We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
24/12/2017 25/12/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Monwana Game Lodge

    Guernsey Road | Thornybush Private Nature Reserve, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
    Save
    Lowest prices for your stay
    24/12/2017 25/12/2017
    Are these your travel dates?
    TripAdvisor uses this information to find you the lowest prices for your stay.
    Traveller (202)
    Room & Suite (34)
    Dining (13)
    Overview
    • Excellent98%
    • Very good2%
    • Average0%
    • Poor0%
    • Terrible0%
    Travellers talk about
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
    Suites
    Bar/Lounge
    Laundry Service
    4.0 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
    Rooms
    24 Dec25 Dec
    |
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    Show Available Rooms
    Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 0 partner sites to see rooms from .
    We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Thornybush Private Game Reserve hotels with availability
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","VISA_SPONSORSHIP_WEB","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","META_AIR","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","ATTRACTIONS_REMOVE_PAYMENT_ADDRESS_FIELDS","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "67a5ef5d02d0430cba046108fcc55fe8", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":621659,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":24,"month":12,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":25,"month":12,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":-1,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":false,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":"","impressionKey":"67a5ef5d02d0430cba046108fcc55fe8","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":0,"lowestMetaPrice":0,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":0,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":true,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":-1,"lowestMetaPrice":-1,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":-1,"hotelName":"Monwana Game Lodge","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":true,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6IjY3YTVlZjVkMDJkMDQzMGNiYTA0NjEwOGZjYzU1ZmU4IiwiQUlLIjoiMzYzNWNiNGVlZDg4NGM3ZmI1OWQyZTUzOGU5YjU1NzgifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": false, "metaAvailability": false, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "24/12/2017", "checkOut": "25/12/2017", "lowestPrice": null, "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": false, "contentIdMappings": {}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","moduleList":["handler"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{}},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","moduleList":[],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
    Write a ReviewReviews (247)
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    Language

    1 - 5 of 221 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Spent an amazing 3 nights at monwana game lodge. We were looked after brilliantly by Shelly and her team. The suite was lovely, could see the watering hole from our window and the animals that came to drink, all the food prepared was delicious and...More

    Thank James C
    Response from Candice W, Community Manager at Monwana Game LodgeResponded 1 week ago

    Hi there James C, thank-you so much for taking the time to leave this review! I'm so happy that you had such a wonderful time here with us, and that you got to see so much. Looking forward to having you back again at some...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    We stayed at Monwana just under two weeks ago. It was excellent in all the important ways: quality of game drives - and game walk, recommended - accommodation, food and atmosphere. Our guide - Ruan - and tracker ( I’m sorry but I have stupidly...More

    Thank stoatUk
    Response from Candice W, Community Manager at Monwana Game LodgeResponded 3 weeks ago

    Hi there stoatUK, thank-you so much for leaving this review of your stay at Monwana Game Lodge. Such great news that you enjoyed your time with us, hopefully we'll see you back again in the near future. Take care.

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    We spent three wonderful nights at Monwana Lodge. The accommodations were luxurious. The food was local, skillfully prepared, plentiful and delicious. Our hostess, Tammyn, was sweet, knowledgeable and very professional. She greeted us back from safari drives with cool cloths and a refreshing drink, answered...More

    Thank gpwhitejr
    Response from Candice W, Community Manager at Monwana Game LodgeResponded 4 weeks ago

    Hi there gpwhitejr, thank-you so much for taking the time to leave this review for Monwana Lodge. I'm thrilled to hear that you had such a wonderful time with us and that the passion of your guide and tracker shone through. Looking forward to having...More

    Reviewed 28 October 2017

    We had 4 nights in the beautiful honeymoon suite. This is privately located with a wall of windows and large deck from which you could see passing animals (and even from the bed). Every meal and snack was top notch and I miss every one....More

    Thank Dorothy N
    Response from Candice W, Community Manager at Monwana Game LodgeResponded 30 October 2017

    Hi Dorothy N, thank-you so much for leaving this review of your stay with us at Monwana Lodge. I'm thrilled to hear that you got to see Cheetah AND Wild Dogs with us, both rare sightings indeed. Take care.

