Thornybush Game Reserve

Unforgettable memories, exotic wildlife and once-in-a-lifetime experiences await at the Thornybush Game Reserve in South Africa. Covering an area of 11,500 hectares, this privately managed reserve is only a five hour drive from Johannesburg. 

Opportunities to meet the amazing native wildlife at Thornybush Game Reserve are abundant including the famous ‘Big Five’ animals of Africa  - the African elephant, lion, cape buffalo, leopard and the rhino. Observe Africa’s wide range of wildlife on a walking safari with experienced rangers and guides who are more than happy to answer any questions you may have about the natural inhabitants of the savannah.

For the more adventurous traveller Thornybush Game Reserve offers 4x4 jeep tours and rhino stalking, a thoroughly exhilarating activity as rhinos can smell humans from a distance of 800 metres. 

Thornybush Game Reserve offers the ultimate in luxury in Africa’s open savannah as travellers are spoilt for choice with a selection of decadent game lodges. Each lodge is in prime position for watching wildlife and is perfect for relaxing after a day of enriching adventure