From its hillside position, the lodge commands gorgeous panoramic views across thick natural bush.
Nine luxurious, African-chic villas feature secluded bomas for intimate meals, private decks with heated pools and a thatched sala with a daybed. In fact, should guests prefer, they can remain in their personal spaces, minimising interaction with others. Thanda Safari Lodge is decorated in a contemporary, Zulu-heritage style, incorporating tradition and sophistication. Central areas include an award-winning spa, boma, lounge and dining area as well as a pool and wine cellar.
Luxurious, African-chic villas
Open all year
In addition to morning and afternoon game drives and bush walks, guests have the opportunity to work with the conservation team for a day – tracking the Big 5 if possible and even assisting the team, by appointment, with things like:
This is a 14000 hectare Big 5 Game Reserve that is also home to the Little Five (elephant shrew, rhino beetle, leopard tortoise, ant lion and buffalo weaver). Also including cheetah, hyena, warthog and the occasional wild dog, as well as abundant bird and plant life.