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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.

Facilities

    Room Facilities

  • Air Conditioning
  • Non-Smoking

    On Site Facilities

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

    Local Facilities

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

Rates

Additional Rates Info:
Children aged between 0 and 2 stay free. Children aged between 3 and 12 pay R175.00.

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. Includes a Game Drive for every 2 nights stay per paying occupant.

Date Unit Single PP Sharing
Month Year Wkend Daily Wkend Daily Wkend Daily
January 2018       R 1000   R 500
February 2018       R 1000   R 500
March 2018       R 1000   R 500
April 2018       R 1000   R 500
May 2018       R 1000   R 500
June 2018       R 1000   R 500
July 2018       R 1000   R 500
August 2018       R 1000   R 500
September 2018       R 1000   R 500
October 2018       R 1000   R 500
November 2018       R 1000   R 500
December 2018       R 1000   R 500

Elephant Root Luxury Tent (Olifantswortel)

Sleeps 2
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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. Includes a Game Drive for every 2 nights stay per paying occupant.

Date Unit Single PP Sharing
Month Year Wkend Daily Wkend Daily Wkend Daily
January 2018       R 1200   R 850
February 2018       R 1200   R 850
March 2018       R 1200   R 850
April 2018       R 1200   R 850
May 2018       R 1200   R 850
June 2018       R 1200   R 850
July 2018       R 1200   R 850
August 2018       R 1200   R 850
September 2018       R 1200   R 850
October 2018       R 1200   R 850
November 2018       R 1200   R 850
December 2018       R 1200   R 850

Fever Tree Tent (Koorsboom)

Sleeps 2
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Self-catering Tent overlooking the bush. double bed, access to ablution facilities, own private braai/fire pit, fully equipped kitchen, linen & bath towels provided, own parking spot. Maximum of 2 young children will be allowed at an addition R255 per child between 3 and 12 and R0 for babies 0 - 2 years. A 'bunk stretcher' will be placed in the tent with all the necessary linen. Includes a Game Drive for every 2 nights stay per paying occupant.

Date Unit Single PP Sharing
Month Year Wkend Daily Wkend Daily Wkend Daily
January 2018       R 800   R 560
February 2018       R 800   R 560
March 2018       R 800   R 560
April 2018       R 800   R 560
May 2018       R 800   R 560
June 2018       R 800   R 560
July 2018       R 800   R 560
August 2018       R 800   R 560
September 2018       R 800   R 560
October 2018       R 800   R 560
November 2018       R 800   R 560
December 2018       R 800   R 560

Karee Family Caravan/Tent Stand (Karee)

Sleeps 10
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Family size campsite. (Minimum R400 for 2 people, thereafter R190 per adult & R90 per child 3-12 years, 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 2018       R 400   R 200
February 2018       R 400   R 200
March 2018       R 400   R 200
April 2018       R 400   R 200
May 2018       R 400   R 200
June 2018       R 400   R 200
July 2018       R 400   R 200
August 2018       R 400   R 200
September 2018       R 400   R 200
October 2018       R 400   R 200
November 2018       R 400   R 200
December 2018       R 400   R 200

Monkey Thorn Cottage (Apiesdoring)

Sleeps 2
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Air-conditioned Self-catering Cottage overlooking the bush. Bedroom en-suite (queen bed), own private braai/fire pit, fully furnished kitchen, linen & bath towels provided, own parking spot. Maximum of 2 young children will be allowed at an addition R255 per child between 3 and 12 and R0 for babies 0 - 2 years. A 'bunk stretcher' will be placed in the tent with all the necessary linen. Includes a Game Drive for every 2 nights stay per paying occupant.

Date Unit Single PP Sharing
Month Year Wkend Daily Wkend Daily Wkend Daily
January 2018       R 1000   R 675
February 2018       R 1000   R 675
March 2018       R 1000   R 675
April 2018       R 1000   R 675
May 2018       R 1000   R 675
June 2018       R 1000   R 675
July 2018       R 1000   R 675
August 2018       R 1000   R 675
September 2018       R 1000   R 675
October 2018       R 1000   R 675
November 2018       R 1000   R 675
December 2018       R 1000   R 675

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. (R900 per Tent X 4 Tents [# 1,2, 3 & 5] & R800 X 1 Tent [X4]) Tents Accommodates 2 people per tent. Fully furnished and equipped with kitchen, linen & bath towels provided & parking. Includes a Game Drive for every 2 nights stay per paying occupant.

