We are committed to giving you a memorable Self Catering Safari experience at Buffalo Thorn Lodge

Included in the rates, are:



  • 5 Units – sleeping 2 per unit
  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • Barbecue facilities
  • Swimming pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Entertainment system (LCD TV, DStv and home theatre system.)
  • Child-friendly


  • Access to Buffalo Thorn Lodge is by road from Johannesburg.
  • The Lodge is approximately three hours drive from Johannesburg.
  • Head towards Sun City. Stay on the R556 and pass the entrance to Sun City on the right.
  • Continue for 5.11 km to the STOP sign, turn right at the intersection (into the R565).
  • Continue on this road for approximately 27 km until you see the Black Rhino Game Reserve entrance on the right.


  • Daily game activities/safari with a qualified ranger
  • Fully serviced
  • Coffee, tea and firewood
  • Transfer to and from the gate (on request)
  • Daily per person gate fees / Conservation fees

Only 10 guests allowed on game drive/ Safari (includes children of all ages)


  • Meals, Refreshments, snacks etc
  • Any other activities in and around Black Rhino Game Reserve
  • Any other personal charges incurred (eg. breakages deposit)

Please note:

The rate is for the rent of the WHOLE LODGE exclusively per night sleeping 10 guests.

  • Rate is not per person
  • Please note a minimum of 2 nights is required at any time.
  • Please make use of our booking form on the reservations page.
  • Check-in time is 14:30 and check out time is 10:00 – 10:30.

Buffalo Thorn Lodge only accommodates 10 guests (including children), ANY over occupancy meaning over and above 10 guests (including children) will be liable for an over-occupancy fine of R4000 per person per day