Wildlife Weddings

Please have a browse of our beautiful new Thanda Wedding flipbook which is available to view online. There’s nothing more magical or more memorable than a new life started in the African wilderness.… Continue reading

A Leopard and his Tracks

The main job of Thanda’s expert trackers is to find and interpret the signs which animals leave when they move through the bush. Foot imprints, droppings/dung , broken branches, depressed grass and cut… Continue reading

World Travel Awards 2014

We are delighted to have won the Africa’s Leading Luxury Lodge and South Africa’s Leading Luxury Lodge 2014 titles at this year’s World Travel Awards for the Africa and Indian Ocean region. Hailed… Continue reading

If this tree could tell stories …

… it would recount the many beautifully romantic wedding ceremonies that have been held underneath it on our game reserve. The Marula tree is often the spiritual centre for rituals and also regarded… Continue reading

Willem’s Traffic Jam

“The role of Camp Manager provides wonderful introductions to some fascinating guests from all corners of the world, whilst working in a game reserve offers some unusual experiences to say the least. One… Continue reading

Cheetah at Rest!

Thanda’s female Cheetah and her two cubs were resting on an recently burned area. Cheetahs love open areas. From these they can scan for prey and see predators approaching before these get to… Continue reading


For the next 24 hours we are offering anyone booking a safari with us a 10% discount as part of our 10th Anniversary Celebrations. (2 September 12:00pm – 3 September 12:00pm South African Standard… Continue reading

Predicting the Rain

As part of our series on sharing interesting facts about our wildlife – including their peculiar habits and down-right bizarre behaviours – this week’s ‘Weird & Wonderful Animal Fact’ is on the Rain… Continue reading

Unwanted attention!

As we drove up the road this young White Rhino female was busy escaping unwanted attentions from a young bull. She rushed by the vehicle and disappeared into the bush. A few minutes… Continue reading

Part of the family!

Getting close to Lions is one of the very special safari moments. In this case the Thanda guests were almost part of the Lion family when the two moms led their six cubs… Continue reading