Thanda Private Game Reserve

Big 5 wildlife and over 400 bird species

Lion walking through Thanda Game ReserveThe Thanda Private Game Reserve is situated approximately 220 km north of Durban, and offers a luxury safari experience and world-class service.

The 14,000 hectare reserve is home to a diverse array of wildlife, including the Big 5 and over 400 bird species, and guests can enjoy game drives in open game viewing vehicles, and bush walks guided by knowledgeable and experienced game rangers and Zulu trackers.

The Zulu culture is fully embraced by including elements of it throughout all aspects of the lodges, and guests will truly learn to appreciate the rich culture of the Zulu people as well as enjoy the fantastic game viewing on offer in the reserve.

The safari spa offers a wide range of treatments which guests can pre-book when booking their safari here. 

Children of all ages are welcome at Thanda Private Game Reserve, and they offer a childrens programme for their young visitors - which is membership to the 'exclusive' Thanda Bucks and Bugs Club!

The reserve is easily accessible from the main N2 highway via a gravel road.  The reserve is also classified as a 'low-risk' malaria area, so please do check with your doctor about taking malaria precautions before you travel here - mosquito repellent is certainly recommended.