Embark on an exclusive journey into the beating heart of Africa within the greater Kruger National Park!
Wrapped in luxury amidst the untamed African bush, you will experience unsurpassed game viewing opportunities in the Thornybush Private Nature Reserve, open to the greater Kruger National Park.
Big Five experiences blend seamlessly with 5-star service and amenities.
With just six rooms, including the superb two- bedroom Royal Suite, the luxurious accommodation is limited to 12 guests ensuring a personalized wilderness experience, where the opportunity to reserve the entire camp for exclusive use is possible.
The public areas are elegantly furnished and comfortable, with a relaxing lounge and dining area.
To complement the wonderful weather, a sparkling rim-flow swimming pool overlooking a covert water hole, is on hand for a refreshing dip, an amenity often shared by thirsty groups of Elephants.
Sleeps 12 guests in total
4 x 2 sleeper suites
1 x 4 sleeper suite (Royal Suite)
The main pool is available for use for guests, and each suite has its own private plunge pool
There is a television with satellite available in the main lounge
Mini-bar, snack baskets, and a cell phone are provided in the rooms
All suites have air conditioners
WIFI is available throughout the lodge and suites.
All major credit cards are accepted
We do not provide guide accommodation
International adapters are available for charging equipment
The River Lodge is situated in a Big-5 game reserve. Although an elephant fence assists in preventing elephants from gaining access into the lodge grounds, they and other wildlife do pass through. Please exercise caution at all times and listen to guides and lodge staff.
The lodge is situated in a medium risk malaria area. Please consult your doctor for the correct prophylaxis before travel.
Private vehicles are to be requested in advance and are subject to availability and an extra charge.
Situated in the wildlife-rich Thornybush Private Nature Reserve.
The Thornybush Game Reserve forms part of the Greater Kruger National Park.
The Greater Kruger National Park is 22,000 square kilometers in size making it South Africa’s largest reserve.
It is located in the Limpopo Province and the closest town is Hoedspruit.
A total of 147 mammal species occur in the area, including the famous Big 5 (Lion, Leopard, Elephant, Rhino, and Buffalo)
A whopping 517 bird species can be found in the park.
The Thornybush Game Reserve is an eco-tourism reserve.
The habitat is made up of open savannah woodland with areas of tangled thickets and thorny scrub, hence the name.
Game viewing at Thornybush Game Reserve ranks as some of the best in Southern Africa.
R3799.00 pppn sharing
Minimum 3 night stay
Valid for stays until end Feb 2021.
Excludes 16th Dec 2020 – 10th Jan 2021
Offer valid to book between Monday 23rd Nov until COB Monday 30th Nov. (8 days)
Full Payment up front.
100% cancellation policy unless it is Covid-related.