- Thornybush Game Reserve
- Wine cellar
- Rock swimming pool
- Wildlife in The Thornybush
- Great value
Thornybush Chapungu Tented Bush Camp Information
- Lodge type; Safari Lodge
- Location; Thornybush Game Reserve
- Lodge size; 8 Tented suites
- Recommended stay; 2-5 nights
Chapungu Tented Bush Camp in the heart of the Thornybush Game Reserve strives for a relaxed atmosphere where guests are made to feel at home all the while enjoying the spectacular wildlife that surrounds.
Bush walks, birding and game drives are all included in one's daily activity list allowing one to make the most out of your stay.
Chapungu offers guests an unforgettable safari experience without breaking the bank.
The famed Thornybush Game Reserve offers visitors one of South Africa's most exceptional bush experiences. Adjacent to the Kruger National Park, Thornybush comprises 14 000 hectares of pristine wilderness that is teaming with wildlife and birdlife including the "Big 5".
Unspoilt nature and those stunning vistas of the surrounding African bushveld is what a safari here is all about, not forgetting the wildlife on show. Thornybush is up there with the best private reserves not only in South Africa but Southern Africa as a whole.
Rooms and Suites
With eight luxurious tented suites, Chapungu Tented Bush Camp offers visitors that old-world colonial splendour of a bygone era.
All eight suites offer up large bedrooms, verandahs and en-suite bathrooms with shower and outdoor bathtub, all suites are air-conditioned.
Cuisine and Wine
Whether you are sitting around the fire in the boma or the classically appointed dining room within the main lodge, savour Chapungu Tented Bush Camp culinary delights.
3-Course dinners are the perfect end to one's day exploring the African bushveld topped off with a nightcap around the fire in the boma.
In-house camp facilities include;
- Indoor dining venue
- Outdoor boma
- Swimming pool
- Lounge area
- Boutique curio shop
- Small wine cellar
- Viewing deck
Game drives with experienced guides and tracker take place twice daily, the morning drive starts at the crack of dawn while the afternoon drive leaves in the late afternoon returning when the sun has set.
Should one in interested, game .walks after breakfast/ brunch are tailored to suit one's interests and fitness levels. A great way not only to stretch your legs but also to experience all the knowledge that the Shangaan trackers one surrounding wildlife, birdlife, trees, plants, insects and local history and culture
Spa and Wellness
All guests staying within the Thornybush Game Reserve have access to the amazing Amani Spa at Thornybush Game Lodge. One merely has to speak to camp management were one is staying, they will book and transfer you to Game Lodge for a treatment and massage of your choice.
The multi award-winning Amani spa offers a full range of unique therapies, treatments and of course massage options.
Rates from R5 267.00 pp
- Per person per night sharing (pp)
- Rates are in South African Rands
- *Rates may vary according to season
- All meals, teas, coffees & snacks
- Dawn and dusk safaris in open land cruiser vehicles and bushveld walks
- Bar / mini-bar
- Curio, telephone and laundry expenses
- Spa Facility
- Items of a personal nature
- Conservation Fee & TOMSA Levy
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