Buffalo Thorn Lodge

R565, Sun City, Rustenburg
 
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5* Luxury Game Lodge in the Black Rhino Game Reserve

Find your very own peaceful sanctuary at the heart of the Pilanesberg National Park in Buffalo Thorn Lodge. Situated in the Black Rhino Game Reserve, adjacent to the park, the Buffalo Thorn Lodge is only a short 2-hour drive from Johannesburg and only 30 kilometres away from Sun City.

This exclusive private luxury lodge offers you tranquillity and an intimate atmosphere coupled with endless opportunities for big game viewing including lion and predator tours. Explore Africa’s endless beauties throughout the day and indulge yourself in a soothing soak in Buffalo Thorn Lodge’s Jacuzzi bath in the evening. Or, if you’re feeling adventurous, why not try out some of the numerous activities the lodge offers, including quad biking, archery or drumming. Daily morning and afternoon game drives are included in the daily package, and the lodge is fully equipped with air conditioning, en-suite facilities and a private viewing deck.

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Features:

    • swimming pool
    • Heated Jacuzzi
    • Bar
    • Dining area
    • Open fire barbeque
    • Modern gas barbeque
    • Flat Screen LCD TV
    • Home Theatre System
    • DSTV
    • Pool/Snooker Table
    • Wine fridge

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Buffalo Thorn Lodge - Bed & Breakfast

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All bedrooms or chalets are stand alone units. The 70 square-metre bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms have their own lounge and private deck with sun chairs in which to relax whilst overlooking the African bush. The units boast a king size bed (or two singles should they be required), a Jacuzzi bath as well as an indoor and outdoor shower.
Features Available

2 Family units: with a King size bed (or two singles) plus a loft with two single beds (for children).3 Double units with one King size bed (or two singles).Camping Cots are available on request.

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About Us

Buffalo Thorn Lodge is part of the Black Rhino Game Reserve; in the Pilanesberg National Park. Only 30 kilometres from Sun City and about 2 hours from Johannesburg, it is in the heart of the South Africa’s North West Province – a malaria free area.
Buffalo Thorn lodge provides the ultimate escape from busy schedules, with five luxury thatched chalets accommodating only ten guests. The lodge is rented out exclusively sleeping ten guests. Thus meaning that you have the tranquility and the beauty of the bush all to yourselves.
The main entertainment area comprises a Dining room, TV Lounge, Reading Lounge, Games Area and a fully equipped Kitchen. Outside in the boma, you can relax around an African fire, listen to the sounds of the night or to the stories of your experienced game ranger. Alternatively you can star-gaze under an ink black sky or just relax over a good meal at the dining table and bar, inhaling the pungent smells of indigenous veld and wildlife.
Enjoy morning or afternoon game drives in an open vehicle as your ranger shows you the large and small species of the African bushveld. Or game view from the comfort of loungers around the pool. Alternatively relax in the Jacuzzi as many species of birds and buck, even some of the big five, such as elephant, amble past the electric fence a few metres from the pool deck.

Accommodation

Self Catering Lodges

All bedrooms or chalets are stand alone units. The 70 square-metre bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms have their own lounge and private deck with sun chairs in which to relax whilst overlooking the African bush.
The units boast a king size bed (or two singles should they be required), a Jacuzzi bath as well as an indoor and outdoor shower.

Units are made up as follows;

  • 2 Family units: with a King size bed (or two singles) plus a loft with two single beds (for children).
  • 3 Double units with one King size bed (or two singles).
  • Camping Cots are available on request

Each Suite Includes

  • King-sized bed
  • Minibar fridge in each room and filter coffee facilities
  • In-room, jet spa bath
  • Outside & Indoor shower with exclusive body products
  • White cotton bathrobes – full-length
  • Air-conditioning, personally adjustable
  • Hairdryers
  • Private in-room lounge area
  • Private viewing deck, with cushioned loungers and table

Wildlife

Black Rhino Game Reserve is a natural eco system that has developed over thousands of years. In this unique reserve, the different vegetation exists within the transition zone between the dry Kalahari and wetter lowveld commonly known as bushveld.
As result of the range of habitats and vegetation found in the Black Rhino Game Reserve and Pilanesberg National Park, there is a wide diversity of animal species, from the “Big five” to 50 other mammal species, 354 bird species, 65 reptile species, 18 amphibian species and thousands of other interesting smaller species.

Activities

Daily Exclusive game drives are included in your package and can be arranged with your Ranger.
Ask reservations for more information on activities.
 

Things to do in the area:

  • Lion Park Tours
  • Predator Park Tours
  • Quad Biking
  • Quad Bike Motocross Circuit
  • Clay Pigeon Shooting
  • Archery
  • Interactive Gumboot Dancing Session
  • Drumming
  • Balloon safaris in the Pilanesberg National Park
  • Team Building for corporates

 

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