Thula Thula

Thula Thula – private game reserve

With its unique atmosphere, stylish décor and superb cuisine, Thula Thula private game reserve offers you the choice of exclusive accommodation between the Elephant Safari Lodge, renowned gourmet destination, and the Luxury Tented Camp, offering an authentic African bush experience in the heart of Zululand. Both offering a very unique and different experience.

The 4500 ha private game reserve Thula Thula. is situated only 45 minutes from Richards Bay harbour and airport, and less than 2 hours drive from Durban. There is a 700m airstrip on the property.



The unique atmosphere, stylish décor with an exclusive and personalised service makes Thula Thula Elephant Safari Lodge a “five star” bush experience.  Luxury and privacy in individual chalets, decorated in ethnic and colonial style, exceptional service, attention to detail and a gourmet menu are the reason why so many wish to return to the Elephant Safari Lodge. From your private veranda, you can observe superb birdlife and wildlife roaming free in the 4500 hectares conservancy.

The 24-hour Package Rate at the Elephant Safari Lodge includes accommodation, all gourmet meals, 2 game drives per day, tea and coffee throughout the day.


Rediscover Nature in great style and true to the African safari camp of a past era at the Thula Thula luxury tented camp, where the peaceful essence of the African bush can be heard and felt. Exclusivity is assured with only 8 luxury tents, all with private viewing decks, fans, mosquito nets and luxurious en suite bathroom with Victorian bath and outside shower.

View wildlife while sipping a cocktail from the swimming pool bar or relax in your hammock overlooking the Enseleni River. Children all ages welcome.


Experienced rangers will guide you on exciting safaris by open game drive vehicles through the unique diversity of this ancestral land to encounter big game as buffalo, elephant, hippo, leopard and rhino, giraffe, hyena, crocodile, and a spectacular variety of other indigenous species and superb birdlife.

  • Daily Game drives are included in your accommodation packages
  • At the tented camp, one morning and afternoon game drive daily
  • At the Elephant safari Lodge, one morning and one-afternoon game drive daily

Contact Details:

087 945 5352

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