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Thorndale Safari Lodge

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R75 near Daniel cheetah farm, Kirkwood, Sundays River Valley 6120 South Africa
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#2 of 4 Speciality lodging in Kirkwood
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This award winning game farm and hunting lodge is perfectly positioned in a malaria-free zone of Southern Africa. Thorndale Safari is in the heart of the Eastern Cape, 100 km north of Port Elizabeth. Thorndale Safari’s game lodge has been awarded a five-star accommodation rating from the South African Tourism Grading Council. It is strategically positioned atop a hillside overlooking its 5000 hectares of bushveld, accompanied by a perfect African sunset. The hunting lodge’s luxury accommodation is a truly magnificent way to experience the wild sights and sounds of Africa. We have created a balance between five star comforts and a unique African experience. We are life members of Safari Club International, Professional Hunters Association of South Africa and Wildlife Ranchers South Africa.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Free breakfast
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Business Centre with Internet Access
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R75 near Daniel cheetah farm, Kirkwood, Sundays River Valley 6120 South Africa
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MichaelPuffett wrote a review Mar 2020
Great Brak River, South Africa46 contributions2 helpful votes
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We loved staying here! Stunning views. Amazing staff. The most incredible sense of rest and relaxation. Set on a hill overlooking the valley filled with game it is a must if you are thinking of visiting Addo.
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Date of stay: March 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
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Responded 11 May 2020
Dear Michael Thank you for your amazing 5 star review of Thorndale Safari and our team. We loved having you and your family stay with us and are thrilled that your time spent with us allowed you to relax and enjoy our spectacular views, friendly hospitality and of course those incredible African sunsets. We do hope that we will welcome you back soon but until then stay safe. Please make sure to follow us on social media, we are on Facebook and instagram. Best regards The Thorndale Safari Team
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Brendon J wrote a review Mar 2020
Great Brak River, South Africa3 contributions
5-star service, 5-star hunting, 5-star accommodation, and 5-star views. From when we arrived, we felt at home and we struggled to leave. I will definitely recommend Thorndale for anyone who is looking for a great getaway to rest and even do a bit of hunting as well. Eva, Resse, and Petrus were great and very welcoming. I will be back soon.
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Date of stay: March 2020
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Responded 11 May 2020
Dear Brendon Wow thank you for the amazing 5 star review, we are thrilled that you had such a wonderful time with us at Thorndale Safari. We loved getting to know you and it was such a privilege that you chose us to experience your first hunting trip with. Our team at all times go out of their way to ensure that although you arrive a stranger you leave as a friend. We hope to welcome you back very soon but until then please stay safe. Don't forget to follow us on Facebook and instagram and watch out for new packages and experiences. Best regards The Thorndale Safari Team
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Yasser A wrote a review Oct 2019
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia1 contribution
High quality personal service from the time Our PH Mathew and Reece meet me and my family at the airport until they drop us back . its only 1 hour drive from port Elisabeth Air port The moment we arrived we fell in love with the place . The 5 star lodge was clean and perfectly located on top of a hill over looking to the ranch amazing view. Accommodations were well above what I had expected . High density of quality game on their properties. Quality of food and service is excellent. my PH Reece was Very experienced and professional take care of you from the time you get up until you go to bed. The Lodge staff are very pleasant and always there to assist they took care of me and my family with a big smile I can't think of anything. I am returning next year to hunt with them.
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Date of stay: August 2019
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Response from Leighmy, Director of Sales at Thorndale Safari Lodge
Responded 09 Feb 2020
Dear Yasser Thank you for your amazing 5 star review. It was such a pleasure to host you and your family at Thorndale Safari, you arrived as strangers and left as our special friends. We love the fact that you fell in love with our lodge on top of the hillside in the Eastern Cape of South Africa. Our staff are there to look after you and make your stay with us one that you will never forget. We hope to welcome you all back here very soon. Matt, Reece and the team are waiting. Please follow us on Facebook and Instagram and stay close Best regards The Thorndale Safari team
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Muhammad Alharbi wrote a review Jun 2019
Kuwait City, Kuwait7 contributions
It was a beautiful and one of a kind trip, the people and the place just wonderful. A fantastic and useful experience especially with hunting equipment and the verity of animals it was an amazing adventure . ( Go feather Team 🙅🏻‍♂️)
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Date of stay: April 2019Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Response from Leighmy, Director of Sales at Thorndale Safari Lodge
Responded 11 Jun 2019
Dear Mharb Thank you for your amazing 5 star review. It was such a pleasure to host you and your friends at Thorndale Safari, you arrived as strangers and left as our special friends. We are so happy that you found our animals to be of a very high standard, our equipment in excellent condition but above all we love that you could have an African Safari adventure with us. We hope to welcome you all back here very soon. Matt, Reece and the team are waiting. Please follow us on Facebook and Instagram and stay close Best regards The Thorndale Safari team
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BuYousif wrote a review Jun 2019
Kuwait44 contributions6 helpful votes
I visited last April with four of my friends. We were greeted at the airport by our P. H.’s Mathew and Reece who drove us to the ranch. The moment we arrived we fell in love with the place. The lodge was clean and perfectly located on top of a hill over looking the ranch. The supporting staff were extremely kind and friendly and the food was unbelievably delicious and abundant. Hunting was lots of fun with the guidance of Reece and Mathew. I look forward to planning another trip to Thorndale in the near future. If you ever go there choose to hunt an Ostrich :)
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Date of stay: April 2019Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Response from Leighmy, Director of Sales at Thorndale Safari Lodge
Responded 11 Jun 2019
Dear BuYousif Thank you for your amazing 5 star review. It was such a pleasure to host you and your friends at Thorndale Safari, you arrived as strangers and left as our special friends. We love the fact that you fell in love with our lodge on top of the hillside in the Eastern Cape of South Africa. Our staff are there to look after you and make your stay with us one that you will never forget. We hope to welcome you all back here very soon. Matt, Reece and the team are waiting. Please follow us on Facebook and Instagram and stay close Best regards The Thorndale Safari team
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South AfricaEastern CapeGreater AddoSundays River ValleyKirkwood
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Frequently Asked Questions about Thorndale Safari Lodge
What are some of the property amenities at Thorndale Safari Lodge?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
What food & drink options are available at Thorndale Safari Lodge?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Thorndale Safari Lodge?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Thorndale Safari Lodge?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Thorndale Safari Lodge have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Thorndale Safari Lodge offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.