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About Jackalberry Lodge

Jackalberry Lodge is situated within the Thornybush Private Game Reserve, one of the worlds premier big five game viewing areas.

The majestic Drakensberg Mountains provide a spectacular backdrop for this intimate camp, offering magnificent views, understated luxury and restful, ethnic ambiance that blends harmoniously with nature. The lodge is named after the beautiful Jackalberry Tree that occurs widely in the bushveld. The bush around the lodge teems with game.

More than 60 species of wildlife can be found in the immediate vicinity, including lion, leopard, buffalo, rhino, hyena and cheetah. Jackalberry is also a paradise for birdwatchers, where more than 280 species have been recorded. Experience the comfort of chalet style rooms offering understated luxury, sumptuous en suite bathrooms with feature bath, double hand basins as well as indoor and outdoor showers. Choose from the Luxury Suite, the Family Room or five Standard Chalet Style Rooms.

Guest rooms have two twin beds or one king size bed. The family room has two twin beds and one queen size bed. All rooms are equipped with mini-bars, electronic room safe, hair-dryer, tea and coffee-making facilities, telephone, mosquito nets and air-conditioning. All rooms open onto patios. Facilities include the Swimming Pool, the Curio Shop, Conference Facilities, the Library and Boma.

  • Type: Safari
  • Sleeps: 8
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 1 Reviews


  • Swimming Pool
  • Conference Venues


  • 5 Stars - Tourism Grading Council of South Africa

Important Information

Please note a Conservation and Tourism levy is payable before arrival.
A minimum of 3 nights accommodation is required over Christmas, Easter and Long Weekends.
The Child Rate is based on a per child rate, sharing a room with two adults. Children Rate: High Season: R1200.00
Low Season: R900.00

Availability and pricing

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  • Suite Sleeps 2 Includes: All Meals and Activities One suite with en-suite bathroom and private lounge and equipped with mini-bar, electronic room safe, hair-drier, tea... see more
    from R6350 Per Person Sharing
    • Adults
      • Honeymoon Suite Sleeps 2 Includes: All Meals and Activities Rooms equipped with mini-bars, electronic room safe, hair-dryer, tea and coffee-making facilities, telephone, mosquito... see more
        from R6912 Per Person Sharing
        • Adults

          Reviews for Jackalberry Lodge

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          16 July 2007

          We had a stunning time here - absolutely awesome. An interesting and amazingly different experience. Absolutely stunning !

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          Jackalberry Lodge is 1.6km from the centre of Thornybush Game Reserve , the nearest airport 15.4km (Eastgate Airport).
          *Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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