What our guests say…

Chris Robinson – UK

"This was our second visit to Thorndale, and we yet again had another fantastic time. When you leave Thorndale and South Africa you leave as good friends, planning your return visit."


"The six days we spent at Thorndale contributed to the best hunting experience we could have dreamt of. The Hunting Professionals were knowledgeable and the Landscape impressive. Our accommodation was world-class and the staff friendly! We got to learn a lot about the animals and have experienced South Africa at it’s best… We will definitely…"

Alberto & Fernando – Spain

"We have been on other Safaris before, but this time we have met such kind and friendly people that exceeded our expectations by far. Beautiful landscape, magnificent accommodation and an unbelievable hunting experience!"

Butch Wheasler & Taunya

"My girlfriend, Taunya, and I spent 10 days at Thorndale Safari and it was everything I hoped for and more. They were most gracious hosts and treated us like family. The staff was top notch, my PH (Mossie) and Tracker (Freddie) never ceased to amaze me and were tireless. I even hunted with my shotgun…"

Gustavo & Natalia Bernal – Argentina

"Thank you very much for your hospitality. We had a very good time on your farm. The lodge is so comfortable and the whole team is professional and friendly. There are a lot of wild animals and the Trophy Hunts are great! We are hoping to return soon… Thanks again!"

Jesper Andreasen – Copenhagen, Denmark

"I stayed at Thorndale Safari for 7 days and I had a blast. Thorndale Safari has an abundance of game, varied terrain and, not least, friendly and service-minded staff that ensure a warm and relaxed no-rush atmosphere. Food, drink and accommodation are great. I highly recommend Thorndale Safari for both experienced hunter, as well as…"

Alison & Richard Long – Bristol, UK

"Trip of a lifetime…? My husband wanted to shoot in South Africa for his 50th birthday. What a mistake that was?! He has now been 14 times! And Thorndale Safari have got a lot to answer for… It is not just the hunters that get taken care of. I adopted the – “If you can’t…"

Mohammed Desai

"After reading the article by Engee Potgieter on the Cape Grysbok, it was my dream to hunt one of Africa’s tiny ten. I knew it was difficult and I searched the internet for hunting farms that offer the Cape Grysbok. I eventually contacted Thorndale Safaris, who were most obliging and helpful. I was also very…"


"I have trophy animals from across the US, but I have never had so many great hunting adventures as I had over the past couple of weeks I spent at Thorndale Safari. Not only were all my expectations met, but exceeded. The hunts were draining and exciting. The experience is all I ever dreamed of…"

Anna, Leif, Viktoria, Sofie & Philip

"Thank you so much for making our stay with you so special. We felt at home – only after 2 nights, which is quite an achievement. We also enjoyed the visit to the Abalone Farm. That was interesting and again we were treated with great hospitality."