The family welcoming Waterbuck Safari Lodge is beautifully located next to a water estuary in the Southern region of the wildlife-rich Thornybush Game Reserve.
Set within the unspoilt bushveld of South Africa and with the nearby waterhole, this four-star safari lodge offers an extraordinary wildlife diversity. The high abundance of game, the 'Big Five' as well as birds, make for an excellent safari destination from where to best explore the untamed animals for the Bush.
The public lounge, dining and bar areas are flanked by the individually located Chalets which are accessed on pathways. To ensure privacy and security, the four cottages which can accommodate a maximum of eight guests, are located a few yards away from each other. Featuring convenient amenities and facilities, the air-conditioned luxury suites provide magnificent views from both the spacious bedroom and the en-suite bathrooms.
The central entertainment, bar and dining area are welcoming and offer an ideal place for relaxation and socialising. The outdoor swimming pool offers excellent refreshment during the hot summer afternoons. Guests may enjoy the unique sounds of the African bush on the deck while drinking a refreshing beverage or reading a book. The main lounge of the lodge offers an additional place from where to observe the abundant wildlife quenching their thirst at the nearby waterhole.
Facilities and services:
This safari lodge accommodates children of all ages and provides children with friendly facilities and accommodation. Enjoy an unforgettable family safari through the bushveld together with your kids and teach them the exciting facts about the local ecosystem.
Children at the Waterside Lodge have a special kids program prepared for them before their arrival. On arrival, children are provided with a complimentary pack for fun entertainment. The safari drives, as well as the activities, can be tailored to match the kid's interests and attention span.
The thrilling safari drives and walking safaris through the pristine Thornybush Game Reserve are an absolute must for all visitors coming to this area of South Africa. Home to the 'Big Five' which include lions, elephants, leopards, rhinos as well as buffaloes, many other animals such as hippos, crocodiles, antelope and birds can be encountered here.