This unique eco-safari destination and wildlife sanctuary is the oldest private game reserve on the Elephant Coast, Zululand, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
Malaria-free Thula Thula Private Game Reserve is just 2 hours from Durban on the Elephant Coast in Southern Zululand, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Both historic and tourist attractions abound in the vicinity of this private game reserve in KwaZulu-Natal.
Diverse game and bird habitats are explored by expert rangers at Thula Thula Private Game Reserve. The experienced guides are always keen to share their knowledge and stories of the South African bush. The owner of this private KwaZulu-Natal game reserve in South Africa is a respected conservationist and author. Guests and day visitors can share his legacy and enjoy magnificent game activities in relatively close proximity to the city of Durban.
The summer months in (October - March) - in this KwaZulu-Natal area in South Africa have hot days and warm nights. The winter months (April - August) are the dry season with generally warm days and cool nights.
The Thula Thula Private Game Reserve on the Elephant Coast in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, is situated only 45 minutes from Richards Bay harbour and airport It is less than 2 hours from Durban. There is a 700 metre (2296.5 feet) airstrip on the property.
From the N2 highway, take the Empangeni turn off (R34) to Empangeni. Drive through Empangeni following the direction of Nkwalini / Melmoth. Take a right turn towards Heatonville, cross 3 train tracks. After the 3rd track at the T-junction turn left onto a dirt road.
Follow the road upward for about 8km (5 miles), then turn right for about 2km (1.2 miles) and arrive at the gate. The gate closes at 5pm. From the Heatonville turnoff the road is signposted.