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    Thornybush Game Lodge

    Thornybush Private Nature Reserve, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
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    Free Parking
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    Reviewed 4 days 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
    Reviewed 5 days ago

    We recently stayed 3 nights at Thornybush with our two teen daughters. We had to book two rooms, which certainly made the cost higher than we would have hoped. However, this lodge is 5-star in every way. The rooms were large, especially the bathrooms. The...More

    Thank Laura B
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    My husband, two adult sons in their twenties, my elderly parents, and I recently spent 4 nights at the Thornybush Game Lodge. From the second we were greeted at the entrance we were treated like royalty. The entire staff could not do enough for you....More

    Thank marymc507
    Response from Candice W, Community Manager at Thornybush Game LodgeResponded 1 week ago

    Hi there marymc507, thank-you so much for taking the time to leave this detailed review! It's not often that we get to treat 3 generations of one family, to our incredible wildlife :) We're really glad that you all enjoyed your stay, despite the chilly...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    The Lodge is First Class. Rooms are clean and secluded, with terrific views. The knowledge of the staff was amazing. The Lodge lives up to its Five Star rating. The food was to die for. An of course the safari's were a thrill to behold....More

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

    Hi Sherri G, we're thrilled that you enjoyed yourself! Hope to see you back again some day.

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    If your looking for a 5 star or more family bush experience (or not with the family) this is the place to go. Outstanding bush camp of the highest quality finishes and furnishing. Brilliant, knowledgeable and friendly staff. All the animal sightings you can dream...More

    Thank Anton v
    Response from ThornybushLimpopo, Manager at Thornybush Game LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

    Hi Anton, glad you had a great time with us! Looking forward to your return :)

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Free Parking
    • Pool
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    • Breakfast included
    • Spa
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    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
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    • Restaurant
    • Pool
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    • Price range
    • US$1,087 - US$1,373 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • 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 (394)
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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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    GastrodontUK
    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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    RadhikaSooraj
    27 September 2016|
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    Response from Sandra B | Reviewed this property |
    It is a long drive from joburg to the reserve. I don't think that they will allow young ones on the game drives as the vehicles do not have covering. All food is prepared by them in the kitchens.
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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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