Spa treatments can be arranged
Private spa treatments can be arranged in the privacy and comfort of your chalet or in the tranquil setting of the pool area. Full body massages, manicures and pedicures – more information at the lodge.
A small selective collection of books is available for guests who enjoy reading in the tranquil surroundings.
This flagship lodge in the Pilanesberg caters for intimate, romantic, personal celebrations, private dinners on your own deck or next to a romantic fire that combined with the experience of up close and personal encounters of our wildlife, will leave you breathless. No cell phone reception, TV or email communications For those guests preferring the ultimate tranquil getaway, Tshukudu is the ultimate retreat to soothe your mind, however if you should require any network connections, it can be arranged.
Nestled in the centre of the lodge is an intimate and quiet plunge pool with umbrellas, pool towels and a barman on standby at all times. Take a refreshing dip after a morning game drive or a peaceful nap in the afternoon…. Drinks are on call so make yourself at home in the lazy sanctuary of the pool area. (No children under 12 years)
No cell phone reception, TV or email communications
For those guests preferring the ultimate tranquil getaway, Tshukudu is the ultimate retreat to soothe your mind, however if you should require any network connections, it can be arranged.
Meetings and conferences
Tshukudu is the perfect and ideal destination to celebrate intimate and personal honeymoons, engagements, anniversaries, birthdays and even weddings. Small conferences and meetings can be arranged on request. For more information please contact reservations on 014 552 6255.
We provide our guests with anti-bug agents and mosquito repellents to ensure the comfort of our guests stay. There is no danger however as it is a malaria-free area.
Fully stocked bar
A fully inclusive, fully stocked mini-bar is at your disposal for those who prefer ultimate privacy.
Breakfast A continental buffet is served on the deck and your personal hot breakfast meal can be ordered through the kitchen. High Tea A light lunch is served just before the afternoon game drive and consists of something sweet and something savoury to see our guests through until dinner. Dinner Tshukudu is renowned for its exceptional African cuisine. Meals are enjoyed on the main deck, in the intimate dining room or around the fire. Every night you step into a different dining experience where the chef will present his 5 course menu, accompanied by our field guides who share their experiences in the bush with our guests.
Check-in at Bakubung Bush Lodge
Check-in for Tshukudu Bush Lodge is done at Bakubung Bush Lodge. There are only two transfers per day to the lodge to ensure privacy there, therefore check-in time is no later than 1h30pm.
Big 5 game viewing
The Pilanesberg National Park is home to the “Big 5” (elephant, rhino and buffalo). Join our highly trained and experienced field guides on two game drive adventures per day in seeking out the diversity of indigenous flora and fauna of the area. Included halfway during the game drives, which are conducted in open, 6 seated vehicles, are morning coffee, muffins and sun downer stops. Our field guides will take you on an ethological journey through this unique South African paradise.
6 Luxury chalets
With six splendidly decorated and recently refurbished chalets, Tshukudu Bush Lodge is the ideal place to enjoy a serene, romantic weekend or fabulously indulgent getaway - just because you can. Sit on a beautiful banquette built into the rocks on the main patio while watching one of Africa’s famous sunsets. A double bed and chaise lounge provide you with ample comfort. The bathroom is decadently fitted with a sunken bath tub from which you can enjoy sweeping views of the park and private water hole. Hanging glass crystal chandeliers and soft furnishings in vibrant colours complete the picture of the ultimate combination between the wild outdoors and world-class comfort.
132 steps to the lodge
Climbing the 132 stairs to the summit is well worth it once you see the view from the top. The stairs are uneven and are unfortunately not suitable for the physically impaired.