Empangeni Accommodation at Thula Thula Private Game Lodge in Zululand
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  • Property TypeGame Lodge
  • Guests36
  • Rooms/Units16
  • Minimum Stay1-2 Nights

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Thula Thula Private Game Reserve is a KwaZulu Natal game lodge providing a wildlife experience for tourists visiting Zululand.

About Thula Thula Private Game Reserve

Thula Thula private Game Reserve is a 4500 ha Wildlife Sanctuary dedicated to the conservation, protection and survival of endangered species.

Situated in Zululand, only 2 hours from Durban, and one hour from Richards Bay, Thula Thula is a luxury safari destination where game rangers will share their incredible knowledge of the bush during exciting game drives while you observe elephant, rhino, buffalo, hippo, hyena, leopard and much more, including over 350 bird species.

At a Glance

  • All meals included
  • Guided game drives included
  • Safari / bush walks by arrangement
  • Some of the Big 5
  • Conservation fee applicable

Accommodation

Exclusive accommodation with the stylish Elephant Safari Lodge, renowned gourmet destination, and the Luxury Tented Camp, for an authentic African bush experience in a relaxed atmosphere where children are welcome.

Please see the individual unit descriptions with photographs below, to assist you with your choice.

Activities

Open vehicle game drives, bush walks.

Optional Extras:
Extra activities include massage therapy, visit to an authentic Zulu village, champagne picnic in the bush. Day visitors are welcome for game drive and lunch.

Additional Information

Thula Thula is run by Francoise who carries on the legacy of her late husband Lawrence Anthony with the conservation projects and the running of both lodges, with her team of 60 employees. Thula Thula launched the Volunteers Academy in May 2018, offering local and international volunteers an opportunity to get involved in nature and wildlife conservation. The expansion of Thula Thula for the elephant habitat with a further 3500 ha is a community project run by the Thula Thula non-profit organisation The South African Conservation Trust.

Features you'll appreciate

providedonly in some rooms

In Room / Unit

  • Additional bed / mattress
  • Air-conditioning
  • Area information booklet
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom (separate)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Cleaning materials supplied
  • Desk
  • Disabled equipped
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet connection (wireless)
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Smoking: allowed
  • Smoking: not allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities

On Site

  • Childcare / babysitting service
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Laundry service
  • Parking (off street)
  • Reception (business hours)
  • Security (alarm system)
  • Security (guard)
  • Smoking: in demarcated areas
  • Smoking: none indoors
  • Swimming pool
  • Wheelchair access

Food & Drink

  • Bar (fully licenced)
  • Braai / barbeque (BBQ)
  • Complimentary tea / coffee
  • Restaurant / dining room

Internet

  • Free Wi-Fi

Transfers

  • Airport transfers
fluentsome understanding

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans
  • French
  • Xhosa
  • Zulu

Rooms & Rates

Select your check-in and check-out dates to view availability and the rates applicable.

The Tented Camps are spacious and decorated in neutral African style. Each tent is furnished with either a King-size bed (please request twin beds after confirming your booking, if required). The en-suite bathroom is equipped with a Victorian bath and a outdoor shower, hand basin and WC. Facilities included in these tented chalets are fans and a wardrobe for clothes storage as well as tea- and coffee-making facilities and other luxuries.

  • Area information booklet  
  • Bathroom (en-suite)  
  • Bathroom towels supplied  
  • Bed linen supplied  
  • Cleaning materials supplied  
  • Disabled equipped  
  • Hairdryer  
  • Internet connection (wireless)  
  • Smoking: not allowed  
  • Tea and coffee facilities

Qty: 6
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: from 1-18 years are allowed

The Deluxe Rooms are spacious and equipped with a queen-size bed and has an en-suite bathroom with shower, basin and toilet. These rooms contain facilities such as air-conditioning and a tea and coffee station as well as a private verandah.

  • Area information booklet  
  • Bathroom (en-suite)  
  • Bathroom towels supplied  
  • Bed linen supplied  
  • Cleaning materials supplied  
  • Disabled equipped  
  • Hairdryer  
  • Internet connection (wireless)  
  • Smoking: not allowed  
  • Tea and coffee facilities

Qty: 2
Sleeps: 1 guests (max 1 adults)
Children: are allowed in this room type

The Family Tents offer luxury and comfort for parents traveling with children. These units are furnished with 3 three-quarter beds and one single bed with mosquito nets. The en-suite bathroom is equipped with a Victorian bath, basin and toilet, with an outdoor shower. These units contain facilities such as air-conditioning, tea and coffee making facilities and other luxuries.

  • Area information booklet  
  • Bathroom (en-suite)  
  • Bathroom towels supplied  
  • Bed linen supplied  
  • Cleaning materials supplied  
  • Disabled equipped  
  • Hairdryer  
  • Internet connection (wireless)  
  • Smoking: not allowed  
  • Tea and coffee facilities

Qty: 2
Sleeps: 4 guests (max 4 adults)
Children: from 1-18 years are allowed

Luxury Safari

The Luxury Safari rooms are approximately 35 sqm. These chalets are furnished with two three-quarter beds each. The en-suite bathrooms have twin basins, bath and shower. Each luxury chalet has a veranda over-looking the bush. Facilities include en-suite with bath and shower, mosquito net, tea and coffee, private veranda, bathroom amenities with robe, electric blankets.

  • Area information booklet  
  • Bathroom (en-suite)  
  • Bathroom towels supplied  
  • Bed linen supplied  
  • Cleaning materials supplied  
  • Disabled equipped  
  • Hairdryer  
  • Internet connection (wireless)  
  • Smoking: not allowed  
  • Tea and coffee facilities

Qty: 3
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: from 12-18 years are allowed

Honeymoon Suite

The Honeymoon Suite is decorated in romantic and sumptuos tones, and is perfect for those special occasions and anniversaries. The Honeymoon Suite is furnished with a comfortable four poster King-size bed, and a large bathroom that has a bath and shower, as well as a lounge area. Facilities included in these suites are air-conditioning and a fan, books and magazines as well as tea and coffee making amenities, with a verandah that overlooks the waterhole.

  • Area information booklet  
  • Bathroom (en-suite)  
  • Bathroom towels supplied  
  • Bed linen supplied  
  • Cleaning materials supplied  
  • Disabled equipped  
  • Hairdryer  
  • Internet connection (wireless)  
  • Smoking: not allowed  
  • Tea and coffee facilities

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: are allowed in this room type

Suite Imperiale

The Suite Imperiale, for a journey into the past, exclusively decorated to celebrate nature, offering the very best in elegance and luxury. The Suite Imperiale is known as the executive suite, as it offers luxury with comfort and space. This suite is furnished with 2 four poster double beds and one bathroom that has a bath and shower, basin and toilet, and also contains a lounge area. Facilities included in this suite are as the other room categories, such as air-conditioning and a fan, a tea- and coffee-station as well as a viewing deck of the surrounds of the reserve, with many other added luxuries.

  • Area information booklet  
  • Bathroom (en-suite)  
  • Bathroom towels supplied  
  • Bed linen supplied  
  • Cleaning materials supplied  
  • Disabled equipped  
  • Hairdryer  
  • Internet connection (wireless)  
  • Smoking: not allowed  
  • Tea and coffee facilities

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 4 guests (max 4 adults)
Children: from 12-18 years are allowed

Luxury Safari Suite

The Luxury Safari Suite is approximately 35 sqm. The chalet is furnished with a Queen-size four-poster bed. The en-suite bathroom has twin basins, bath and shower and WC. Each luxury chalet has a veranda over-looking the bush. Facilities include en-suite with bath and shower, mosquito net, tea and coffee, private veranda, bathroom amenities with robe, electric blankets.

  • Area information booklet  
  • Bathroom (en-suite)  
  • Bathroom towels supplied  
  • Bed linen supplied  
  • Cleaning materials supplied  
  • Disabled equipped  
  • Hairdryer  
  • Internet connection (wireless)  
  • Smoking: not allowed  
  • Tea and coffee facilities

Qty: 1
Sleeps: 2 guests (max 2 adults)
Children: from 12-18 years are allowed

The Full Board Rate INCLUDES:
Luxury accommodation in stunning bush tents or safari lodge suites.
All meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner, all teas/coffees)
Game / wildlife activities: Two open Land Rover safaris a day with professional rangers and trackers, bush walk with experienced trackers. Game activities include elephant and rhino tracking in open Land Rovers, leopard tracking during bush walks in the riverbed, night drives with hyena call out and great bird watching (370 species including raptors) from your private verandah.

Rates EXCLUDE:
Personal bar account, curio shop account, transfers, or day excursions and gratuity.

Need to Know

Response timeThula Thula Private Game Reserve typically responds to requests in 5-10 minutes.

Child policyChildren 8 years and older are welcome.
Children 8 to 12 pay 50% of adult rate if sharing with parents or adults.
Children 12 years and above pay full adult rate.

Check-in/-out timesCheck-in from 12h00
Check-out by 11h00

Payment methods accepted by the propertyMastercard, Visa, American Express, EFT or secure online payment via SA-Venues.com

Listed on SA-Venues.com since July 2015

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