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Thanda Private Game Reserve

5.0 of 5 Lodge   |   D242 off the N2, Hluhluwe 3960, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
krzysztofm57 Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

October is a perfect time for this area. Game viewing and rangers Sandiswe and Zaxs were absolutely fantastic. They have a great knowledge of wild life and can track all you really want. The 3 nights with 6 game drives is sufficient.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For our honeymoon, my husband and I decided to check South African Safari off our dream vacation list. After a lot of research we decided to go to Thanda for the first half of our trip. And I'm so glad we did - it certainly lived up to the photos and descriptions on the website! What an AMAZING place. From... More

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Carefree, Arizona
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

This is our third year doing safari camps in South Africa and Thanda Tented camp proved to be the worst of all. It started out poorly from the time we arrived. We were instructed that the first pick up time at the gate was at 14H00 and then every half hour after that until 17H00. We arrived just shortly after... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Our family of 4 were recently lucky enough to spend 3 nights in the tented accommodation at Thanda. The most luxurious tents we had ever come across. Everything about our stay was magical from the initial meet and greet from Oliver the wonderful meals especially the evening meals outside and the staff who took customer service to new heights with... More

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We visited Thanda for a good friend's wedding, and wow, we are so lucky to have had this opportunity!!! The warmth, hospitality, wonderful game drive adventures, meals, luxurious rooms, amazing treatment of the wedding couple, introduction to Zulu culture - everything and more was unbelievable. We will never forget our time here and hope to return again!!

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Huddersfield, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

We had 7 totally fantastic game drives, managing to view all the animal we dreamed of a number of times except a Leopard. Memories of the pride of Lions playing will stay with us forever. Willard, our driver was exceptional, very entertaining and informative throughout. July air was perfect, warm blue skies and no flies at all. Room suites were... More

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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We stayed 2 nights in Villa isiZulu at Thanda Private Game Reserve. Lucas the villa manager was amazing and very attentive to everyone staying at the villa he was very friendly and always had a smile on his face. His team was always on hand, at meal times (and even turning the beds down at night). The rooms were clean,... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We booked a series of accomodation & activities through GoAfrica - South Africa (cant speak highly enough of them) with the first hotel/experience being at the Thanda Private Game reserve. My group covered 3 generations of our family (16 - 74) and we were all very well catered for during our 3 night stay. This is a very well appointed... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We stayed 4 nights and the whole experience was absolutely superb. Luxurious accommodation, pampered service, delicious food. The wonderful scenery and rugged terrain really added to the experience. Driving out in the morning and afternoon was seamless, with really knowledgeable guides and fantastic trackers, we saw all the animals you'd ever want to see, really close and without any sense... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

we stopped here for the elephant interaction on the way to our camp. they show a lot of love and knowledge for their elephants. make sure you have your cameras ready. would do it again in a heartbeat.

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Address: D242 off the N2, Hluhluwe 3960, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > Zululand > Hluhluwe
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Thanda Private Game Reserve 5*
Number of rooms: 29
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