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    Thornybush Game Lodge

    Thornybush Private Nature Reserve, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
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    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
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    1 - 5 of 277 reviews

    Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

    We stayed in Thornybush for 3 nights in early August. Amazing experience from the time we arrived until we left. We had our 16 year old daughter with us and had concerns she might not like the 5.30 am starts!! Our concerns were allayed after...More

    Thank Sinead D
    Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

    Thornybush is a collection of lodges and we stayed at the family suite which is good for a family of four. Right from the reception of warm towels and drinks to the beautiful room and lovely staff, everything about this place is perfect. You head...More

    Thank Renita P
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    This was one of the best experiences we have ever had. Our tracker John and our ranger Wayne were amazing. They were so smart and so kind. They made the whole experience fun for everyone including kids. Our first butler was Godfrey but then he...More

    Thank Sophia S
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Spent three wonderful nights at Thornybush. Great food; wonderful staff (kudos to Grant, Million and Glory). Knowledgeable and service oriented. Game drives a great experience...saw all of the Big Five and more. Sundowner drinks in the preserve at sundown a nice touch. Can't imagine a...More

    Thank B_and_B7678
    Response from Candice W, Community Manager at Thornybush Game LodgeResponded 1 week ago

    Hi there B_and_B7678, thanks so much for taking the time to leave this review. We are thrilled to know that you managed to see the Big 5 on your trip! Take care.

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Thornybush Game Lodge was the perfect ending to a once in a lifetime trip to South Africa! Upon arrival we were greeted with drinks and a warn welcome by Melinda and Jennifer. We had the great pleasure of staying in a family suite with a...More

    Thank Sheree P
    Response from Candice W, Community Manager at Thornybush Game LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago

    Hi Sheree P, thanks so much for taking the time to leave this review! I'm glad that we were able to round off your trip to South Africa on a high note. We'll let Grace know that you mentioned her :) Hope to see you...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Free Parking
    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Spa
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    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
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    • Price range
    • US$1,084 - US$1,449 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 20
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    • Kruger National Park >
    • Thornybush Private Game Reserve
    • Also Known As
    • Thornybush Game Lodge South Africa/Thornybush Private Game Reserve
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    Traveller (396)
    Room & Suite (57)
    Dining (21)
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    Georgi L
    13 August 2017|
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    Response from Susanroseserebro | Reviewed this property |
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    Ian M
    11 February 2017|
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    Response from ThornybushLimpopo | Property representative |
    Hi Ian, Temperatures only really start dropping around May but always wise to bring along something warm to wear in case of a chilly morning / evening, otherwise dress is informal and comfortable walking shoes recommended.
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    2 November 2016|
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    Response from Roken74 | Reviewed this property |
    We took malaria tablets whilst in South Africa the beds have netting and we were not aware of mozzies but we did not hance it
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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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    "this is a lodge in a natonal park but very relaxing"
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