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From Game Drives to Bush Walks, Wildlife Conservation Is the Name of the Game at This Luxurious South African Lodge

South Africa Epic Stays
by Matador Creators May 17, 2023

For visitors to South Africa, wildlife encounters are often top of the list. Thornybush Game Lodge, located in the Limpopo Province of South Africa, is a dream destination for wildlife enthusiasts. Situated on a 34,000-acre private game reserve adjoining Kruger National Park, the luxury safari lodge offers its guests a chance to immerse themselves in the surrounding wilderness and get up close with the wildlife.

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Each chalet in the lodge has a private viewing deck and an outdoor shower and a plunge pool, where guests can relax and enjoy the views of the African bush. The rooms are tastefully decorated with an African theme and have all the modern amenities that travelers could want for a luxurious stay.

The lodge’s main focus is wildlife conservation, and everything they offer, from game drives to bush walks, is designed to maximize the guest experience while maintaining the preservation of the natural habitat. Guests can enjoy two game drives per day in open safari vehicles led by expert guides, who are dedicated to ensuring that guests see as much wildlife as possible. And indeed, the reserve is home to a diverse range of animals that includes elephants, lions, leopards, rhinos, buffalos, and more than 350 bird species.

The lodge also offers a variety of activities for guests, like stargazing, bird watching, photographic safaris, hot air balloon rides, and spa treatments. There’s also an impressive collection of African art and artifacts displayed throughout the property, giving guests a glimpse into the local culture and history.

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