Thanda, meaning Zulu for 'love', is a 14,000 hectare Big Five private game reserve dotted with beautiful yellow fever trees. At Thanda you can enjoy a variety of activities including game drives, stargazing, and bush walks.
Thanda Main Lodge
Thanda Safari Private Game Reserve, South Africa
Thanda, meaning ‘love’ in Zulu, is a 14,000 hectare Big Five private game reserve dotted with beautiful, vibrant yellow fever trees.
The nine en-suite bush villas are huge and luxurious with a lounge area, fireplace, minibar, tea/coffee facilities and air conditioning. Outside, you will find a spacious private deck with plunge pool and sala where you can relax and enjoy the views over the reserve. There is also a private boma with fireplace for more intimate meals. The main lodge has a large seating area overlooking a small waterhole and you can pamper yourself with one of the many treatments on offer at the spa. There is also Wi-Fi internet available in the main area of the lodge.
At Thanda you can enjoy a variety of activities including game drives, stargazing, and bush walks. Outside the reserve, the staff can also arrange a boat trip on the estuary at Isimangaliso (Greater St Lucia) Wetlands Park, fishing, horse riding, visiting the beach, snorkeling, birding safaris, microlight flights, midnight turtle tours (Nov - Mar), kayak and canoe safaris or a visit to a traditional village.
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