FX Excursions

FX Excursions offers the chance for once-in-a-lifetime experiences in destinations around the world.
Trazees

Thula Thula Game Reserve

by Benjamin Kerns

Dec 4, 2019

Cape Buffalo, Kruger Park, South Africa © Stu Porter | Dreamstime

Reviews / Hotel

The Thula Thula Game Reserve is a 1,500-hectare gaming reserve located in the malaria-free zone of KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa. Just two hours from Durban, the luxurious accommodations are a favorite among tourists looking for adventure and a change of safari.

The reserve is home to all of the Big 4, alongside a wealth of kudu, wildebeest, crocodile, hyenas, giraffe and more. There are even more than 350 species of bird living on the reserve. While it is a popular place for legal hunting, it also offers safaris and numerous activities that highlight traditional African culture. The reserve offers opportunities to learn Zulu dancing at a barbeque feast, take cooking classes to learn local cuisine, or engage in a Champagne picnic in the wild. Guests have the option of staying in a luxury, tented camp or at the elephant lodge.

 

While I’m not a hunter, I did find the safaris offered through Thula Thula are a fantastic way to see the local wildlife. There are also numerous ways to volunteer and learn all about the conservation efforts the reserve participates in. The staff is professional and friendly, and the accommodations are top-notch. They also offer a range of options for those looking for short or longer stays.

 

While the prices are kind of high, Thula Thula does provide an incredible experience all around. I would love to return some day and highly recommend it to anyone looking to explore an African safari in a ritzy setting.

 

Thula Thula Game Reserve

D312 Buchanana Main Rd

Empangeni, 3880, South Africa

27 87 945 5352

#TrazeeTravel

Insta Feed
Tips / Destination
Sep 23, 2020

Experience Dubai on a Budget

Dubai is one of the most sought-after and expensive places to visit in the world. Located in the United Arab Emirates, it is the fastest-growing economy in the world with beautiful architecture, luxury shopping experiences and some of the best of everything.

Five Things You Need to Know About Punta Cana’s New Finest Resort

Finding a beachfront Punta Cana all-inclusive resort for all ages can be daunting when you want to take home great memories with loved ones but also experience a sophisticated escape. Now, you can have both thanks to a new resort: Finest Punta Cana.

Tips / Budget
Sep 22, 2020

What NYC Museums Never Tell You That Saves a Bundle

New York museums cost a premium with museums like the Modern Museum of Art (MoMa) running $25 per person. Most museums offer occasional free hours once a month, which also draws intense crowds.

Tips / Travel
Sep 21, 2020

Tips for Traveling with Others

Taking trips with your family, friends or significant other can be fun, but it can also be a miserable feat that spoils the entire trip. Everyone wants a successful, happy trip; follow the tips below to avoid any issues:

Pack Your Bags, You’re Going to Tokyo!

All Nippon Airways (ANA) is the largest airline in Japan. With flights from the United States to Japan and all of Asia, it's the perfect airline to book your next trip with. From ANA's amazing in-flight food to its excellent customer service, it comes as no surprise ANA has been awarded five stars for its seventh consecutive year by the SKYTRAX World Airline Rating.

Tips / Destination
Sep 18, 2020

Where to Stay in Guinea

Planning a trip to Guinea? Take a look at these great accommodation options.