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About Buffalo Thorn

Escape to Buffalo Thorn, a hidden gem nestled on the picturesque Kokopelli Farm, just 25km from the enchanting town of Magaliesburg in the North West province. Immerse yourself in the tranquility of this secluded self-catering cottage, perfectly situated against the majestic mountainside, boasting unparalleled views of the breathtaking Buffelsfontein valley and the awe-inspiring Magaliesberg peaks that grace the horizon.Indulge in the ultimate off-grid experience, as Buffalo Thorn Cottage provides all the modern amenities you need for a comfortable stay. Revel in the simple pleasures o

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 Sleeps 6
Check-in: 14:00
Check-out: 10:00
Reviews: 23 reviews

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Buffalo Thorn
4.5 out of 5 stars - 23 votes
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elzette fritz
October 2021
Recharging my battery through the breathtaking sunrises, sunsets and music of nature was bliss. I appreciated the fact that solar power was used as it meant ample electricity to charge the phone and laptop, cook and boil water. The fact that WiFi was sporadic meant true relaxing. The night sky was breathtaking in the absence of light pollution. The walk provided gems in the form of flowers and... Read more
marietjie koekemoer
November 2020
Super stay!! Neat as a pin, well equipped, absolutely worth every moment, lovely walks in nature - will definitely come back! Loved all of it!!
roy hodgkinson
October 2020
Buffalo Thorn cottage is absolutely beautiful. We had everything we needed except a fan, which is impossible without electricity. We happened to choose a very hot weekend. Loved our stay and will be back in winter.
martie liebetrau
February 2020
Wonderful place to stay. Going back soon.
tracy carter
December 2019
Lovely cottage surrounded by peace and quiet and beautiful areas to hike in. Was very hot though trying to sleep at night and would have loved a fan but there is no electricity at the cottage at all. Some board games in the cottage would have been nice too.


  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Credit Card Facilities
  • Parking on Premises
  • Hiking
  • Cosy
  • Bathroom
  • Double bed
  • Fridge
  • Kitchen
  • Lounge
  • Non smoking rooms
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Shower

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Afrikaans

Buffalo Thorn location

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Buffalo Thorn is 21.2km from the centre of Magaliesburg , the nearest airport 63.6km (Lanseria International Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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Escape to Buffalo Thorn, a hidden gem nestled on the picturesque Kokopelli Farm, just 25km from the enchanting town of Magaliesburg in the North West