Serondella Lodge

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‘Romance, Photography and Family Dreams’

Serondella Lodge accommodates only eight guests in 3 luxuriously appointed suites and a family suite; each one is carefully positioned to ensure privacy and stunning vistas. The camp is set along the banks of the Monwana tributary and flanked by two water holes, affording guests the opportunity to enjoy the abundance of big game and birdlife from spectacular viewing decks. Highly qualified rangers and trackers will take you on game drives and bushveld walks enabling you to get up close to wildlife and fauna of the area.

In Our Opinion

'The unique, boutique Serondella Lodge offers supreme privacy and offers an unforgettable experience by providing extreme luxury in amongst the exotic wildlife of South Africa.'



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Family Suite

Self-contained accommodation with two suites downstairs and one upstairs


  • Three suites
  • Reception room with open fireplace


Spacious luxury suite with comfortable beds, stylish African decor and comfortable relaxation areas


  • Adjoining twin beds
  • Sitting area
  • Private bathroom with bath
  • Air conditioning
  • Tea & coffee-making facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Tea & coffee-making facilities

Serondella Game Lodge offers unique, exclusive Safari experiences in both open Land Rovers and on foot; the private reserve is home to 147 mammals including the Big Five, 114 reptiles, 507 birds, 49 fish, 34 amphibians and 336 trees. The reserve is predominantly open savannah and it enjoys a near perfect year round climate

A typical day
• The day starts as dawn breaks over the African bushveld.
• Early morning wakeup call, coffee, tea & rusks served on the main deck
• Depart in your open Land Rover with your experienced Rangers and Trackers who will share their extensive knowledge of the bush with you
• Hunt for tracks & follow, observe overnight activity
• Stop in the bush for a break of coffee & tea
• Sumptuous breakfast served back at the camp/in the riverbed or bush
• Walks to suit your interests/fitness levels accompanied by an armed ranger and tracker
• Optional activities up to lunch time
• Late lunch at around 15.00
• Optional activities up to high tea
• Afternoon game drive extending into evening to see nocturnal species by torchlight
• Return for gourmet 3 course dinner in the boma, bush or lodge / opportunity to socialise with drinks around the campfire or lounge

During your drive
• These drives are undertaken at times best suited for game viewing
• Where applicable you may be invited out of the vehicle to see tracks, examine certain plants and follow spoor
• You will have time to stretch your legs
• Indulge in cool towels in summer and hot towels in winter
• In winter there are hot water bottles & warm blankets
• Walks provide a better chance to see smaller creatures of the bush and learn more about the flora and fauna of the region
• Shangaan trackers will offer enthralling explanations of the medicinal and other uses of the numerous plants and trees
• Where possible, safaris will be tailored to suit individual preferences and interest

Service times
• Breakfast or brunch 10.00-10.30
• Lunch or high tea – 15.00 – 15.30
• Dinner 19.30 – 20.00
• Game drives depart summer 05.30 & 16.00
• Game drives depart winter 06.00 & 15.00

Day excursions
• Panorama Tour – Abel Erasmus Pass, Graskop, God’s Window, Bourke’s Luck Potholes, Three Rondawels
• Cheetah Breeding Project – visit to one of the country’s leading private research & breeding facilities
• Balloon Experience – early morning flight across the landscape weather permitting
• Flight of the Dragon – light aircraft or helicopter flight over the Blyde River Canyon, God’s Window with stop at a private mountain stream for a swim & picnic lunch
• Horse Riding Safaris & elephant back safaris


• Pool


• Curio shop
• Outside Boma
• Lounge with fireplace
• Elevated viewing hides


New Amani Spa
A makeover at the Thornybush Game Lodge Spa Centre in 2012 presents a new facility almost three times the size of the original operation; it features two full time therapists and offers a range of treatments in stunning surroundings in keeping with the African countryside.

Dining Options
For guidance only - subject to change

Meal packages vary depending on game drives but normally include all meals.
At camp
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner

On game drive
• Early morning tea
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Afternoon tea
• Dinner

Brunch & high tea

On the verandah overlooking the riverbed is the perfect place for a delicious brunch whilst high tea is served on the viewing deck overlooking the water hole


An open-air boma with a fireplace makes an atmospheric magical place in which to enjoy your evening meal


Perfect for cooler evenings with its large inviting fire which to relax in front of whilst exchanging banter with fellow guests.

Children are welcome at Serondella Lodge and the family suite provides perfect self-contained accommodation for a family

Price quoted is a guide only please click Check Live Price & Availability for up to date pricing. 2 adults sharing a room.
Other departure airports, durations and guest configurations are available when you check availability on any given date.

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