The River Lodge
The River Lodge
Embark on a journey into the beating heart of Africa at Thornybush The River Lodge.
Here you will be wrapped in luxury and surrounded by the finest of game viewing opportunities, secluded in a magnificent setting amid the vast bushveld panoramas of the 14 000 hectare Thornybush Private Nature Reserve, adjacent to the greater Kruger National Park. At Thornybush The River Lodge, Big Five experiences blend seamlessly with 5-star service and amenities.
just four rooms, including the superb two- bedroom Royal Suite, the lavish accommodation is limited to 08 guests, ensuring a personalised wilderness experience, where the opportunity to reserve the entire camp for exclusive use, is a reality.
The public areas are exquisitely furnished and comfortably equipped, with a luxurious lounge and dining area where you can observe delectable meals, prepared by a private chef, unfold before your eyes. To complement the wonderful weather, a sparkling rim flow swimming pool overlooking the water hole is on hand for a refreshing dip.
Thornybush The River Lodge offers an uplifting insight into the true essence of African tranquility at its finest.
The Thornybush Collection is in the heart of the wilderness!
Africa is the heartbeat of our planet, haled as the orig in of mankind, its contrast of breathtaking beauty and brutal survival fascinates us, we are drawn to the bush almost in response to a primordial call...
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Thorny bush was fenced in 1955 and the Lodge was first built and operated in 1961. Proclaimed in April 1993. The size is 13816ha. 48 Mammal species, 112 Tree species, 230 Bird species and 54 reptile species...
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Renamed the Thornybush Collection in 2007, our group has since grown in stature from five to ten lodges. Of these prestigious properties, all but one is located within the pristine 14-000ha Thornybush Nature Reserve.LEARN MORE