Accommodation in a Stagazing Dome
Escape, Unwind and Save with Thunzi Bush Lodge’s Winter Specials!
Chalet specials valid untill end of July / Dome special only valid till end of June!

In desperate need of a break from reality and the responsibilities of your daily life – Work, deadlines, cooking, and load-shedding…?

You have come across the perfect winter hideaway, only 20 minutes West of Port Elizabeth. Escape to the serene and picturesque Thunzi Bush Lodge this winter and indulge in our exclusive winter specials.

Nestled in the heart of nature, Thunzi offers a tranquil retreat where you can unwind, relax, and immerse yourself in the beauty of the Eastern Cape. With a range of luxurious accommodation options, renovated for winter as well as amenities like private wood-fired hot tubs, braais and exciting activities, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.  

Thunzi also boasts an uninterrupted power supply and a great water source, eliminating any concerns about power cuts or water shedding. This is made possible by a backup generator and a borehole on the premises.


Have a look at our winter specials below!

Stargazing Dome

(JUNE 2023 ONLY)

A once-in-a-lifetime stargazing retreat. The dome includes a private wood-fired hot tub, ceramic braai / BBQ, coffee machine, Netflix & DSTV Select, queen size bed, indoor tub, outdoor double shower, Celestron telescope, and so much more… 

All Week Rates

  • Normal Price – R4000 per night
  • Special – R3199 per night        

Direct bookings only!


Turaco Suite

Tucked away in the Maitland forest, this suite features a private hot tub and an air hammock – perfect for a romantic getaway!


Weekend Rates

  • Normal Price – R2200 per night
  • Special Price R1760 per night


Mid-week stay 

Sunday to Thursday (Excluding 16 June)

  • Special Price -R1575 per night


Book direct!

Heron and Narina Log Cabins

For couples seeking a cosy and intimate experience, our Heron and Narina Chalets are the ideal choice. These chalets offer a private Boma in the forest, creating a romantic ambience. 

Weekend Rates

  • Regular Price – R1695 per night 
  • Special Price – R1350 per night

Mid-week Rates

Sunday to Thursday (Excluding 16 June)

  • Special Price – R1295 per night

Book direct through our Nightsbridge portal!

Hornbill Family Chalet

Secluded in the forest, this family chalet has a private balcony leading from the lounge, offering a breathtaking view of the indigenous forest and wetlands. It also boasts a private boma under a large Milkwood to make memories with the family around the fire. 


Weekend Rates

  • Regular Price – R2850 per night
  • Special Price – R2125 per night


Mid-week Rates

Sunday to Thursday (Excluding 16 June)

  • R1800 per night


Book our Hornbill chalet today!


Kingfisher Family Chalet


The Kingfisher Family Chalet is perfect for larger families or groups. It features a hot tub and outdoor fireplace for cosy evenings. 


Weekend Rates

Regular Price – R3100 per night

Special Price

  • R2325 per night for FOUR guests 
  • R1760 for TWO guests, but they only have access to ONE bedroom


Mid-week Rates

Special Price

  • R2195 per night for FOUR guests  
  • R1575 for TWO guests, but they only have access to ONE bedroom.


Secure your family chalet!


Nguni Family Chalet


Our Nguni Family Chalet is the perfect choice for those searching for even more space. This chalet offers comfort and luxury with a hot tub and indoor fireplace.


Weekend Rates

Regular Price – R3600 per night

Special Price – 25% Discount

  • R2775 per night for SIX guests.
  • R2325 for FOUR guests, but they only have access to TWO bedrooms.


Mid-week Rates

  • R2575 per night for SIX guests.
  • R2250 for FOUR guests, but they only have access to TWO bedrooms.

T & C’s – Direct bookings only! Chalet Specials are valid for June & July 2023 Only.

Activity Add-ons:


Spa Treatments 

  • 30 min Back, Neck & Shoulder Massage – R450 
  • 75 min Aromatherapy Full Body Massage – R750


Enjoy the Barge with your family

  • Book in advance for 2 hours.
  • Free of Charge! 
  • Enjoy sundowners on the dam in a serene setting. 
  • Order drinks and snacks from reception at an additional cost, and we’ll set up the Barge for you with fishing rods & blankets! See our menus here –


Magical sunsets

Walk to our viewpoint and enjoy refreshments whilst watching the sun go down – R450 per couple.


Activities free of charge when you book at Thunzi:

  • Sandboarding at Maitland dunes (3km from Thunzi) – Sandboards are free at reception.
  • Canoeing, kayaking, and paddle boating at Thunzi Ntaka & Ngulube Dams.
  • 4km Babaan’s Forest Walk on the Estate.
  • Bird watching on the estate or from your private deck overlooking the wetland.
  • Bass fishing in two dams at Thunzi.


We hope that each of you can experience the magic of Thunzi this winter, come and discover the secret with us!

To receive our winter discounts, book direct.

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