Thorn Tree Bush Camp Self Catering in Pretoria

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  • Property TypeEstate
  • Guests26
  • Rooms/Units5
  • Minimum Stay1-2 Nights

About Thorn Tree Bush Camp

Thorn Tree Bush Camp offers guests self catering accommodation in an ideal destination for those who love nature. We can be found inside the borders of the Dinokeng Big 5 Game Reserve and are close to Pretoria, Bela Bela, Tswhane and about 100km away from OR Tambo International Airport.

During your stay you can immerse yourself in the wilderness around you and enjoy the bright stars, the sounds of the animals and the stunning sunsets and sunrises. Our watering holes lure many animals into the camp for a drink and here you will be able to spot a variety of animals and birds.

Self Catering Accommodation

Monkey Thorn Cottage:
This cottage overlooks the bush and has an en suite bedroom with a king size bed or two single beds if preferred. The cottage has air conditioning, a fully equipped kitchen and a private braai.

Fever Tree Tent:
This self catering tent has two single beds and overlooks the bush. The tent has access to shared ablution facilities and has its own equipped kitchen and private braai.

Karee 4 man Tent Camp:
This self catering four man Tent camp consists of 2 domes, connected to a kitchen area. It has stretchers & mattresses and sleeps two guests per tent. Private braai / fire pit, fully equipped kitchen tent, linen & bath towels provided.

Umbrella Thorn Fam Tent (Haak en Steek):
Self catering family tent overlooking the garden. There is a King-size bed (or two single beds) & two bunk beds. The tent has its own open air bathroom abd access to ablution facilities, own private braai / fire pit, private fully equipped kitchen tent, linen & bath towels provided, own parking.

Wag-'n-Bietjie Tented Camp:
The tented camp consists of two dome tents sleeping two guests each and a family tent with two separate rooms. Stretchers, mattresses and linen are provided. There is a fully equipped kitchen tent and you have access to shared ablution facilities.

The Area

We have a small 'mall’ with a liquor store, bakery, basic grocery store and fuel station about 5km from us. Mystic Monkeys and Feathers is a must visit as is the Carousel Casino for those who like to gamble.

During your stay you can enjoy picnicking, dining at great restaurants, boat cruises, game drives, bush walks, microlight flights and much more.

Features you'll appreciate

providedonly in some rooms

In Room / Unit

  • Air-conditioning
  • Bar fridge
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom (shared)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Cleaning materials supplied
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Fan(s)
  • Fireplace
  • Heater(s)
  • Internet connection (wireless)
  • Kitchenette (semi-equipped)
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Smoking: not allowed

On Site

  • Child friendly (all ages)
  • Garden(s)
  • Housekeeping (periodic)
  • Parking (off street)
  • Parking (undercover)
  • Reception (business hours)
  • Smoking: none indoors
  • Swimming pool

Food & Drink

  • Braai / barbeque (BBQ)

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Rooms & Rates

Select your check-in and check-out dates to view availability and the rates applicable.

Monkey Thorn / Apiesdoring- Cottage

Air-conditioned self-catering Cottage overlooking the bush. Bedroom en-suite (1 x queen bed and 1 x bunk stretcher max 2 children); Private braai/fire pit, kitchenette, linen & bath towels provided; Incl a Game Drive per occupant for every 2 nights stay.

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 4 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: are allowed in this room type

Fever Tree / Koorsboom- Tent Camp

Tent overlooking the bush.; Double bed & bunk stretcher (children only) + camp mattress; Access to ablution facilities, private braai/fire pit, equipped kitchen, linen & bath towels provided; Incl a Game Drive for every 2 nights stay (max 4)

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 4 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: are allowed in this room type

Buffalo Thorn/Wag-'n-Bietjie- Tent Camp

2 Dome tents & Double tent with 2 separate rooms (2 per 'room').; Private braai/fire pit, fully equipped kitchen tent, linen & bath towels provided.; Use ablution facilities.; Stretchers & mattresses.; Incl a Game drive per 2 night stay (max 8).

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 8 guests (max 8 adults)
Children: are allowed in this room type

Umbrella Thorn / Haak-en-Steek- Fam Tent

Self-catering; Overlooking the garden; King bed (2 single) & 1 bunk bed. ; En-suite outdoor bathroom; Own private braai/fire pit, equipped kitchen tent, linen & bath towels; Incl a Game Drive for every 2 nights stay (max 4)

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 4 guests (max 4 adults)
Children: are allowed in this room type

Black Thorn / Swarthaak- 4 Man Tent Camp

Consists out of 2 domes, connected with a kitchen area. ; Stretchers & mattresses and sleeps 2 people per tent.; Private braai/fire pit, equipped kitchen, linen & bath towels provided.; Incl a Game Drive for every 2 nights stay (max 4)

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 4 guests (max 4 adults)
Children: are allowed in this room type

Guest Reviews

10 Reviews from travellers. All reviews are verified.

Verified reviewexcellent

My mom and I were looking for a place where we could have a proper bush veld breakaway, but also feel safe. From the moment we arrived at the gate of Thorn Tree Bush Camp, we knew we've come to the right place! Beautiful rustic tents, clean and neat with everything you need to relax and enjoy the view! Elzabé and Rodney are amazing people and went out of their way to make our stay comfortable and adventurous! I would have to say, the two things that impressed me the most was the absolute cleanliness of the bathrooms, toilets and tents, and the fact that we could see the elephants roam past the fence from within the camp! What a privilege! We will most definitely visit again, and recommend them to friends and family! Elzabé and Rodney's passion and respect for wildlife and the African bush can clearly be seen in the way they run Thorn Tree Bush Camp! Thank you so much for an amazing weekend.

July 2017

Elaine (Pretoria)

Verified reviewvery good

Very nice setting. All fine.Clean and neat facilities

May 2017

PJ Prinsloo (Pretoria)

Need to Know

Child policyChildren of all ages are welcome.

Closest airport(s)
OR Tambo International - 100km

Check-in/-out timesCheck-in from 15h00
Check-out by 10h00

Payment methods accepted by the propertyEFT or secure online payment via

Listed on since January 2017

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