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About Hornbill Lodge

If your heart beats to the rhythm of the African bush and your soul needs time to absorb the stillness, then Hornbill Lodge is the place to visit. Enjoy the tranquil surroundings of this modern African-style thatched lodge with three private bedrooms, two bathrooms, and modern facilities.

Relax next to the private pool and light up a lovely bonfire at night. For the ultimate bush experience, several animals will greet you and feed from your hand.

The lodge is located 70 km from Bela Bela or 50 km from Thabazimbi, and is within close proximity to a shop and restaurant.

Safari: Rustic African lodge located on a game reserve with a number of tame animals.

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 13 hours
  • Minimum stay: 2 Days
  • Type: Self-catering
  • Sleeps: 6
  • Check-in: 1:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 9 Reviews


  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • No Credit Card Facilities

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans
* Please enquire for further details.

Hornbill Lodge Rooms

Reviews for Hornbill Lodge

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Ari Hattingh
04 May 2017

1. There is no grass whatsoever as in the picture just sand and rocks.2. Open plan toilets is worst ever - everything gets flooded and wet water even runs into the bedrooms.3. 3 bedrooms but 3 rd bedroom is used as a storeroom and un-available to any guests.4. No previous mention that you have to remove your own rubbish 2 km away - for the ridiculous high price extra rubbish bags could have been left somewhere.5. Surrounds - pictured as quiet and serene in the bushveld - Ha Ha Ha with noisy neighbours 5 meters away and people hammering on their roofs and angle grinding during the whole weekend...
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Morne Dreyer
22 March 2017

An amazing house, everything you need and more! Hornbill was great and world class. The only issue I had was the fact that the Leeupoort “resort section" is rundown and in bad shape, the facilities are old and need major maintenance!

Dorothy de Wet, South Africa
10 August 2015

We were sad to have stayed for such a short time. Lovely house, with ample space and well kitted out. Even though they have their own DSTV decoder, our DSTV card did not work as its silicon based so if yours is silicon protected, we advise you take your own decoder, card and power cable along. The animal life amazing and take bananas, apples, seeds and naartjies with as the animals love food. We hope that we will be able to return some day with friends for a long weekend. 

Adriaan Venter, South Africa
23 April 2014

The unit is very well equipped, and comfortable.The rooms are private if you are sharing with friends or family. We will definitely be going back there for a relaxing weekend.

Cecilia van denheever, Botswana
04 March 2014

We enjoyed our stay at Hornbill Lodge very much. It is a nice, very well equipped house and within wonderful surrounding area. Many things to do in and around Leeupoort. The game drive in their reserve was good; beautiful area.

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Hornbill Lodge is 45km from the centre of Thabazimbi , the nearest airport 68.7km (Pilanesberg International Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling