Thornhill Safari Lodge is located within the Greater Kruger Park ecosystem – South Africa, a mere 40km from Kruger Park’s Orpen gate. This area is a premier eco- tourist destination, with ever present views of the Drakensburg Escarpment.
Thornhill Safari Lodge is the ideal answer when you are looking for accommodation near Kruger and the absolute best game viewing experiences. We offer affordable getaways with comfortable rooms and excellent facilities in 13 authentic thatch-roof chalets at Thornhill Safari Lodge. Vibrant fabrics and local hardwood furniture all create that rustic yet stylish bush atmosphere. All bedrooms have en suite facilities, air -conditioning, mosquito nets and wooden decks that overlook the lodge, pool area and surrounding bushveld.
We cater for group bookings; individual guests on self-drives, fly-in safaris and honeymoon couples. Transfers can be arranged from both Hoedspruit Eastgate Airport and Kruger Mpumalanga International Airports.
Thornhill Safari Lodge offers a variety of rooms to choose from, catering for each guest’s individual needs. All our rooms are individually decorated and comfortable, each with private en-suite bathrooms. We can accommodate a variety of accommodation needs, from a luxury honeymoon suite to a standard family room.
The standard rooms offer an intimate old safari style room with either an option of a double room with a 4 poster bed, twin rooms with two single beds or a triple room with three single beds, all standard rooms have en-suite bathrooms and are fitted with overhead fans and air-conditioners.
The luxury family rooms are suited for the family with small children that want to share a room with their parents. Offering one extra length king size bed with two single extra length beds or the room can accommodate four single extra length beds. Each luxury family room has an air-conditioner.
We have two honeymoon suites, which are perfect for the romantic getaway. Each suite offers extra-length king size beds, en suite bathroom with corner bath tubs, outside showers and air-conditioner.
The magnificent Kruger National Park and renowned Private Game Reserves within our area.
Experience the thrill of tracking Africa’s Big Five, namely Buffalo, Rhino, Elephant, Lion and Leopard through the African bush on dawn and dusk game drives in open Safari Vehicles. All Kruger Park game drives are conducted by Thornhill’s experienced rangers and game trackers ensuring that your safari will remain an unforgettable experience.
Our game drives offer the perfect opportunity for close encounters with Africa’s Big and Small Five and are a photographers dream. Big Five Game drives are conducted on a daily basis and can be tailor-made to suit your every desire.
Clothing Tip: Pack a warm jacket as early morning and evenings can be cold.
The African bush takes on a different aspect when you’re on foot. Once again our experienced guides will take you walking in search of some of the most wondrous animals in Africa.
Along the journey, you will learn more about the flora and fauna, the magnificence of the creepy-crawlies and the multitude of cultural and medicinal benefits that befall this wondrous land we inhabit. Their knowledge of the fauna and flora in the area is phenomenal and they are adept at unraveling well-kept secrets of nature.