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About Thuru Lodge & Safaris

Thuru Lodge forms part of the Kalahari, consisting of approximately 45 000 acres owned by Hennie Gous and his family. The Reserve has a very unique variety of vegetation types, which broadly classified into Nama Karoo, Kalahari and Karoo mountain vegetation. This wide range of veld types creates a rich biodiversity, which provide suitable habitats for a wide variety of fauna and flora. Thuru Lodge is located in the Northern Cape Province approximately 100 km south east of the town Upington, between the southern latitudes 28°53' and 28°59' and the eastern longitudes 21°42' and 21°49' in the Nama Karoo Biome. The 8 luxurious air conditioned double rooms with their crisp while linen have spacious en-suite bathrooms, satellite TV and internet connections, telephone, minibars, under floor heating. A private lounge - trophy room, poolside restaurant and bar, serenity spa and lapa will surely increase your comfort and make the stay even more memorable in a true hospitable South African fashion. It is a upmarket private lodge, where true South African cuisine is prepared by our in-house chef with a distinctive local flavour. This lodge is fully catered with trackers and cleaning staff. Other outfitting facilities include cold rooms, an abattoir, trophy preparation room, meat processing room, swimming pool and braai area. Thuru's landing strip is for the convenience to fly by charter plane direct. The landing strip with a ground service is 800m in length and 20m in width. Direction is North-east South-west and GPS coordinates 28 degrees 54.674 south and 21 degrees 46.797. Warning: 320m height tower at GPS 28 degrees 52.980 south and 21 degrees 44.164 east.

  • Response Rate: 83%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 12 hours
  • Minimum stay: 1 Days
  • Type: Safari
  • Sleeps: 10
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 2 Reviews


  • Airport Shuttle
  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Jacuzzi/Hot-tub
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Satellite TV*
  • Credit Card Facilities

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans
* Please enquire for further details.

Thuru Lodge & Safaris Rooms

Reviews for Thuru Lodge & Safaris

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Axel Hofer, Germany
09 March 2013

Very Nice Lodge, Run by a Young and superfriendly couple.Excellent Food.Game Viewing possible Directly from the lodge's lawn, but as Special recommendation:Go for a Game Drive !Luxury Lodge at affordable prices.

John Bray, South Africa
25 March 2010

Game drive a must

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Thuru Lodge & Safaris is 23.6km from the centre of Groblershoop , the nearest airport 78.9km (Upington Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling