Luxury Tented Camp

Rediscover nature in great style and true to the African safari camp of a past era at the Thula Thula Luxury Tented Camp, where the peaceful essence of the African bush can be heard and felt. Exclusivity is assured with only 8 luxury tents, all with private viewing decks, fans, mosquito nets and luxurious ensuite bathroom with Victorian bath and outside shower.

View wildlife while sipping a cocktail from the swimming pool bar or relax in your hammock overlooking the Enseleni River. Children all ages welcome.

” We spent 9 wonderful days at the reserve in July and had an absolutely amazing time! Watching the elephants playing in the water was one of my favorite moments ” Karin Stolk.

Luxury Tents
Family Tents
Family Tent Accommodation


Enjoy a private living experience and couple that with the chance to enjoy a private candle-lit dining experience and you have the perfect blend for an intimate romantic safari.

  • 2 x 3/4 beds
  • ensuite bathroom with Victorian bath and outside shower
  • mosquito net
  • tea and coffee
  • fan
  • private veranda


In luxurious tents decorated and built in the old colonial safari style, exclusivity is guaranteed at Thula Thula Luxury Tented Camp.

  • 2 x 3/4 beds and 2 x single beds
  • full bathroom with Victorian bath and seperate shower
  • mosquito net
  • tea and coffee
  • fan
  • private viewing deck


Central living area with bar, dining room, lounges, airconditioned lounge with TV/DSTV, outside thatched bar, boma, swimming pool.


Walking shoes, sun hat, sunglasses, sun block, cameras, binoculars, light clothing and swimming costumes in summer and in winter warm clothing and jackets. Thula Thula is in a malaria free area


A morning and an afternoon game drive.

Game drives are conducted on the Thula Thula private game reserve by our professional rangers. You can see elephant, rhino, buffalo, leopard, hippo, giraffe, crocodile, hyena, wildebeest, kudu, nyala, zebra and many more, including exceptional birdlife.

Optional extras:

Sangoma visit in the rural Zulu Village, game drives in Hluhluwe-Umfolozi Game Reserve, whale watching (June to October), Saint Lucia cruises, therapeutic spa massages, mountain biking, or picnic champagne lunch in the bush.


Children of any age are welcome.

Children 4 to 11 years old pay 50% of adult rate if sharing with parents or 2 adults in the family tent or in a standard luxury tent.

Children under 4 years old are not permitted on game drives. Baby sitting can be arranged.


Summer (September – March).
Hot days, warm nights.
Temperatures 25 – 35 degrees centigrade.

Winter (April – August).
Dry season: generally warm days, cool nights.
Temperatures 10 – 25 degrees centigrade.


A buffet lunch is served around the outside thatched bar or by the swimming pool. Dine under the stars in the boma for a traditional South African braai (barbecue) or a potjie (meat stew with vegetables cooked on the fire in a cast iron pot) where you will share stories of the day’s game viewing or the legends of the bush with your hosts, our dedicated rangers and trackers.

There is an air conditioned lounge with TV-DSTV, and a game room for children. This lounge is also an art gallery for paintings from local artists who donated their artwork to the Thula Thula Rhino Fund