- Thornybush Game Reserve
- The bush setting
- Value for money
- Game drive
- Outdoor bush showers
- Boma and swimming pool
Thornybush Jackalberry Lodge Information
- Lodge type; Safari Lodge
- Location; Thornybush Game Reserve
- Lodge size; 7 Chalets
- Recommended stay; 2-5 nights
An intimate safari experience awaits when staying at Thornybush Jackalberry Lodge with just 16 guests at any one time.
Surrounded by wildlife and birdlife of the Thornybush, Jackelberry offers visitors tranquillity and comfort and that quintessential South Africa hospitality all wrapped into one great value prospect.
A fantastic destination for couples, honeymooners and families alike, an unpretentious option with great hospitality and wildlife experiences.
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
In total Jackalberry Lodge offers guests the choice of seven thatched bush chalets all with king-sized beds, private verandahs and en-suite bathrooms. En-suite bathrooms all offer bathtubs, indoor and outdoor showers.
The family suite is the perfect accommodation for families as there are two en-suite bedrooms on offer and while offering that much more in terms of space.
All rooms are equipped with;
- electronic room safe
- tea and coffee-making facilities
Cuisine and Wine
The majestic Drakensberg Mountains provide a spectacular backdrop for you as you enjoy "sundowners" and savoury snacks in this amazing setting. Evenings are filled with sumptuous dinners to be enjoyed "al fresco" at the "boma".
The main lodge area is where one has access to a library, curio shop, lounge and indoor dining area, all of this is under thatch and is decorated in a classic African bushveld theme.
A large swimming pool with sun loungers is the best spot to relax, tan and escape the summer heat.
A Satellite TV and Wi-Wi is available.
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.
Children and families alike are most welcome at Thornybush Jackalberry Lodge. When travelling with the family we would suggest the two bedroomed family suite.
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 957.00 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