Thula Thula Private Game Reserve
Elephant Coast, Zululand, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa

The Zulu name Thula Thula literally means peace and tranquility. Guests will find this and so much more at this premier KwaZulu-Natal game reserve in Southern Zululand, South Africa.

Accommodation: Luxury tented camp and a safari lodge

Activities: Game drives and bush walks, massage

Highlights: Malaria-free; known for their delicious food

Your Thula Thula Experience

The exclusive Thula Thula Private Game Reserve in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, continues to impress guests year after year with its abundant game sightings, exquisite food, and exceptional service from warm and friendly staff. This unique eco-safari destination and wildlife sanctuary is the oldest private KwaZulu-Natal game reserve.

Family owned and operated, the Thula Thula Private Game Reserve in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, is administered to the highest ethical standards, in keeping with modern conservation methods for the protection and enhancement of its indigenous and endangered species. Guests at Thula Thula can see a wide variety of indigenous wildlife as well as 4 of the Big Five in a unique diversity of landscapes including riverine bush, savannah and forest.

This malaria-free KwaZulu-Natal game reserve in South Africa, with its centuries of cultural and wildlife heritage, takes pride in tracing back its origin to the private hunting grounds of King Shaka, founder of the Zulu Empire. The Nseleni River on Thula Thula Private Game Reserve was the historic site of the first meeting between Shaka and his father (Senzangakhona), which set the stage for the creation of the Zulu nation.

Guests at Thula Thula Private Game Reserve can look forward to a warm welcome and being wined and dined in stylish interiors and atmospheric outdoor venues. Wonderful menus offer a gourmet selection of seafood, venison and the best vegetarian dishes as well as mouth watering deserts. Traditional dishes are served at the Zulu Dinner in the boma.

Facilities at Thula Thula Private Game Reserve

  • Air-conditioned conference and wedding facilities
  • Stylish living areas and bar facilities
  • Bomas (outdoor enclosures) for meals around the camp fire
  • Viewing decks and sparkling swimming pools
  • Private airstrip

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