Silonque Bush Estate
Silonque Bush Estate is located 8 km from Phalaborwa and boasts 2 swimming pools and a tennis court. The estate offers views of the adjacent, Kruger National Park.

Thatched-roof units feature African-inspired décor and neutral colours. Each unit at Silonque Bush comes equipped with a private entrance, flat-screen satellite TV and a terrace offering views of the African bush. The bathroom includes free toiletries.

Guests can prepare meals in the privacy of their self-catering unit which offers a fully equipped kitchen. Barbecue facilities are available.

Guests can unwind with a massage which is available upon request, or enjoy a refreshing swim in the pool. Facilities include a sun terrace and library.

Free WiFi is available and an airport shuttle or car rental can be arranged upon request (R150.-). Phalaborwa Airport is a 15-minute drive away.
R500.00 pps

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Facilities & Services:

  • Babies
  • Children under 12 years
  • Honeymoon Couples
  • Elderly
  • Airport Shuttle Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Ironing Service
  • Wedding facilities
  • Team Building
  • Self-Braai / Barbecue
  • Library
  • Internet Access
  • Tourism Information Desk
  • Fax & Photocopy Machine
  • Wi-Fi
  • Fireplace on the Premises
  • Garden
  • Parking (off-street - covered)
  • Afrikaans
  • English
  • Xhosa / Zulu
  • Tswana / Sotho
  • Other Language
  • Swimming Pool
  • Tennis Court


Silonque Bush Estate offers beautiful and luxurious 1,2 and 3 bedroom bush houses.

The one-bedroom bush houses are 2 units under 1 roof and the 2 and 3 bedroom houses are separate houses on 1 hectare of land. They even have 1 unit with a private pool.

The air-conditioned houses offer a spacious terrace and contains a living room, dining area and a fully equipped kitchen. It includes a flat-screen satellite TV and a mosquito net arround the window's and beds. The bathroom has a bath or shower and free toiletries.

1 bedroom bush house: R600 single use and R1000 sharing
2 bedroom bush house: R2000 for the unit (4 persons)
3 bedroom bush house: R2600 for the unit (6 persons)
3 bedroom bush house with private pool: R2700 for the unit
Breakfast: R60 per person.
Sleepercouches can be arranged on request
(Prices are 2014-2015 prices)

Silonque Bush Estate Activities:

- Kruger Park Safari tours: Having the Kruger National Park as backyard, Silonque Bush Estate also provides safari tours through the park.
- The panorama route: One of the most beautiful travel destinations of South Africa is by far the idyllic Panorama Route. Stretching through the Northern Drakensberg in the Mpumalanga province.
- The Blyde river canyon: The Blyde River Canyon is one of the largest canyons on earth. It has a length of 26 km and is on average around 800 m deep.
- Golf in the wild: For a nice day of golf there is the Hans Merensky Golf course in Phalaborwa.
- Visit the Amarula lapa to see how the world-famous drink is made.
- Enjoy a river safari on the Olifants river. Sit back and relax, the game will pass you while you have a nice cool drink at the deck of the boat.

Silonque Bush Estate Map:

Clothing & Accessories:

Don't forget your anty-musquito spray in the African summers (also available at our office)
We don't have a restaurant on site, you can get everything you need in Phalaborwa town (15 minutes from the estate). The best African-experience is to light your own barbecue and have a 'braai' on your terrace while listening to all the sounds of the bush.

Health & Climate:

Phalaborwa, also called ‘the city of two summers‘ because the subtropical weather. Phalaborwa is the only town that directly borderes Kruger NP, the home of the famous African marula tree and Amarula Cream Liqueur and has great other touristic activities to offer. Tourism and wildlife play an important role in the life here.

Phalaborwa is situated in the north eastern Lowveld. Phalaborwa is the Sotho word for ‘better than the south’. Phalaborwa experiences high summer temperatures, with a daily average temperature being 31 degrees Celsius. The rest of the year Phalaborwa offers comfortable and pleasant weather, with warm days and cool nights. There is an average annual rainfall of about 450mm. The rainy season starts in September and lasts until April. In winter there is little or no rain, which makes the nature very dry. All leaves will disappear and the most beautiful trees and flowers will make the nature still nice and coloured. This is also a perfect time to spot animals because the bush is very thin at this time.

Other Accommodation near Silonque Bush Estate:

Accommodation options within 8km from Silonque Bush Estate include:

Masorini Bush Lodge

Masorini Bush Lodge

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Masorini Bush Lodge is a tranquil hideaway on the outskirts of Phalaborwa. Nestled in the African Bush the lodge offers a relaxing and up market stay for the weary traveler.

From: R425.00
per person sharing
Loerie Lodge Guest House

Loerie Lodge Guest House

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Your 4 Star & AA Travel -"Highly Recommended", Bed and Breakfast Guest House style accommodation next to the Kruger National Park. Centrally located within easy access to Air Port, commercial & industrial & mining enterprises.

La Lechere Guest House

La Lechere Guest House

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La Lechere Guest House is situated 5 minutes away from the Kruger National Park entrance. La Lechere is a peaceful haven for tourists and business travellers alike. We offer a relaxed modern African ambiance in the small town of Phalaborwa, Limpopo.

Umoja Bushvilla

Umoja Bushvilla

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This magificent luxurious 4 Star graded Bushvilla for 6 persons with private (heated) splash pool is situated on a nature reserve adjacent to and with a view at the Kruger Park. On the estate itself you will find 2 swimming pools and a tennis court.

Bakkers Bed and Breakfast

Bakkers Bed and Breakfast

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Bakkers Bed and Breakfast is a small, cozy and intimate bed and breakfast with a personal touch for everyone. It one of the nicest places for a stop-over to Kruger Park and to explore the North-Eastern part of South Africa.

From: R350.00
per person sharing