• Pezulu Tree House Lodge
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Pezulu Tree House Lodge | Thornybush

Pezulu is a small, exclusive tree house Game Lodge situated in a Private Game Reserve in the Limpopo province of South Africa, only forty minutes from the world famous Kruger National Park. Pezulu is the ideal place to escape from today’s hectic world and to enjoy the tranquility of the unspoilt African bush.

The Lodge comprises of eight unique thatch and reed tree houses, accommodating a maximum of twenty-five guests. Each unit has been built to blend with the environment whilst maintaining an element of luxury. The units have been built around the trees, resulting in huge branches which are still growing, passing through the tree houses.

Rates inclusive of 15% VAT • South African Rand • Subject to Availability

 

Description 1 Jan 2019 to 31 Dec 2019
Standard & Family Tree House Jackalberry Per Person   R1 600
Standard & Family Tree House Jackalberry  Single R1 930
Standard & Family Tree House Teak 1 Per Person   R1 600
Standard & Family Tree House Teak 1 Single R1 930
Standard & Family Tree House Teak 2 Per Person   R1 600
Standard & Family Tree House Tree House Teak 2 Single R2 220
Standard & Family Tree House Falsethorn Per Person   R1 600
Standard & Family Tree House Falsethorn Single R4 440
Superior Tree House Bushwillow Per Person   R1 710
Superior Tree House Bushwillow  Single R5 040
Superior Tree House Knobthorn Per Person   R1 710
Superior Tree House Knobthorn  Single R5 040
Luxury Family Tree House Marura Per Person   R2 315
Luxury Family Tree House Marula Single R6 600
Honeymoon Tree House Dunken Parrot Per Person   R1 820
Honeymoon Tree House Dunken Parrot Single R3 360
Luxury Tree House Mauntain View Per Person   R2 070
Luxury Tree House Mauntain View Single R3 20
Luxury Honeeymoon Tree House Dream Per Person   R2 410
Luxury Honeeymoon Tree House Dream Single R4 440
Child 2-12 years R 720
Child 13-18 years R 970
Description 1 Jan 2020 to 31 Dec 2020
Standard & Family Tree House Jackalberry Per Person   R1 765
Standard & Family Tree House Jackalberry  Single R2 100
Standard & Family Tree House Teak 1 Per Person   R1 765
Standard & Family Tree House Teak 1 Single R2 100
Standard & Family Tree House Teak 2 Per Person   R1 765
Standard & Family Tree House Tree House Teak 2 Single R2 460
Standard & Family Tree House Falsethorn Per Person   R1 765
Standard & Family Tree House Falsethorn Single R4 800
Superior Tree House Bushwillow Per Person   R1 860
Superior Tree House Bushwillow  Single R5 460
Superior Tree House Knobthorn Per Person   R1 860
Superior Tree House Knobthorn  Single R5 460
Luxury Family Tree House Per Person   R2 520
Luxury Family Tree House Marula Single R7 320
Honeymoon Tree House Dunken Parrot Per Person   R2 005
Honeymoon Tree House Dunken Parrot Single R3 720
Luxury Tree House Mauntain View Per Person   R2 270
Luxury Tree House Mauntain View Single R3 995
Luxury Honeeymoon Tree House Dream Per Person   R2 640
Luxury Honeeymoon Tree House Dream Single R4 920
Child 2-12 years R 830
Child 13-18 years R1 070

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From Johannesburg

  • From JHB – Proceed East along the N4 passing Witbank and Middleburg.
  • Turn left onto the R540 at Belfast. From Belfast proceed through Dullstroom to Lydenburg.
  • From Lydenburg take the R36 to Ohrigstad. Stay on this road passing through the Strijdom Tunnel.
  • Keep on this road for 29 km until you see the sign for Swadini / Orpen.
  • Turn right here and continue for 32 km.
  • Turn left at the sign for Orpen and continue 2.5 km until you see the sign for Guernsey.
  • Go through the Control Gate and drive for 8.5 km until you see the Guernsey Private Nature Reserve sign on your right.
  • Turn inside here and continue for about 2 km until you reach the reserve gate
  • Finally follow the Pezulu signs

From Orpen Gate - Stay on the R531 for about 40 km. Turn right when you see the sign for Guernsey. Go through the Control gate and drive for 8.5 km until you see the Guernsey Private Nature Reserve sign on your right. Turn inside here and continue for about 2 km until you reach the reserve gate. Finally follow the Pezulu signs.

From Hoedspruit

  • Head South on the R40 towards Whiteriver. After 23 km turn left when you see the Guernsey sign (just after the Cheetah Project).
  • Go through the Control gate and continue on this road for about 11 km (road becomes dirt half way). When you reach the end of this road,  turn right.
  • After about 4 km you will see the Guernsey Private Nature Reserve sign on your left.
  • Turn inside here and continue for about 2 km until you reach the reserve gate.
  • Finally follow the Pezulu signs.

From Nelspruit

  • Take the R40 towards White River.
  • Continue on the R40 towards Hazyview, Bushbuckridge, Acornhoek.
  • Continue straight on the R 40 till you see the sign for Orpen (R531).
  • Turn right and continue for 2,5 km until you see the Guernsey sign.
  • Turn left and go through the Control Gate. Drive for 8,5 km till you see the Guernsey Private Nature Reserve sign on your right side.
  • Turn inside here and continue for about 2 km until you reach the reserve gate.
  • Finally follow the Pezulu signs.

By Air

The nearest airport is Eastgate, about 30 minutes from Pezulu. South African Airways offers daily flights from Johannesburg to Eastgate Airport. Transfers can be arranged on request.

