Buffalo Thorn Lodge

Pilanesberg, Pilanesberg National Park, South Africa
from/per night 3,800.00


Buffalo Thorn Lodge is an exclusive private, luxury lodge; a peaceful sanctuary nestled in the African bush yet one which holds all the excitement of big five game-viewing. By road, the Lodge is about 2 hours from Johannesburg, in the heart of Black Rhino Game Reserve, within the Pilanesberg National Park. Only 30 kilometers from Sun City, it is in South Africa’s North West Province, a malaria free area.

Buffalo Thorn Lodge is part of the Black Rhino Game Reserve; in the Pilanesberg National Park. Only 30 kilometers 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 meters from the pool deck.


  • Guided safari’s
  • Self-drive safari’s
  • Guided Bush walks
  • Self-guided Camp walks
  • Hot air balloon
  • Walk-in aviary
  • Picnic on the hills

Rooms Types

Standard Buffalo