Thornybush Game Lodge

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Thornybush Game Lodge is located in the wild heart of the South African Lowveld, with the vast northern Drakensberg mountain range nearby, lies over 11,010 hectares of the magnificent African bushveld.

The Lodge at Thornybush Private Game Reserve, which is characterised by its mixed woodland savannahs, is home to an abundance of beautiful birds and mammals including the famous Big Five, namely lion, leopard, buffalo, rhino & elephant

It is here in this stunningly beautiful and wildlife-rich Thornybush Game Reserve in South Africa's Limpopo Province, where attention to detail, as well as highly personalised service, make for a most memorable stay which awaits discovery by the discerning safari traveller.

Various exclusive safari lodges, which share this fantastic wildlife sanctuary in South Africa, are individually designed to exceed guests expectations during their safari stay and providing an unrivalled African wildlife experience.

The different type of accommodation found at Thornybush caters for most guests' requirements and tastes, ranging from rustic, understated comfort to luxury of the most beautiful order. The safari lodges which nestle within the Private Game Reserve feature outdoor swimming pools and offer adventurous dawn and dusk safaris in open Land Rovers with fully qualified rangers and trackers and bush walks for the more adventurous.

The Thornybush Game Lodge is the flagship lodge which lies along the banks of the seasonal Monwana River. The Main Lodge consists of luxurious double suites that include decked living areas, library, curio shop and great pool commanding the perfect position with the ever-active waterhole at its backdrop.

Between exciting safaris, guests are welcome to take a moment to browse in the particular library or just relax at the swimming pool with the favourite cocktail as you bask in Africa's glorious sunshine.

Thornybush offers dawn and dusk open vehicles safaris with a qualified ranger and tracker team. Walks are also encouraged for the more adventurous. Sumptuous cuisine and an array of other facilities including swimming pools await your return from the safaris.


  • Air Conditioning
  • Ensuite private bathroom
  • Hairdryer
  • Housekeeping
  • Mini bar
  • Outside Shower
  • Safe
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Viewing Deck

Facilities Available at Thornybush Game Lodge

  • Boma
  • Conference venue
  • Curio Shop
  • Library
  • Spa
  • Swimming Pool
  • Viewing deck

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FAQs about Thornybush Game Lodge
What is the contact number for reservations?

The contact numbers to make a reservation at Thornybush Game Lodge are:

•  Cape Town Reservations +27 (0) 21 794 9050
•  Durban Reservations: +27 (0) 31 941 5945
•  Johannesburg Reservations: +27 (0) 10 446 8045.

Alternatively, you can check availability and book online by clicking here.

What is the cost of a room at Thornybush Game Lodge?
The average per night rate at Thornybush Game Lodge is R22,010.00 to R29,680.00.
Where about is Thornybush Game Lodge located?
Thornybush Game Lodge is located at the following location / address: Thornybush Game Reserve, Kruger Park Phalaborwa Gate Area, Kruger Park.