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Thorn Tree Bush Camp

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Overview

Thorn Tree Bush Camp is located inside the borders of the Dinokeng Big 5 Game Reserve in Gauteng, South Africa. It is the first of free roaming Big 5 Game Reserve in Gauteng. There is something for everyone to see and enjoy. We are Malaria Free. Why Wait.

We are small and exclusive and meant for the true nature lover, where you can enjoy the tranquility of nature, where the stars are brighter, where lion roars, jackal bark, bush babies cry, owls screeches and the insects and frogs sing .... and much more are often heard at night.

Get away from the hustle and bustle of busy city life in our fully equipped tents/camp/cottage. We try to ensure that every one enjoy it with us and also have privacy to enjoy a 'braai' or sit around the fire pit, under the stars with the sounds of the wild surrounding you.

Purchase a game drive self drive permit and take a leisurely game drive when it suites you or go on a booked Game Drive, to view the BIG 5, since they are free roaming we cannot guarantee that you will see all of them, but you will see animals.

Enjoy our beautiful sunrises and sunsets that colour the skies above with an artist palet of brilliant colours.

We have the
Big 5 - Lion, Elephant, Rhino, Leopard, Buffalo
Other Predators - Cheetah, Hyena, Jackal, etc.
Other Mammals and antelope - Kudu, Giraffe, Sable, RedHartebeest, Blesbok, Tsessebe, Blue Wildebeest, Impala, Zebra, Eland, Waterbuck, Nyala, Warthog, Vervet Monkeys, Bush Babies, Tree Squirrels, etc.
Insects - Dung Beetles, spiders and other insects,
Reptiles - Tortoise, Agama (bloukop koggelmander), Water-monitor (likkewaan), snakes, etc ,
Birds - Ostriches, Martial Eagle, Brown Snake Eagle, Secretary Bird, various Owls, King Fishers, Shrikes, Thrush, Finch, Mannikin, Francolin, Korhaan, Barbet, etc. 400+ species according to the bird watchers can be seen in DGR, go and see this video clip DC04-NQl8ag on youtube of some of them.
Wide variety grasses, trees, soil types, etc.

Come to Dinokeng Game Reserve - Africa in one day - Discover the Magic.

*Minimum stay 2 nights over weekends & 3-4 nights over long weekends.

Facilities

Room Facilities

  • Non-Smoking

On Site Facilities

  • Alt Water source
  • Children Allowed
  • Pool
  • Secure Parking
  • Self Catering

Local Facilities

  • Bar
  • Casino
  • Entertainment
  • Game Viewing
  • Golf Course
  • Hiking
  • Shopping/Curios
  • Other

Rates

Additional Rates Info:
Conservation Fees: R80 per adult & R50 per child (2-12). Self-drive permits: 2 Day Permit R150 & 7 Day Permit R250 Minimum stay 2 nights over normal weekends and 3 or 4 nights over long weekends depends on the public holidays.

Black Thorn 4 Man Camp (Swarthaak)

Sleeps 4
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This self-catering 4 man Tent camp consists out of 2 domes and that is connected with a kitchen area. It has stretchers & mattresses and sleeps 2 people per tent. Private braai/fire pit, fully equipped kitchen tent, linen & bath towels provided.

Date Unit Single PP Sharing
Month Year Wkend Daily Wkend Daily Wkend Daily
January 2020 R 2800 R 1400        
February 2020 R 2800 R 1400        
March 2020 R 2800 R 1400        
April 2020 R 2800 R 1400        
May 2020 R 2800 R 1400        
June 2020 R 2800 R 1400        
July 2020 R 2800 R 1400        
August 2020 R 2800 R 1400        
September 2020 R 2800 R 1400        
October 2020 R 2800 R 1400        
November 2020 R 2800 R 1400        
December 2020 R 2800 R 1400        

Elephant Root Luxury Tent (Olifantswortel)

Sleeps 2

Large Luxury Safari Tent with en suite bathroom. Fully furnished and equipped with queen bed, private braai area. own kitchen, linen & bath towels provided & parking.

Date Unit Single PP Sharing
Month Year Wkend Daily Wkend Daily Wkend Daily
January 2020 R 3000 R 1500        
February 2020 R 3000 R 1500        
March 2020 R 3000 R 1500        
April 2020 R 3000 R 1500        
May 2020 R 3000 R 1500        
June 2020 R 3000 R 1500        
July 2020 R 3000 R 1500        
August 2020 R 3000 R 1500        
September 2020 R 3000 R 1500        
October 2020 R 3000 R 1500        
November 2020 R 3000 R 1500        
December 2020 R 3000 R 1500        

Fever Tree Tent (Koorsboom)

Sleeps 4
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Self-catering Tent overlooking the bush. It has a double bed and bunk stretcher for children, access to ablution facilities, own private braai/fire pit, fully equipped kitchen, linen & bath towels provided, own parking spot. Suited for a couple and 2 young children under 13 years of age.