    Reviewed 19 October 2017

    I never really believe excellent reviews but this one was on the mark! My family stayed here four nights last month and had an unbelievable time. Excellent guides (Thanks Doctor and Rennico), fantastic sights sounds (and smells), awesome food and a lovely relaxed atmosphere. Ideal...More

    Thank karen1963black
    Response from Candice W, Community Manager at Monwana Game LodgeResponded 23 October 2017

    Hi there karen1963black, thank-you so much for leaving this review. It's always so great to hear when guests have loved their stay with us. Hope to see you again at some point. Take care.

    Kapama Buffalo Camp
    418 reviews
    #2 of 4 hotels in Kapama Private Game Reserve
    7.6 mi
     
    Kapama River Lodge
    1,833 reviews
    #3 of 4 hotels in Kapama Private Game Reserve
    9 mi
     
    Kapama Southern Camp
    643 reviews
    #4 of 4 hotels in Kapama Private Game Reserve
    5.5 mi
     
    Kapama Karula
    454 reviews
    #1 of 4 hotels in Kapama Private Game Reserve
    4.1 mi
     
    About
    Awards & Recognition
    Certificate of Excellence
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Laundry Service
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$709 - US$892 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 5
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Orbitz, Booking.com, Hotels.com, Hotwire, Priceline, Travelocity and TripOnline SA so you can book your Monwana Game Lodge reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • Kruger National Park >
    • Thornybush Private Game Reserve
    • Also Known As
    • Monwana Game Lodge Thornybush Private Game Reserve, South Africa
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveller (202)
    Room & Suite (34)
    Dining (13)
    Pool & Beach (4)
    Hotel & Grounds (161)
    Bathroom (1)
    Nearby
    Nearby HotelsSee all Thornybush Private Game Reserve Hotels
    Kapama Karula
    454 reviews
    4.05 miles away
     
    Nearby Restaurants
    The Hat & Creek - Hoedspruit
    452 reviews
    15.27 miles away
    Potluck Boskombuis
    355 reviews
    27.89 miles away
    Austrian Coffee Estate
    7 reviews
    28.46 miles away
    Cala la Pasta Italian Restaurant and Pizzeria
    301 reviews
    15.31 miles away
    Nearby Attractions
    Camp Jabulani Elephant Experience
    82 reviews
    5.68 miles away
    Moholoholo Wildlife Rehab Centre
    861 reviews
    17.34 miles away
    Blyderivierspoort Hiking Trail
    32 reviews
    24.09 miles away
    Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre
    787 reviews
    8.94 miles away
    Ask a question
    Questions & Answers
    michellemilash
    18 September 2017|
    AnswerShow all 4 answers
    Response from Candice W | Property representative |
    You can email them through the Thornybush Collection Fan page on Facebook @ThornybushGameLodge.Official
    1
    Vote
    michellemilash
    9 September 2017|
    AnswerShow all 3 answers
    Response from PaulPauwen | Reviewed this property |
    The jeep can take up to 9 pax. We were only 4 on our trip
    1
    Vote
    John W
    29 July 2016|
    AnswerShow all 2 answers
    Response from ThornybushLimpopo | Property representative |
    Hi John, Monwana Game Lodge is in a private reserve and no drives are permitted unless you're staying at one of the Thornybush lodges i.e we do not allow day visitors... We are considered to be in a malaria low risk region..
    0
    Votes
    Room Tips
    "Perfect if looking for an intimate personal lodge."
    Read review
    "small informal lodge with lovely team"
    Read review
    "Rooms that view the watering hole"
    Read review
    "The suite overlooks the watering hole and provides for an excellent view"
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing