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South Africa luxury safari holiday at Thanda Private Game Reserve in the heart of Northern Zululand. We have great specials at Thanda Private Game Reserve.

 Thanda Private Game Reserve romance
PAY STAY OFFERS
Enjoy complimentary nights at Thanda Safari Lodge or Thanda Tented Camp with our Pay Stay Offers. Package rates are per person sharing and do not apply to groups.

STAY 4 NIGHTS, PAY FOR 3: May, June, July, August 2019 & 2020
STAY 7 NIGHTS, PAY FOR 5: All Year Round in 2019 & 06 January - 15 December 2020
THANDA SAFARI COMBO (4 NIGHTS)
Stay 2 nights at Thanda Safari Lodge and 1 night at Thanda Tented Camp and get an extra night at Thanda Tented Camp FREE.
Valid until 20th December 2018 and 6th January - 20th December 2019 (not applicable in 2020).
 
The inimitable integration of South Africa’s best climate and rehabilitated and rich bush land has made Thanda home to amazing wildlife and over four hundred bird species. Ignite your imagination and open your mind to an extraordinary experience for your soul, mind and body. It’s the unique and sought after balance between energizing and exclusive relaxation that we want to share with you and your dear ones.

A unique bush experience combined with a cultural and ecological element offering guests a special retreat into luxury and value for money.

As the world’s leading luxury game lodge, Thanda Private Game Reserve offers guests a choice between the opulence of the main lodge and the rugged refinement of the safari-style tented camp. Both options offer five star accommodation and service in very private surroundings. Accommodation packages at both the main lodge and tented camp include all meals, and game activities and selected local beverages.

Early morning and late afternoon game drives in search of the elusive Big Five are conducted in open Land Rovers under the supervision of knowledgeable rangers and trackers. Other wildlife on Thanda's 7800-ha property include the very entertaining wild dog, cheetah, hyena, warthog and plains game as well as an abundance of bird life.
Viewing the Big Five by open Land Rover and sunbathing next to your private splash pool are but two of the activities you can experience during your stay at Thanda.

Being so close to the Indian Ocean, Thanda is able to offer a world-class bush and beach breakaway with trips to nearby Isimangaliso, formerly known as St. Lucia, (a World Heritage Site) an essential part of your holiday. Horse riding on the beach, cultural excursions, whale watching, diving packages and snorkel safaris are just some of the options that Thanda has on offer.
 
Thanda, meaning ‘love’ in Zulu, is an expression of the magical union of powerful Zulu culture, wildlife, romance and exclusivity. Reawaken the fire in your relationship with Thanda Safari Lodge honeymoon package.
 
Thanda Private Game Reserve - Main Lodge
Thanda Private Game Reserve lounge area at Main Lodge
 
The main lodge encompasses nine bush suites which offer guests the epitome of self-contained privacy and sheer luxury. Circular in structure and reminiscent of a traditional homestead against a hill, each of the suites boasts a breathtaking view of the surrounding game reserve. 220 m2 in size, each suite has its own spacious lounge area and master bedroom with inter-leading fireplace. A thatched outdoor game-viewing deck (sala) and infinity pool offer refreshing solace from the summer heat. Each of the villas has a full en-suite bathroom complete with an enormous oval shaped bath and indoor and outdoor showers. The villas are all equipped with private bomas for an intimate and romantic dining experience.
Should the urge arise to venture beyond your private retreat, the lodge's public areas include a library, business centre, finely-stocked wine cellar and cigar bar, as well as a choice between romantic dining venues in the heart of the African bush.
 
Thanda Tented Camp
Thanda Private Game Reserve Jabula Tent
 
Known as Thanda Tented Camp, this camp is built in colonial-safari style. Each spacious tent comes with a private sun deck and en-suite canvas bathroom. The camp is non-electrified but does have limited solar and battery power with a back-up generator to power the tents for a few hours each day for guests to charge cameras and phones.
Public facilities at the tented camp include a dining tent, a boma area, and a sala consisting of an ‘open-air’ lounge and a splash pool.
 