Date Unit Single PP Sharing
Month Year Wkend Daily Wkend Daily Wkend Daily
January 2020 R 2600 R 1300        
February 2020 R 2600 R 1300        
March 2020 R 2600 R 1300        
April 2020 R 2600 R 1300        
May 2020 R 2600 R 1300        
June 2020 R 2600 R 1300        
July 2020 R 2600 R 1300        
August 2020 R 2600 R 1300        
September 2020 R 2600 R 1300        
October 2020 R 2600 R 1300        
November 2020 R 2600 R 1300        
December 2020 R 2600 R 1300        

Karee Family Caravan/Tent Stand (Karee)

Sleeps 10
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Family size campsite. Minimum R500 for 4 people, thereafter R110 per person, babies 0-2 years free. Maximum caravans/tents/trailers allowed 4. Maximum people allowed 10. Site has shade, braai area, water and electricity

Date Unit Single PP Sharing
Month Year Wkend Daily Wkend Daily Wkend Daily
January 2019 R 1000 R 500        
February 2019 R 1000 R 500        
March 2019 R 1000 R 500        
April 2019 R 1000 R 500        
May 2019 R 1000 R 500        
June 2019 R 1000 R 500        
July 2019 R 1000 R 500        
August 2019 R 1000 R 500        
September 2019 R 1000 R 500        
October 2019 R 1000 R 500        
November 2019 R 1000 R 500        
December 2019 R 1000 R 500        

Russet Bush Rustic Tents(Kierieklapper Plaasjapie)

Sleeps 10
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5 Tents than can be used as a 10 man camp or as individual tents. (R850 per Tent X 5 Tents [# 1,2, 3, 4 & 5]) Tents Accommodates 2 people per tent. Fully furnished and equipped with kitchen, linen & bath towels provided & parking. Russet #1 - double bed Other Russets - 2 single beds

Date Unit Single PP Sharing
Month Year Wkend Daily Wkend Daily Wkend Daily
January 2020 R 1700 R 850        
February 2020 R 1700 R 850        
March 2020 R 1700 R 850        
April 2020 R 1700 R 850        
May 2020 R 1700 R 850        
June 2020 R 1700 R 850        
July 2020 R 1700 R 850        
August 2020 R 1700 R 850        
September 2020 R 1700 R 850        
October 2020 R 1700 R 850        
November 2020 R 1700 R 850        
December 2020 R 1700 R 850        

Sickle Bush Tree Top Tent (Sekelbos)

Sleeps 2
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Self-catering tree top tent mounted on a deck overlooking the trees and bush. Access to ablution facilities, own private braai/fire pit, private fully equipped kitchen, linen & bath towels provided, own parking spot.

Date Unit Single PP Sharing
Month Year Wkend Daily Wkend Daily Wkend Daily
January 2020 R 2000 R 1000        
February 2020 R 2000 R 1000        
March 2020 R 2000 R 1000        
April 2020 R 2000 R 1000        
May 2020 R 2000 R 1000        
June 2020 R 2000 R 1000        
July 2020 R 2000 R 1000        
August 2020 R 2000 R 1000        
September 2020 R 2000 R 1000        
October 2020 R 2000 R 1000        
November 2020 R 2000 R 1000        
December 2020 R 2000 R 1000        

Umbrella Thorn Family Tent (Haak-en-Steek)

Sleeps 5
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Self-catering Family Tent overlooking the garden. 1x King bed (or 2x single) , 1x bunk beds & 1x stretcher. Own open air bathroom & access to ablution facilities, own private braai/fire pit, private fully equipped kitchen tent, linen & bath towels provided, own parking. Please take note that it is a family tent meant for 2 adults and 3 youth.

Date Unit Single PP Sharing
Month Year Wkend Daily Wkend Daily Wkend Daily
January 2020 R 3400 R 1700        
February 2020 R 3400 R 1700        
March 2020 R 3400 R 1700        
April 2020 R 3400 R 1700        
May 2020 R 3400 R 1700        
June 2020 R 3400 R 1700        
July 2020 R 3400 R 1700        
August 2020 R 3400 R 1700        
September 2020 R 3400 R 1700        
October 2020 R 3400 R 1700        
November 2020 R 3400 R 1700        
December 2020 R 3400 R 1700        

Wag-'n-Bietjie Tented Camp (Buffalo Thorn)

Sleeps 8
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Self-catering camp overlooking bush with stretchers & mattresses. 2 Dome tents (2 in each) & family tent with 2 separate rooms ( 2 per room). Private braai/fire pit, fully equipped kitchen tent, linen & bath towels provided. Access to ablution facilities.

