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R40 Mica Along the Olifants River, Hoedspruit 1380 South Africa See on map
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bushriver Lodge, exceeded our expectations, Riverhouse is very beautiful and secluded for privacy and a little bit of freedom. The river is just a stone throw away and hippos can be seen here. I enjoyed star gazing and seeing hippos at night while driving between...More

Date of stay: December 2018
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Response from Wessel-Bushriver, General Manager at Bushriver LodgeResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for reviewing your stay with us.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Bushriver Lodge is on a super location, the host is a great wonderfull man, and for all,the freedom. Everything is possible! The kitchen is yours. Every room has his own fridge and freezer. When you want to eat on the terras its oke, but when...More

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Date of stay: January 2019
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Response from Wessel-Bushriver, General Manager at Bushriver LodgeResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your wonderful review..... Hope to see you back soon.... It‘s possible!!!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The accommodation itself is very spacious, private and phenomenally cosy... This would be perfect for a couple with great communication skills between them, or for a whole family gathering where they play board games and have a unique, fun filled time just spending it together...More

Date of stay: December 2018
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Response from Wessel-Bushriver, General Manager at Bushriver LodgeResponded 1 week ago

I loved reading your review and advice to future guests. Thank you.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I cannot say enough good things about our stay at Bushriver! We spent over two weeks on a whirlwind trip across South Africa, and both agreed at the end that we enjoyed the days we spent here the most. In fact, our...More

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Date of stay: December 2018
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Response from Wessel-Bushriver, General Manager at Bushriver LodgeResponded 1 week ago

I am lost for words. Thank you for this awesome review, kind words and loads of advice to guests thinking of visiting Bushriver Lodge. I hope we will meet again.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had stayed at Bushriver Lodge a couple years back and decided to return once again. We were so happy to find Flippie was still there. Such a sweet dog! We stayed at Bushriver Lodge for two nights and enjoyed our stay a lot. Beautiful...More

Date of stay: December 2018
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Response from Wessel-Bushriver, General Manager at Bushriver LodgeResponded 1 week ago

It is always nice to see guests returning and again enjoying their time at Bushriver. How else anyway..... with Flippie around.....

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Bushriver Lodge is a private game lodge situated 25km from Hoedspruit on the banks of the Olifants River in the Limpopo Province. We offer the discerning guest fully catered or self-catering accommodation in luxury More units with en-suite bathroom facilities and air-conditioning. Each unit has a fully equipped kitchen and private braai area. For bigger groups we have the Hlatifula main Lodge which can sleep up to 13 guests in 4 private rooms , en suite. Marula Camp is a 4- bedroom rondawel , perfect for families with children . Riverhouse is a private 2-bedroom 2-bathroom house with own pool and deck , and a thatch lapa verandah and braai area . Kingfisher Cottage is a 2 bedroom , 1 bathroom cottage with own patio and braai area , situated close to Riverhouse and can be booked together for larger groups We have 2 swimming pools that provide a chance to cool off during the hot summer days. Main pool is centrally situated and can be accessed by the whole camp, the other is for the private pleasures of the Hlatifula lodge. Being centrally situated, it is the ideal place from which to explore the Kruger National Park and surrounding lowveld. A wide range of activities are offered to ensure that your stay with us remain as memorable as can be. Essentially, Bushriver Safari Lodge is a destination suitable for singles, couples, romantics, families and groups. With its diverse offerings of wildlife, river frontage position, luxury accommodation options and well appointed position for day outings to all the major attractions like the Kruger Park and other places you may want to visit, all makes it a winning destination of choice. Set deep in the heart of the African bushveld, and teaming with wild and bird life of a diverse nature, Bushriver Lodge can offer to you an amazing game viewing experience. Game viewing opportunities are constantly available to ensure that all our visitors get to enjoy the feel of an African safari. If you prefer an adventurous walk in the bush, or prefer to sit back, relax and view the activity of Hippos and Crocodiles in the river, it's all here. The opportunity to join a game drive to see the Big 5 are available. To elaborate on the game viewing options which Bushriver Lodge has to offer: A gentle morning stroll along the river will relax your senses, or for the more energetic, bush walks are always exciting. Game drives provide guests with the opportunity to view the game from an open vehicle. Wildlife photographers paradise. Bird watchers can enjoy the abundance of birds in the natural bush. Combine stargazing and the sounds of the night life of the wild. Game viewing is but one of the specialities which Bushriver Lodge offers as a four star African Game Lodge. Less
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Pool
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Free Internet
Laundry Service
Minibar
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Wheelchair access
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
14
Price range
$87 - $145 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > Limpopo Province > Hoedspruit
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Number of rooms
14
Price range
$87 - $145 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > Limpopo Province > Hoedspruit
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Clarissa Z
April 11, 2018|
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Ynez R
July 19, 2016|
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Good afternoon. Unfortunately we cannot allow fishing as this is a conservation area and further also very dangerous with the crocodiles and hippo's.
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Kunal888
June 11, 2016|
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Good afternoon. Eastgate airport at Hoedspruit is closest. Yes we do have a restaurant on the premises. You should just let us know beforehand if you want to include meals. Kind regards Wessel
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"Room 5 is gorgeous"
752tanjap
4 weeks ago
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"Every room has its pro's!"
kmooren
Sep 3, 2018
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"When you visit as a family, the Kingfisher Cottage gives you all the comfort you need."
VerlindeNiels
Aug 1, 2018
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"The River Lodge has a nice little pool and a great outdoor area - and was where we saw hippos."
larsh216
Jan 1, 2018
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