South African Lodges
Address
Thornybush Game Reserve
Greater Kruger National Park
Limpopo Province
South Africa
Rating
Lodge Type
Big Five
R8320.00SINGLE RATE
FOR TODAY

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Monwana Game Lodge Reviews & Information

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Monwana Game Lodge is in proximity to the Kruger Park, the Thornybush Nature Reserve is home to about 12 000 hectares of bird and game territory. The thrilling early morning and the afternoon safari drives are accompanied by professional game rangers and trackers.

In between game drives, Monwana guests may observe herds of impala pass by the private decks of the well-appointed chalets. The lodge four suites consist of two Family Suites, one Luxury King Suite and one beautiful Honeymoon Suite. The Honeymoon Suite provides a private deck which overlooks the rugged bushveld or the waterhole.

The spacious, air-conditioned Monwana Family Suites accommodate a total of four guests in comfort. The wooden outdoor viewing deck invites for a relaxing time. The Deluxe Honeymoon Suite offers breathtaking views from the bedroom while the open plan bathroom features a large sunken bath. Enjoy lovely vistas over the Savannah from this private bathroom.

Chalet types:

  • 2 Family Suites
  • 1 Luxury King Suite
  • 1 Honeymoon Suite.

The chalets offer convenient amenities and facilities to ensure a most comfortable and relaxing safari stay at the lodge. The en-suite bathrooms with bathtubs as well as showers.  Through the large windows as well as from the private viewing decks one can enjoy the surrounding nature.

Chalet features:

  • En-suite bathroom
  • Bath and shower
  • Private patio
  • Panoramic views (bushveld and waterhole)
  • Large glass windows.

Facilities

The combination of gourmet cuisine, luxurious accommodation and fantastic game viewing make for an unbeatable wildlife experience.  The outdoor swimming pool is a popular place during the hot summer afternoons.  The pool is located only a short walk away from the suites and the central area of the camp.  The comfortable loungers around the swimming pool invite for a relaxing time while enjoying the calming sounds of chirping birds.

Facilities:

  • Viewing deck
  • Swimming pool
  • Sundeck
  • Boma for outdoor dining
  • The Gazebo
  • Waterhole.

Dining

At the outdoor boma, three-course table d'hote dinners, as well as traditional braais, are served which are paired with an excellent choice of South African wines.  Dine under the African night sky and enjoy world-class hospitality with attention to detail.  High tea is served in the Gazebo which is an open-air thatched lounge, a venue from which to observe the active waterhole.

Safaris & Game viewing

Experience the 'Big Five' in their natural habitat during Monwana game drives and walking safaris.  South African wildlife found here include elephants, buffaloes, rhinos, lions, leopards, different species of antelope, birds and much more. They share a wealth of information with guests about the local wildlife and its flora and fauna.  The late afternoon safari starts at the lodge with High Tea and takes visitors into the darkness after the sun sets.   This way the seldom seen nocturnal animals can be spotted with torches as they get out of their sheltered hideouts to eat and drink.

Game viewing:

  • Early morning game drives
  • Late afternoon & evening safaris
  • Walking safaris.

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  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Early morning tea & coffee and biscuit
  • Ensuite / Private bathroom
  • Fireplace
  • Hairdryer
  • Housekeeping
  • International electrical adapters
  • Mini bar
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Viewing Deck

Restaurants

Monwana Dining

Guests enjoy delicious meals on all occasions; ranging from an extensive brunch menu after the early morning game-drive, to a wonderful selection at high tea, made up of sweet and savoury dishes and culminating in a choice of either private or communal dining under the African starscape.

Game Viewing
  • Early morning safaris
  • Late afternoon / evening game drives
  • Walking safaris.
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  • Hotel Bar
  • Lounge
  • Nearby conference facilities
  • Nearby Spa
  • Open Air Boma
  • Swimming Pool
  • Viewing deck
  • Waterhole for wildlife
Day Itinerary

A Typical Day at Monwana

  • The day starts wake-up call with coffee
  • The Rangers and Trackers who take you out into the bush to look for the big five.
  • Breakfast is served back at the camp followed by a walk in the bush to introduce the guest to plants and insects.
  • Lunch is served around 1.20 pm and afternoon is spent at your leisure around the pool.
  • The afternoon game drive runs into the evening to seen nocturnal species by torchlight.
  • Upon returning for a gourmet 3-course dinner awaits guests.

