Buffalo Thorn Lodge is a luxury 10 sleeper private lodge located in the Black Rhino Game Reserve, which is 30 kilometres from Sun City in the heart of the North West Province in South Africa. It is in an exquisite big 5, malaria free area, abundant in all wildlife.

The lodge is an exclusive luxury fully serviced lodge sleeping only 10 people in 5 extravagant en-suit bedrooms. With a private game ranger and game drive vehicle, come and join us in the lap of luxury.

Featuring - 5 Separate chalets (2 with loft rooms) - Jacuzzi baths - Outdoor showers - Bar fridges - Sun decks

The central area includes a fully equipped kitchen - Reading Lounge - TV with DSTV - Pool table - Gym - Boma & Braai area - Hide - Deck with swimming pool & outdoor Jacuzzi

The lodge opens up onto a boma for having evening fires under the peaceful African sky then onto an outside eating area and bar. While being in the heart of the wildlife, our lodge is secured with a perimeter electrified fence so your safely is ensured.

Black Rhino Game Reserve is 1800 hectares and is connected to the well renowned Pilanesberg Nature Reserve, giving us full access to the 55 000 hectares. We are a mere 1 hour 45 minutes from Johannesburg. This wonderful paradise is waiting for you...

Buffalo Thorn Lodge is self catering and shops are located at Sun City - a short drive away. So come and join us in the heart of the bushveld, enjoy game drives during the day as our Game Ranger and vehicle are at your disposal or relax in the refreshing pool and Jacuzzi as you watch the sun go down. Your enjoyment and relaxation is our purpose...

  • Awards & Accreditations As Claimed By The Establishment
  • AA Superior Accommodation
  • Tourism Grading - 5 Stars
  • air conditioner (all units)
  • air conditioner (some units)
  • airport transfers
  • bar fridge
  • bar fridge (some units)
  • big game (less than 30km)
  • big game onsite
  • braai / barbecue - communal
  • braai / barbecue - onsite
  • ceiling fans
  • dishwasher onsite
  • DSTV (premium)
  • DSTV in communal area
  • electronic safe
  • free toiletries
  • fridge/ freezer
  • game drives onsite
  • gas braai / barbecue
  • guided nature walks
  • jacuzzi onsite
  • kitchen (fully equipped)
  • kitchen communal
  • laundry facilities onsite
  • lock-up safe
  • outdoor pool
  • parking all onsite
  • private entrance
  • private pool
  • serviced
  • tea / coffee making facilities
  • television in communal area
  • tumble dryer onsite
  • washing machine onsite
  • wi-fi / hotspot