Free your adventurous spirit with the thrill of Big Five game viewing, the exhilaration of diving with dolphins, or the wonder of whale watching from sun-drenched beaches. An abundance of activities awaits guests who would like to enjoy all that the area has to offer. The Elephant Coast has 21 different ecosystems and is home to a rich variety of fauna and flora. Sand forests, lakes, lagoons, wetlands and pristine stretches of beaches are home to many animals such as hippos, crocodiles, giant turtles and over 460 bird species. Thanda is a unique beach and bush destination, with Sodwana Bay located merely an hour away. It’s the magic of romance and Zulu culture that makes Thanda unforgettable.

Hotel Features
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Business Centre
  • Fitness Centre
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Shuttle Services
  • Spa/Beauty Facilities
  • Swimming Pool
  • Room Features
  • Air Conditioning
  • Complimentary Toiletries
  • Hair Dryer
  • Housekeeping
  • International Plug Points/Adaptors
  • In-room Safe
  • Iron/Ironing Board (request)
  • Mini Bar
  • Private Bathroom
  • Robes & Slippers
  • Turndown Service
  • Wake-up Calls
  • The non-electrified tented camp is built in colonial safari style, suited for guests in search of an authentic yet luxurious bush experience. The four beautifully furnished tents have four-poster beds, en-suite canvas bathrooms and magnificent views of the game reserve.

    Cancellation Policy

    Less than 30 days prior to arrival - 25% cancellation fee of total due

    Less than 14 days prior to arrival - 50% cancellation fee of total due

    Less than 7 days prior to arrival - 100% cancellation fee of total due

    Thanda is situated 23 kilometers north of Hluhluwe on the N2, towards Mkhuze, approximately 400 km north of Durban. The reserve is easily accessible from the N2 with a gravel road the D242 extending approximately 6 kilometers to the west.  The closest commercial airport is Richards Bay and the closest international airport is Durban.