Experience true walk and stalk hunting under the African sun.

R15 000

Valid for hunts up until 31 August 2020



All meals included. Alcoholic beverages for own account.

Hunter keeps meat.

Hunting in the open veld of South Africa’s Eastern Cape is a dream come true for Thorndale guests.

Our professional hunters will ensure that all your hunting expectations are met, and that your hunting experience will be a truly memorable one.

Thorndale Game Farm offers hunters over 40 species of antelope, small game and birds. The preferred method of hunting in Africa is by “walk and stalk” – where you will be assisted by an experienced team of professional hunters, trackers and skinners.



Which documents do I require to hunt at Thorndale Safari?
A valid passport

  • American (USA) citizens need a valid passport to enter the Republic of South Africa
  • European citizens need a valid passport and an entry visa for the Republic of South Africa

If you plan to bring your own rifle, you will also need an SAPS permit for the import and export of your own rifle to and from South Africa (Download SAPS 520 application form)

When is the best time to hunt in South Africa?
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 safari be planned between March and October. Winter temperatures average between 7°C and 22°C. Summer months range between 18°C and 36°C.
What clothing items should I pack?
Pack light clothing and comfortable shoes. Sun-protection is also recommended.
What weapon(s) should I bring for my hunting trip?
  • A .243 rifle is suitable for small to medium game
  • A .270 rifle is suitbale as an all-round weapon
  • Up to a .300 WIN MAG rifle is suitable for larger animals

For those who do not have a weapon, please check our pricelist for rifle hire rates.

We highly recommend using a firearms clearing service at Oliver Thambo (Johannesburg) International Airport or Cape Town International Airport.

Please note: Semi-automatic and automatic weapons are not allowed into South Africa.

Which vaccinations do I require?
No compulsory vaccinations (shots) are required. As Thorndale Safari is situated in a malaria-free zone of South Africa, malaria pills are not necessary. Although every care is taken to ensure your safety, hunting in the African bushveld does have its dangers, and so full medical insurance is also recommended.
How do I get to Thorndale?
Most travellers landing in South Africa, arrive at either OR Tambo (Johannesburg) International Airport or Cape Town International Aiport. There you collect your luggage/rifles and pass through customs and immigration. Once you have cleared through, you will need to board a domestic departures flight to Port Elizabeth – where our team will meet you.

Valid for hunts up until 31 August 2020

This special is for direct bookings only and will unfortunately not take any bookings through agents.

Prices subject to current exchange rates. Please view our hunting terms and conditions. Thorndale Safari offers a number of flexible hunting prices and tailor-made packages to suit the individual needs of all our guests. These include: exclusive trophy hunts, management hunts, “Couples Hunts” and “Father and Son” hunts. All packages include return transport between Port Elizabeth Airport and Thorndale Safari, and are inclusive of all meals, accommodation, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, laundry, and the use of a 4×4 hunting vehicle, professional hunters, trackers and skinners. Please be sure to familiarise yourself with our full package terms and conditions prior to making booking enquiries.
Management Wildebeest
Management Wildebeest
Management Wildebeest
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Management Duiker