Overview of Tshukudu Bush Lodge

Situated in the malaria-free Pilanesberg National Park, Tshukudu Game Lodge is built into the side of a hill and overlooks a waterhole and the rolling grassland environment of this Big 5 reserve. Covering at least 55 000ha, Pilanesberg is South Africa’s fourth largest reserve and guests at Tshukudu will be treated to bush walks and game drives in the company of experienced field guides.

As well as the Big 5 and no fewer than 360 bird species, the park is home to a great diversity of other animals that will you discover on classic game drives. Your accommodation will be one 10 impressive suites that all have crystal chandeliers, fireplaces, private plunge pools, Wi-Fi and beautiful views across the bush.

Highlights & Activities

What's on offer whilst on this itinerary?
  • Set in malaria-free Pilanesberg reserve
  • Unique volcanic crater location
  • Only 10 luxury suites
  • Ideal for honeymooners
  • Private plunge pools, fireplaces & Wi-Fi
Game drives

Game drives

Guided walking safaris

Guided walking safaris

Guided walks

Guided walks

Rooms at Tshukudu Bush Lodge

Unwind and relax, in your own private luxury
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    Luxury Chalet

    Tshukudu Game Lodge offers only 10 luxurious suites, each with private balconies and huge views. Slate floors and the thatched roof keep you cool in the hottest weather while fireplaces and hot-water bottles will keep you warm during cold winter nights. Plush leather sofas, crystal chandeliers and soft furnishings in vibrant colours complete the decadent picture.A double bed and chaise lounge provide plenty of comfort while the en suite bathroom is decadently fitted with a sunken bathtub. You will find a safety deposit box, mini-bar, hairdryers, books and magazines as well as a tea and coffee facility in your private suite, which also has Wi-Fi connectivity.

    General Facilities

    Tshukudu Game Lodge’s facilities include a swimming pool and game-viewing decks, a concierge service, a restaurant, laundry and dry cleaning service, full security and on-call medical assistance, plus a transfer service.



    Laundry service

    Laundry service

    Swimming pool

    Swimming pool


    A full English brunch is served at the end of an early morning game drive while high tea provides sustenance before the afternoon activity.

    Sundowners are served on game drives while a selection of fine wines accompanies the 5-course dinner – meals are served in the dining room, out on the patio or in the African boma.

    Expert Opinion

    We know because we go
    Monique Lange

    Monique Lange

    Africa safari Expert

    Tshukudu means 'Place of the Rhino', and is really one of the Pilanesberg's most intimate, luxurious lodges. There is a climb of 132 steps to the top, but the views are worth it!

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