Location and climate
Thorndale Safari is perfectly positioned in a malaria-free zone of Southern Africa, 100km North of Port Elizabeth, in the heart of the Eastern Cape.
The regional climate is moderate throughout the year and our hunting season is open all year round. For hunters specifically seeking to visit during our cooler months, it is recommended that safaris be planned between March and October. Winter temperatures average between 10°C and 22°C. Summer months range between 18°C and 36°C.
GPS co-ordinates: S 33 26 20 | E 025 14 59
After the Hunt
Our close proximity to a variety of popular tourism destinations within the Eastern Cape provides guests with the opportunity to further experience our beautiful and diverse region. For those who are truly adventurous, the Thorndale team will be more than willing to arrange deep-sea fishing, elephant-back safaris or trips down the scenic Garden Route to our famous wine farms. The area also offers a varied list of attractions including scenic nature trails, historic heritage, cultural experiences and countless water sport activities.
Our miles of un-spoilt, rugged coastline stretch seemingly endlessly and will leave even the well-travelled adventurer breathless. The Sunshine Coast stretches from Tsitsikamma to East London and offers no less than four internationally-recognised, Blue Flag beaches for those choosing to enjoy the year-round sunshine.
Further attractions for the family include: The Daniell Cheetah Breeding Project in Kirkwood, The Casa Mia Health Spa, nestled among citrus trees in Addo on the tranquil banks of the Sundays River Valley and for those looking for some retail therapy Port Elizabeth offers a impressive array of restaurants, shops and speciality stores as well as endless entertainment for the younger guests.
If you’re embarking on a voyage of re-discovery, the Eastern Cape’s diversity, beauty and culture will enthral and enchant you time and time again.