each other providing both privacy and security. The main lodge offers a dining and bar area as well as a swimming pool. A deck area also provides a comfortable watch point to the wildlife who frequent the water hole adjacent to the lodge.
- Ideal for exclusive use bookings by families and friends
- A home-away-from home setting
- Fabulous Big 5 game viewing in the private Thornybush Reserve
- Only a few vehicles on a sighting, no jostling for a viewing position
At a glance
- 4 Suites
- All Ages
- Open All Year
- All Inclusive
"Bush walks are a must! Head out with your guides on the carefully set out trails. Get up-close-and-personal with the African bushveld on foot in search of the finer details not always visible from the safari vehicle."
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 Waterbuck 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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Holiday to Waterbuck Lodge
Felt like visiting old friends. Huge lodge with a balcony and only three other pairs of guests. The food and service were outstanding. Twice daily game drives got us so close to the wildlife that we could almost touch them. The guides were knowledgeable, understanding and great fun. We saw so much …Read full review
vacation to Waterbuck Lodge
The ultimate safari experience, amazing rooms to relax in-between safaris, fantastic food and extremely warm and knowledgeable staff.Read full review
Honeymoon to Waterbuck Lodge
Beautiful room/lodge. Felt very intimate as only 4 rooms, so there were only 2 other couples with us there. Impressed by the food, and the staff were knowledgeable and very warm.Read full review
Honeymoon to Waterbuck Lodge
Friendly welcome. Room was clean and modern with a lovely private terrace at the rear. The quality of the safari guides was excellent and we saw everything we were hoping to. The evening meal around the campfire was a special experience! Lovely pool area for relaxing during the middle of the day…Read full review