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R40 Mica Along the Olifants River, Hoedspruit 1380 South Africa
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#20 of 141 Speciality lodging in Hoedspruit
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Bushriver Lodge is a private game lodge situated 25km from Hoedspruit on the banks of the Olifants River in the Limpopo Province. We offer the discerning guest fully catered or self-catering accommodation in luxury units with en-suite bathroom facilities and air-conditioning. Each unit has a fully equipped kitchen and private braai area. For bigger groups we have the Hlatifula main Lodge which can sleep up to 13 guests in 4 private rooms , en suite. Marula Camp is a 4- bedroom rondawel , perfect for families with children . Riverhouse is a private 2-bedroom 2-bathroom house with own pool and deck , and a thatch lapa verandah and braai area . Kingfisher Cottage is a 2 bedroom , 1 bathroom cottage with own patio and braai area , situated close to Riverhouse and can be booked together for larger groups We have 2 swimming pools that provide a chance to cool off during the hot summer days. Main pool is centrally situated and can be accessed by the whole camp, the other is for the private pleasures of the Hlatifula lodge. Being centrally situated, it is the ideal place from which to explore the Kruger National Park and surrounding lowveld. A wide range of activities are offered to ensure that your stay with us remain as memorable as can be. Essentially, Bushriver Safari Lodge is a destination suitable for singles, couples, romantics, families and groups. With its diverse offerings of wildlife, river frontage position, luxury accommodation options and well appointed position for day outings to all the major attractions like the Kruger Park and other places you may want to visit, all makes it a winning destination of choice. Set deep in the heart of the African bushveld, and teaming with wild and bird life of a diverse nature, Bushriver Lodge can offer to you an amazing game viewing experience. Game viewing opportunities are constantly available to ensure that all our visitors get to enjoy the feel of an African safari. If you prefer an adventurous walk in the bush, or prefer to sit back, relax and view the activity of Hippos and Crocodiles in the river, it's all here. The opportunity to join a game drive to see the Big 5 are available. To elaborate on the game viewing options which Bushriver Lodge has to offer: A gentle morning stroll along the river will relax your senses, or for the more energetic, bush walks are always exciting. Game drives provide guests with the opportunity to view the game from an open vehicle. Wildlife photographers paradise. Bird watchers can enjoy the abundance of birds in the natural bush. Combine stargazing and the sounds of the night life of the wild. Game viewing is but one of the specialities which Bushriver Lodge offers as a four star African Game Lodge.
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Free parking
Free internet
Bar / lounge
Horseback riding
Books, DVDs, music for children
BBQ facilities
Secured parking
Outdoor pool
Board games / puzzles
Currency exchange
Mosquito net
Outdoor fireplace
Outdoor furniture
Picnic area
Shared kitchen
Shared lounge / TV area
Sun deck
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
First aid kit
Laundry service
Self-serve laundry
Washing machine
Ironing service
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English, Afrikaans, Dutch, German and 1 more


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R40 Mica Along the Olifants River, Hoedspruit 1380 South Africa
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Hoedspruit Airport28 kmSee all flights
Ngala Airfield55 kmSee all flights
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rjmbrand wrote a review Aug 2020
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Because of the covid19 virus we were unable to travel to south africa. Despite promises from Wessel Wessels we still have not received our money back. Agreements are not kept. Really bad.When booking it also went wrong due to a double charge on the credit card. Too bad, the accommodation seemed nice, but the handling of Mr. Wessels is lousy.
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Date of stay: July 2020
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Response from Paul Allin, Owner at Bushriver Lodge
Responded 3 weeks ago
Very sorry to hear that. We have recently taken over the property so I am unaware of the details. If you email me I will do my best to take it up with the previous owners to ensure you get your money back
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KWong wrote a review Jun 2020
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Due to the Covid virus we were not able to go to South Africa. I mailed several times with Wessel from Bush river lodge and Agoda if it is possible to get a refund. Wessel from Bush river Lodge said he didn't receive the money from Agoda yet, so he couldn't refund the money. A different story was told by Agoda: Agoda said that Bush river lodge didn't want to refund the money, but I was allowed to change the date, however the new date must be given within one day. This is the funny thing, how am I supposed to give a new date if it is not known when the international border of South Africa will be open again. I mailed this to Agoda three times, but I didn't get any reply anymore. So I paid 97 euros for nothing. I am really disappointed in the service of Agoda and Bush River Lodge. Will never make a new booking with them again!!! King
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Date of stay: June 2020
laila j wrote a review Mar 2020
Wilnis, The Netherlands199 contributions65 helpful votes
Great hotel in such a lovely place. Very nice nature with a large deck to have some drinks, breakfast/dinner and to relax and see some hippos and crocodiles. Beautiful romantic room with a large tub and a nice seat with river view. Would highly recommend this place its so beautiful and the owner is very nice and helpful!
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Date of stay: March 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Niels R wrote a review Mar 2020
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A stunning location in the midst of the bush. Sightings of crocs and hippos are no exception at this amazing site. Wessel is a great host, very welcoming and knowledgeable. The rooms are luxurious, air conditioned and spacious. Would definitely recommend, for a couple or a large group.
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Date of stay: March 2020Trip type: Travelled with friends
Theo wrote a review Dec 2019
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Warm and friendly welcome. Polite and curtious service. Tranquil and relaxing environment. Impeccable rooms with every luxury imaginable. Breathing views onto the Olifants River. The safe self-guided walking options in the bush among the game animals was a treat, with great opportunities to experience the finer details of the rugged bushveld of the Olifants River valley. As a family, we had some unforgettable experiences and left with memories that will last a lifetime. It was a real privilege to stay here. Theo.
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Date of stay: December 2019Trip type: Travelled with family
US$52 - US$98 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
South AfricaLimpopo ProvinceHoedspruit
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Frequently Asked Questions about Bushriver Lodge
What are some of the property amenities at Bushriver Lodge?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a pool, a lounge, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at Bushriver Lodge?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, a minibar, and a mosquito net.
What food & drink options are available at Bushriver Lodge?
Guests can enjoy a lounge and barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Bushriver Lodge?
Yes, free parking and secured parking are available to guests.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Bushriver Lodge?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Bushriver Lodge?
Yes, laundry service and self serve laundry are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Bushriver Lodge?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, German, Portuguese, Dutch, and Afrikaans.
Does Bushriver Lodge have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the river view available here.