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About The River Lodge

Nestled within the Thornybush Private Nature Reserve, The River Lodge offers a picturesque bushveld getaway. The luxurious accommodation and striking views makes this an ideal option for nature enthusiasts visiting this beautiful part of Limpopo.

These spacious suites have double beds and open-plan bathrooms. Guests can wake up to panoramic views, or unwind with a soak in the tub while enjoying the stunning vistas. The elevated outside deck provides a unique opportunity to appreciate the plains below. Each suite also has a private swimming pool and an outdoor shower for added luxury.

Guests can start their day off with a delicious breakfast before embarking on a morning game drive or bush walk. Wild life include the famous Big Five as well as many species of bird and reptile. The lodge is also a great option for a wedding venue. Couples can exchange vows against the golden backdrop of the African savannah.

Evening turns the landscape into twilight paradise. It is also the ideal time to delight in a meal while gazing at the animals drinking at the water hole. Travellers can mingle with the other guests in the lounge area before retiring to the privacy of their suite. As darkness falls, the night sky invites visitors to gaze at the stars while listening to the sounds of nocturnal nature all around.

Safari: Guests can enjoy morning safaris and guided bush walks. Wild life include the Big Five and a wide variety of birdlife.

Wedding Venues: This is an ideal venue for nature-loving couples. There are many packages available to suit the needs of guests.

  • Type: Lodge
  • Sleeps: 10
  • Check-in: 1:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM

Facilities

  • Swimming Pool
  • Satellite TV*
  • Wi-Fi
  • Credit Card Facilities
  • Restaurant on Premises
  • Parking on Premises
  • Romantic
  • Cosy

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans
* Please enquire for further details.

Important Information

Conservation fees may apply as well as additional levies.

Self-drive guests may also be required to pay an entrance fee upon arrival.

Availability and pricing

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          The River Lodge is 5km from the centre of Thornybush Game Reserve , the nearest airport 21.3km (Eastgate Airport).
          *Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling