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Thula Thula Exclusive Private Game Reserve and Safari Lodge

PO Box 87, Ntambana 3881, South Africa
Best prices for your stay
09/07/2017 10/07/2017
1 room
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    2 adults
    • 2 adults
      0 children
      • 0 children
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        • Average3%
        • Poor2%
        • Terrible1%
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        Free Parking
        Multilingual Staff
        Wheelchair Access
        Breakfast included
        4.0 Star Hotel
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        Reviewed 3 days 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

        Thank DanMcCormack
        Reviewed 2 weeks ago

        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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        Thank gfroom
        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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        Thank CarolynOnTheGo
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        Reviewed 13 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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        • Free Parking
        • Multilingual Staff
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        • Bar/Lounge
        • Price range
        • US$404 - US$502 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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        • Family Rooms ,
        • Suites
        • Number of rooms
        • 16
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        There are three of us traveling together (all ladies). We have a choice of the family tent or two separate tents. What are the pros/cons of each?
        22 September 2016|
        Response from FrancoiseDurban | Property representative |
        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
        Is there a time of year that you would recommend for a visit? What would the weather be like at the end of December? Many thanks, Jean
        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.
        Are there any packs of painted dogs in Thula Thula Reserve?
        2 February 2016|
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        Response from Petra M | Reviewed this property |
        Hi, I'm sorry, but I'm not sure about the dog painting. I don't remember seeing any. Petra
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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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