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!
Our lodge and chalets are quintessential the models of a private sanctuary within the surrounding bush that will beguile the most jaded traveller and is complemented by a host of attentive staff who are willing to respond to your every need. The chalets cater for your every whim and need. No comfort has been spared and no detail overlooked. Let this unspoilt surroundings, majestic silence and compelling skies rejuvenate your soul.
Buffalo Thorn Safari Lodge allows you to immerse yourself within the African Bushveld. Set in a private game reserve, the environment is in charge. You can set out on private bush walks or daily game drives where you will encounter planes game such as Kudu, Impala, Nyala, Blue Wilde beast, Red Wilde beast, Zebra, Giraffe or the Livingstone Eland- one of Africa’s largest antelope. Night drives will reward you with Jackal, the Aardwolf, Brown Hyena or even the shy Pangolin or Porcupine. If you prefer the feathered fauna, Buffalo Thorn Safari Lodge is the ideal birdwatching venue for both the beginner as well as experienced birder as it is home to more that 450 species of beautiful bushveld birds.
Buffalo Thorn Safari lodge is a 4-star game lodge were you can experience hospitality in the way Africa has always nurtured its favourites. A profound sense of wellbeing surrounds you. We have spent our time cultivating, nurturing and tending the lodge to accommodate you, our valued guest. Our chalets are beautifully assembled with inclusions such as outdoor rock showers in en -suite bathrooms, air conditioning, private decks over looking the water hole and spacious bedrooms with king size beds. For lodge visitors not making use off our luxury self catering chalets, traditional South African cuisine is on offer.
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.
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.
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:
“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…)