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Thornbush Game Reserve

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Adjacent to Kruger National Park, Hoedspruit 1380, South Africa
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Amazing property next to Kruger.

Amazing wildlife viewing! Saw the big five plus many, many more. Love the fact that there are no... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2017
Carol H
Telford, Pennsylvania
Fantastic Safari

On the two game drive daily we got to see the big five and lot of other animals . It was nice to... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2017
Perth, Australia
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Adjacent to Kruger National Park, Hoedspruit 1380, South Africa

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Reviewed 24 October 2017

Amazing wildlife viewing! Saw the big five plus many, many more. Love the fact that there are no longer fences between the national park and the private game preserve - animals can move freely between the properties.

Thank Carol H
Reviewed 5 August 2017

On the two game drive daily we got to see the big five and lot of other animals . It was nice to experienced seeing the animals with out being crowded out with other vehicles

Thank HappyButterfly52
Reviewed 3 August 2017

By far one f the better reserves in SA, good safe drivers with extensive knowledge of the wildlife, birds and trees. Enjoy

Thank Chris E
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Our first safari experience was awesome having been in Thornybush! All the Big 5 are here and some other animals that one doesn't get to see everyday. It is a wonderful escape from city life and makes one appreciate nature even more, and develop a...More

1  Thank AngeliNacino
Reviewed 18 June 2017

The arid terrain was well tended. The roads were all dirt but they were maintained. The game drives were well executed and there was plenty to see but there were long drives were we saw nothing at all. The drivers could have communicated better. We...More

Thank lsobel
Reviewed 16 June 2017

On arrival at Serondella we were met by our host Monica and Chewy....personality plus++++ What a lovely Camp....our rooms were spacious and looked out on the watering hole where we spent many hours watching the different animals come and drink...the baboons were especially entertaining...food and...More

Thank Pamella2013
Reviewed 6 June 2017

We visited Thornybush as a part of our stay at Jackalberry Lodge. We enjoyed every minute of our stay. There are lots of animals on the premises and the small fences have been removed so that animals are able to come and go throughout the...More

Thank bbmom53
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Best bush experience ever. Most amazing sightings of the BIG 5 every day. Staff are amazing, very respectful, helpful and hospitable. It was an unforgetable experience. You won't be sorry if you choose this as your destination.

Thank Terri Voss S
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Thornbush was an excellent experience of wildlife in the african bush. Especially unforgotten moments with elephants, lions and giraffes.

Thank siehstewoll
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Thornybush Collection is comprised of the most beautiful lodges. I visited River Lodge and the setting, colonial interior and service was absolutely breath taking. The game viewing experience is just on another level. I truly recommend Thornybush as a number one option for a Safari.

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