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    Thornybush Game Lodge

    Thornybush Private Nature Reserve, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
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    “outdoor shower” (29 reviews)
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    1 - 5 of 285 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    In mid-September, we arrived at Thornybush Game Lodge for our first safari experience. I was pleasantly surprised to see that our vehicles were completely open and our tracker and ranger took us off road to see the animals as close as you can imagine! They...More

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

    Hi there Janette S, thank-you so much for taking the time to leave this review. How wonderful that you got to see so much and that the experience was an enriching one. I love that you feel like you were the animals guests at the...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    The lodge, accommodations, food and service was exceptional! Lindi our guide and Peter our tracker were a great team who made sure we saw all the animals, surprising us with many extras along the way. Lindi had a vast knowledge of the wildlife, their customary...More

    Thank siestafe
    Response from Candice W, Community Manager at Thornybush Game LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

    Hi there siestafe, thank-you so much for leaving this review. We are so happy that you had a great time here with us, and that we managed to live up to your expectation of what a safari would be. Hope to see you back some...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Incredible!! From the moment we arrived to the sad departure we were taken care of. Everything was first class. Wayne and John (the best) found ALL the animals and up close (my favorite was the leopard and elephants playing in the water). We learned so...More

    Thank Mary Jo G
    Response from Candice W, Community Manager at Thornybush Game LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

    Hi there Mary Jo G, thank-you so much for taking the time to leave this review. How wonderful that you got to see so much, AND that you had some fun watching the monkeys cavorting around outside. We are looking forward to having you back...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    We celebrated the beginning our honeymoon at the Waterside Lodge within Thornybush Game Reserve and loved every minute! Getting up at 5:30 has never been so fun and exciting. I feel the cold and so was relieved when the guys had already thought ahead and...More

    Thank Livvy S
    Response from Candice W, Community Manager at Thornybush Game LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago

    Hi there Livvy S, thank-you so much for taking the time to leave this review. We are thrilled that the start to your honeymoon with us, was something special. We hope to see you again at some point in the future. Take care.

    Reviewed 17 September 2017

    Thornybush Game Lodge and Reserve were a true highlight of our group tour to South Africa. Accommodations are beautiful and situated to take advantage of wildlife viewing. The food and service by the lodge staff could not have been better. Everything was fresh, tasty, and...More

    Thank CarolineH506
    Response from Candice W, Community Manager at Thornybush Game LodgeResponded 4 weeks ago

    Hi there CarolineH506, thank-you so much for taking the time to leave this review! We are so happy that you had a great time here with us at Thorybush. Those night sounds can take some getting used to, but as you say, it's a reminder...More

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Free Parking
    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Breakfast included
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    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
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    • Restaurant
    • Pool
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    • Price range
    • US$1,119 - US$1,482 (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
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    Georgi L
    14 August 2017|
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    Response from marymc507 | Reviewed this property |
    Yes, we had wifi throughout the lodge.
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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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    "Mine was 18 with a nice private plunge pool. Loved it."
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