3 Day Thornybush Game Lodge Safari

From ZAR TBA

ZAR TBA per single traveller

Includes: Return transfers from Johannesburg,  accommodation, open vehicle safari drives, meals as per itinerary, local beverages

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Overview

Thornybush Game Lodge speaks of warm-hearted staff, a stunning riverbed setting and alegacy of excellence. As the first of its kind in the Thornybush Nature Reserve, opening its doors in 1961 already, this original establishment put Thornybush on the map and established a reputation of a world-class safari and game-viewing. Thornybush offers out-of-the-ordinary safari experiences for guests, while also enriching the lives of its staff and the well-being of surrounding communities.

Rates

2024

R TBA per person sharing
R TBA per single traveller

2025

R 31080 per person sharing
R 44580 per single traveller

Itinerary

DAY 1: Johannesburg – Thornybush Game Lodge

Departing from the Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport Bus Terminal by 07:00am, travel eastwards via the N4 motorway through the Highveld of Gauteng and Mpumalanga, and into the Thornybush Game Reserve near Hoedspruit in Limpopo.

The drive may take about six to seven hours, during which you will stop for refreshments.

You should reach the lodge around mid-day and have time to freshen up and relax before you depart on an open safari vehicle for your first afternoon game drive in the reserve.

After watching the sun set you will return to the lodge where dinner will be ready.

You overnight in your luxury accommodation at Thornybush Game Lodge and your lodging includes lunch and dinner. 

DAY 2: Thornybush Game Lodge

Get up very early each morning to enjoy a hot beverage and rusks before departing on the first game drive of the day to catch some nocturnal animals still out hunting, and witness the sun rising.

You will return to the lodge for a late breakfast and can choose to spend the rest of the day lazing around and relaxing in the tranquillity of the bush.

Your afternoon game drive will depart at about 16:00 and return after sunset just in time for another scrumptious dinner under the African skies.

You overnight in your luxury accommodation at Thornybush Game Lodge and your deal includes breakfast, lunch and dinner. 

DAY 3: Thornybush Game Lodge – Johannesburg

On the last morning of your stay you will get up early again, enjoy your hot beverage and rusks, and depart on the final game drive.

After experiencing another African sunrise, you return to the lodge for breakfast before departing to Johannesburg. You will arrive at your drop-off point around 17:00.

Your deal today includes breakfast at the lodge.

 

What's Included

  • Collection from the Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport Bus Terminal by 07:00
  • Luxurious accommodation
  • All meals, teas, coffees, minibar in room and selected snacks
  • All local drinks (soft drinks, house wine, selection of local beers, local spirits)
  • Dawn and dusk safaris in open land cruiser vehicles (FGASA accredited field guides and trackers) and bushveld walks
  • Wi-Fi
  • Drop off at the Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport Bus Terminal between 17:30 – 18:00

 

What's Excluded

  • Spa treatments
  • Anything of a personal nature
  • Anything not specified above
  • Conservation Fee and TOMSA Levy of R495.00 per person
  • Any increases in any of the above costs

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