Date Unit Single PP Sharing
Month Year Wkend Daily Wkend Daily Wkend Daily
January 2018       R 600   R 450
February 2018       R 600   R 450
March 2018       R 600   R 450
April 2018       R 600   R 450
May 2018       R 600   R 450
June 2018       R 600   R 450
July 2018       R 600   R 450
August 2018       R 600   R 450
September 2018       R 600   R 450
October 2018       R 600   R 450
November 2018       R 600   R 450
December 2018       R 600   R 450

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. Includes a Game Drive for every 2 nights stay per paying occupant.

Date Unit Single PP Sharing
Month Year Wkend Daily Wkend Daily Wkend Daily
January 2018       R 850   R 590
February 2018       R 850   R 590
March 2018       R 850   R 590
April 2018       R 850   R 590
May 2018       R 850   R 590
June 2018       R 850   R 590
July 2018       R 850   R 590
August 2018       R 850   R 590
September 2018       R 850   R 590
October 2018       R 850   R 590
November 2018       R 850   R 590
December 2018       R 850   R 590

Umbrella Thorn Family Tent (Haak-en-Steek)

Sleeps 4
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Self-catering Family Tent overlooking the garden. King bed (2 single) & 1 bunk beds. 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 2 youth. (that is 2 parents and max of 2 children). R255 per child Includes a Game Drive for every 2 nights stay per paying occupant.

Date Unit Single PP Sharing
Month Year Wkend Daily Wkend Daily Wkend Daily
January 2018       R 1000   R 675
February 2018       R 1000   R 675
March 2018       R 1000   R 675
April 2018       R 1000   R 675
May 2018       R 1000   R 675
June 2018       R 1000   R 675
July 2018       R 1000   R 675
August 2018       R 1000   R 675
September 2018       R 1000   R 675
October 2018       R 1000   R 675
November 2018       R 1000   R 675
December 2018       R 1000   R 675

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. Price starts at R1700 for 4 people, with an add R350 for every person thereafter to max of 8 adults. Babies 0 - 2 free, Children 3 - 12 R255. Includes a Game Drive for every 2 nights stay per paying occupant.

Date Unit Single PP Sharing
Month Year Wkend Daily Wkend Daily Wkend Daily
January 2018       R 1700   R 1000
February 2018       R 1700   R 1000
March 2018       R 1700   R 1000
April 2018       R 1700   R 1000
May 2018       R 1700   R 1000
June 2018       R 1700   R 1000
July 2018       R 1700   R 1000
August 2018       R 1700   R 1000
September 2018       R 1700   R 1000
October 2018       R 1700   R 1000
November 2018       R 1700   R 1000
December 2018       R 1700   R 1000

Waterhole Campsite

Sleeps 6
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Standard size campsite. (Minimum R360 for 2 people, thereafter R190 per adult & R90 per child 3-12 years, babies 0-2 years free) Maximum tents/trailers allowed 2. Maximum people allowed 6. Site has braai area, water and electricity. No Game Drives included in price.

Date Unit Single PP Sharing
Month Year Wkend Daily Wkend Daily Wkend Daily
January 2018       R 360   R 190
February 2018       R 360   R 190
March 2018       R 360   R 190
April 2018       R 360   R 190
May 2018       R 360   R 190
June 2018       R 360   R 190
July 2018       R 360   R 190
August 2018       R 360   R 190
September 2018       R 360   R 190
October 2018       R 360   R 190
November 2018       R 360   R 190
December 2018       R 360   R 190
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: 29 May 2018
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  • Average Response Time: 4 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, Hammanskraal, 0400

Map Thorn Tree Bush Camp in Hammanskraal  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 Vuuren

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 Naude

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