Thornhill Safari Lodge

Address: Portion 144 of the Farm Geurnsey 81 KU, Hoedspruit, Limpopo, South Africa | Lodge
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This lodge, located on Portion 144 of the Farm Geurnsey 81 KU, Hoedspruit, is near Transfrontiers Wildlife Walking Safaris.
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      TravelPod Member ReviewsThornhill Safari Lodge Hoedspruit

      Reviewed by d_murphy81

      5 Day Safari with Intrepid!

      Reviewed Jul 20, 2011
      by (2 reviews) , South Africa Flag of South Africa

      Absolutely loved it, the food was great, the people were really good to hang out with and taught me a lot about the bush. The room I stayed in was very clean and comfortable, with excellent service the whole time. We had all sort of animals wandering around the lodge during the day and night, including Giraffe, Zebra and a Spotted Ginet!

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      TripAdvisor Reviews Thornhill Safari Lodge Hoedspruit

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      Travel Blogs from Hoedspruit

      Safari day 2

      A travel blog entry by lisaandjames on Aug 13, 2014

      24 photos

      ... and not for hunting or zoos. The breeding process is hilarious. The females are in enclosures as they are solitary animals. Therefore, when they plan to breed they send the male cheetahs into an area on the other side of the enclosures called 'lovers lane'. When the male finds a girl he is interested in he lays down by the fence and if she is interested she will lie on her back on the other side of the fence. They then allow him cautiously in to ...

      Not just another game drive

      A travel blog entry by geosan.479 on Dec 16, 2013

      160 photos

      ... out three different wild flowers that the guides are unable to identify. We pick some samples so that Andre can do some homework. He says that there are so many varieties of plants that it is impossible to know them all but they do have lots of books. He also says that sometimes they won’t see the same flower for many years. The amount of rainfall and other weather conditions play a role in determining what plants are around. Johan pointed out a ...

      Super Safari!!

      A travel blog entry by jenscaras on Aug 17, 2013

      27 photos

      ... with lots of exposed wooden beams, thatched roofs, and open-air buildings throughout. The lodge is built in a manner similar to Zulu mud huts.

      The days on safari are spent generally as follows: 5:30 am wake up call followed by 6:00 am coffee and light refreshments, then a 6:30 am game drive returning around 9:30 am. Guests then have about 6 hours of leisure time to spend as they please with typical activities ...

      Gomo Gomo Game Lodge

      A travel blog entry by miromiro60 on Jul 15, 2012

      4 photos

      ... Gomo Private Game Reserve spending one night on route.Matthew took over the driving and later to our relief the road was quiet as suddenly he cursed at the car driving towards him on HIS side of the road - very close I might add - as at the last moment he realised he wasn't in Norway but Africa. Phew
      On this road we encountered a herd of giraffes enjoying the heat of the ashpalt.


      Hooligan or good man? Depends on who you ask

      A travel blog entry by kateinjapan on Jul 07, 2012

      1 comment, 25 photos

      ... but I wasn't sure what leopard was so when Greg came back from tracking the leopard I said "mgala?" (knowing he would reply with the word for leopard) he smiled and said "mgooay" to which I replied, "I'm learning shongan!"he laughed and got back in the jeep. We had a south African braai (africaans for BBQ) out back near the river and had some delicious food and wine. Such a great six days in the bush I did NOT want to leave. We saw a lot on our drive to ...