Thornybush Game Lodge

Thornybush

Game Lodge

Thornybush Game Lodge (Graded 5 star by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa)- 18 luxury suites & 2 family suites (40 guests). Nestled in the heart of Big 5 country part of the Greater Kruger National Park, with a huge diversity of mammal and bird species, lies 14 000 hectares of pristine African Bushveld, this is the Thornybush Nature Reserve. The elegant and exclusive Thornybush Game Lodge awaits discovery by the discerning traveller.

Unrivaled big game viewing is complemented by exquisite accommodation and sublime cuisine. Thornybush Game Lodge boasts 18 stylish air-conditioned luxury suites and 2 family suites, all with extensive living areas overlooking the seasonal Monwana River. From within the luxurious suites, each with full en-suite facilities and private decks, sweeping vistas can be enjoyed over the savannah and an ever-active water hole. Superb attention to detail and highly personalised service make for a memorable stay. Enjoy exciting dawn and dusk safaris in open Land Cruisers and on walking safaris, take a moment to browse in the intimate library or simply enjoy a treatment in the Beauty Spa or relax at the pool with your favourite cocktail as you bask in Africa’s glorious sunshine. An African safari can be a life-changing experience.

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DAWN AND DUSK SAFARIS

EXPLORE OUR LODGES

You can expect the finest interpretive experience from our incredible private and specialist guides.

INSIDE THE THORNYBUSH NATURE RESERVE

Thornybush is a 14,000-hectare private nature reserve that shares a fenceless border with the famous Kruger National Park in South Africa. Big 5 encounters are the standout experiences for our guests, with visitors particularly impressed with the lion and leopard sightings. It’s the vast diversity of wildlife, however, that has seen Thornybush emerge as a leading safari destination. With our passionate and expert guide-and-tracker teams leading the way, our guests leave with a genuine understanding of our entire ecosystem and the enthralling cast of animals.

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The Restaurant

The restaurant dishes features influences of local and contemporary cuisine. Guests can enjoy a cocktail at the bar or by the poolside which offers scenic views across the bushveld.

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LUXURY SUITES

Private and stylishly decorated, the Luxury Suites are a joy to spend a night in and difficult to leave. The large windows above the bath and giant sliding doors to the deck offer incredible views of the riverbed and any animals that may be wallowing there. Each of the 18 Luxury Suites have an en-suite bathroom, indoor and outdoor shower and have been carefully designed and spaced to provide privacy. The elegant finishes and extremely comfortable beds complete the impressive rooms.

FAMILY SUITES

Each of the two Family Suites are larger than the Luxury Suites, with a lounge area and day beds to accommodate children. As with the Luxury Suites, they have an elegant design that offers the perfect oasis of calm and rest after a game drive. These suites have a large private deck with its own plunge pool.

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BIG 5 GAME DRIVES

Get the real feel for the African bushveld by going on a morning or evening game drive. Driving in an open safari vehicle, along with a qualified guide – experience the Big 5 territory of the Pilanesberg Game Reserve. Please Note: No children under the age of 6 allowed on game drives.

LIVE MUSIC

Get your feel for Africa through a culture experience under a starlit sky, alongside a percussion band and interactive drumming circles to ensure guests have a full and joyous evening around the campfire.

HOT AIR BALLOON

Experience the only Hot Air Balloon operation in South Africa to launch from within a National Park, we offer a truly unique flying experience.

AMANI SPA

You can also enjoy holistic rejuvenating spa rituals, massages, facials and even more luxurious beauty treatments. For a more intimate experience, try out the couple’s treatment room with its own hydro bath.

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WEDDINGS AT THORNYBUSH GAME LODGE

Your marriage made in heaven awaits at Thornybush Game Lodge. Take your vows in the glow of a golden sunset as you exchange rings against a beautiful bushveld backdrop; or say “I do” in an opulent lodge ceremony, surrounded by the warmth of the people who matter.

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Whatever You Need

Dear Guest,
Thank you for choosing Thornybush Game Lodge to spend your holidays.
Our dedicated Online Concierge team has listed some activities and services for you to enjoy a worry-free vacation.
We invite you to submit your reservation dates and time before your arrival.
However, should you need anything that is not listed herewith, kindly fill in the ‘special request’ section.
While our intent is to reply as quickly as possible, some requests may involve additional time.
In all cases, we will respond to you within 48hours.
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