Draw knowledge from highly trained guides, experience spectacular wildlife sightings and find yourself at one with nature on a Thanda Private Game Reserve safari. Expect an exclusive safari experience from this incredible reserve, whether you choose to stay at Thanda Safari Lodge or the eminent Villa iZulu. The two properties share Thanda's expansive 14,000 hectares for a discreetly private safari, on which you can see some of Africa's most famous inhabitants.
Take-in spectacular and colourful birdlife along with a plethora of mammal species, including warthog, cheetah, hyena and, on occasion, lucky guests can enjoy sightings of rare wild dog. However, Thanda's star attractions are the legendary Big 5; consisting of lion, leopard, elephant, rhino and buffalo, this band of big game should be on everyone's list. If you're looking for something a little different then perhaps you should go in search of the lesser known Little 5.
While twice daily game drives ensure guests make the most of Thanda's big game bush walks allow you to discover smaller mammals and often overlooked aspects of the bush. Setting out on foot is also an excellent way to feel at one with nature.
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From your bush villas, with private infinity edge pools, explore the vast expanse of award winning Thanda Game Reserve, boasting phenomenal game viewing and an incredible experience of the African wilderness.
Thanda Tented Camp offers a luxury tented experience and the chance to explore the vast Big 5 wilderness of award winning Thanda Game Reserve.
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