Thanda Safari is a world of wilderness and wildlife, matched with a deep commitment to Zulu culture and environmental conservation. Thanda means ‘Love’ in the language of the Zulu people, and Thanda Safari lives this ethos in the management of its 14 000-hectare reserve, its three unique properties, and its community partnerships. Experience the ultimate safari and game lodge experience with Thanda Safari, which has repeatedly been named the World’s Leading Luxury Lodge.
A luxury private game reserve and member of The Leading Hotels of the World, Thanda Safari has three distinct accommodation options:
-Thanda Safari Lodge offers 9 exquisite bush suites;
-Villa iZulu is a completely private and exclusive bush retreat, ideal for celebrities, small groups and families.
-Thanda Tented Camp has 15 luxury safari tents for an evocative experience of the wild.
Nothing compares to the feeling of being in a game reserve in Africa. On an early morning or late afternoon safari, all your senses awaken during up-close encounters with the Big Five in their home terrain. The lion, leopard, rhino, elephant and buffalo: these icons of the African wilderness inspire a lifelong connection with Thanda Safari and this beautiful continent.