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Overview of Thanda Safari - All Inclusive

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Thanda Safari - All Inclusive

4 out of 5

4.6/5 Wonderful

Guests rated this property 4.6/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • All-inclusive
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment

Explore the area

    Popular LocationZululand Rhino Reserve18 min drive
    Popular LocationPhinda Private Game Reserve19 min drive
    AirportMkuze (MZQ)42 min drive
    Popular LocationUMkhuze Game Reserve55 min drive

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Standard Tent

  • 592 sq ft
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 Single Beds

Luxury Tent

  • 592 sq ft
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 King Bed

Honeymoon Tent

  • 807 sq ft
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 King Bed

Luxury Twin Room

  • 2368 sq ft
  • Valley view
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Single Beds

Villa, 5 Bedrooms

  • 10763 sq ft
  • Sleeps 10
  • 3 Queen Beds and 2 Single Beds

Luxury Room

  • 2368 sq ft
  • Valley view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

About this area


Thanda Safari - All Inclusive is located in Hluhluwe. Emdoneni Cat Rehabilitation Centre is a local attraction and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Zululand Rhino Reserve and Phinda Private Game Reserve. Take the opportunity to explore the area for water adventures such as scuba diving.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Zululand Rhino Reserve - 18 min drive
  • Phinda Private Game Reserve - 19 min drive
  • Emdoneni Cat Rehabilitation Centre - 35 min drive
  • False Bay Park - 51 min drive
  • UMkhuze Game Reserve - 55 min drive


  • Baobab Restaurant - 21 min drive

About this property

Thanda Safari - All Inclusive

All-Inclusive lodge with full-service spa and restaurant
Along with a full-service spa, this smoke-free lodge has a restaurant and an outdoor pool. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a bar/lounge, a poolside bar and a snack bar/deli are on-site. All rooms are soundproofed and offer room service and hairdryers. For a bit of entertainment, TVs come with satellite channels, and guests will also find premium bedding and safes.
Thanda Safari - All Inclusive offers 25 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with a safe and a hairdryer. Beds feature premium bedding. Satellite televisions are provided. A nightly turndown service is provided.
Recreational amenities at the lodge include an outdoor pool.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Thanda Spa has massage/treatment rooms. Services include deep-tissue massages and hot stone massages.

The spa is open daily.

All-inclusive details

This lodge is all-inclusive. On-site food and beverages are included in the room price (some restrictions may apply).

Food and beverages

All meals, snacks and beverages included

Awards and affiliations

The property is a member of the Leading Hotels of the World.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
Property is disinfected with electrostatic spray
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Ecolab (third-party expert - Global)

Social distancing

Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks available
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Reservations are required for the use of certain on-site facilities
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Return airport shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • All meals, snacks and beverages included
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 poolside bar and 1 bar
  • Room service available

Things to do

  • Full-service spa
  • Game/wildlife drives
  • Game/wildlife viewing
  • Helicopter/aeroplane tours
  • Outdoor pool

Family friendly

  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Soundproofed rooms


  • Front-desk safe
  • Gift shop/newsstand
  • No lifts

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Porter
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Turndown service
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • English

Business services

  • Business centre
  • Meeting rooms


  • Garden
  • Terrace


  • Massage - deep-tissue
  • Massage - hot stone
  • Massage - prenatal
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Spa open daily


  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Handrails in stairwells
  • Well-lit path to entrance


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Premium bedding


  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste (on request)


  • Satellite channels
  • TV


  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Safe
  • Soundproofing
  • Turndown service

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The average per-night price is based on the lowest price found within the past 24 hours for the next 30 nights. All prices include taxes and fees and are based on a 1-night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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Check-in from 02:00 PM - 7:00 AM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 11:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

If you are planning to arrive after 5 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children 5 and younger are not allowed at this property; all guests older than 5 are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for ZAR 4363.0 per day.

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Rollaway bed fee: ZAR 4363.0 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector and a first aid kit

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Children 5 years old and younger are not permitted at this property
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property

National rating

Quality graded by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) – South Africa's official quality assurance organisation.

Property is also known as

Thanda Game Reserve
Thanda Private
Thanda Private Game
Thanda Private Game Reserve
Thanda Private Game Reserve Hluhluwe
Thanda Private Game Reserve Lodge
Thanda Private Game Reserve Lodge Hluhluwe
Thanda Private Reserve
Thanda Reserve
Thanda Private Game Reserve Hotel Hluhluwe
Thanda Safari Lodge Hluhluwe
Thanda Safari Hluhluwe
Thanda Safari
Thanda Safari All Inclusive
Thanda Safari - All Inclusive Lodge
Thanda Safari - All Inclusive Hluhluwe
Thanda Safari - All Inclusive Lodge Hluhluwe

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Thanda Safari - All Inclusive and receive a full refund?
Yes, Thanda Safari - All Inclusive offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Thanda Safari - All Inclusive cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at Thanda Safari - All Inclusive?
As of 14 Apr 2021, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Thanda Safari - All Inclusive on 5 May 2021 start from £452, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Does Thanda Safari - All Inclusive have a pool?
Yes, this property has an outdoor pool.
Is Thanda Safari - All Inclusive pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Thanda Safari - All Inclusive?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at Thanda Safari - All Inclusive?
Check-in is from 02:00 PM - 7:00 AM.
What time is check-out at Thanda Safari - All Inclusive?
Checkout is at 11:00 AM.
Does Thanda Safari - All Inclusive provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's an airport shuttle. A roundtrip fee applies.
Are there all-inclusive benefits at Thanda Safari - All Inclusive?
Yes, the property is all-inclusive. All food and drinks are included.
Where is Thanda Safari - All Inclusive located?
Situated in Hluhluwe, this all-inclusive lodge is 3.7 mi (6 km) from Zululand Rhino Reserve and 5.1 mi (8.3 km) from Phinda Private Game Reserve. Hluhluwe–Imfolozi Park and iSimangaliso Wetland Park are also within 25 miles (40 km).

Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 18 out of 28 reviews
5 - Excellent 64%
Rating 4 - Good. 9 out of 28 reviews
4 - Good 32%
Rating 3 - Okay. 1 out of 28 reviews
3 - Okay 4%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 28 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 28 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Safari Heaven
The hospitality of this establishment was absolutely incredible. The staff go out of their way to assist you and they are genuinely interested in ensuring that you have the best stay ever. The tented camp has all the luxuries one would need and the food is amazing. The rate is full board including game drives. Bheki and Sabelo really went out of their way to ensure that your safari is one to remember. Their knowledge of the bush is fantastic and they have a great rapport with each other... chatting about every animal and bird they come across as we move through the bush. Joe is a gem at the bar and dinner and makes sure that you are well taken care of. Wish I could stay a bit longer but I will definitely be back!
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2020

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2020

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 3 nights in Aug 2019

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner, Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Beautiful property, amazing game drives, wonderful staff! We will definitely be back for another stay in the future.
Stayed 2 nights in May 2019

5/5 Excellent

Business traveller, Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The poperty is in a beautiful area and is very well cared for
Stayed 2 nights in May 2019

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