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Thula Thula Game Lodge

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  • - Lodge type Safari Lodge
  • - Location; Zululand
  • - Lodge size; 8 chalets
  • - Recommended stay; 2-5 nights
The Zulu name Thula Thula literally means peace and tranquility. Thula Thula, with its centuries of cultural and wildlife heritage, takes pride in tracing back it's origin to the private hunting grounds of King Shaka, founder of the Zulu Empire. The first historic meeting between Shaka and his father (Senzangakhona), which set the stage for the creation of the Zulu Nation, took place at the Nseleni River at Thula Thula.

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.

Family owned and operated, Thula Thula is administered to the highest ethical standards, in keeping with modern conservation methods for the protection and enhancement of it´s indigenous and endangered species.

Thula Thula is home to a diverse African wildlife population, including elephant, buffalo, rhinoceros, leopard, giraffe, zebra, nyala, hyenas, crocodile, kudu, wildebeest and a spectacular variety of other indigenous species, great and small.

Rooms & Suites:

The "Elephant Safari Lodge" offers 8 luxurious air conditioned chalets elegantly decorated in ethnic and colonial style, each with a private verandah. And the Suite Royale, the executive Suite with King size four poster bed, with generous bathroom, lounge and verandah with view over the waterhole.

Food & Wine:

Candle lit dinners with the finest cuisine at Thula Thula Game Lodge are served either in the dining room, around the pool, on the verandah, or in the Boma around the fire under the African sky.

The Elephant Safari Lodge is one of the most renowned gourmet destinations of Kwazulu natal.


Central living area, Boma, viewing deck, Wine cellar, curio shop, Swimming pool, The Marula Bar, conference center, private lounge with bar and library.


Open vehicle game drives, bush walks, tracking, bush dining, Optional extra´s: Sangoma expeditions in the rural Zulu Village, Game drives in Hluluwe/Umfolozi Game Reserve, 18-hole golf, Whale watching (June to October).

  • Rates from: R 2500.00
  • Per person per night sharing
  • Rates are in South African Rands
  • *Rates may vary according to season
  • Flights (return);
  • UK - RSA; from £ 611
  • USA - RSA; from $ 1390
  • EUR - RSA; from € 495
  • Subject to availability & T&C's

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