South African Lodges

Thornhill Safari Lodge

Address
Guernsey Private Nature Reserve
Near Hoedspruit
Limpopo Province
South Africa
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The Thornhill Safari Lodge is in the Guernsey Private Nature Reserve which forms part of the Greater Kruger National Park of South Africa.  Home to beautiful scenic landscapes and a great abundance of free roaming wildlife, this region of South Africa is characterised by wooded savanna, vast bushveld and Marula, Jackalberry, Knobthorn and Leadwood trees.

Thornhill is set only 44 kilometres from the Orpen Gate which leads into the Kruger National Park, this lodge offers an ideal destination from which to both explore the untamed national park with its magnificent wildlife as well as the scenic Panorama Route with its many attractions.

The lodge features Double, Twin and Triple Rooms as well as Family Suites and a Luxury Honeymoon Suite.  The rooms offer convenient amenities and features including en-suite bathrooms, tea and coffee making facilities as well as wooden decks.

Room types:

  • Standard Double
  • Standard Twin 
  • Standard Triple 
  • Family Suite
  • Luxury Honeymoon.

Room features:

  • En-suite bathrooms
  • Mosquito net over the beds
  • Hot water showers
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Wooden decks.

Facilities & Services

The outdoor swimming pool offers an excellent place for refreshment and relaxation during the warm afternoons, in between game drives and sightseeing tours.  Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served outside weather permitting, at the boma around the crackling fire.

Facilities and services:

  • Dining venues
  • Boma / outdoor fireplace
  • Bar
  • Lounge and reading area
  • Swimming pool
  • Internet facilities
  • Meal services: breakfast, lunch, dinner
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry service
  • Sightseeing tours
  • Game drives.

Activities & Tours

Guided game drives are on offer which leads through the vast Kruger National Park.  Other trips include visiting the many attractions of the scenic Panorama Route which include the Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre and the Moholoholo Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre.  The Panorama Tour takes a full day during which travellers visit the various sightseeing location en-route, this is a trip not to be missed.

Activities and tours:

  • Big Five Game Drives
  • Kruger Park Game Drives
  • Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre
  • Moholoholo Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre
  • Mariepskop Tour
  • Kruger National Park Day Trip
  • Full Day Panorama Route.

Guernsey Private Nature Reserve

Thornhill nature reserve is not located in the 'Big Five' region of South Africa allowing travellers freedom while being outdoors.  Guests can safely walk between the lodge's rooms and the main lodge without any danger of wildlife making it also an ideal destination for families travelling with children.  The town of Hoedspruit, the Hoedspruit Eastgate Airport (HDS) as well as the entrance to the Kruger National Park through the Orpen Gate are all located nearby.

The tours through the Kruger Park have guided safaris in 4x4 vehicles and provide the best way to experience the wildlife and nature of this vast national park.  Travellers have the chance of close encounters with lions, elephants, buffaloes, rhinos and leopards in their natural habitat. 

The Bush Walks on the Guernsey Private Nature Reserve with a guide bring nature and all the little wonders of the bush closer to the visitors.  The Full Day Panorama Tour takes travellers to the Blyde River Canyon with the Three Rondavels, Burkes Luck Potholes, Gods Window, The Pinnacle and the Lisbon Falls.  The region's breathtaking views and scenic landscapes are perfect spots for taking pictures.

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  • Air Conditioning
  • Bedside table
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Complimentary Bottled Water
  • Dining Room
  • Ensuite / Private bathroom
  • Housekeeping
  • Mosquito net
  • Safe
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Viewing Deck
  • WIFI

Activities and Tours
  • Big Five Game Drive
  • Kruger Orientation Game Drive
  • Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre
  • Moholoholo Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre
  • Mariepskop Tour
  • Kruger National Park Day Trip
  • Full Day Panorama Route.