Guided Bush Walk Walk


Experience the bush on foot as one of our seasoned rangers takes
you on a morning or dusk walk through the untouched wild for 1  1/2
 hours. Set the diverse flora up to close and come face to face with
 some of SA’s most incredible creatures.

Guernsey Night Drive


Many of the most astounding animals are nocturnal,
and this is the best way to see them. Set off into the bush under a starlit sky and keep your eyes peeled-you'll amazed at what you find

Baobab Planting

A Baobab can live for thousands of years, so come and plaint one and leave a legacy. You'll get the tree's GPS coordinates as well as a certificate -  and you will also be contributing toward conservation efforts!

Ranger Day Course

Live the life of a ranger as one of our knowledgeable exerts takes you on a half day trip of a lifetime, compete with bush lunch.

Junior Rangerr Course

This two hour  course is a hands on, immersive experience that allows your children to adventure into the bush and learn amazing things about the animals and plaints that live there.

Guernsey Stargazing
 

African Bee Project
 
Big 5 Game Drive
(Manyaleti)

 

Kruger National Park Day Tour Animal Adventure Day Tout

Birding Day

(Klaserie)
 

Hoedspruit Endangered

Species Centre
 

Hoedspruit

Endangered

Species Centre Tour

 

Moholoholo Tour Kinyonga Reptite Park

Jessica The Hippo
 

Panorama Canyon Route
 
Blyde River Boat Crouse

 

Hot Air Ballon Rides Flying for Rhinos

Accommodation consists of eight unique thatch and reed tree houses which accommodate up to twenty-five guests. Each unit is different and has been designed to blend perfectly with the environment whilst maintaining an element of luxury. The Tree Houses are all situated in a tranquil bush setting. Every unit has a spacious balcony where you can view herds of animals passing below or view a giraffe eye to eye. Blending in beautifully with the African bush, solid wooden walkways lead high into your private tree house. All our tree houses are en-suite with an outdoor shower overlooking the bush and/or a bath. They are supplied with running (hot) water, electricity, tea and coffee facilities, electronic safes, overhead fans, heaters and mosquito nets. They are far away from each other and hidden from view to ensure privacy.

Our romantic, luxurious Dream Tree House is built on two Marula trees and consists of a very spacious main bedroom, a cosy lounge as well as a beautifully decorated bathroom with a Jacuzzi bath. Furthermore a separate walkway leads to the fantastic twin outdoor shower. The four poster king-size bed is built on wheels, allowing guests to sleep either inside or outside on the balcony under a canopy of stars. From the large balcony you will enjoy the most amazing view over an African savannah as well as a waterhole.

The new, luxurious 7 metres high Mountain View Tree House is built in a majestic Jackalberry tree and consists of a spacious bedroom with a king-size bed and a separate bathroom with a Jacuzzi bath. Just around the corner you reach an outside bathroom with an outstanding outdoor shower surrounded by leaves and branches. From your balcony you have the most stunning panoramic view over the northern Drakensberg Mountains.  Enjoy the romantic sunset from this amazing tree house.

Looking for a romantic honeymoon destination in South Africa? Our beautiful Honeymoon Tree House is built 5 meters high in a Huilboerboon tree on two levels. It is spacious with a king-size bed, a sitting area, a bathroom and a sunken bath with a view over the bush. You can chill out in the hanging chairs on the balcony overlooking a waterhole where animals often come to drink.

Pezulu has 3 family tree houses which are able to accommodate a family with up to 5 children. We can also put one or two beds in the parents’ bedroom for very young children who don’t want to sleep alone. Children love our tree houses!

Rates are quoted

 

  • Per person per night sharing in South African Rand
  • Inclusive of VAT @15% (subject to change)
  • Subject to availability & subject to change
  • Children 0 – 2 years: free of charge
  • Children are from 3 – 12 years
  • Teenagers are 13 – 18 years

Rates Includes

  • Unique tree house accommodation
  • All rates include Dinner, Bed and Breakfast
  • WIFI connection

 

Deposit and Payment Policy

  • To secure a booking, we require a 25% non-refundable deposit on confirmation of the booking. The balance is due 40 days prior to arrival. If the booking is made within 40 days of the scheduled date of arrival, in this case full payment is required on confirmation.
  • All other extras must be settled with The Lodge prior to departure.
  • Please note that a reservation is not confirmed or secured until this deposit requirement has been paid in full. We reserve the right, without notice to the client, to release any accommodation held where the required deposit has not been paid in full within the stated period.

Cancellation Policy

  • Upon confirmation of reservation, we reserve the right to charge a cancellation fee equivalent to:
  • 60 to 31 days prior to arrival at the lodge = 25% Cancellation fees
  • 30 to 00 days prior to arrival at the lodge = 100% Cancellation fees
  • All deposits of 25 % received on confirmation are Non-Refundable.
  • Refunds, are at the discretion of management and if agreed, is subject to a 10% administration fee.

Pezulu is a one-of a kind-place, with a friendly team who strives to provide unmatched experiences and service to ensure every minute is a memory. The thatched main building of the lodge is interweaved with a large Marula tree. Inside you'll find a cosy lounge, reception, a dining area, a curio shop and a charming bush bar.

Our magnificent rock pool is the place to be if you need to unwind on hot summer days. Grab a pool lounger and let the stress melt away! Once the heat of the sun subsides, enjoy a drink at the panoramic lookout point as the vibrant African sun sets over the Drakensberg mountains.

A delicious 3 course dinner is served under the stars around a log fire in our beautiful boma.  And if you'd like to celebrate something special, simply ask!

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What sets us Apart !

  • Effortless road and air access
  • Ideal for family or small groups
  • Rich biodiversity of game
  • Large elephant population
  • Over 530 bird species
  • Big 5 Game Animals