It is well stocked with many animal species, including the "Big Five", which will be tracked in open Land Rovers on daily game drives.
As a general rule, all inclusive rate applies here, consisting of 2 Game Drives a day, all meals, coffee and teas, snacks, drinks of the afternoon game drives, and local house wines.
Please contact us for special rate packages!
Since its beginning in the 1990's, of a mere 5000Ha, more land has been purchased over the years and added to the game reserve to around 15000Ha, and plans are to extent it further.
The accommodation is superb, and has beside very luxurious main lodges, a tented Safari Camp in colonial style, including a very luxurious "Honeymoon suite", complete with paraffin lanterns and candle lit rooms. Electricity is supplied a few hours a day, and if needed on request from the guests at specific times.
In all accommodation facilities, which is five-star, the kitchen is world class, and lunches and dinners are held in the assigned dining rooms or out in the boma's at the camps, or on many an occasion under the stars away from camp after the night drives, surrounded by camp fires.
Thanda Private Game Reserve is situated just north of Hluhluwe / Umfolozi Game reserve, and is a mere 2.5 hours from Durban. The word "Thanda" means LOVE in Zulu, and the area falls within the Zululand Rhino Reserve, surrounded by other well know Game reserves, like Leopard Mountain Lodge and Bayete Zulu Boutique lodge
Thanda Game Reserve