Experience four exciting days in one of Africa's greatest reserves: the Kruger National Park. Your days will be packed with exciting safari activities such as game drives and guided walks in the exclusive Thornybush Private Game Reserve.

Thornybush is famous for exciting and regular Big 5 sightings as well as providing many opportunities to view smaller or more familiar animals and many bird species.

This package has been created with families in mind - Thornybush provides a babysitting service as well as a great children's programme, tailored to suit their needs and offering such treats as specialised nature walks, activity packs and children's spa treatments.

  • Tour duration: 4 days
  • Start: Johannesburg
  • End: Johannesburg
  • Destinations:
    South Africa
  • Accommodation:
    3 nights at Thornybush Game Lodge
  • Comfort Level: Luxury
  • Type of Accommodation: Accommodated

Itinerary Highlights

  • Stay at the private Thornybush Game Reserve
  • Enjoy excellent Big 5 & other game sightings
  • Tick off dozens of species of bird
  • Perfect for a family holiday
  • Kids safari club & babysitters
  • Relax with a pampering spa treatment
  • Embark on a nature walk with a guide

Day to Day Itinerary

Day 1

Arrive at the Thornybush

Upon arrival at OR Tambo International Airport, transfer by air to Hoedspruit Airport where you will be met and transferred by road to Thornybush Main Lodge, situated in the Thornybush Private Game Reserve on the border of the famous Kruger National Park.

Arrive at Thornybush Main Lodge, a family-friendly safari lodge long known for their amazing game-viewing and dedicated children's activities. Settle in and if there is time, head out on your first exciting game drive.

Days 2-3

Experience a Big Game safari adventure

Spend the next two days on thrilling big game safaris and guided nature walks. You'll have plenty of opportunities to spot not only the Big 5 but a host of other classic African animals such as giraffe, hippo and cheetah as well.

Children are especially well taken care of at Thornybush: while parents are relaxing by the pool or enjoying a massage in the Wellness Centre, dedicated babysitters and professional guides entertain children with picture books, camp walks and other unique activities.

Day 4

Farewell to the Thornybush

Enjoy one last game drive this morning before being transferred to Hoedspruit Airport where you'll catch your flight back to Johannesburg to continue with your onward arrangements.


  • 3 Nights at Thornybush Main Lodge on full board basis
  • Return road transfers from Hoedspruit Airport to Thornybush Main Lodge
  • Return flight from Johannesburg to Hoedspruit


  • International flights
  • Airport taxes
  • All meals and drinks not specified
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Items of a personal nature

Tour Rates

  • dates rates from
  • 29 Jan 2018 - 19 Mar 2018 $2360
  • 20 Mar 2018 - 08 May 2018 $2360
  • 09 May 2018 - 27 Jun 2018 $2360
  • 28 Jun 2018 - 16 Aug 2018 $2360
  • 17 Aug 2018 - 30 Sep 2018 $2505

Our rates are per person sharing unless we note differently.

Please treat all pricing as a guide only:

  • All rates are subject to availability and may change without notice
  • Single supplements may apply

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