• Thornybush Luxury Game Lodge Collection

    Adjacent to the Greater Kruger National Park, within the famous Thornybush Nature Reserve

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  • Thornybush Luxury Game Lodge Collection

    Adjacent to the Greater Kruger National Park, within the famous Thornybush Nature Reserve

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Thornybush Luxury Game Lodge Collection

The Thornybush Collection of Lodge offerings consist of twelve Lodges, eleven of which are located in the Thornybush Private Nature Reserve and one in the Northern part of the Sabi Sand.

A well-known destination for local and international visitors Thornybush has earned its reputation as one of the country’s finest bush experiences.

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Thousand Herbs and Vegetable Garden

While dining at our lodges you might wonder where we get our hands on such wonderfully fresh herbs and vegetables out in middle of the bush? The answer is simple – we grow them where our people grow. Most of our staff members come from the rural villages in our immediate surrounding areas. As part of a thank you to them for making our...

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Reasons to take a Chartered flight to Thornybush

Many of the guests who choose to enjoy their African safari with us at the Thornybush Collection opt for a chartered flight to get here and there are a few very good reasons why.When looking to maximize every moment spent experiencing the beauty of the bush, guests have found that chartered flights to our airstrip are the way to go, sa...

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The value of medicinal plants in remote communities

Nowadays, nature is coming to the fore as a source of well-being more than ever before, but how new are these trends really?The use of plants as a source of healing and good health is widely practised today, but these 'alternative' medicines, far from being the latest fad, have been around for centuries – and it all began in Africa.As the Cradle of...

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Elephant grannies are as treasured as human grans!

I think it is safe to say, and most will agree that grannies are grand, and now scientists have found a new 'use' for these wonderful providers of love, wisdom and warm, fuzzy feelings. Researchers have discovered that African elephants also love their grannies and that these older females play a vital role in ensuring the survival of these youngs...

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What is an African Safari Christmas like?

One thing is for sure, you won't be having a white Christmas while you are on your African Safari, but you will be having a festive time if you stay with us at Thornybush Collection. December is the height of summer in South Africa and, while temperatures may soar, this in no way detracts from your safari experience. Cooling fans, sparkling swimmi...

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Every Drop Of Water Counts

Many of Thornybush's community projects revolve around growing vegetables for the benefit of the local community – both directly as food and indirectly as a source of revenue. However, even the best farmers cannot produce the goods without water, and with South Africa currently in the grip of a punishing drought, this commodity is in very short sup...

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