Luxury Safari Getaway in Thornybush Private Nature Reserve near Hoedspruit, South Africa

Hoedspruit, Limpopo (South Africa)

Luxury Safari Getaway in Thornybush Private Nature Reserve near Hoedspruit, South Africa

Nature Lodge
2 guests
Private Bathroom
Private room
National Park

This stunning accommodation is located in Thornybush Private Nature Reserve near Hoedspruit, South Africa, and is perfect for a luxury getaway in the African wilderness. The suite seamlessly combines nature and comfort and invites the outdoors inside with ample natural light and stacking doors that open out into the wild.

The open plan living area boasts an extra-length king-size bed with plush bedding and linen and there is an ensuite bathroom that features a Victorian tub. For an authentic experience in nature, glampers can make use of the outdoor shower or there is an indoor option as well. Bathroom amenities are luxurious and organic and towels are provided.

After a successful safari experience, glampers can relax and unwind on the oversized sofas and treat themselves to a glass of wine or a delicious meal. Outside, the decked terrace is private and boasts a plunge pool, offering beautiful views of the Timbavati River. In the morning, glampers can sip on a cup of coffee while admiring the great outdoors, while the evening can be spent beneath that phenomenal African sky.

Other amenities include a hairdryer, a safe, a mini bar and snack bar, and a coffee and tea station. All meals and drinks are included in the rate and glampers are treated to two daily safaris and optional bushwalks.

This luxurious accommodation offers modern conveniences that will make any discerning glamper feel right at home during their stay. With amenities such as an indoor and outdoor shower, bathroom amenities, towels, a safe, a hairdryer, and a minibar and snack bar, glampers will enjoy all the comforts of a five-star resort while immersed in nature. Additionally, there is a decked terrace with a private pool and outdoor seating.

The rate also includes all meals, teas, coffees, and snacks, as well as daily safaris in an open game drive vehicle and optional bush walks. Dietary requirements are respected and there is a diverse variety of breakfasts, lunches, and dinners ranging from bush breakfasts to boma dinners.

1 bed

  • 1 King-size bed

Features and services

  • Outdoor pool
  • Heating
  • Air conditioning
  • Helicopter
  • Shuttle
  • Room service
  • Coffeemaker
  • Bathtub
  • hairdryer Hairdryer
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Accommodation rules

  • Check-in: Flexible
  • Check out: Flexible
  • No Pets allowed
  • Smoking allowed
Smoking is not permitted inside the rentals.

Pets are not permitted.

Be kind to the environment and take care of the surroundings.

Cancellation policy: Moderate

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Free cancellation until .

After that, cancel before and get a 50% refund (minus service fee).

If you cancel before check in day get a 50% refund (minus service fee).

It is at the discretion of each individual host as to whether the booking can be rescheduled to another available date. If you cancel at any time, you will not receive any refund.


Location and surroundings

Hoedspruit, Limpopo (South Africa)

Detailed location provided after booking

  • National Park
  • River, stream or creek
  • Airport


  • Hiking
  • Wildlife watching on-site
  • Safari/Game drive on-site
  • Jeep tours on-site

This unique river lodge boasts an excellent location for glampers to bore into the essence of Africa and experience an authentic safari getaway. Set in the heart of the Lowveld savannah and within the greater Kruger National Park, Thornybush Private Nature Reserve captures the spirit of Africa and provides a unique opportunity for glampers to reconnect with the great outdoors.

The lodge offers daily safaris that tell a gripping story and provide rare game-viewing experiences. The Reserve is home to over 147 species of mammals and about 517 bird species and acts as an eco-tourism reserve, making conservation its main priority.

Intrepid glampers will love the bush walks on offer, where guides provide an insightful trek through the African wilderness and where there is ample opportunity to spot the Big Five, namely lions, leopards, rhinos, elephants, and Cape buffalos. Furthermore, the iconic cheetahs are regularly spotted as well as Painted Wild dogs which are listed as threatened. Additionally, glampers can experience the unsurpassed beauty of the wild from up high with scenic helicopter tours and hot air balloon rides.

There are also fantastic boat cruises that lead through the third largest canyon in the world right to the rare living Kadishi Tufa waterfall and the Three Rondavels.