Silonque Bush Estate B&B or Self Catering Chalets accommodation in Phalaborwa

Silonque Bush Estate

Self Catering / Conference and Wedding Venue at Plot 30 - 32, Silonque Nature Reserve, Silonque East, Phalaborwa, Limpopo, South Africa. Show on Map

About Silonque Bush Estate

Silonque Bush Estate is located 8km from Phalaborwa and boasts two swimming pools, a bar and tennis court. The estate offers views of the adjacent Kruger National Park.


The luxurious, 4 star, one, two or three bedroom bush houses all have fully equipped kitchens, (oven, stove, fridge, microwave, toaster, kettle and several utensils) BBQ facilities and an open-air dining area on a private terrace overlooking the African Bush and Kruger National Park. All bedrooms have an en-suite bathroom with a variety of amenities.

Thatched-roof units feature African-inspired dιcor and neutral colours. Guests can enjoy a refreshing swim in one of the pools and Silonque Bush Estate also offers a tennis court in the bush where you can play tennis, while listening to the sound of the nature. Silonque Bush Estate is also a perfect place to spot a large variety of African birds and therefore loved by bird watchers.

Free Wi-Fi is available in all the houses and an airport shuttle can be arranged upon request. Phalaborwa Airport is a 15-minute drive away.


In the restaurant guest can book a Continental breakfast. Overlooking the African bush and the two swimming pools, guest can enjoy a healthy and freshly made breakfast.

Services and Facilities

• Non-smoking rooms
• Safety deposit box
• Air conditioning
• Free parking
• Luggage storage
• Laundry and ironing service
• Car hire
• Tour desk
• Concierge service


The Bopa Restaurant is the perfect place for any type of function. Bopa overlooks the African bush as well as the swimming pool area. It has a professional kitchen, bar and a big Braai (BBQ) area.

A birthday party, year-end function or even a wedding at the Bopa is the place to be. The restaurant is a big lapa that can hold a maximum capacity of 80 persons. For sitting dinners, the Bopa can hold a maximum of 60 persons. You can bring your own chef to do the catering for you.

Silonque East Nature Reserve

Silonque Bush Estate is situated on the Silonque East nature reserve. There are no fences between the different properties enabling the wild animals to roam freely on the estate. Animals that live on the Silonque East Nature Reserve are (amongst others):
• Impala
• Waterbuck
• Grey Duiker
• Warthog
• Giraffe
• Wild dog


• Kruger National Park (game drives, night drives, bush BBQ, bush walks, biking tours, camping in the Kruger Park)
• Panorama Route (The Three Rondavels, God’s Window, The Pinnacle, Bourke's Luck Potholes, Blyde River Canyon)
• Tennis court on site
• Famous wildlife golf course (within 3 km)
• Canopy tours
• Hiking
• Endangered species centre
• River safari
• Horseback riding
• Library


Phalaborwa is a well-developed town with a mall and enough shopping facilities. There are three flights a day directly connecting Phalaborwa to Johannesburg. Silonque Bush Estate’s reception hours are from 08h00 until 17h00. If there are late travellers, the guests can make an arrangement with Silonque Bush Estate to give them access to enter at the gate when they arrive.

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In Room / Unit

  • = in all rooms
  • = in some rooms
  • Additional bed / mattress
  • Air-conditioning
  • Area information booklet
  • Bar fridge
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Children: cot, highchair, etc.
  • Cleaning materials supplied
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Desk
  • Fan(s)
  • Hairdryer
  • International plug point(s)
  • Internet connection (wireless)
  • Kitchen (fully equipped)
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Private pool
  • Safe for valuables
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Television (with satellite)

On Site

  • Air-conditioning
  • Child friendly (all ages)
  • Garden(s)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Laundry service
  • Parking (off street)
  • Parking (undercover)
  • Reception (business hours)
  • Safe deposit box (reception)
  • Security (guard)
  • Smoking: in demarcated areas
  • Smoking: none indoors
  • Swimming pool

Food & Drink

  • Bar (honesty bar)
  • Braai / barbeque (BBQ)
  • Complimentary tea / coffee


  • Free Wi-Fi


  • Airport transfers

Accreditations (as claimed by Silonque Bush Estate)

Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA)
AA Quality Assured Accommodation Highly RecommendedRecommended on TripAdvisor

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Quick Facts

GPS location
Latitude: -23.882845999333334
Longitude: 31.151537833333332

Closest airport(s)
Hoedspruit Airport - 84km
OR Tambo International - 490km
Phalaborwa Airport - 8km

Children policy
Children of all ages are welcome.

Check-in/out times
Check-in from 14h00
Check-out by 11h00

Exceptions to check-in/out times may be arranged, please enquire.

Listed on
August 2013 - 3 Reviews

Travellers' Reviews

We really had a most enjoyable stay, very comfortable very clean and everybody was so friendly and helpful. Will definitely visit again. Thank you all at...

Marie Davis, Cape Town Travellers' Rating


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Payment Methods accepted at the establishment

  • Mastercard
  • Visa
  • American Express
  • Diners

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