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FAST FACTS
LOCATIONThornybush Game Reserve, adjacent to the Kruger National ParkPOOLYes - at the main area only
BIG 5 GAME RESERVEYesSPANo
OFF ROADYes (for Big 5 Sightings only)AIRCONYes
CAMP FENCEDYesCELLPHONE SIGNALNo
CHILD POLICYAll Ages WelcomeMALARIAYes


UNIQUE SELLING POINTS
  • This lodge's main area is set on the banks of a tranquil Dam in The Thornybush Game Reserve encompassed with breath-taking views of the African bushveld, Thornybush Waterside Lodge affords instant relaxation.
  • The lodge has been designed to blend into the natural habitat located along pathways surrounded by an abundance of trees and manicured gardens.
  • The lodges 20 comfortably appointed air-conditioned Thatched Suites blend into the natural habitat. Guests are invited to relax and take in the African surrounds on the main deck area overlooking the dam, the swimming pool or alternatively retreat to the comfort of your suite.




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DATE ROOM TYPE RATES RULES
01 November - 19 December 2019 Suite R 5,742 per person per night sharing special rate for advance bookings
20 December - 31 December 2019 Suite R 5,954 per person per night sharing special rate for advance bookings
01 January - 05 January 2020
10 April - 14 April 2020
01 August - 31 August 2020
01 October - 31 October 2020
19 December - 31 December 2020
Suite R 6,490 per person per night sharing special rate for advance bookings
06 January - 09 April 2020
15 April - 31 July 2020
01 September - 30 September 2020
01 November - 18 December 2020
Suite R 6,255 per person per night sharing special rate for advance bookings
KIDS STAY FREE - VALUE ADD!
- A maximum of 2 children, under the age of 18 years, sharing with 2 adults
- valid 01 November to 20 December 2019, 05 January to 02 April 2020 & 20 April to 30 June 2020
- subject to availability

MIN/MAX 3 NIGHT STAY SPECIAL OFFER!
From R 3,825 per person per night sharing valid 01 November to 19 December 2019
From R 4,170 per person per night sharing valid 06 January to 02 April 2020 & 20 April to 30 June 2020

*long stay special offer based on accommodation in a Suite for a 3 night stay only
*long stay special offer based on a 4 night stay is available on request.

*surcharges will apply on all rates and special offers over peak holiday periods and long weekends.

Rovos Rail & Thornybush Safari Experience Package 2020



RATE INCLUDES
• Accommodation in a Suite
• All meals, teas, coffees & snacks
• Dawn and dusk safaris in open land cruiser vehicles (FGASA accredited field guides and trackers) and bushveld walks
• Sundowner local drinks included
SINGLE ACCOMMODATION
• There will be a supplement of 50% on the per person sharing rate for single accommodation.
• NO single supplement will be charged for travel between 01 November to 20 December 2019, 05 January to 02 April 2020 & 20 April to 30 June 2020.
CHILD POLICY
• Children under 2 years will be accommodated free of charge.
• Children 2 – 5 years will pay less 75 % of the adult per person sharing rate.
• Children 6 – 11 years will pay less 50% of the adult per person sharing rate.
GAME DRIVE POLICY FOR CHILDREN
• Please note children under the age of 6 years will not be permitted on game drives.
• Children between the ages of 6 & 12 years are permitted on drives at the discretion of the game ranger.
• Children under 16 years are not permitted on bush walks.
IMPORTANT NOTES
• Unless otherwise stated, all rates listed are based on a minimum 2 night stay. Surcharges may apply for a 1 night booking.
• Rates quoted are only applicable to SA Residents only. Special Discounted rates for International Residents are available on request
• 2019: Rates exclude a Conservation Fee of R 395 per person per booking & a TOMSA Levy of R 14 per person per night, which must be pre-paid upon booking. Rates are subject to change.
• 2020: Rates exclude a Conservation Fee of R 445 per person per booking & a TOMSA Levy of R 14 per person per night, which must be pre-paid upon booking. Rates are subject to change.



INFORMATION
GETTING THERE
5 hour drive from Johannesburg. Scheduled daily flights from Johannesburg to Hoedspruit Airport (twice daily). Selected flights from Cape Town (3 times weekly). Transfers from Hoedspruit Airport to the Lodge available.

ACCOMMODATION
20 Thatched Suites


ABOUT THORNYBUSH WATERSIDE LODGE

Set on the banks of a tranquil lake encompassed with breath-taking views of the African bushveld, Thornybush Waterside Lodge affords instant relaxation.

The lodges 20 comfortably appointed air-conditioned Thatched Suites blend into the natural habitat and are located along pathways surrounded by an abundance of trees and manicured gardens. En-suite air- conditioned accommodation tastefully decorated by crisp white bedding.

