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    Thanda Safari Lodge

    P450 Bayala Hluhluwe | KwaZulu Natal, 3915, South Africa
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    Reviewed 30 June 2015

    I stayed here in October 2014 (bit slow on the review sorry) for a wedding. Basically it was everything I could have hoped it would be and more. I stayed in a luxury tent, it was perfect. Warm, dry and comfortable. I have food allergies...More

    Thank Catstar
    Response from ThandaPGR, Manager at Thanda Safari LodgeResponded 1 July 2015

    We really appreciate you taking the time to do a review ,no matter how much later it is. We pride ourselves in exceeding guest expectations and are happy to hear all yours were , including the cheap earrings. Our Kitchen team pride themselves in going...More

    Reviewed 6 June 2015

    We stayed for three nights, the accommodation is stunning, more room than most peoples homes - and that was just for us, no sharing. The entire experience was fabulous. The food, the staff, the incredible game drives with sundowners. Our experience with the conservationists working...More

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    Response from ThandaPGR, Manager at Thanda Safari LodgeResponded 1 July 2015

    Thank you for your Fabulous review. Yes working with our wildlife team on one of their tasks can be very rewarding on its own. At Thanda we offer an additional activity of In the path of Wildlife. This activity gives you the opportunity to work...More

    Reviewed 30 May 2015

    First, a disclaimer. My wife and I stayed here for two nights in late April, ‘15. We had booked the tented camp but when we arrived we learned that the camp was undergoing maintenance and we were receiving a free upgrade to the lodge. To...More

    1  Thank NaMakani
    Response from ThandaPGR, Manager at Thanda Safari LodgeResponded 1 July 2015

    Thank you for the amazing review. At Thanda we believe that we are more than a luxury lodge, more than a dream safari destination and more than an African Escape because we offer an authentically South African wildlife experience, matched with sincere commitment to the...More

    Reviewed 24 May 2015

    Exceptional location, luxury lodges , outstanding staff and customer service, amazing Safari experiences would put this on the top 5 of our travel adventures, work wide!! Meals were delicious and had a wide variety of international and local cuisine. Elephants drank prom our private pool...More

    Thank JULIE5101984
    Response from ThandaPGR, Manager at Thanda Safari LodgeResponded 1 July 2015

    Thank you for the review. Yes seeing the Big 5 is always an exceptional experience on its own, let alone the elephants drinking from you pool. Our Executive Chef & her team try to mix local and international cuisine giving our guests delicious choices to...More

    Reviewed 16 May 2015

    Sometimes words can fall so far short of truly capturing an amazing experience. This is one of those times. From the moment we arrived to the moment we reluctantly left, there was never a time that we weren't awestruck by the scenery, the adventure, the...More

    Thank MarcInSA
    Response from ThandaPGR, Manager at Thanda Safari LodgeResponded 1 July 2015

    As you say words cannot always describe an experience and we really appreciate you taking the time to try and describe yours. Thanda is an extremely private game reserve and our dedicated staff are the only people you will encounter on the roads whilst you...More

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    • Pool
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    • Spa
    • Breakfast included
    • Free Internet
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    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
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    • US$561 - US$1,785 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Number of rooms
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    Sezzy78
    23 August 2017|
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    Response from Lara S | Property representative |
    Good Day Sezzy78, WiFi is available at Thanda Safari Lodge in all public areas and in the Bush Suites but can be intermittent depending on the weather. Electrical appliances such as Hairdryers (we have these in the suites... More
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    Jang53
    5 August 2017|
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    Response from Lara S | Property representative |
    Good Evening, The rates include accommodation, three meals per day, two game drives per day as well as selected local beverages. Thank you for your interest in Thanda. Best Regards, Lara Soldat Reservations and Yield Manager
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    Anne W
    19 January 2017|
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    Dear Anne Firstly I would like to apologise for the delay with this response and I do hope that you do not take this as a reflection on the property. I would like to assure you that Thanda Safari is the perfect place for... More
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    "If you go for 4 days, stay two nights in the tents and two in the lodge."
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