Getting to Thornybush Game Lodge

Thornybush Game Lodge is situated in the Thornybush Game Reserve, South Africa, within an area of 11 500 hectares which almost guarantees exceptional game viewing.

Thornybush Game Lodge is in the heart of the Lowveld, adjacent to the world famous Kruger National Park and covering 11 500 hectares of pristine African bushveld which form the Thornybush Game Reserve, South Africa, home to an abundance of bird and mammal species.

Thornybush Game Lodge is situated in the Thornybush Game Reserve, South Africa, 5 hour scenic drive from Johannesburg through Mpumalanga. Thornybush Game Lodge is nestled within an area of 11 500 hectares, in the heart of the Lowveld and it guarantees exceptional game viewing.

How to get there

By Road

Eastbound out of Johannesburg take the N4 to Witbank, bypass Middelburg and then turn left off the N4 to Belfast - proceed to Dullstroom and Lydenburg - R36 to Ohrigstad and Strijdom Tunnel - R531/R527 to and through Hoedspruit to junction. Turn right, Klaserie direction. After 6km, turn left into Argyle Road and follow Thornybush signboards to Thornybush Game Reserve.

By Air

Flight transfers from Cape Town and Johannesburg to Hoedspruit can be arranged.

By Private Charter

Thornybush has its own 1,2 km tarred runway located on the reserve.


-24 degrees 24'50 sec S
31 degrees 09'30 sec E

HSV 140 degrees DME 7.6 NM

05/23 - Land uphill 23, 1200 metres (tar)

1900 ft Radio Frequency: 131.75

Thornybush Game Reserve - South Africa
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  • Saturday. 08:00 - 12:00
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