Accommodation

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Minimum stay is 2 nights over normal weekends, and three nights over long weekends

Arrival from 15:00, departure before 10:00

No day visitors

No loud noise allowed

Serviced during the week, no service over weekends except on special request

Elephant Root Luxury Tent / Olifantswortel Luukse Tent

If you prefer a more luxury and the need for a romantic weekend getaway, we have the Elephant Root Luxury Tent just for you. Privately situated with view over the bush. This Tent Camp accommodates a couple and will be your romantic glamping breakaway for two.

This tent camp has:

  • a queen size bed
  • en-suite bathroom with a bath, shower, basin & toilet
  • inside & outside dining area

Fever Tree Tent / Koorsboom Tent

If you like an intimate family tent camp to stay, we have the Fever Tree Tent for you. The tent accommodates maximum 2 adults and 2 young children, it has a double bed and a bunk stretcher in it and for your convenience it has an en-suite (outdoor open air) bathroom.

This tented camp has:

  • a double bed
  • a bunk stretcher with mattresses
  • en-suite bathroom with a shower, basin & toilet
  • inside and outside dining area

Buffalo Tented Camp / Wag-‘n-Bietjie Tentkamp

If you are a group that like a breakaway with your friends and/or family, the Buffalo Thorn Tented Camp will be well suited for you, it accommodates 8 people. It consists out of 2 dome tents, a double tent and a kitchen tent. (An additional dome tent for two, sleeping on 2 deluxe stretchers with mattresses can be set up at an additional cost if your group is slightly bigger).

This tented camp has:

  • deluxe stretchers with mattresses, 2 per tent
  • make use of ablution facilities for bathrooms
  • inside and outside dining area

Monkey Thorn Cottage / Apiesdoring Kothuis

If you prefer a little bit more comfort, we have the Monkey Thorn Cottage (Apiesdoring Kothuis) for you;  it accommodates 2 people and will make a romantic breakaway for two. The cottage has a queen size bed, an air conditioner and fan, en-suite bathroom with a bath and shower, kitchenette (with small 2 plate stove and oven combo, microwave & toaster, bar fridge, etc.) and the necessary to cook and braai.


Umbrella Thorn Family Tent / Haak-en-Steek Familie Tent

If you are a couple or family with children the Umbrella Thorn Family is what you are looking for – it accommodates 5 people, 2 adults and 3 children (baby to teenager). It is a large Safari Lodge Tent with its own en-suite bathroom (outdoor open air), boma area and kitchen tent.

This tented camp has:

  • a king size bed (can be split into 2 singles)
  • 1 single bunk bed
  • 1 deluxe stretcher with mattress
  • en-suite bathroom with a shower, basin & toilet
  • inside and outside dining area

Black Thorn 4 Man Camp / Swarthaak 4 Man Kamp

If you are 2 couples, or friends or a family of up to 4, the Black Thorn will be your choice, it consists out of 2 covered domes, where the cover serving as a kitchenette area. This tent camp accommodates maximum 4 people.

This tented camp has:

  • 2 dome tents
  • deluxe stretchers with mattresses, 2 per tent
  • make use of ablution facilities for bathrooms
  • inside and outside dining area

Sickle Bush Tree Top Tent / Sekelbos Boomtent

If you are a couple the Sickle Bush Tree Top Tent (Sekelbos Boomtent) is what you are looking for – it accommodates a couple. It is a luxury roof top tent (please take note you must climb a ladder to get to your bed), it has a double ‘bed’ and a small tent room below. It is set up in the bush, amongst Sickle Bushes.

This tented camp has:

  • a double bed
  • make use of ablution facilities for bathrooms
  • under roof dining area

Russet Bush Rustic Tents / Kierieklapper Plaasjapie Tente

If you are a couple or 2 friends, the Russet Bush Tents are just for you. The Russet Bush Tents accommodates 2 people per tent and are in the bushy area of the property. Russet Bush number 2 to 5 have 2 single beds in it. Russet Bush Tent 1 has a double bed.

These tented camps have:

  • 2 single size beds in Russet 2-5
  • a double bed in Russet 1
  • make use of ablution facilities for bathrooms
  • under roof dining area

Waterhole Tented Camp / Watergat Tentkamp

If you are 3 couples, or friends or a family of up to 6 people, the Waterhole 6 Man Tent Camp will be your choice, it consists out of 3 tents and a gazebo that serves as kitchenette area. This tent camp accommodates maximum 6 people.
This tented camp has:

  • 3 tents
  • deluxe stretchers with mattresses, 2 per tent
  • make use of ablution facilities for bathrooms
  • inside and outside dining area

Bush Campsites / Bos Kampeerplekke

Brand New Campsites maximum 6 people per site and 1 caravan/tent/trailer/… 2 Sites will be suited for large or extra long caravans where the other 4 sites will be for standard/normal size caravan/tent/trailer/… We are working hard to get a private bathroom with shower, toilet & basin ready with a wash-up area, power point, water, firepit/braai at each site, this is phased and will hopefully be all done by the end of August 2020.

“Off Grid” – Wilderness Campsites / Wildernis Kampeerplekke

Our 6 wilderness stands each allows for a maximum 1 self-sufficient trailer/caravan/campervan on the site not exceeding 4 people per site. These 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 themselves in order to use these facilities.
No children under 13 allowed for safety reasons.
Campers are to be self sufficient providing own equipment.
sites have some shade, no power, no running water and dedicated braai areas to prevent the risk of possible veld fires (must be fire wise).
We have 2 luxury portable toilets (porta-potties) with cubicles that can be rented, a 200 lt fresh water tank can be provided and serviced depending on guests preferences.




All accommodation has the following:

  • Kitchen Tent / Kitchenette / Kitchen area – kettle, fridge, crockery, cutlery, pots & pans, kitchen towels
  • Bedding, linen & bath towels (please bring own swimming towels)
  • Private braai area & fire pit with braai equipment
  • Chairs & seating area
  • Tap with cold water and camp basin

Additional extras:

  • Cast Iron ‘Potjies’
  • Braai equipment
  • Pans
  • Gas equipment
  • Bread ‘potjies’ and small oven

Additional Facilities & Services

  • Coldwater swimming pool
  • Large Boma
  • Large Lapa with boma (at an additional cost)
  • Wash up area
  • Bathroom facilities / ablution
  • WIFI (at an additional cost)
  • Game Drives (at an additional cost)
  • Pay point for Conservation Fees
  • Pay point for Self-Drive Permits
  • Payment using SnapScan/EFT/Credit Card/Debit Card

Basic items available (subject to availability)

  • Wood – braai and fire
  • Fire lighters
  • Bottled water, cold drinks & ice
  • Insect repellent and spray
  • Tea, coffee, sugar & milk
  • Oil, Flour, Mealie Meal, salt
  • Marshmallows. etc.

Additional extras available on request:

  • Cast Iron ‘Potjies’
  • Braai equipment
  • Pans
  • Gas equipment
  • Bread ‘potjies’ and small oven
$ ZAR 010 300 5774 Thorn Tree Bush Camp Thorn Tree Bush Camp CC
Thorn Tree Bush Camp, Dinokeng Game Reserve, Hammanskraal, 0400, ZA
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