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Thanda Tented Camp
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Thanda Tented Camp


... is located in the Phinda Mkhuze area of the Natal Northeast region of Natal in South Africa.

Thanda is a private wildlife reserve which is a substantial component of the 220 square kilometre Zululand Rhino Reserve. It covers a range of habitats, but is dominated by undulating hills of semi-open grasslands and more dense acacia scrub and forest. It contains a full range of wildlife.

Thanda Tented Camp is a relatively stylish and upmarket option, with substantial public areas including lounge and dining areas, a substantial spa facility and a swimming pool. Guest accommodation is in fourteen large tented rooms, one of which is a larger honeymoon suite with a large private deck and small plunge pool.

Activities are centred on vehicle safari, walking safari and night vehicle safari, with the possibility to go on excursions beyond the reserve and as far as the coast.

The main potential downsides at Thanda Tented Camp are that the reserve itself is fenced and quite close to the main N2 highway. There is the potential for adverse weather conditions Dec/Apr. Also, as with almost all the lodges in this area, different groups of guests are joined together on safari activities, unless you pre-book a private vehicle at significant additional cost. The camp itself is relatively pricey and some people may find the build to be a little on the heavy side.

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Seasonal Lodge Rating
Jan 7.0
Feb 6.5
Mar 6.5
Apr 7.0
May 8.0
Jun 8.0
Jul 8.0
Aug 8.0
Sep 8.0
Oct 8.0
Nov 8.0
Dec 7.5
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