Buffalo Thorn Safari Lodge

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PRICE (pp sharing):
from R 395
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 Thorns 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.
"Eland and July on the front meadow"
11 Apr 2017
By Henry Hugh Montgomery
"The Retreat is delightful, peaceful and well equipped."
"Peace and quiet"
22 Mar 2017
By Stephanus Marais
"Well equipped accommodation very quiet and peaceful only the sound of birds and animals - attentive staff"
13 Mar 2017
By Tshililo Mutavhatsindi Duma
"The owner is friendly and staff is friendly."
24 Jan 2017
By tshililo mutavhatsindi
"Lovely place and people.Thank you."
"Peaceful break-away"
07 Oct 2016
By Caroline, South Africa
"Peaceful, quiet, private environment; lovely game viewing right in front of our chalet; very comfortable, nicely decorated, well equipped chalets; all the staff we encountered were very friendly and helpful; had some super morning and afternoon walks on the farm."
22 Sep 2016
By George, South Africa
"Baie netjies, modern en smaakvol.Kan dit hoog aanbeveel.Goed ingerigte kombuis."
"Our stay at Buffalo Lodge"
25 Jul 2016
By Jaycee, South Africa
"Our stay was perfect, we were 8 people and we all enjoyed it very much. Perfect setting, the accommodation is excellent very comfortable and has everything you need."
10 Jul 2016
By Brendon, South Africa
"Lovely rooms with nice touches, amazing boma area, easy accessibility from Road to border."
"Hidden Gem"
28 Sep 2015
By Terry, South Africa
"My boyfriend andI thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. It is truly magnificent and the service given from Milton is out of this world. Perfect place to get away from the city and completely relax. Thank you :)"
"Wonderful stay"
13 Apr 2015
By Stephanus, South Africa
"A wonderful well kept lodge with attentive service, a place we will visit again and again! A beautifully clean, comfortable and really relaxing lodge, loved it!"