Getting There – Thornybush GR
O.R. Tambo International Airport (JNB) in Johannesburg is where visitors usually arrive from abroad. Once there, a connecting flight to Eastgate Airport in Hoedspruit is possible. This airport is close to the reserve, and a transfer can easily be arranged.
Another possibility is to hire a car in Johannesburg and drive to the park. Thornybush is situated on the R40 near Hoedspruit, to the west of Kruger National Park. The 450km/280mi drive will take about 5 hours.
Please check Skyscanner, or for multiple-destination flights check Expedia, to see which airlines can take you to O.R. Tambo International Airport (JNB), and what tickets would cost.
Charter flights between parks and lodges are generally arranged by your tour operator, including charter flights to Thornybush airstrip. Domestic flights to Hoedspruit can be booked directly with several carriers:
Please check our Getting There – South Africa page to learn more about passport, visa and other entry requirements.