Thornybush Private Game Reserve, also known as Thornybush Private Nature Reserve, promises the family safari holiday of a lifetime. This beautiful retreat offers an impressive collection of wildlife, gorgeous landscapes, and excellent facilities. Thornybush Private Game Reserve is located adjacent to Kruger Park in South Africa and forms part of the Greater Kruger National Park. This reserve covers 10 000 hectares of some of the most magnificent bushveld that Africa has on offer. Home to the Big Five in their natural habitat and a variety of other African wildlife species, it has a near-perfect year-round climate, making Thornybush a perfect destination.

The rangers and guides are fully qualified and have ample experience in the bush. Bushwalks with these guides are also available, for those that are feeling a little more adventurous. Thornybush Game Reserve, which is just over 5 hours drive from Johannesburg. There is also a scheduled flight every day from Hoedspruit.

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Thornybush Game Lodge

Limpopo, South Africa
  • TypeSafari Lodge

Game Lodge was the first of its kind in the Thornybush Nature Reserve, opening its doors back in 1961. Our thatched main area overlooks a waterhole and riverbed frequently visited by elephants, buffalo and other large game. Sunbirds, attracted to the many aloes which surround the main deck, are just some of the many small delights you can expect on your stay at Thornybush Game Lodge.

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