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Tusk Bush Lodge & Photographic Safaris

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Tusk Bush Lodge & Photographic Safaris

Private room in nature lodge
9 guests3 bedrooms6 beds3 shared baths
9 guests
3 bedrooms
6 beds
3 shared baths
Self check-in
You can check in with the doorman.
Sparkling clean
2 recent guests said this place was sparkling clean.
Great location
100% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.

TBL offer Bed & Breakfast from R800.00 pp pn twin share, Dinner is available at the lodge on request. We're only 8km from Kruger Park, Swaziland & Mozambique. At TBL wildlife roam through the lodge & we're perfectly located for wildlife photographers. TBL are good for couples, solo adventurers & groups of up to eight people. We don't offer self catering, but at TBL you can sit around the fire at night and enjoy dinner with the wildlife for company. TBL offer open safari vehicle Kruger safaris.


Air conditioning
Hot water
Unavailable: Smoke detector
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide detector
The host hasn't reported smoke or carbon monoxide detectors on the property.

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed,1 single bed
Bedroom 2
1 king bed,1 single bed
Bedroom 3
1 king bed,1 single bed



18 reviews
Linnea User Profile
July 2019
A very special place where you have the wildlife literally just next to you. I'm happy we got the chance to stay here!
Vida User Profile
April 2019
This is a very special place. Truly won't regret staying here
Chris User Profile
March 2019
I’ve stayed at many safari style camps and lodges in Africa both low cost and very expensive. Wayne has created a lovely place to stay surrounded by bush and wild animals visiting that has the style and feel of a real chic safari camp/lodge without the hefty price. With easy…
Wayne User Profile
Response from Wayne:
Hi Chris...........thanks so much for the really fantastic review, every little bit helps! Cheers mate, safe travels to you and Rob. cheers Wayne TBL
March 2019
João User Profile
December 2018
Great host and great place to stay... at the entrance of the Kruger park!!
Jacquelin User Profile
November 2018
Stylish accommodation in the middle of the nature!
Wayne User Profile
Response from Wayne:
Sorry to hear that, this time of the year it is always difficult to maintain the pool and surroundings because of the wind, dust and rain, the staff do try hard to maintain it. Thanks for the feedback, we really appreciate your input and kind words. Thanks Wayne TBL
November 2018
Sadie User Profile
June 2018
Wayne’s place is in a beautiful part of Marloth Park, full of wildlife, tastefully decorated, comfortable, and relaxing. The pictures do not do it justice. My family and I greatly enjoyed our stay here, especially Pretty’s delicious cooking! Wayne and Pretty were both very…
Wayne User Profile
Response from Wayne:
Wow Sadie Thank you so much for the feedback We are all so happy that you your brother, mum and dad had a great time here with us. You are always welcome here, I really hope you guys enjoy the rest of your time in SA . Travel safe, and hopefully see you all again Thanks…
June 2018
Lauren User Profile
December 2017
Great place- great accommodations and pretty and Gloria were amazing hosts. The only complaint is the hot water— we couldn’t figure out the water tanks.
Wayne User Profile
Response from Wayne:
Hi Lauren,we are so glad to read that you and your family group enjoyed Tusk Bush (Website hidden by Airbnb) far as the hot water goes Pretty did explain to you that you just had to let the water run a bit,we use gas hot water systems and they take a while to come through the…
December 2017

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New South Wales, AustraliaJoined in September 2016
Wayne User Profile
18 Reviews
My passion for wildlife, safari and the Kruger Park has led me to start a safari lodge in Marloth Park a short 8km from the Crocodile Gate, the most southern gate in Kruger National Park - Tusk Bush Lodge & Photographic Safaris. My aim is to offer my visitors the ultimate…
Interaction with guests
We can arrange private closed vehicle or open safari vehicle safaris and photographic safaris from the lodge. We can offer professional photographic advice and equipment when I am at the Lodge to make your wildlife experience more than just a blurred memory. We can offer advice…
Response rate: 88%
Response time: within a day
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The neighbourhood

Things to keep in mind

Check-in: After 2PM
Checkout: 10AM
Self check-in with building staff
After 2PM

House Rules

  • Not suitable for children and infants
  • No pets
  • No parties or events
  • Smoking is allowed