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Supreme Stargazing at Thornybush Collection

When the lights go out at Thornybush Collection you're in for a glittering surprise. The amazement doesn't end with game drives and boma braais when you stay with us. After Dark ActivitiesIn general, South Africa presents wonderful opportunities to see the night sky from a new angle, but out in the wide open bush is where you will fi...

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Romantic Bushveld Breaks at Thornybush Collection

As one of South Africa's premier wedding destinations, Thornybush Collection is perfectly poised to fan the flames of romance, regardless of the occasion.Planning for PerfectionWhether you are planning a proposal, an anniversary celebration, a second or first honeymoon, or an intimate break to impress the love of your life, we have yo...

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Ticks on Safari

Ticks can be a touchy subject, but they are a part of nature with their own role to play in the ecosystem. Find out more about these small bushveld creatures and how to avoid close encounters with them.What are ticks?Ticks belong to the subclass Acari which is in turn a part of the class Arachnida. They have been around for some time, with fossils ...

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Keeping our Community Gardens at their Best

Thornybush Community Gardens are integral to adding that extra something to our guest's South African safaris. Thanks to these projects we can provide fresh, locally grown produce to most of our lodges every week. How do we get this produce to taste and look so great? Here's one of the ways… Under Cover Tactics We are up for anything ...

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Simbambili Corn Chowder with Red Pepper Pureè and Crispy Sweet Potato

Corn, maize, mealies, whatever you choose to call it, this humble vegetable has been a staple food of Africans for thousands of years. Our corn chowder is inspired by this powerhouse of the continent and we invite you to try it out at home, or join us on a chilly winter's evening for the real deal. Ingredients 60g Butter 2 Onions, peeled and cho...

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Glory Mnisi – Service with a song and many smiles

Glory Mnisi has been charming guests at Simbambili Game Lodge since she started her journey with us in 2002. A star is bornGlory was born in the small village of Utah, close to Thornybush Collection, with 5 siblings to keep her company. Her exceptional work ethic stood her in good stead during her school years, and her gregarious nature led her str...

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