Activities on the Ranch

More than a premium hunting destination, Thorndale Safari offers a variety of activities for guests of all ages and interests. From teaching kids the art of tracking and hunting to scenic trail walks, spa treatments, fishing, game drives and bird watching. Relax by the pool or take a break from hunting, there’s something for every member of the family.

Half day Trip for the whole family

Addo Elephant National Park

Explore a diverse and breathtaking world within the Alexandria Forest, located in the Woody Cape section of the Addo Elephant National Park, now the third largest national park in South Africa. The Park has expanded to conserve a wide range of biodiversity, landscapes, fauna, and flora.

Exterior view of the Thorndale Lodge with the farm in the background

Things to see:

  • Lions primarily found in the southern section of the park
  • Large herds of elephants at Hapoor dam
  • The Interpretive Centre at Main Camp
  • The beautiful Zuurberg Mountain
  • Rolling sand dunes in the Woody Cape section

A variety of activities for the whole family:

  • Game drives
  • 4×4 trails
  • Hiking trails
  • Marine Eco tours
  • Relax at the Addo Indlovu Spa

    Half day Trip for the whole family

    Daniell Cheetah Project

    Take a unique educational Predator Tour led by trained guides and come face-to-face with cheetahs, leopards, lions, African wild cats, hyenas, meerkats, servals and caracals.

    The project is dedicated to the conservation of cheetahs and the re-establishment of pure gene lines, as well as educating the public on the importance of this magnificent species. Don’t miss out on this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to meet these charming animals.

    Three men walking in African bushveld with hunting gear and apparel
    Exterior view of the Thorndale Lodge with the farm in the background

    Full day Trip for the whole family

    Nelson Mandela Bay

    For the more adventurous, there are plenty of beach and outdoor activities to choose from. Whether you’re looking to take a hike through the beautiful nature reserves or go deep-sea fishing, Nelson Mandela Bay has it all. With so much to see and do, you’ll never be bored during your visit to this vibrant region.