Thornybush Nature Reserve Safaris

Set adjacent to the Kruger National Park, the Thornybush Nature Reserve offers a private game viewing experience with spectacular Big 5 sightings - buffalo, lion, elephant, rhino and leopard. Found in the heart of the rolling Lowveld this stunning reserve is characterised by a year round pleasant climate and a landscape that is primarily open savannah; an advantage for game viewing.

Bird Hyena sighting on a Thornybush Nature Reserve safari Cheetah cub
  • A stunning Big 5 reserve
  • Open savannah scenery proves an advantage when searching for game
  • Highly trained guides deliver thrilling game drives and bush walks
  • A range of well-appointed properties providing a comfortable base from which to explore

Explore the sprawling reserve with thrilling excursions both on foot and by vehicle; open Land Rovers are the chief method of exploration, while guided bush walks are an exciting addition to the experience. The reserve holds an impressive biodiversity of species, with hundreds and hundreds of bird, almost 150 species of mammal and over 100 reptiles.

On a Thornybush Nature Reserve safari a range of well-appointed accommodations are on offer, all of which deftly remove guests from the realms of civilisation and place them deep into big game country. Expect comfortable interiors and strong service from these havens in the wilderness.

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