Check in and Check Out Times
  • Check in: 14:00
  • Check out: 10:00
General Services
  • Airport transfers
  • Basic first aid assistance
  • Game drive safaris
  • Housekeeping service
  • Laundry services
  • Safety deposit box
  • Wake-up call
  • Walking safaris
Malaria Status and Animals
  • Monwana Lodge is malaria area it is recommended that you speak to a doctor.

Children Policy
  • Children are welcome.

Pet Policy
  • No pets allowed.

Available Rooms

Suite

# Rooms:
2

The Lodge offers four Suites in total that all offer a private viewing deck overlooking the stunning bushveld or the watering hole.

Room Configuration:

  • 2 Family suites
  • 1 luxury King size suite
  • 1 elegant Honeymoon Suite

Room Amenities:

  • King /Twin sized beds
  • Air conditioning
  • En-suite bathrooms
  • Private Patio
  • Mosquito nets
Single Room R8320
Double Room R11360

Honeymoon Suite

# Rooms:
1

The Lodge offers four Suites in total that all offer a private viewing deck overlooking the stunning bushveld or the watering hole.

Room Configuration:

  • 2 Family suites
  • 1 luxury King size suite
  • 1 elegant Honeymoon Suite

Room Amenities:

  • King /Twin sized beds
  • Air conditioning
  • En-suite bathrooms
  • Private Patio
  • Mosquito nets
Single Room R8320
Double Room R11360

Monwana Suite

# Rooms:
1

The Lodge offers four Suites in total that all offer a private viewing deck overlooking the stunning bushveld or the watering hole.

Room Configuration:

  • 2 Family suites
  • 1 luxury King size suite
  • 1 elegant Honeymoon Suite

Room Amenities:

  • King /Twin sized beds
  • Air conditioning
  • En-suite bathrooms
  • Private Patio
  • Mosquito nets
Single Room R9110
Double Room R12410

Monwana Game Lodge Specials

The specials listed below will automatically be offered to you when proceeding through the booking process.

Stay at Monwana Game Lodge between 1 November and 15 December 2018 for 4 nights and only pay for 3!

Included in the rate:

  • All meals
  • Tea, coffee, snacks
  • Dawn & Dusk Safaris and optional bush walks
  • Conservation fee of R350.00 per person per stay

Excluded from the rate:

  • Items of a personal nature

Terms and Conditions:

  • Valid 1 November - 15 December 2018
  • Valid for a 4 night or more stay only
  • Subject to availability
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GPS Co-Ordinates

Latitude: -24.447543

Longitude: 31.169221

Directions

Directions from Johannesburg to the Thornybush Game Lodge:

1. The N12 to Emalahleni (Witbank), where the N12 highway links up with the N4 highway
2. Continue with the N4 in the direction Mbombela (Nelspruit)
3. Approximately 60 km past Middleburg take the R 540 to your left
4. Travel though the towns of eMakhazeni (Belfast) and eMnotweni (Dullstroom) to Mashishing (Lydenburg)
5. Take the R 36 (which becomes the R 527) towards Hoedspruit, passing through Origstad and descending down the Able Erasmus Pass
6. At Hoedspruit take the R 40 south towards Bushbuckridge
7. Continue 6 km and turn left at the Eastgate Airport sign / Argyle Road
8. Continue 14 km (tarred road) and turn right onto Guernsey Road (following the signs to Thornybush Reserve)
9. Continue 9km (gravel road) and turn left into the Thornybush Game Reserve gate
10. Follow signage to Thornybush Game Lodge for all guests checking in at Thornybush Game Lodge, Shumbalala, Monwana, Serondella, nKaya and Nkelenga
11. Guests arriving to Chapungu Tented Camp, follow signage for Thornybush Game Lodge and continue to Chapungu Tented Camp as directed once in the Reserve.

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4 Star

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