Set within the Greater Kruger National Park.

Thornybush is a collection of luxury lodges in the world-renowned wilderness areas of Sabi Sand and Thornybush Nature Reserve in Kruger Park. Big 5 encounters and the sheer diversity of wildlife in the Kruger Park have helped establish Thornybush as a leading destination in the Greater Kruger Park area. It’s the people here, however, that are the real secret to our bush magic. Our guides lead with an expertise and intuition that’s second to none, while our close-knit teams within the Thornybush lodges, from the receptionists to the chefs, create the homely environment our guests recognise as that ‘Thornybush feeling’. Explore Destinations

Beautiful Lodges

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Unforgettable Wildlife Sightings
Life-altering Safari Experiences
Continue with our journey in sustainability and community

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Perfection, nothing to complain about at all
5 star rating

The most amazing place to stay. Everything was perfect, the accommodation, the staff, the food, the game drives, the rangers, and just when you think it can get no better they surprise you with a little something extra, in our… read more


1 month ago
eric p Avatar
What an amazing experience.
5 star rating

Just spent three nights at Thornybush and was blown away by basically everything. The game drives were totally off the hook and far more productive than I ever dreamed. My driver Freedom and his spotter Frank were able… read more

eric p

1 month ago
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Thorneybush Saseka is a must stay!
5 star rating

Wow, doesn’t even come close to expressing how wonderful our stay was at Thorneybush Saseka Camp! All the staff including Pride, showed amazing hospitality and our guides, Joe and Delta, while on our drives, provided more wow moments then… read more


1 month ago
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Unforgettable experience
5 star rating

There is a quiet luxury at Seseka that delivers a feeling of exceptional comfort without being over-the-top. Every detail has been carefully considered- to the interior of the spacious accommodations to the natural elements of design throughout the… read more


1 month ago
Acho C Avatar
Spectacular and amazing
5 star rating

We had two nights and three days there, the rooms were beautiful and very nice. The food and service was first class. Our guide and tracker had lot of experience and were very helpful explaining the wild life. The place… read more

Acho C

2 months ago
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The Best Food Ever!!!
5 star rating

I still don’t know how they did it, but in a place full of leopards, lions, elephants, giraffes, hippos, buffalos and so much more we found some of the best food possible and by far the best guide and tracker… read more

Josh A

2 months ago

Supporting Our Local Community

Thornybush Luxury Game Lodge in Kruger Park created The Thornybush Community Projects, a non-profit organisation established with the objective of nurturing and uplifting our surrounding local community. The majority of our staff come from the surrounding local communities, so we see it as our duty to do our best to make a positive contribution, especially with the needs that are continually evident within such a rural setting. READ MORE

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