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Chapungu Tented Camp dishes up succulent Roast Sirloin Steak

When you visit Thornybush Collection during your South African safari, every day is special. As such, you deserve a great meal at the end of every day. What could be better than a succulent sirloin steak smothered in a tasty marinade and roasted to its tender best?In South Africa, sirloin steak is cut from the upper middle of the anima...

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Guest Question – Can Hippo's Swim?

Hippos are the second largest land mammals after elephants and can weigh several tons when fully grown. They spend up to 16 hours a day submerged in water and emerge in the evening to graze on the shore. So, it would seem logical that they are good swimmers.What is Swimming?It's difficult to guess what's going on underwater when these ...

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5 Reasons Why a South African Safari is Great for Family Bonding

If you are planning a family vacation, turn your sights away from the gorgeous beaches and exciting cities of South Africa for a moment and consider this. A Safari is The Ideal Break from RoutineDuring our daily lives, we are all so engrossed in what we must accomplish each day, that there's no time left for anything, let alone communi...

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Giants of Africa – The African Land Snail

In Africa, we like to do things on a grand scale and you're sure to find that out during a safari with Thornybush Collection. Huge elephants, generously large portions come meal time and over-the-top luxury are just some of the things that amaze our guests during a visit here.We also have snails - huge ones. The Giant African land snai...

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Recipe: Pork Fillets Wrapped in Bacon, Pea Puree and Apple Bake

When you spend time at Thornybush Collection you become accustomed to a certain level of luxury. Nobody really expects a gourmet dish of these proportions to appear in the South African bush though.Surprise your friends and family with an unexpected taste of luxury safari dining at your next dinner party. APPLE BAKEIngredients 5 Medium...

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African Safari Question: What is the Difference Between a Cheetah and a Leopard?

For first timers on an African safari, cheetahs and leopards can be hard to tell apart, but once you've seen them on your game drives at Thornybush Collection you'll be able to tell the difference at once. Here's how you'll know straight away.There are many ways in which these big cats are worlds apart, but we'll start with the obvious...

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