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Posted on: Tuesday, 24 November 2009

Tshukudu Bush Lodge – a perfectly indulgent bush getaway

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Tshukudu Bush Lodge

Tshukudu Bush Lodge

Imagine lying back in a soothing bubble bath with a sweeping view of the malaria-free Pilanesberg National Park, where over 80 species of animal roam the savannah. Imagine no more. Built high on a rocky outcrop, Tshukudu Bush Lodge has been designed to offer you a perfectly indulgent bush getaway …

Overlooking its own waterhole, set in rolling plains that abound with flora and fauna, Tshukudu Lodge allows the visitor a special glimpse of Africa as she was: untouched, unspoilt, unforgettable … Tshukudu Lodge, “Place of the Rhino” in the Pilanesberg Game Reserve, offers 6 luxury cottages and 2 cabins nestled on an isolated rocky outcrop in the heart of a 55 000 hectare, malaria free, wildlife paradise …

Tshukudu Bush Lodge

Tshukudu Bush Lodge

Each of Tshukudu’s luxury cottages are equipped with everything you could possible need from walking sticks to bubble bath. You will find a safety deposit box, mini bar, hairdryers, books and magazines as well as a tea and coffee facility. Slate floors and the thatched roof keep you cool in the hottest weather, and wood burning fires and hot water bottles keep you warm during cold winter nights.

To keep the pressures of the outside world remote, you won’t find radios, television or telephones. Cell phone signal is very limited. Here the only sound is the wind whispering through the grass, perhaps the distinctive call of a lion, or a jackal’s plaintive wail. The sunken bath in the luxury cottages has its own private view of the waterhole. What a way to relax and forget the pressures of the city life and to soak in the sights and the sounds of the African bush.

Tshukudu Bush Lodge

Tshukudu Bush Lodge

Tshukudu’s cuisine is not only out of Africa, it’s out of this world. Each dish is lovingly prepared to 5 star standards. A full English brunch prepared to perfection at the end of an early morning game drive; high tea with a savory and sweet selection; sundowners under African skies; a splendid selection of wine provides the ultimate accompaniment to your five course dinner.

A game drive or walk is a must. Our rangers share their intimate knowledge of animals and plants, answering questions and pointing out the wonders of the wild kingdom. Still, there are times when you might just like to take it easy, view the game as it visits the waterhole from the privacy of your own balcony or from the comfort of the Nest area. Or just relax in the sun around the sheltered rock pool.

Special Offer:
Celebrate the end of 2009 by enjoying all that Tshukudu Lodge has to offer at a special discounted rate – From R3400.00 per person sharing all inclusive (5 star luxury accommodation, dining, wildlife activities and more … valid unitil 31 December 2009). See their rates and specials or book a stay at Tshukudu Lodge Rates & Specials.

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1 comment about Tshukudu Bush Lodge – a perfectly indulgent bush getaway
  1. December 9th, 2009 at 11:30
    Bharti says:

    Would love a bush break after a financially hard year being out of work for most of the year.