About Buffalo Thorn Safari Lodge
This 4 star luxury lodge is part of a private game reserve and offer luxury accommodation for an overnight stay or a family break away. Our new colonial styled accommodation embraces nature at every turn and offers al the privacy and superior comfort you would need for uninterrupted relaxation.Four luxury air-conditioned chalets have en-suite bathrooms, outside rock showers, bar fridges and coffee bars. The main building has its fireplace, satellite TV lounge, Wi-Fi and dining room leads on to the big hearty stoep, overlooking the waterhole and makes for great entertainment. The stoep also leads to the swimming pool and the boma, forming the perfect place to bring family and friends together around a crackling fire. The big well equipped kitchen leads onto the stoep.Also four luxury self-catering family chalets offer fully equipped kitchens, spacious bedrooms with sleeper couch and patio with build in braai overlooking the waterhole. These units also have access to a second entertainment area and boma. This entertainment room is well equipped with a Jacuzzi, bar, satellite TV, Wi-Fi and leads into a boma where communal dinners can be served. The well designed lay out of the chalets make the lodge ideal for either an overnight luxury stay or an exclusive break away for up to 20 people.Our new Retreat offers luxury family accommodation upholding our tradition of elegance and comfort in a setting close to nature. This sire offers accommodation to an additional 24 people and are ideal for family gatherings with its large bomas and swimming pool area.Buffalo Thorn’s philosophy of simplistic luxury and getting back to nature is not only enhanced by the accommodation but also mark the professionalism and service of our well trained staff. Apart from the daily service, our lodge manager will attend to all your needs at night fall- from lighting the fire and setting the table to assisting you in the kitchen. Here in the heart of the African Bushveld you will be refreshed and uplifted by an inspiring sense of open and unspoilt space, big skies, compelling views and an unmistakable closeness to nature. The in- house buffalo breeding program can be viewed from the viewing deck opposite the lodge whiles enjoying a sundowner or your early morning coffee.Game drives and guided bushwalks are some of the activities you can enjoy during your stay. Our tracker and ranger is a real delight with an unparalleled knowledge of animal behavior and a passion for sharing that with people. Other activities in our surrounding area are a 9-hole golf course, a crocodile farm, teagarden and a predator park, all within 60km traveling distance. Limited trophy rifle hunting and especially bow hunting safaris can be arranged during the hunting season.The essence of a visit to Buffalo Thorn Safari Lodge is the chance to slow down and absorb the natural beauty of a landscape uncluttered by noise and pollution.
Safari: The lodge invites nature into all living spaces making it feel as if you are living among the wild without denying yourself any modern luxuries. Chalets are overlooking the water hole where you can view animals at leisure.
Family friendly: The arrangements of the chalets, large boma, swimming pools and well equipped kitchen makes for the ideal venue for a special family occasion. Our Baobab tree is the perfect setting for a special sundowner toast.
Romantic: The pure setting and luxury of the overnight chalets makes for the ideal romantic break away or for your first night stay when traveling to Botswana, Zimbabwe or Maphungubwe on honeymoon.
50% Deposit is required to secure a reservation. No refunds on deposits made for bookings during school holidays or cancellation of bookings less than 2 weeks prior to the arrival date. The balance is due in full prior to arrival as we do not have credit card facilities and do not except any cheques.
Meals can be arranged on requests... 50% Deposit is required to secure a reservation. No refunds on deposits made for bookings during school holidays or cancellation of bookings less than 2 weeks prior to the arrival date. The balance is due in full prior to arrival as we do not have credit card facilities and do not except any cheques.
Meals can be arranged on requests prior to arrival. During catered stays our cuisine is mostly traditional South African. Braais and game is our specialities. see more
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