Waterbuck Game Lodge
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R2,395
Travel Info
Location: Kruger National Park
Stay nights: 1 night
Travel dates: 07 Jan 2021 - 31 Aug 2021
Inclusions:
Hotel
Self-drive
The Experience

GETTING THERE
5.5 hour drive from Johannesburg. Scheduled daily flights from Johannesburg to Hoedspruit Airport (twice daily). Selected flights from Cape Town (3 times weekly). Transfers from Hoedspruit Airport to the Lodge available.

ACCOMMODATION
4 Suites

ABOUT WATERBUCK GAME LODGE

Waterbuck Lodge, exquisitely positioned in the southern part of The Thornybush Game Reserve boasts 4 air-conditioned luxury suites with magnificent views from both the generous sized bedrooms and en-suite bathrooms.

In between exciting dawn and dusk safaris in open Land Rovers, take time to relax and enjoy the central entertainment and dining area, flanked by an inviting swimming pool and bar area. Or you are invited to simply withdraw into the sounds of the African bush on the tanning deck or lazing by the swimming pool. The main deck area continues to provide a further comfortable watch point to the abundant wildlife whose home is the feature watering hole adjacent to the lodge.
 
LODGE FEATURES


Main lounge

Dining room

Swimming pool

Library

BOMA

Bar

ROOM FEATURES


Air conditioning

Overheard fans

Terrace/balcony

Minibar fridge (not stocked)

Separate bath and shower

Outdoor shower

Umbrellas

Torches, candles and matches

Bathroom amenities

Safe in the room

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FROM THE NORTH ON THE R40


At Hoedspruit take the R 40 south towards Bushbuckridge

Continue 6 km and turn left at the Eastgate Airport sign / Argyle Road

Continue 14 km (tarred road) and turn right onto Guernsey Road (following the signs to Thornybush Reserve)

Continue 11km (gravel road) and turn left at Waterbuck Lodge’s Gate

FROM JOHANNESBURG


The N12 to Emalahleni (Witbank), where the N12 highway links up with the N4 highway

Continue with the N4 in the direction Mbombela (Nelspruit).

Approximately 60 km past Middleburg take the R 540 to your left.

Travel though the towns of eMakhazeni (Belfast) and eMnotweni (Dullstroom) to Mashishing (Lydenburg)

Take the R 36 (which becomes the R 527) towards Hoedspruit, passing through Origstad and descending down the Able Erasmus Pass

At Hoedspruit take the R 40 south towards Bushbuckridge

Continue 6 km and turn left at the Eastgate Airport sign / Argyle Road

Continue 14 km (tarred road) and turn right onto Guernsey Road (following the signs to Thornybush Reserve)

Continue 11km (gravel road) and turn left at the Waterbuck Lodge’s Gate

FROM PRETORIA


Take the N4 in the direction Mbombela (Nelspruit)

Approximately 60 km past eMalahleni (Middleburg) take the R 540 to your left

Travel through the town of eMakhazeni (Belfast) and eMnotweni (Dullstroom) to Mashishing (Lydenburg)

Take the R 36 (which becomes the R 527) towards Hoedspruit, passing through Origstad and descending down the Able Erasmus Pass

At Hoedspruit take the R 40 south towards Bushbuckridge.

Continue 6 km and turn left at the Eastgate Airport sign / Argyle Road.

Continue 14 km (tarred road) and turn right onto Guernsey Road (following the signs to Thornybush Reserve)

Continue 11km (gravel road) and turn left at the Waterside Lodge’s Gate

FROM KMIA


Exit KMIA premisis

Turn right onto R538 (R40) White River, travel 3,2 km

Turn left onto R538 (R40), travel 0,1 km (Note: only 100 metres)

Turn right onto R538 White River, travel 4,4 km

Turn right onto R569 Numbihek, travel 2,9 km

Turn left onto R538 White River, travel 1,7 km

Turn right onto R40 Phalaborwa, travel 41 m to Hazyview

Turn left at T-Junction onto R40 Phalaborwa

Travel 75,8 km through Hazyview, Bushbuckridge & Acornhoek (do not turn at Acornhoek)

Turn right onto R40 Phalaborwa, Eastgate Airport, travel 1 km

Turn right onto Guernsey Road (large brown sign on left)

Travel 11,6 km (note: road gives way to dirt at 7,5 km)

Turn right at the T-Junction

Continue a further 6,3 km and turn left at Waterbuck Lodge’s Gate

FROM SWAZILAND


From Jeppe's Reef border post, follow the R 570 north in the direction Malelane

Take the N4 highway in the direction of Mbombela (Nelspruit) for 64 km

On arrival in Mbombela (Nelspruit) turn right on the R 40 in the direction White River

Turn right onto R569 Numbihek, travel 2,9 km

Turn left onto R538 White River, travel 1,7 km

Turn right onto R40 Phalaborwa, travel 41 m to Hazyview

Turn left at T-Junction onto R40 Phalaborwa

Travel 75,8 km through Hazyview, Bushbuckridge & Acornhoek (do not turn at Acornhoek)

Turn right onto R40 Phalaborwa, Eastgate Airport, travel 1 km

Turn right onto Guernsey Road (large brown sign on left)

Travel 11,6 km (note: road gives way to dirt at 7,5 km)

Turn right at the T-Junction

Continue a further 6,3 km and turn left at Waterbuck Lodge’s Gate

Specific Terms

SA Residents rate includes:
• Accommodation in a Suite
• All meals
• Morning / afternoon game drives and walks

Sole Use of Lodge (catered) rate includes:
• Accommodation for max 8 guests
• Brunch, light snack high tea & evening meal daily
• Morning and afternoon game drives and walks
• Basic game drive snacks included
• Wood, ice, water supplied
• Housekeeping services provided daily, There will be a supplement of 50% on the per person sharing rate for single accommodation in a Suite.
• Special rate for sole use of the lodge is based on a maximum of 8 guests per night.,▪ Child rates are available on reqest. Please ask your BushBreaks consultant for a quote.,Waterbuck Lodge Sole Use of Lodge:
▪ Children of all ages are welcome.
▪ Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a responsible adult during game drives

Individual bookings:
• Children under the age of 6 years are not be permitted on game drives.
• In order to guarantee a game drive for children, a private vehicle should be booked at an additional cost of R7,500 per day. (Subject to change and availability)
• Children between the age of 6 & 12 years are permitted on drives at the discretion of the game ranger.
• Children under 16 years are not permitted on bush walks., Unless otherwise stated, all rates listed are based on a minimum 2 night stay. Surcharges may apply for a 1 night booking.
• Rates quoted are only applicable to SA Residents only. Special Discounted rates for International Residents are available on request
• Rates exclude a Conservation Fee of R 495 per person per booking & a TOMSA Levy of R 14 per person per night, to be pre-paid upon booking. (Subject to change)