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Thanda Awards & Accolades

2018

World Travel Awards Grand Finale: World’s Leading Luxury Private Villa World Travel Awards Africa Edition: South Africa’s Leading Luxury Private Villa and Africa’s Leading Luxury Private Villa

2017

World Travel Awards Grand Finale: World’s Leading Luxury Private Villa World Travel Awards Africa Edition: South Africa’s Leading Luxury Private Villa and Africa’s Leading Luxury Private Villa

2016

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The Worlds Leading Luxury Private Villa

World’s Leading Luxury Private Villa 2017 – WINNER

A spectacular event held at the JW Marriott Phu Quoc Emerald Bay, Vietnam saw Villa iZulu triumph at the World Travel Awards Grand Final Gala Ceremony 2017. A wonderful achievement for our beautiful Villa which lies within in the heart of Thanda Safari.

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A MONTH IN PICTURES!

Christian Sperka, Thanda Safari’s Resident Wildlife Photographer, put together his October collection of great shots. Read more

THE LITTLE ONES OF THE LITTLE ONES …

It is one of the highlights of any safari to see baby animals. They are attractive, active and sometimes even naughty. Read more

UNBELIEVABLY STRONG!

I am not the luckiest field guide when I comes to Leopards. These shy animals love to hide from me and I only get a good sighting every few month.

Well, May 2017 is such a month!

As I drove past one of Thanda Safari’s waterholes I saw an Nyala female running across the road. When I looked into Read more

NO INTEREST!

One would imagine that the appearance of carnivores like Cheetahs would lead to the flight of any herbivores, which are usually on the menu list of big cats.

But the Thanda Safari guests enjoyed a sighting of two Cheetah males ignoring a dazzle of Zebras. Adult Zebras are too large as prey for Cheetahs. These Zebras in turn ignored Read more

FUN, GAMES AND HORNS!

Lions are incredible hunters; whilst their group success rate is about 30% they often kill even when not hungry and are fairly indiscriminate. Their immense power and sheer presence have made them a must see for visitors to Africa who will never forget being eye-balled by those penetrating orange eyes. In spite of this (or maybe because of it) Read more

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