Thornybush The River Lodge is located in the 14,500-hectare Thornybush Private Nature Reserve, adjacent to the Greater Kruger National Park in South Africa.
The Greater Kruger area comprises of private nature reserves bordering or close to Kruger National Park. These unfenced private reserves allow for the free movement of wildlife and excellent sightings of a large variety of species.
Thornybush Private Game Reserve, where The River Lodge is located, boasts 147 mammals including the Big 5, 114 reptiles, 507 birds, 49 fish, 34 amphibians and 336 trees, making it an incredible base to admire the local wildlife.
The lodge is accessible by self-driving (5 hours) from Johannesburg or flying to Hoedspruit and getting a road transfer to the lodge. Our Destination Specialists are always on hand, should you need help with car hire, flights and transfers during your safari.