Shumbalala Game Lodge

A feast for the senses, a journey for the soul...

Shumbalala Lodge has been described by many who have visited it as a feast for the senses and a journey for the soul. A place where the setting was designed by nature, the spirit supplied by the hosts and the comfort derived from the soft linen and fabrics.

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Four luxury suites - each with its own fireplace, picture window bathroom with in - and out - door showers, and private viewing decks have been carefully constructed along the Monwana riverbed to ensure that they are completely secluded from one another.

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Your African Safari

Shumbalala Game Lodge offers unique exclusive Safari experiences in both open Land Rovers, and on foot. The private reserve is home to an abundance of species: 147 mammals including the "Big Five", 114 reptiles, 507 birds, 49 fish, 34 amphibians and 336 trees. The reserve is predominantly open savannah and with a near perfect year round climate, it is the ideal African safari holiday destination.

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Rates include accommodation, all meals, tea, coffee, snacks, dawn & dusk safaris in open game vehicles, optional bushveld walks and sundowner drinks on game drives.

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Browse through images of the private game reserve, animals and wildlife, safaris, accommodation, facilities and activities.

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How To Get There

From the South on the R 40
On the R40 from Bushbuckridge

  • From Acornhoek drive 7.4Km and Turn right.
  • Drive 1km and take the Guernsey turnoff on your right. Through the security gate and travel for 7.3km on Tar Road and a further 3.9km on dirt road
  • Turn left at the T-Junction and travel another 4.2km to The Thornybush Private Nature Reserve Gate on your right
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