Thanda Safari - Luxury Private Game Reserve - Hluhluwe, KwaZulu Natal, 3915, South Africa

Thanda News 2012

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Thanda Continues to Raise the Flag on Rhino Poaching

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22 September 2012 - Thanda has played an active role in rhino conservation initiatives for many years. The reserve is committed to the efforts of its associated wildlife organisations to raise awareness of the dire situation of the rhino. In honour of World Rhino Day 2012, Thanda is giving a portion of all bookings made from September to December 2012 to Project Rhino. In this way your booking can make a difference to this worthwhile cause. 
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Thanda's Super Chef Cooks Up First Place

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7 September 2012 - On Friday, the Zululand Observer hosted the annual DICE Celebrity Chef Competition at the Umfolozi Casino Resort. Thanda is proud to announce that their chef Lauren Lentz and her team won the competition. The head judge Shaun Smith declared the Thanda team, consisting of Musa Mtshali, Christina Nsimbi, Nonhlanhla Mfekayi, Carol Magwaza, Wonderboy Mngomezulu and lead by Lauren, as the overall winners of this prestigious competition.
Well done to the team! 

Thanda Unveils The New Tented Camp

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4 May 2012 - Thanda is excited to announce that the new Thanda Tented Camp is open and ready for occupancy. The Tented Camp has been expanded by nine tents and underwent an extensive refurbishment in order to provide guests with better facilities and services. The new tents are intended to satisfy and to ensure that guests will have the experience which is synonymous with the ‘World’s Leading Luxury Lodge’.
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Put Foot Rally 2012 Supports Project Rhino KZN

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The Thanda Foundation and Thanda Private Game Reserve, both founding members of Project Rhino KZN, are excited to be participating in the 2012 Put Foot Rally. The rally will take place from 20 June until 6 July, where participants will attempt to reach the finish line in Mozambique, after travelling through South Africa, Namibia, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Malawi. The rally takes the participants to six check-points in 17 days - on routes of their choice.
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Thanda on Top of the World

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11 January 2012 - Thanda was honoured at the Grand Final World Travel Awards in Doha, Qatar, with an esteemed award for ‘World’s Leading Luxury Lodge’ for a third successive year. The award is testament to the dedication that the Thanda Team have committed over the years to ensure the highest levels of achievement, not only in terms of hospitality but also in social and corporate responsibility efforts.
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