Saseka Tented Camp

Thornybush Private Game Reserve, Greater Kruger, South Africa

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  • A brand new luxurious property from the Thornybush Collection
  • Each spacious tented room comes complete with a private deck and plunge pool

  • Located on the Big Five Thornybush Game Reserve

  • Meals are prepared in a custom-designed kitchen with dedicated chefs who cater for all food preferences

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Located on the 14,000 hectare Thornybush Game Reserve, Saseka Tented Lodge is the brand new luxury camp from the Thornybush Collection. This lodge offers attention to detail and excellent service in a Big Five reserve adjacent to the Kruger National Park.

Saseka Tented Camp sits perched on the season Monwana River, with each of the eight safari tents overlooking the dry riverbed making it entirely possible for game viewing from the comfort of the rooms. The camp has been designed and decorated by the award-winning team of Silvio Rech and Lesley Carstens to ensure the South African bush features throughout.

Tents have been designed with the utmost of luxury in mind, with a meticulous attention of detail into the structure, design and interiors taken. A sustainable design of reinforced, canvas safari tents on permanent structures has been utilized to create a spacious area for guests to enjoy with privacy and comfort in mind. Each tented room also comes with large sliding glass doors which open up onto a private deck and plunge pool. Saseka also has the Leadwood Villa which sleeps four people in two tents, with space for possibly adding in extra beds for children. The camp itself has a main area to relax, socialize, and eat. All meals are prepared in the onsite custom-designed kitchen by talented chefs who are on hand to cater for all food preferences.

Guests staying on the Thornybush Game Reserve can expect two game drives each day, leaving early in the morning and again in the late afternoon with an experienced and passionate guide on hand throughout as you search for the Big Five and more, as well as learning about the unique plantlife in the bush and how the ecosystem supports life here.

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Saseka Tented Camp comprises eight tented rooms and the Leadwood Villa, which has two rooms which can sleep two adults and children if required. Each tent offer guests a 5-star stay in terms of design, detail and amenities. The canvas tents come complete with air conditioning, en-suite bathrooms, outdoor showers, a mini-bar, safe, telephone along with large sliding doors which open out onto a private deck and plunge pool. Rooms have been designed by award-winning designers in a contemporary feel whilst including a neutral tones and colors and incorporating an African bush feeling.


The Thornybush Game Reserve is a Big Five reserve and guests staying on the reserve can head out on twice daily game drives to find these magnificent animals and more. Game drives tend to leave early in the morning and then again late afternoon, these tend to be the coolest parts of the day and give more opportunities to spot wildlife when they are more active.

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Thornybush Private Game Reserve, Greater Kruger, South Africa

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