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Depending on your desired safari experience, this wilderness retreat has multiple accommodation options. Luxury tents at Black Leopard Mountain Lodge, a 4-bedroom exclusive house, Black Eagle View or Buffalo Thorn camp, our authentic bush camp.

Your accommodation

There are three accommodation types to choose from here in the wilderness of the Thabo Tholo Reserve. 

Black Leopard Mountain Lodge has 6 safari-style luxury canvas tents, including 2 family units. All are built on raised platforms and have their own secluded balcony. Some overlook the stream below and towering indigenous trees and others have views of the sheer face of the Lutla Mountain. 

Black Eagle View is a 4-bedroom canvas house can be booked out for exclusive use, perfect for family and friends getaway in nature. The house is fully equipped for a self-catered stay and can accommodate up to 8 people. Private outdoor seating area with Mountain views and raised fire pit. 

Buffalo Thorn Camp is an authentic, eco-friendly bush camp located in the heart of the reserve. There are 6 dome tents which are all built on raised platforms. The camp has a communal fire pit, self-catering cooking area and tented lounge area. The camp is ideal for groups wanting a rustic retreat in the wild. 


Room Info

At Black Leopard Mountain Lodge each room has:

  • Luxury safari-style canvas tents 
  • A secluded outdoor shower and a Victorian Ball or Claw bath.  
  • Unique views of the Lutla Mountain or stream below 
  • Priavte balcony & seating area 
  • Indoor shower & bathroom 
  • Variety of room types for both couples & families 

At Black Eagle View: 

  • There are 4 rooms sleeping a maximum of 8 people 
  • Room types - Double, Twin & Bunk Beds 
  • 2 bathrooms | Indoor & outdoor shower, modern bath & double sinks 
  • Dog friendly 

At Buffalo Thorn Camp: 

  • 6 spacious dome tents on raised platforms all with comfortable twin beds 
  • 1 large safari-style tent (Can sleep maximum of 6 people when needed) 
  • Camp can accommodate up to 10 people 
  • Communal bathroom & shower 
  • Eco-friendly & off the grid experience 

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