South Africa


Thornybush Game Lodge

The Thornybush Nature Reserve is next to Kruger Park. The Thornybush Collection has twelve lodges, eleven are in Thornybush Private Nature Reserve and one is in Sabi Sand.

Thornybush is a great place to experience a South African safari. The accommodation is very chic. We’ve chosen some of the best lodges the park offers for your consideration.

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  • Cost Category: Platinum
    • Five hour drive from Johannesburg
    • Five-star accommodation
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Thornybush Game Lodge

Thornybush Game Lodge

The largest collection of the Thornybush Nature Reserve. There are 18 five-star suites to choose from. The decor is very chic and the suites overlook Monwana River.

Thornybush Game Lodge also has its own spa offering distinctively a South African approach to wellness.

The River Lodge

The River Lodge

The River Lodge is located in the 14,000 hectare Thornybush Private Nature Reserve amidst the verdant bushveld. There are four stunning suites overlooking Monwana River.

Each suite opens onto large deck with a private plunge pool. A quiet oasis to retreat to after a day of game drives.

Simbambili Game Lodge

Simbambili Game Lodge

Simbambili Game Lodge is located in the iconic Kruger National Park. It’s surrounded by jackalberry trees and a wildlife-rich savannah. Manyeleti River flows through it. This is a great place to experience a 5-star South African safari.

The suites overlook the savannah. Each one comes with an en-suite bathroom, private plunge pools, oversize beds and a spacious living area.

Simbambili Game Lodge also has its own Spa, Africaology, which overlooks the river.

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