More than a luxury lodge, more than a dream safari destination, more than an African escape.
Thanda Private Game Reserve offers an authentically South African wildlife experience matched with
sincere commitment to the Zulu culture and passionate conservation of the environment. Meaning
LOVE in isiZulu, Thanda is known for meaningful safari experiences and close-up encounters with
Africas magnificent Big 5. It is situated in northern Zululand and set on a 14000ha nature reserve. It
is the proud location of 3 very different properties, each with its own style, atmosphere and appeal.
Thanda Safari Lodge, Thandas flagship product, is known for its 9 bush suites, each the height of
luxurious exclusivity and African abundance. Villa iZulu, ideal for celebrities and those with a special
taste for privacy, is a bush homestead beyond any traditional understanding of extravagance and
service. And Thanda Tented Camp, with its 14 grand tents and 1 grande deluxe tent, offers an
authentic safari experience. An early morning or late afternoon safari is the best way to absorb the
sights, smells and sounds of Africa. Guests encounter the Big 5 (lion, leopard, rhino, elephant and
buffalo): the animals that inspire a long-lasting connection with the continent. Apart from the 2 daily
game drives, which are included in the rate, Thanda offers further activities that will make a stay
truly unique, ranging from excursions into the local communities or time spent with the resident
Wildlife Conservation Team to beach picnics on 9Mile Beach in close proximity to the Reserve.
Thanda offers an authentic 5-star safari experience. But it is more than a destination; the
commercial aspects of everything that Thanda does are underpinned by a genuine, sincere and far-
reaching commitment to the local Zulu communities. As such, Thanda strives to play an important
role in the social upliftment of the region, via employment and the preservation of the Zulu culture,
future and people.
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LuxBushSuite 220sqm. Fireplace in lounge TwinBed, indoor/outdoor shower, big bath pvt deck, plunge pool, day bed sala.
No smoking rooms/facilities
No smoking rooms/facilities
Fitness center or spa
Coffee maker in room
24 hour room service
Meal Plan - FAP/Full-board
Express check in
Car rental desk
Audio visual equipment
AM/FM alarm clock
Thanda Dining Room
Suitable attire- CASUAL
Reservations - Not Required
Full American Plan- Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner
Private dining at villas optional
Bush dinners also optional
Outside dining in the African bush. This needs to be reserved in advance.
Terms and conditions
Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.
The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use. All information has been provided by this hotel and not by Orbitz