Thanda Tented Camp
Thanda, meaning Zulu for 'love', is a 14,000 hectare Big Five private game reserve dotted with beautiful yellow fever trees. The intimate tented camp consists of 15 luxury tents (twins and doubles), each with a small viewing deck and en suite bathroom.
One is a special honeymoon tent with a Jacuzzi bath on the deck. The emphasis here is on getting away from it all, so there is no Wi-Fi here, and hair dryers are not allowed to be used (due to the generators used for electricity). Some tents have a bathtub and outdoor shower, others have no bathtub but both an indoor or outdoor shower — please let your Audley specialist know if you have a preference. There is a main dining tent and a thatched sala with comfortable chairs to relax in and a swimming pool with stunning views of the reserve.
At Thanda you can enjoy a variety of activities including game drives, stargazing, and bush walks. The staff can also arrange activities outside of the reserve, including a boat trip on the estuary at iSimangaliso (Greater St Lucia) Wetlands Park, fishing, horse riding, visiting the beach, snorkelling, birding safaris, microlight flights, midnight turtle tours (November to March), kayak and canoe safaris or a visit to a traditional village.
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Where possible, we like to offer a range of accommodation for each stop of your trip, chosen by our specialists as some of their favourite places to stay. To help you make the right choice, we give each property a rating based on its facilities and service, but we also look for hotels with distinct character or a location that can’t be bettered.
Thanda Safari Private Game Reserve
Thanda Safari Private Game Reserve and nearby places
- Phinda Private Game Reserve 14 miles away
- Lake St Lucia 24 miles away
- iSimangaliso Wetland Park 25 miles away
- Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Park 30 miles away
- The Elephant Coast 73 miles away
- The Battlefields 99 miles away
- Eswatini 95 miles away
- Umhlanga Rocks 146 miles away
- Durban 155 miles away
- Spioenkop 170 miles away