  • Boma
  • Cocktail Bar
  • Hotel Bar
  • Information at reception
  • Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Safety Deposit Boxes
  • Swimming Pool
  • Viewing deck

Check in and Check Out Times
  • Check in: 14:00
  • Check out: 10:00
Business Services
  • Hotel Wi-Fi
General Services
  • Basic first aid assistance
  • Game drive safaris
  • Housekeeping service
  • Ice Machine
  • Laundry services
  • Safety deposit box
  • Wake-up call
  • Walking safaris

Available Rooms

Standard Double Room 1

The Standard Rooms provide an intimate old safari style room to which guests can choose either a; double, twin or triple room configuration.  All rooms also have an en-suite bathroom and are fitted with overhead fans.

Room Amenities:

  • En-suite bathroom
  • Tea/coffee making facilities
  • Safe
  • Mosquito nets
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fans.
Single Room R2200
Double Room R2930

Standard Double Room 2

Single Room R2200
Double Room R2930

Standard Double Room 6

Single Room R2200
Double Room R2930

Standard Triple Room 7

The Standard Rooms provide an intimate old safari style room to which guests can choose either a; double, twin or triple room configuration.  All rooms also have an en-suite bathroom and are fitted with overhead fans.

Room Amenities:

  • En-suite bathroom
  • Tea/coffee making facilities
  • Safe
  • Mosquito nets
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fans.
Single Room R2200
Double Room R2930

Standard Twin Room 3

The Standard Rooms provide an intimate old safari style room to which guests can choose either a; double, twin or triple room configuration.  All rooms also have an en-suite bathroom and are fitted with overhead fans.

Room Amenities:

  • En-suite bathroom
  • Tea/coffee making facilities
  • Safe
  • Mosquito nets
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fans.
Single Room R2200
Double Room R2930

Standard Twin Room 4

Single Room R2200
Double Room R2930

Standard Twin Room 5

Single Room R2200
Double Room R2930

Standard Twin Room 8

Single Room R2200
Double Room R2930

Standard Twin Room 9

Single Room R2200
Double Room R2930

Family Suite 11

The Honeymoon and Family Suites offer the ultimate privacy, allowing guests to sit back and relax whilst taking in beautiful surroundings. All rooms also have an en-suite bathroom and are fitted with overhead fans.

Room Amenities:

  • En-suite bathroom
  • Family Suites include: 1 double bed + 2 single beds for children
  • Tea/coffee making facilities
  • Safe
  • Mosquito nets
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fans
  • A wooden deck that overlooks the lodge, the pool area or surrounding bushveld.
Single Room R2640
Double Room R3530

Family Suite 12

Single Room R2640
Double Room R3530

Luxury Honeymoon Suite 10

The Honeymoon and Family Suites offer the ultimate privacy, allowing guests to sit back and relax whilst taking in beautiful surroundings. All rooms also have an en-suite bathroom and are fitted with overhead fans.

Room Amenities:

  • En-suite bathroom
  • Family Suites include: 1 double bed + 2 single beds for children
  • Tea/coffee making facilities
  • Safe
  • Mosquito nets
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fans
  • A wooden deck that overlooks the lodge, the pool area or surrounding bushveld.
Single Room R2640
Double Room R3530

Luxury Honeymoon Suite 13

Single Room R2640
Double Room R3530

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GPS Co-Ordinates

Latitude: -24.519760

Longitude: 31.143493

Directions

Directions from Johannesburg / Pretoria:

Take the N4 from Johannesburg / Pretoria.
Bypass Witbank and Middelburg, turn off at Belfast R33 and continue to Belfast.
From Belfast take the R540 to Dullstroom and then on to Lydenburg.
From Lydenburg take the R36 to Orighstad and continue straight until you pass through the JG Strijdom Tunnel.
From the tunnel continue for approximately 27 km before tunring right at the Reptile Park, taking the R531 towards Orpen.
Continue straight fro about 30km, until the R531 becomes the R40, following the direction to White River.
After about 2 km on the R40, turn left on the R531, direction Orpen Gate.
Drive for about 2km.
At the sign posted Guernsey, turn left onto the direct road. pass through the security gate. Continue along the dirt road for about 8km until you see the signpost for the Guernsey Private Nature Reserve on the right hand side.
Turn right into a corridor road and travel until you reach the entrance gates to the Guernsey Private Nature Reserve.
Once inside, follow the wooden signs to Thornhill Safari Lodge.

Parking

On site parking facilities are provided for guests.

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3 Star

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