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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had a great stay at the Lodge: excellent and very friendly service, good food and top rangers that lead you to the animals. The atmosphere is very family like and, in our opinion, this makes the Lodge so special.

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Shawn C, General Manager at Tshukudu Bush Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Katarina, Thank you so much for your kind review - and we are pleased to know that you felt part of our Tshukudu family - it is great to know that you had a good time with us and hopefully we can welcome you again soon Warm greetings from The Tshukudu Team

Washington
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was my first time in South Africa and it was a last minute trip with no time to plan anything, so this experience exceeded my expectations. Seeing an elephant on the way to the lodge, then coming around the corner and seeing the lodge itself in the middle of the national park was amazing. The views from the rooms...

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Shawn C, General Manager at Tshukudu Bush Lodge, responded to this review

HI there, It is always great to here that our guests had a good time with us and that our service was what it should be - we strive to make our guests feel at home and well looked after. Your Honey Badger sighting was such a special sighting - they are not seen very often - so well done...

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Planning a first time Safari can be a daunting experience, especially as there are so many options. Luckily for me, many of these were taken away as I needed just a 2 night stay that was close to Johannesburg. Pilanesberg National Park and Tshukudu are the perfect combination. Firstly, this lodge is set in the hills overlooking it's own private...

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Shawn C, General Manager at Tshukudu Bush Lodge, responded to this review

Hi there, Whow - whow - thank you so much for this wonderful review - it is of great importance that we know what our guests think and feel about their visit with us - I am so happy you had a good time with us and it was a great pleasure to host you both - The Tshukudu Team...

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our first time staying in a game lodge and Tshukuda doesn't disappoint. You arrive at the sister resort and wait for a driver to collect in the game lodge vehicles which then is a 15 minute ride in the park which you start to see animals all around. Check in is painless and your rooms are large tree houses. No...

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Shawn C, General Manager at Tshukudu Bush Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Derek and Giovanna, Thank you so much for placing your review on Trip Adviser - it means a great deal to us that we get feedback from our guests - in this way we can sort things out that are not up to our guests standard - apologies for the early start to the day - but it is...

Knutsford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We loved it here. It's pretty much right in the middle of Pilanesberg, with a panoramic, elevated view over a large plain and watering hole which is full of wildlife. Our suite with plungepool was the perfect setting to while away the afternoons before the evening safari. Mel our safari host genuinely enjoyed imparting her knowledge of the park and...

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Shawn C, General Manager at Tshukudu Bush Lodge, responded to this review

Hi there, It was great hosting you both and am ecstatic that you had such a special time with us - and that Mel looked after you well. The view from lodge is always breathtaking but you need to get past the stairs first. We are very lucky and privileged to be able to share the lodge and the animals...

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 13 March 2017

This is our third time back over the last 6 years, the second being when we got married at the lodge. But i'm going to rave about this last trip - it was just as fabulous and awesome as the last 2 stays. Aside from seeing the most awesome game sightings, one of which was a lion kill!, thanks to...

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Shawn C, General Manager at Tshukudu Bush Lodge, responded to this review

Dearest Chloe and Liz, We know what a special place Tshukudu is to you and it was an honor for us to host you again for the third time. Many happy memories for you and us - especially next to the dam after the floods - and you wearing high heels - he he. Thank you so much for your...

Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

We spent 2 amazing days in this great spot! Thanks to our ranger, Shane, we had incredible game drives and a real bush experience. He really makes the difference. I will definitely recommend this accommodation.

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Shawn C, General Manager at Tshukudu Bush Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Lea, Thank you thank you for your kind words - we are very glad that you had such a good time with us and Shayne - and will host you again - i hope - in the near future Kind Regards

Nashville, Tennessee
Reviewed 26 February 2017

My wife and I just finished 3 nights at Tshukudu, and we only wish it could have been longer. Tshukudu is an incredibly beautiful place, but the animals and the scenery were only outshined by the first rate staff that is up there. Everyone we came in contact with gave phenomenal service and were genuinely friendly. The accommodations are very...

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Shawn C, General Manager at Tshukudu Bush Lodge, responded to this review

Hi David, Gosh - thank you so much for your most kind words - we also wish you could have stayed longer - remember the "washing dishes" position is still open - he he . We are very fortunate and humbled by the place in which we live - together with all our beautiful animals - and yes - we...

Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

As a couple who truly love the bush and have been going for years to enjoy the wild, we treated ourselves to this beautiful bush experience. I can only say its one of the best decisions we ever made. We were able to enjoy every minute of our chalet and the lodge in absolute luxury and comfort, but still very...

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Shawn C, General Manager at Tshukudu Bush Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Matt, Thank you so much for this wonderful review - it was so much fun having you with us - it is our passion to give our guests a time that they will not forget - we so enjoy sharing our lodge and animals with our guests - Mel is new to our team and I am very glad...

Tallinn, Estonia
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Extremely lovely team and guides. Super location with spectacular view. The food was like in Micheline star restaurant. And best guide we have ever had- Shane, he was just amaizing finding out all animals. Thank you all a lot.

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Shawn C, General Manager at Tshukudu Bush Lodge, responded to this review

Hi there, Whow - it was so amazing to have you with us for your holiday - especially when you had such a good time - i am so pleased Shayne took care of you so well - he is very good at that - Thank you for chatting to us on Trip Advisor - it is always important to...

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  • Breakfast included
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  • Minibar
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  • Breakfast included
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Additional Information about Tshukudu Bush Lodge

Address: P.O. Box 6805, Pilanesberg National Park, South Africa
Region: South Africa > North-West Province > Pilanesberg National Park
Price Range: €457 - €697 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Tshukudu Bush Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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“Chalet 18 is excellent”
simpleplan1983, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
“If you can spring for a suite, do it.”
SamanthaLWoodward, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All rooms have their characteristics with most amazing views. Even when you bathing you have a view of the bush and some animals.”
joe1108, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in Lodge 17, a bit of a walk but worth it”
Joeybum, 17 Jun 2016 | Read review
“All the luxury suites are really private have separate indoor and outdoor showers and a plunge pool.”
Drewmic1, 26 May 2016 | Read review
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