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Thula Thula Luxury Private Game Reserve

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Private Bag 20025, Empangeni 3880 South Africa See on map
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4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I am on my last day of a truly wonderful stay at Thula Thula luxury tent camp. If you are looking for birds or wildlife this is the spot. Came with a large appetite as the meals are hugh and fantastic. The game drives both...More

Thank Tracey S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow! Wow! Wow!! Our family of 5 had the most incredible stay. We stayed in the tented camp and it was like something from a movie. Our 2 guides Muzi and Senzo were incredible. Their immense amount of knowledge and love of the elephants was...More

Thank Robyn D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Many others have recommended to read the books. Yes!!! Start with The Elephant Whisperer as the history, philosophy and character of the reserve enhance this experience. We stayed in the tent in May, 2018. Food was very good and the staff outstanding. The rangers are...More

Thank GulfBlue
Reviewed 25 April 2018

You have to go to this Reserve if you enjoy elephants. You must also read Elephant Whisperer before you go. The elephants are used to the game drive vehicles and come to say hello, sometime leaning on the bonnet! You see the interaction of all...More

Thank Colin R
Reviewed 26 January 2018

Three years ago my friend Louise told me to read The Elephant Whisperer by Lawrence Anthony. I never got to doing it. In December 2016 I finally read the book. It blew me away. I then decided that Louise and I needed to visit Thula...More

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Non-Smoking Hotel
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Location
South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Zululand > Empangeni
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South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Zululand > Empangeni
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Chewy B
23 April 2018|
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Response from zop2012 | Reviewed this property |
Hey we just got a uber. It only cost £60 for the 2 hour journey! But yeah thula can arrange a pick up I’m sure
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GulfBlue
25 January 2018|
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Response from mooes747 | Reviewed this property |
Yes CC all ok by me too
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Warren A
11 November 2016|
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Response from Margaret B | Reviewed this property |
Hi from cold UK !! I suggest contact Thula Thula direct and they will help you. Enjoy your stay Wish it was us Regards Margaret
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"Tents are best thought of as glamping (indoor plumbing, heated beds and an outdoor shower). Tents rule!!!!"
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"Main lodge"
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"All tents are good."
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"Away from the boma as some guests (happens everywhere) forget they are there to enjoy the signs of the wild!!"
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