Date Unit Single PP Sharing
Month Year Wkend Daily Wkend Daily Wkend Daily
January 2020 R 6400 R 3200        
February 2020 R 6400 R 3200        
March 2020 R 6400 R 3200        
April 2020 R 6400 R 3200        
May 2020 R 6400 R 3200        
June 2020 R 6400 R 3200        
July 2020 R 6400 R 3200        
August 2020 R 6400 R 3200        
September 2020 R 6400 R 3200        
October 2020 R 6400 R 3200        
November 2020 R 6400 R 3200        
December 2020 R 6400 R 3200        

Waterhole Campsite

Sleeps 10
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Standard size campsite. Minimum R500 up to 4 people, thereafter R110 per person, babies 0-2 years free. Maximum tents/trailers allowed 4. Maximum people allowed 10. Site has braai area, water and electricity.

Date Unit Single PP Sharing
Month Year Wkend Daily Wkend Daily Wkend Daily
January 2019 R 1000 R 500        
February 2019 R 1000 R 500        
March 2019 R 1000 R 500        
April 2019 R 1000 R 500        
May 2019 R 1000 R 500        
June 2019 R 1000 R 500        
July 2019 R 1000 R 500        
August 2019 R 1000 R 500        
September 2019 R 1000 R 500        
October 2019 R 1000 R 500        
November 2019 R 1000 R 500        
December 2019 R 1000 R 500        

Wilderness Campsites

Sleeps 4
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Our 6 wilderness stands each allows for a maximum 1 self-sufficient trailer/caravan/camper-van on the site not exceeding 4 people per site. the camping sites are situated in the un-fenced wilderness area of the Dinokeng game reserve where the big five roam freely. PLEASE NOTE! All campers must accept full responsibility and liability for them selves in order to use these facilities. No children under 13 allowed for safety reasons. Campers are to be self sufficient providing own equipment. sites ave some shade, no power, no running water and dedicated braai areas to prevent the risk of possible veld fires. Portable cubicles and porta-potties (toilets), 200 lt fresh water tank can be provided and serviced depending on guests preferences.

Date Unit Single PP Sharing
Month Year Wkend Daily Wkend Daily Wkend Daily
January 2019 R 1000 R 500        
February 2019 R 1000 R 500        
March 2019 R 1000 R 500        
April 2019 R 1000 R 500        
May 2019 R 1000 R 500        
June 2019 R 1000 R 500        
July 2019 R 1000 R 500        
August 2019 R 1000 R 500        
September 2019 R 1000 R 500        
October 2019 R 1000 R 500        
November 2019 R 1000 R 500        
December 2019 R 1000 R 500        
NOTE: If a search was made without stipulating the month of occupation the rate shown on the search results page is for the lowest cost month and the least expensive room. Where pricing is "per unit" the Average Price Per Person based on maximum occupancy is used for the price range comparison. A search made for Homes and Villas however will always be based on the full daily rate of the unit irrespective of the number of people the unit sleeps.

Rates are deemed correct at time of publication and may fluctuate depending on supply and demand. Establishments maintain their rates online and any differences should be referred to the Establishment's staff. Quotations once accepted are binding.

Rates last updated: 26 September 2019

 
 

  • Booking Reliability
  • Response Rate: 98%
  • Average Response Time: 6 hours
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Sleeping-OUT's Guest Satisfaction Award. Based on reviews of establishments in Hammanskraal, Thorn Tree Bush Camp has been voted Best Establishment in Hammanskraal for 2017Sleeping-OUT's Guest Satisfaction Award. Based on reviews of establishments in Hammanskraal, Thorn Tree Bush Camp has been voted Best Value for Money in Hammanskraal for 2017

Location

41 Laksman Drive, Dinokeng Game Reserve, 0400

Map Thorn Tree Bush Camp in Dinokeng North  Metsweding District  Gauteng  South Africa

Guest Comments

Rodney, our host, went out of his way to make us feel welcome. Nothing was too much trouble.
We will be back to try the tented camp when it warms up.

- Derek Van Vuuren26 Jun 2017

Thank you for a lovely weekend away. It was your first time visiting Dinokeng Game Reserve and what a wonderful experience. Our stay at Thorn Tree Bush Camp was relaxing and the host was very helpful and friendly.

- K Naude09 Jun 2017

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