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Thornybush Game Reserve

Adjacent to the Greater Kruger National Park lies 10 000 hectares of pristine African bushveld, which is the 'Thornybush Game Reserve'. With an abundance of bird and mammal species including the 'Big 5', it is also home to various exclusive lodges.

Diverse accomodation caters for most guest's needs from rustic understated comfort to luxury of the finest order. All lodges have sparkling swimming pools and offer exciting dawn and dusk safaris from open landrovers with fully qualified rangers and trackers, and bush walks for the more adventurous.



Thornybush Game Reserve's exclusive Main Lodge with stylish air-conditioned suites and extensive living areas over looks the seasonal Monwana River. From within the suites, each with full ensuite facilities, outdoor shower and private decks, sweeping vistas can be enjoyed over the savannah and ever active water hole.

This lodge has been rated as 5 star by the South African Tourism Grading Council.

Between exciting safaris take a moment to browse in the intimate library or simply relax at the pool with your favourite cocktail as you bask in Africa's glorious sunshine.

Thornybush Main Lodge where attention to detail and highly personalised service make for a memorable stay awaits discovery by the discerning traveller.

Activities & Facilities

Fly-/drive-in safari, Wildlife (Big 5, cheetah, wild dog, spotted hyena, hippo, giraffe and many more!), Birding, Day & Night Game Drives, Bush Walks, Photography, Boma dinners, Air conditioning, Swimming pool, Guerlain Institute .

Rate Include:

Open Land Rover safaris by day and at night to see Africa's big game, accompanied by qualified rangers and Shangaan tracker

  • Environmental awareness walking safaris
  • All meals, boma dinner, teas/coffees.

Rate Exclude:

Park entrance fee, tourism levy, laundry, drinks and curio purchases are not included in the rate and are for the guests account.



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The golden rule here is to pack as lightly as possible.

You don't want to be stuck with a lot of heavy baggage that you might not use anyway.

Space will be at a premium in the safari vehicle and also if you are going to be using a light aircraft to get to the camp.

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