Thula Thula is a 5,000 hectares private game reserve dedicated to the conservation, protection and survival of endangered species. Located in Zululand, just 2 hours from Durban and one hour from Richards Bay.

The reserve is a luxury safari destination where rangers will share their knowledge of the bush on exciting game drives as you watch, rhino, hippo, elephant, leopard, buffalo and many more including over 350 species of birds.

Thula Thula is also home to herd of elephants. With its unique atmosphere, elegant décor and superb cuisine, Thula Thula offers an exclusive choice of accommodation between the Elephant Safari Lodge, renowned gastronomic destination and the Tent Camp, offering an authentic African bush experience in a relaxed atmosphere where children are welcome.

The reserve offer activities, in addition to the safaris included in the all-inclusive stay, such as a visit to the Zulu village, a Champagne lunch in the bush, or a visit to the animal rehabilitation Centre.

Thula private game reserve may be smaller in size compared to other Game reserves in Durban, but the experience is thrilling. On this 4000 hectares of bushland, visitors have access to a wide variety of African animals.

Thula Thula is located almost at the heart of Zululand. It gives visitors a deeper experience of the Zulu culture. All the structures and features at the reserve reflect the way of life of Africans.

Thula Thula Lodges

  • R 16,900 – R 39,00


  • Zulu Village Visit
  • Safaris
  • Game Drives
  • Massage
  • Boma Dinner
  • Cooking Classes
  • Champagne Picnic

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