This pristine KwaZulu-Natal game reserve in South Africa is situated close to Durban in a malaria-free area. Tala is close to Pietermaritzburg and offers plains, grasslands and rivers.
Tala Game Reserve is a wildlife sanctuary which spans nearly 3 000 hectares of pristine natural plains and grasslands. This KwaZulu-Natal game reserve in South Africa can be reached in about 45 minutes from Durban. There is no predatory game at Tala which encourages a relaxed atmosphere among the resident animals.
This KwaZulu-Natal game reserve in South Africa has been the setting for a number of feature films and provides wonderful photographic opportunities. Tala Game Reserve caters for all kinds of guests, from conference delegates and family groups, to wedding parties, film crews and learners on an educational adventure.
The Marula Educational Centre provides excellent dormitories, teacher accommodation and communal facilities for up to 80 people. Groups can enjoy refreshing dips in the swimming pool and set off on fun camp outs in the reserve. A host of exciting flora and fauna viewing activities are offered as well as hikes, trails and guided adventures.
Driving from Durban
Take the N3 to Pietermaritzburg. Take Camperdown / Umbumbulu Rd off-ramp. Turn left to Umbumbulu Rd. T-junction left to Umbumbulu Rd. Keep left for 13km (8 miles) to Umbumbulu (R603). Cross over the Mlazi River. Take second turn left to Tala (Eston brick). Turn left into Tala; follow signs to reception.
Driving from Pietermaritzburg
Take the N3 to Durban. Take Umbumbulu Road / Richmond off-ramp. Keep left towards Umbumbulu. Travel for 13km (8 miles) towards Umbumbulu (R603). Cross over the Mlazi River. Take second turn left to Tala (Eston brick). Turn left into Tala; follow signs to reception.