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    Thornybush Game Lodge

    Thornybush Private Nature Reserve, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
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    “outdoor shower” (30 reviews)
    “self catering” (6 reviews)
    “river bed” (7 reviews)
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    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 25 September 2017

    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

    Reviewed 10 September 2017

    Our driver was ready to go from the airport to the lodge, it was a 'smooth' 30-40 minute drive. From the welcome drink, refresher towels and information on arrival, we were treated like family, or long time friends! Our room was beautiful, quiet (except for...More

    Thank DixieW484
    Response from Candice W, Community Manager at Thornybush Game LodgeResponded 12 September 2017

    Hello DixieW484, thanks so much for leaving this review for Thornybush Game Lodge. Experiencing the African bush is such a magical experience, I'm so happy that you had a wonderful time. Take care

    Reviewed 10 September 2017

    Out of our 23 day South and East Africa trip the most memorable four days was here at Thornybush, it was fabulous!! We saw the big five whilst here and much, much more. The organisation of the whole place is incredible from our twice daily...More

    Thank John W
    Response from Candice W, Community Manager at Thornybush Game LodgeResponded 12 September 2017

    Hi John W, thanks so much for taking the time to leave this detailed review. I'm thrilled that you had such a wonderful time. Take care.

    Reviewed 26 August 2017

    This was the 5th time we stayed at this self-catering camp. Again it was a fabulous experience. We stayed for 5 days and enjoyed every day. Since the fence was pulled down between Timbavati and Thornybush game reserves, there is certainly more game activity. It...More

    Thank Erwin M
    Response from Candice W, Community Manager at Thornybush Game LodgeResponded 1 September 2017

    Hello Erwin M, thanks so much for taking the time to leave this review. How wonderful it is to hear that you keep coming back - and that even for the 5th time, you're still seeing new things! Looking forward to seeing you again soon.

    Reviewed 26 August 2017

    Our family of 5 had an incredible 4 night stay at Thornybush Game Lodge over Christmas 2016. Every aspect of our stay was wonderful. Our three kids had the family suite with plunge pool and we loved every minute of it. The main pool was...More

    Thank SnowLovingFamily
    Response from Candice W, Community Manager at Thornybush Game LodgeResponded 1 September 2017

    Hi there SnowLovingFamily, thanks so much for taking the time to leave a review from your trip. We are so glad that you and your family had a lovely time with us. Take care

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    • Free Parking
    • Pool
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    • 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
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
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    • US$1,358 - US$1,660 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 20
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    • Kruger National Park >
    • Thornybush Private Game Reserve
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    Bari52718
    16 December 2017|
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    Response from John W | Reviewed this property |
    All inclusive, AM and PM game drives
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    14 August 2017|
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    Response from Jim B | Reviewed this property |
    Only in the reception
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    "All rooms are good rooms! The thing to ask would be which room is closest to the main lodge (although we..."
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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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