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Hluhluwe Birding at Thornwood

Hluhluwe Birding at Thornwood

By Lorna Rae Dupree I woke up to a light tapping sound. What could that be, I thought. I got out of bed and opened the mosquito-netted roller doors. I poked my head around the corner and there he was. A small malachite kingfisher tapping on the mirror in the living...
Feed an Elephant at Bayete

Feed an Elephant at Bayete

It’s not an everyday occurrence…to stick your hand full of pellets in an elephants mouth that is…but it definitely is one that you will want to do again. After a hearty breakfast, we took an hour drive to the Bayete Elephant Interaction. Hosting a unique elephant...

Sand Forest

Thornwood is surrounded by four different ecosystems:  sand forest, grasslands, wetland and thorn scrub. Today we are going to learn about the rarest of them all, sand forest. Sand forest covers a smaller area than any other forest types in South Africa. It is...

Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy   Last updated: 01 August 2017   Thorn Investments (“us”, “we”, or “our”) operates http://www.thornwood.co.za (the “Site”). This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use and...

Travel Information

Travel Information for South Africa and Hluhluwe Traveling to a new country is always exciting and it is also always important to be prepared. Below are some useful travel tips and information for your stay in South Africa and Thornwood in Hluhluwe.   Area and...