Our Values

Safari
Pioneering, Immersive & Enriching

Hosting
Generous, Warm/Welcoming  & Sincere

Community & Our People
Empowering, Collaborative & Game Changing

Vision

To be pioneers in the industry, reflected through the safari experience, community collaboration, our environment and the way our guests feel throughout their interaction with us.

Mission

Delivering ever-evolving safari experiences in a way that is warm, sincere, progressive and enriching for our guests by investing in our teams, our infrastructure and the technologies we use to refine our business processes. This will in turn empower our communities and drive a dedicated effort to support the fragile environment in which we operate.

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PIONEERING
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SPECTACULAR SIGHTINGS
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EXPERT GUIDES
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SPIRIT OF GENEROSITY
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COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

Vacancies

Front of House

An exciting opportunity exists at Thornybush. We are looking for someone with Front of House experience to join the team.

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Sandy O Avatar
Wonderful return to the bush!
5 star rating

From the first enquiry to the final good bye I was given the most wonderful treatment by everyone!The staff at the lodge and the guide and tracker were all excellent, attentive to every need and so friendly!Thank you everyone -... read more

Sandy O

5 days ago
Tamryn Avatar
Unforgettable in every way
5 star rating

Thornybush is a true gem. Our family of five was spoiled from the min we arrived to the second we left. This is a must-do family experience. Our guide, Lindi, and tracker, KG were an exceptional team, we totally lucked... read more

Tamryn

1 week ago
Marinda2014 Avatar
Excellent experience of game viewing as well as nature
4 star rating

The informal arrangements at the lodge immediately made us feel right at home. As did the staff. The knowledge and skills of the tracker together with the great rapport between him and the ranger led us... read more

Marinda2014

1 week ago
NGY Avatar
The most amazing experience
5 star rating

Our first Safari and what an amazing first it was. Simbambili exceeded all our expectations in every aspect. Kel and Ishmael were amazing. Every game drive was a wonderful experience. They are extremely knowledgeable in every aspect from the... read more

NGY

2 weeks ago
HEJAX Avatar
Spectacular In Every Way
5 star rating

Simply the best. Our three nights at Thornybush were magical in every way – far exceeding our expectations. Daniel and John, our guide and tracker, were simply the best. Following tracks and sounds miles off to show us incredible things... read more

HEJAX

2 weeks ago
Drew  K Avatar
Simbambili always a treat to visit
5 star rating

Happy to share that another trip to the special Simbambili exceeded all expectations!!!From Mike our ranger and his trusty Mr T every game drive was a wonderful experience. Thanks for the off roading that allowed us wonderful access to the... read more

Drew K

2 weeks ago

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