Category Archive: Thanda Scenery

Rain, beautiful rain!

Some rain has finally arrived. Last night we had 53mm! (~2inches). Some of our waterholes have filled up quite a bit and in a few days the place should look much greener with… Continue reading

Winter Colours!

Flowering Mountain Aloes on the rolling hills of Zululand are a beautiful sign for the winter time. As all the brown tones replace the vivid greens of summer these stunning plants provide colour… Continue reading

Morning Sun

One of the rewards for getting up for a early morning game drive is to experience a magnificent African sunrise. For many Thanda guests it is one of the most lasting memories of… Continue reading

The tree that shines from afar!

One of the most distinct trees on Thanda is the Fever Tree (Vachellia xanthophloea). This image was taken just as the sun appeared over the horizon, lighting the trees in this valley through… Continue reading