“Neighbours, everybody needs good neighbours!” goes the opening jingle of a famous Australian soap-opera that inflicted Kylie Minogue and Jason Donavan on the world. And as far as neighbours go, you can’t really go wrong with one of the world’s most famous game parks. The Thornybush Game reserve may not be as famous as its world-renowned neighbour, the Kruger National Park (KNP), but it’s every bit as special.
It consists of 10 000 hectares of Africa’s unspoilt bushveld and is Home to the “big five”, as well as a large range of other wildlife species; the game viewing here is considered to be on par with the best in the world. On top of great game viewing, the reserve is also a bird watchers heaven, with more than 280 bird species having been spotted. Continue Reading