Within Thanda Tented Camp lies Thanda’s Jabula Tent. Meaning 'happiness' in isiZulu, it is romantic and private, yet beautifully spacious. Decorated in sophisticated safari chic, it is ideal for bridal couples, honeymooners, special occasion travelers as well as families wanting to share with each other under one canvas roof. The Jabula Tent has a king-sized bed and separate lounge, en-suite canvas bathroom with outdoor shower, splash pool and spectacular views of the 14 000ha game reserve. While it nestles off to the side of Thanda Tented Camp, it is both near to and slightly remote from the shared areas, to enable true solitude. The Camp is characterized by minimal artificial lighting and limited electric power, relying instead on firelight from the boma, paraffin lanterns and a back-up generator. As a deterrent to wild animals, there is a partial electrified fence along the perimeter of Thanda Tented Camp. The camp’s shared areas include a reception area, a curio shop, a recently refurbished lounge area, a dining area featuring authentic African curios, a large rim-flow pool surrounded by loungers and umbrellas, a new boma and a spa – all decorated in natural shades and complemented by the rich, warm hues of the African sunset. If required, further beds for an additional 2 children, can be set up in the Jabula Tent. Thanda Tented Camp does not admit children under 6 years old.
 
Thanda Main Lodge Normal Rates
LOW SEASON
May, June, July, August and 01-15 December  2019
MID SEASON
06 January - 18 April, 23 April - 30 April & 01 September - 30 November 2019
PEAK SEASON
19 April - 22 April & 16 December 2019 - 5 January 2020 (2-night minimum stay)
Per person sharing per night  R 7 416 R 8 725 R 9 772
Single per night R 11 118 R 13 080 R 14 650
Per child 2 – 16 years of age sharing with 2 full paying adults R 3 708 R 4 363 R 4 886
Thanda Tented Camp Normal Rates
Per person sharing per night  R 3 172 R 3 732  R 4 180 
Single per night R 4 759 R 5 598  R 6 270 
Per child 6 – 16 years of age sharing with two full paying adults R 1 586 R 1 866   R 2 090
Jabula Tent at Thanda Tented Camp Normal Rates
Per person sharing per night  R 4 862 R 5 720 R 6 406
Single per night R 7 293 R 8 580 R 9 610
Per child 6 – 16 years of age sharing with two full paying adults R 2 431 R 2 860 R 3 203
 
Thanda Main Lodge Normal Rates
LOW SEASON
01 May - 31 August 2020
MID SEASON
06 January - 30 April & 01 September - 15 December 2020
PEAK SEASON
16 December 2020 - 10 January 2021 (2-night minimum stay)
Per person sharing per night  R 8 215 R 9 335 R 10 455
Single per night R 12 332 R 14 002 R 15 682
Per child 2 – 16 years of age sharing with 2 full paying adults R 4 107 R 4 668 R 5 228
Thanda Tented Camp Normal Rates
Per person sharing per night  R 4 393 R 4 992 R 5 591
Single per night R 6 589 R 7 488 R 8 387
Per child 6 – 16 years of age sharing with two full paying adults R 2 196 R 2 496  R 2 796
Jabula Tent at Thanda Tented Camp Normal Rates
Per person sharing per night  R 5 386 R 6 120 R 6 854
Single per night R 8 078 R 9 180 R 10 282
Per child 6 – 16 years of age sharing with two full paying adults R 2 693 R 3 060 R 3 427
 
Includes:
THANDA SAFARI LODGE:
Luxury accommodation, two game drives per day with professional guide and tracker, all meals and selected local beverages (soft drinks, house wines, local spirits and beers), bush walks with specialist walking guides, in-room minibar, wifi and laundry.
One private boma dinner with stays of 4 nights or more.
 
THANDA TENTED CAMP:
Tented accommodation, two game drives per day with professional guide and tracker, all meals and selected local beverages (soft drinks, house wines, local spirits and beers), wifi in public areas.

Excludes:
Spa treatments
Cellar wines and champagnes and all imported spirits and beers
Private in-suite dining at R 950 per couple.
Private bush dinners at R 2 000
Transfers to/from lodge
Laundry at Thanda Tented Camp
Curios, gratuities & telephone calls
Conservation Levy per person per stay (2019 - R 175 & R195 in 2020)
 
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