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    Thornybush Game Lodge

    Thornybush Private Nature Reserve, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
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    • Excellent92%
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    “outdoor shower” (30 reviews)
    “self catering” (6 reviews)
    “river bed” (7 reviews)
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
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    5.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 291 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    My wife and I spent 4 nights here on our honeymoon and had an amazing time. The facilities and staff are top notch. Greg was our ranger and was 1st class. We were able to see the big 5 and the reserve was breathtaking. We...More

    Thank Austin S
    Response from Candice W, Community Manager at Thornybush Game LodgeResponded 1 week ago

    Hi there Austin S, thank-you so much for leaving this review! How wonderful to be able to spend your honeymoon in the bush - definitely an experience to remember. Hope to have you back again some day.

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    The Lodge is in a remote location accessible by auto to the property gate, then by Lodge Staff to the facility. What a delightful stay we had; personnel were kind, accommodating and had valuable, pertinent conversation to share. The property itself was absolutely lovely, intimate,...More

    Thank lledds
    Response from Candice W, Community Manager at Thornybush Game LodgeResponded 1 week ago

    Hi lledds, thank-you so much for taking the time to leave this review! Looking forward to having you back in the future.

    Reviewed November 18, 2017

    Fabulous accommodations which others have described - outdoor showers are a terrific experience. But the reason you come is to see the game and they did deliver- both white and black rhino ( something I hadn't seen in two previous trips to Africa) lions, leopards...More

    Thank Sharon M
    Response from Candice W, Community Manager at Thornybush Game LodgeResponded November 30, 2017

    Hi there Sharon M, thank-you so much for leaving this review for Thornybush Lodge. Such an incredible experience to see both black and white rhino in one visit - as for those baboons, we'll really need to do something about their bad behavior, I'm sorry...More

    Reviewed November 14, 2017 via mobile

    A warm welcome from the hospitable and well organised staff. Luxurious rooms with indoor & outdoor showers. Fabulous views with occasional game passing by. Game drivers and trackers are friendly & knowledgeable.  Plentiful sightings of large and small game. Delicious food freshly prepared. The spa...More

    Thank Rehana M
    Response from Candice W, Community Manager at Thornybush Game LodgeResponded November 16, 2017

    Hi there Rehana M, thank-you so much for taking the time to leave this review! I'm so glad that you got to experience a bush walk AND got to see a herd of elephants - what an incredible experience. Hope to see you back again...More

    Reviewed November 9, 2017

    Our room was outstanding--huge canopy bed, wonderful bathroom with 2 sinks, an outdoor shower, waterfall shower inside along with a big tub overlooking the game reserve. Monkeys on our balcony and elephants outside the dining area and bar. The food was wonderful with lots of...More

    Thank mmontanaman884
    Response from Candice W, Community Manager at Thornybush Game LodgeResponded November 16, 2017

    Hi there mmontanaman884, thank-you for taking the time to leave this review for the Thornybush Lodge. I'm thrilled that you got to see all the Big 5, and not just from a distance either :) Hope to see you back again some day. Take care.

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    • Breakfast included
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    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
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    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
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    • Pool
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    • $1,363 - $1,661 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 20
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    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • Kruger National Park >
    • Thornybush Private Game Reserve
    • Also Known As
    • Thornybush Game Lodge South Africa/Thornybush Private Game Reserve
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    Eugene Z
    January 13, 2018|
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    Response from Candice W | Property representative |
    Best would be to email the lodge, they will definitely be able to help orgainse the transfer and will inform you of the costs.
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    December 15, 2017|
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    Response from John W | Reviewed this property |
    All inclusive, AM and PM game drives
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    Georgi L
    August 13, 2017|
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    Response from Jim B | Reviewed this property |
    Only in the reception
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    "All rooms are good rooms! The thing to ask would be which room is closest to the main lodge (although we..."
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    "Rooms 6 and 7 are close the the restaurant and were a good option for a family of four"
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    "Use the outdoor shower. No one can see you but nature"
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    "all great rooms"
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