Blended into the African bushveld, Thornybush Waterside Lodge is situated on the banks of a tranquil lake. There is a large main deck with a swimming pool where guests can enjoy views of the surroundings. The thatched suites each feature a private deck, and are air-conditioned. They each come with tea-and-coffee-making facilities, and equipped with a safe, minibar and hairdryer. The private bathroom is fitted with a bath and shower, and guests receive complimentary bathroom amenities. Waterside Lodge has a gift shop and a conference centre for up to 40 delegates. Skilled rangers and trackers lead guests out to dusk and dawn safaris. The more adventurous guests can enjoy guided bush walks, and there is also a children's programme to keep the younger visitors entertained. Eastgate Airport in Hoedspruit is 15.5 miles away. Kruger Park's, Orpen Gate can be reached in 39.1 miles.