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Welcome to Buffalo Thorn Safari Lodge, where the comfort of home makes its way to the bush. Make sure that your stopover is at the Buffalo Thorn Safari Lodge, whether traveling to or from your destinations between South Africa, Zimbabwe and Botswana. Or just take the time to come exclusively for a visit. We’re just that welcoming!


  • My daughter got married on the 15th October and we chose to stay over at Buffalo Thorne Safaris as the wedding venue had no wheelchair access abilities. And I’m the cash cow re. father of the bride!!
    A few months ago, at the wedding menu tasting, we found this jewel in the bush -Buffalo Thorn. We stayed over for the weekend and enjoyed it so much that we immediately booked for the wedding weekend as well. (more…)


    A great spot near the South Africa Botswana (Groblersbrug / Martin’s Drift ) border post. We stayed for 4 nights as a group of 11 including 3 young children.

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  • We spent one night here before we crossed into Botswanna at Martins Drift. It offered luxury self catering accommodation and very good Braai facilities. We book dinner for six people and the service was excellent.

    Tranquillity -

    No doubt one of the biggest surprises I’ve come to experience. What a terrific place.We spent many hours researching sleepover places on our way to an extensive Botswana tour and eventually decide on Buffalo Thorn Safari Lodge because:

    MMPSouthAfrica -

  • “We stopped over for only one night (sadly) on our way from Botswana to Mozambique. It completely surpassed our expectations! Just a few minutes from Martin’s Drift border post, we were welcomed by a dinner of exceptional Bobotie in the oven, along with dessert. (more…)

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