The River Lodge at Thornybush is situated in the Lowveld Region of South Africa. The Lowveld spans over two provinces; namely Mpumalanga and Limpopo. The lodge is situated in close proximity to the border between these two provinces; the heart of the Lowveld.
The Lowveld has a tropical climate, with warm sub tropical temperatures and experiences high summer rainfalls.
Between the months of September and March this area receives an approximate rainfall of 620mm.
The average temperature in summer can reach the high 30's ℃ or 100's °F with beautiful and spectacular thunderstorms in the evenings.
Winters are mild and dry at an average temperature of 5 ℃ or 40 °F in the evenings and up to highs of around 30's ℃ or 80's °F, with beautiful clear skies.
However, always keep a rain-coat or jersey handy, as the weather can be unpredictable and remarkable!