Thornhill Safari Lodge

Portion 144 of the Farm Geurnsey 81 KU, Hoedspruit, Limpopo, South Africa | Lodge
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Kruger National Park

A travel blog entry by julieblyth on Mar 22, 2014

1 comment, 8 photos

... any rhinos, leopards or cheetahs but it was still an amazing day. Evidently rhinos are becoming harder to find in Kruger due to the poaching problem, this year so far they have found over 170 dead rhinos with the horns removed. We got back to the lodge just after 6 and took a swim to wash off all the dust. We had another beautiful dinner round the fire pit and a couple of night caps at the bar. I think I was in bed by 9 again as it was a 5:30 start the next morning ...

Not just another game drive

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

160 photos

... spotting. Both John and Johan are as excited as we are. We go back the way we had come and spot a hyena. We try to follow it, but it keeps just ahead of us loping away. We get back on the road and lo and behold, the placenta and umbilical cord are gone, we see evidence of the remains having been dragged into the tall grass. Further along, the birthing sac, too, is gone. We knew the hyena would be coming after the birthing remains but Johan didn’t ...

Relaxing

A travel blog entry by makaylaandjo on Jan 23, 2013

5 photos

... and then to see if any hyenas or lions were coming. We watched them until they were almost finished and decided to go back. We got back, had dinner which was semi sundries tomato voccacia (bread) with rosted tomato soup which was delicious! We then had the choice of ostrich or pork, aunty Jo had a little taste of ostrich and she thought it was okay. However I did not have anything because I felt sick. Desert was chocolate same pudding.
We then went for an extra ...

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.

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Kruger National Park by Liam

A travel blog entry by rae_family on Jun 29, 2012

8 comments, 3 photos

... and lots of beautiful birds. When we saw the baboons a big male chased a little baboon and two tiny babies looked like they were playing footy and were tackling each other. It was really funny. We had pizzas for lunch and saw elephants at the viewing platform having a drink. I hope your having fun in Australia. p.s the time difference is 8 hours by Liam the ...

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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!

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Thornhill Safari Lodge Hoedspruit

    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding