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    Thanda Safari

    2.3 km from Thanda Private Game Reserve centre
    • Free Wifi
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    Apr 2 Apr 3
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    D242 off the N2 | Hluhluwe, 3915, South Africa
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    Reviewed 30 January 2015

    Before going to Thanda I did some research and concluded from what I saw and read that this was going to be a "Ralph Lauren Does 'Out of Africa' for The Four Seasons" type of experience. Was I ever wrong, and happily so! Thanda is...More

    Response from ThandaPGR, Manager at Thanda Safari

    Thank you for the wonderful review. I am glad we made your Dream Come True!. We also believe that cultural preservation is as important as wildlife conservation. Thanda is committed to retaining and showcasing Zulu traditions. The activities we offer immerse our guests in Zulu...More

    Reviewed 28 January 2015

    It didn't start off in a very promising fashion when we were left standing at the entrance gate for 30 minutes with no information as to what was going on. Things did improve from there but there are still a few aspects of the lodge...More

    Reviewed 12 January 2015

    We spent 4 days ( 6 game drives)in the Tented Camp and loved it! Dumi and Sabo are the best tracker/guide. We had the opportunity to see the big 5. Saw a python trying to eat an Impala, many elephants playing in the water, lions...More

    Response from ThandaPGR, Manager at Thanda Safari

    Thank you for your recent review.As Thanda comprises roughly of 15000ha it is not always easy to spot The Big 5 but I am very happy to hear that you saw them all including the elusive leopards . The python eating an Impala is a...More

    Reviewed 8 January 2015

    This was my third safari visit in South Africa but the first time our teenage children had been on one. It was just amazing. and the best I've ever been on. The lodges are beautiful with a capital L for luxury. They are large and...More

    Response from ThandaPGR, Manager at Thanda Safari

    Thank you for your positive review of Thanda. We loved hosting your family for the three nights and it is great that you could share this experience with the children. As you may know our rooms are built in the shape of a Zulu Hut...More

    Reviewed 5 January 2015

    I specifically refreshed my tripadvisor account just to come here and comment on this place. We had 4 nights stay for our honey moon AUG/SEPT 2014. Words cannot describe how wonderful this place is, its a once in a life time thing (espec as a...More

    Response from ThandaPGR, Manager at Thanda Safari

    Thank you for making the effort to leave us a good review. We appreciate all the kind words and we are honoured that we could share in this very special time of your life. Our Chef (one of the local Zulu people) feels flattered to...More

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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Breakfast included
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
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    • Multilingual Staff
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    • Pool
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    Room/Suite (72)
    Hotel & Grounds (50)
    Dining (32)
    Bathroom (17)
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    Questions & AnswersAsk a question
    Anne W
    I will be a solo traveller. Would this be suitable for me please? Anne
    20 January 2017|
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    Response from traveldesk2017 | Property representative |
    Dear Anne Firstly I would like to apologise for the delay with this response and I do hope that you do not take this as a reflection on the property. I would like to assure you that Thanda Safari is the perfect place for... More
    I like to be your members of workers how to apply I really want to do my best of cooking skill
    24 November 2015|
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    Response from carlablack | Reviewed this property |
    I can't answer this question
    Doug S
    Were there lions on the game drive at this game lodge?
    11 August 2015|
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    Response from dixiefowler | Reviewed this property |
    Yes plenty of lions and got some fabulous photos too. For me, the big moment was when a bull elephant came really close to our jeep, nothing too scary but I've never appreciated the sheer size of these beasts until that... More
    Room Tips
    "Each suite in the iZulu Villa has views and is elegantly decorated."
    Pakamisa, 3 months agoRead review
    "all rooms have great views!"
    PeteandAly, 3 months agoRead review
    "Choose the tent closest to the main area if you don't want a long walk."
    surfonsun, 3 months agoRead review
    "Rooms nearer the main lodge avoid long walks"
    APOLLO1991, 4 months agoRead review
    "All bush suites seem identical"
    TheRainIn, 4 months agoRead review
    "the Safari Lodge, where we stayed is all great"
    irishiiis, 4 months agoRead review
    "If a choice between Safari Lodge and Tented Camp - the lodge accommodation is better"
    Africatvl, 4 months agoRead review
    "Something for everyone. Butler service with Villa, Luxury in the Villa and main lodge and budget in the tent..."
    Sunkeytravel, 5 months agoRead review
    "All villas are the same, very spacious, with outdoor showers, plunge pools, huge cabana bed, double-side..."
    dixiefowler, 7 months agoRead review
    "All are good- but you have to walk up to the lodge at night in the dark - if you don't want the hike ask..."
    OriginalCher, 8 months agoRead review
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