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Thula Thula Exclusive Private Game Reserve and Safari Lodge

PO Box 87, Ntambana 3881, South Africa
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2017-08-06 2017-08-07
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  • Average3%
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  • Terrible1%
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4.0 Star Hotel
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362 reviews
#2 of 10 Speciality lodging in Mkuze
 
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368 reviews
#1 of 1 Speciality lodging in Thanda Private Game Reserve
 
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

In terms of close up encounters with elephants- couldn't be better. We stayed in the tented camps, which were very comfortable, but water and power were both issues during our stay. Be aware this is not a big 5 destination, but the rhinos are not...More

1  Thank DanMcCormack
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Highly recommend Thula Thula! We had such a wonderful time. The staff is fantastic, helpful, very eager to please. We saw so many great things on the reserve. But the elephant experience is second to none. If you've read Lawrence's books, you need to visit...More

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Reviewed 15 May 2017

If you like to see elephants and white rhino up close, Thula Thula is worth a visit. Not all that easy to find, Thula Thula (which means "sleep sleep" in IziZulu) is in the heart of Zululand. Started by the wildlife conservationist, Laurence Anthony, and...More

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Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

Whilst the staff were very friendly and the food was great , we expected more from the accommodation. We stayed in the lodge as the tented camp was booked out . The lodge units , whilst very spacious, are as old as the game reserve...More

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Reviewed 7 May 2017

We have visited many nature reserves. Thula Thula is not really a worthwhile nature reserve. It is all about the elephants and the way they interact with humans. This in itself is interesting enough, if not to say: spectacular, to visit Thula Thula. A wonderfull...More

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Rhino River Lodge
362 reviews
#2 of 10 Speciality lodging in Mkuze
 
Thanda Safari
368 reviews
#1 of 1 Speciality lodging in Thanda Private Game Reserve
 
Kapama River Lodge
1,687 reviews
#4 of 4 hotels in Kapama Private Game Reserve
 
andBeyond Phinda Forest Lodge
363 reviews
#2 of 6 Speciality lodging in Phinda Private Game Reserve
 
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Amenities
  • Top amenities
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
  • Hotel Amenities
  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Price range
  • US$397 - US$467 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
  • Hotel class
  • Room types
  • Family Rooms ,
  • Suites
  • Number of rooms
  • 16
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  • Location
  • South Africa >
  • KwaZulu-Natal >
  • Ntambana
  • Also Known As
  • Thula Thula Exclusive Private Game Reserve And Safari Hotel Kwazulu-Natal
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Sue B
2 July 2017|
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Response from SRichardss | Reviewed this property |
Definitely worth going and the herd of elephants are amazing. Staying in Thula Thula gives you plenty of opportunities to meet them. We had an amazing time.
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wndsrfr11
21 September 2016|
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It is just a question of privacy as family tent is superb and large open plan with 4 beds and large bathroom, and parts of the tent are separated by a wooden screen. So it all depends if tou know each other very well as... More
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WestieMom15
24 July 2016|
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Response from PlBos | Reviewed this property |
Hi, October, November and early December are good. End of December will be very hot.
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"We loved our lodge suite, and our big tent too"
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"All the tents are comfortable and secluded. Main lodge has a swimming pool and very comfortable deck and..."
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"We stayed in a luxury family tent and loved it. It was very comfortable and especially enjoyed the heated..."
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