Highly skilled rangers’ and trackers ensure Big 5 game viewing opportunities during dawn and dusk safaris, whilst bushwalks are for the more adventurous. Guests are invited to relax and take in the African surrounds after breakfast on the main deck area overlooking the lake, the swimming pool or alternatively retreat to the comfort of your suite.

Thornybush Waterside Lodge will from mid-January 2012 have access to an even greater Reserve making game viewing some of the best in the Country.


LODGE FEATURES
 

  • Main Lounge
  • Boma
  • Conference room
  • Curio shop
  • Baby sitting facilities at additional cost
  • Library
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry Service offered at additional cost

ROOM FEATURES
 

  • Air Conditioning
  • Overhead fans
  • Terrace / Balcony
  • Telephone
  • Minibar
  • Safe
  • Separate bath & shower




GETTING THERE


DIRECTIONS

FROM THE SOUTH ON THE R40
ON THE R40 FROM BUSHBUCKRIDGE

  • Continue through Acornhoek towards Klaserie
  • Continue for about 7 km
  • Turn right towards Hoedspruit just before Klaserie which remains the R40
  • Continue for 24 km towards Hoedspruit - Turn right at the Eastgate Airport sign / Argyle Road
  • Continue 14 km (tarred road) and turn right onto Guernsey Road (following the signs to Thornybush Reserve)
  • Continue 9km (gravel road) passing Thornybush Game Reserve Gate on left
  • Continue a further 2km and turn left at Thornybush Waterside Lodge gate and continue as directed to the lodge

FROM THE NORTH ON THE R40

  • At Hoedspruit take the R 40 south (to the right) towards Bushbuckridge
  • Continue 6 km and turn left at the Eastgate Airport sign / Argyle Road
  • Continue 14 km (tarred road) and turn right onto Guernsey Road (following the signs to Thornybush Reserve)
  • Continue 9km (gravel road passing Thornybush Game Reserve Gate on left
  • Continue a further 2km and turn left at Thornybush Waterside Lodge gate and continue as directed to the lodge

FROM JOHANNESBURG

  • The N12 to Emalahleni (Witbank), where the N12 highway links up with the N4 highway
  • Continue with the N4 in the direction Mbombela (Nelspruit).
  • Approximately 60 km past Middleburg take the R 540 to your left.
  • Travel though the towns of eMakhazeni (Belfast) and eMnotweni (Dullstroom) to Mashishing (Lydenburg)
  • Take the R 36 (which becomes the R 527) towards Hoedspruit, passing through Origstad and descending down the Able Erasmus Pass
  • At Hoedspruit take the R 40 south (to the right) towards Bushbuckridge
  • Continue 6 km and turn left at the Eastgate Airport sign / Argyle Road
  • Continue 14 km (tarred road) and turn right onto Guernsey Road (following the signs to Thornybush Reserve)
  • Continue 9km (gravel road) passing Thornybush Game Reserve Gate on left
  • Continue a further 2km and turn left at Thornybush Waterside Lodge gate and continue as directed to the lodge

FROM PRETORIA

  • Take the N4 in the direction Mbombela (Nelspruit)
  • Approximately 60 km past eMalahleni (Middleburg) take the R 540 to your left
  • Travel through the town of eMakhazeni (Belfast) and eMnotweni (Dullstroom) to Mashishing (Lydenburg)
  • Take the R 36 (which becomes the R 527) towards Hoedspruit, passing through Origstad and descending down the Able Erasmus Pass
  • At Hoedspruit take the R 40 south (to the right) towards Bushbuckridge.
  • Continue 6 km and turn left at the Eastgate Airport sign / Argyle Road.
  • Continue 14 km (tarred road) and turn right onto Guernsey Road (following the signs to Thornybush Reserve)
  • Continue 9km (gravel road) passing Thornybush Game Reserve Gate on left
  • Continue a further 2km and turn left at Thornybush Waterside Lodge gate and continue as directed to the lodge

FROM SWAZILAND

  • From Jeppe's Reef border post, follow the R 570 north in the direction Malelane
  • Take the N4 highway in the direction of Mbombela (Nelspruit) for 64 km
  • On arrival in Mbombela (Nelspruit) turn right on the R 40 in the direction White River
  • Continue Through White River, Hazyview and Bushbuckridge to Klaserie
  • 24 km after Klaserie turn off - turn right at the Eastgate Airport sign / Argyle Road
  • Continue 14 km (tarred road) and turn right onto Guernsey Road (following the signs to Thornybush Reserve)
  • Continue 9km (gravel road) passing Thornybush Game Reserve Gate on left
  • Continue a further 2km and turn left at Thornybush Waterside Lodge gate and continue as directed to the lodge
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