Jackalberry Farm & Lodge
Thornybush Game Reserve, South Africa
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FARM & LODGE -
THORNYBUSH GAME RESERVE
Jackalberry Farm & Lodge is located in sub-tropical Hazyview. With its all year round holiday climate of hot summers with cooling rains and sunny, warm winter days, it is ideal base from which to tour and explore the world famous Kruger National Park and the many beautiful wonders of the Lowveld and Escarpment.
Day and Night Safaris into the close by Kruger National Park, a visit to the neighboring crocodile farm, balloon rides or horse trails can be organised and booked by your hosts. And for the sport enthusiasts golf, tennis, trout fishing and river rafting are all in the vicinity.
At the Pool or on a rock at the River, Guests can cool down or just soak up the Lowveld sun. Enjoy the quiet and relaxed atmosphere whilst the romance of a beautiful sunset over the river and valley embraces you.
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camp can accommodate up to 16 guests in a variety of a Cottage, two Suites and four African Rondavel Style Bungalows.
African Rondavel Style Bungalow (4)
The Bungalows, designed in the African rondavel style with artistically constructed lofty thatched roofs, provide absolute privacy in exquisite and harmonious surroundings. Reclining on the verandah and enjoying the view over the river with its water flowing gently around rocks and islands, is sheer magic.
• Queensize bed
• Bbathroom with shower/toilet
• Sitting area
• cocktail bar
• coffee & tea-making facility
The Suites (2)
Bedroom with queen size bed.
• coffee & tea-making facility fridge
• air-conditioning & heater
• bathroom with bath
• shower and toilet
• ceiling fan
• TV on request
• swimming pool
The Cottage, lovingly and tastefully furnished, has a fully equipped kitchen, a comfortable living/dining room and two bedrooms, accommodating four people. It is built amongst natural rocks and indigenous trees. In the evenings one can sometimes watch the bushbabies jumping from tree to tree, calling each other in their baby-like voices.
• Two bedrooms each with two single beds
• bathroom with shower/toilet
• fully equipped kitchen
• living/dining room with air conditioning
• terrace with barbecue
are undertaken in open safari vehicles every morning
and evening with the camp's highly trained rangers
and trackers. Walking safaris can also be arranged.
At the end of the day, a hearty bushveld dinner is
taken at the open boma next to the pool where one can
relax by the crackling campfire, listening to the night
sounds of Africa as the animals come to drink at the
The Lodge is named after the
beautiful Jackalberry tree that occurs widely in
the Southern African bushveld. It is just one of
the fascinating trees and shrubs that allow the bushveld
to support such a wide variety of animal and insect
life. The bush around the camp teems with game. More
than 60 species of wildlife can be found in the immediate
vicinity and Lion, Leopard, Buffalo, Rhino, Elephant,
Hyena and Cheetah are all common.
Jackalberry is also a paradise for bird-watchers.
More than 280 species have been recorded at Jackalberry
and any bird watcher will be fascinated by the sounds,
colors and habits of the bird life here. A sure sign
that Spring has come to Jackalberry is when the piercing
cries of the Wahlbergs Eagles begin to drift down
over the bush after months of absence. No fewer than
ten eagle, three falcon and five vulture species
have been recorded in the area, as well as a host
of other raptors.
At nightfall, by spotlight, keep an eye open for
the shining eyes of the Lesser Bushbabies as they
leap from tree to tree, the deliberate pacing of
a Civet searching for fruit, the sight of a bad-tempered
Porcupine shuffling along, and if you are very lucky,
the lumbering Aardvark out for a night's ant and
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