Day 1: Greater Kruger Park Big 5 game drive
Millions of people from all walks of life have booked safari adventures in the Kruger National Park. All were in search of getting up close and personal with Africa, the way it was always meant to be experienced. At Thornhill Safari Lodge, we welcome you to our world class lodge upon arrival. Once you settle into camp and enjoy a scrumptious, traditional African lunch in the heart of the bushveld, you are all set for your adventure.
Take in the sights and sounds of the African wilderness before we head out for a before heading out on a late afternoon and early evening game drive. We track elusive creatures of the night while being guided by state-of-the-art spotlights.
You are in the midst of one of the most diverse eco systems in the world, with animal and bird species that have captured the fascination of travellers for hundreds of years. This is the time to take advantage of all the great photographic opportunities and capture the beauty of Africa on film forever. On return from your drive we enjoy a traditional African Boma dinner around the campfire, while being serenaded by sounds of the African night. (Weather permitting)
Lunch and Dinner
Day 2: Full Day Kruger Park Safari
Enjoy an early rise as our friendly safari guides meet you for the start of your next safari adventure through the renowned Kruger National Park. The Park actually has an exceedingly interesting history which dates back to 1898. Its purpose has always been to protect the wildlife of the South African Lowveld, providing nearly 2 million hectares of unspoiled and diverse life forms. Considered the flagship of the South African National Parks system, the Kruger is home to an impressive number of species including 336 trees, 49 fish, 34 amphibians, 114 reptiles, 517 birds and 147 mammals.
Your safari kicks off the moment we enter the Kruger, as you explore the best game drives that the Park has to offer. Throughout the day, we explore various view points and waterholes until we reach a remote site for a tasty picnic brunch. Once an exciting day draws to a close, we return to the modern comforts of Thornhill Safari Lodge, we enjoy yet another taste of exquisitely prepared and traditional African cuisine. You then retire for the night, surrounded by the beautiful serenade of the African bush.
Brunch and Dinner
Day 3: Leisure day
This is your leisure day, where you can soak in the African sun, relax at the lodge and sip on cocktails around our inviting swimming pool. Or you and the family can partake in any of our numerous and exciting activities on offer. Take a Big Five game drive, or visit a local animal rehabilitation centre or just spend the day taking in the sights and sounds around you at the lodge.
After a day spent relaxing in the distinct African ambience of the lodge, you can look forward to enjoying delicious African dishes prepared by our gifted chefs.
Breakfast, Lunch (depending on what optional activities are done) and Dinner.
Day 4: Nature Walk
Rising early we head off on a game walk where you can explore the reserve on foot. Our rangers know how to entertain guests with fascinating facts as they lead you in tracking game in the wild.
After a tasty breakfast, we greet you farewell as you depart on the next leg of your journey.