Thornybush Game Reserve, Kruger National Park

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#2 of 13 in Parks in Kruger National Park
Take a safari ride through diverse wildlife of Thornybush Game Reserve, a private game reserve adjacent to the Kapama Game Reserve. Spanning some 11,500 hectares (28,417 acres) of open savannah woodland with areas of thorny scrub, the reserve hosts the iconic "big five" game--lion, leopard, rhino, elephant, and Cape buffalo--among its 147 mammal species. Diverse and accessible wildlife include 114 reptile species and 507 bird species. The reserve has 12 lodges. For a different perspective, book a spot-lit night drive. Put Thornybush Game Reserve into our Kruger National Park online road trip planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • My wife and I had an amazing stay here. The premium suite with a plunge pool was a five star delight in the middle of nowhere. Excellent tranquility. Great food. The pastry chef is brilliant. The staf...  more »
  • We stayed at Serondella Lodge in this private game reserve which was fantastic. This reserve allows you to view all the animals in their natural environment and so many chances to see them all several...  more »
  • We stayed at the ‘tented’ camp of Chapungu which really is in the bush. Enjoy animals like elephant, lion, impala and warthog passing through the camp. The communal area is open and comfortable. Pool ...  more »
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