Thanda Safari & Thanda Island

Thanda Safari & Thanda Island, a natural combination of two proud members of The Leading Hotels of the World.

Thanda Safari offers an authentically South African wildlife experience, matched with a sincere commitment to the Zulu culture and passionate conservation of the environment. Whether staying in one of the vast 9 bush suites of the Thanda Safari Lodge or the majestic private Villa iZulu with its own helipad, our guests spend exciting days in search of close-up encounters with Africa's magnificent wildlife. Big Five game drives, specialized bush walks and wildlife conservation activities are combined with Zulu cultural tours into the rural community and photographic safaris further enhancing our guests African experience. Every bit as exceptional as our safari offering is, our unique and soulful beach experience - Thanda Island.

Thanda Island, located in the Indian Ocean off the east coast of Tanzania, it is one of the world's most exclusive tropical islands featuring just one luxurious 5-suite villa. To be enjoyed in complete privacy with family and friends, Thanda Island is situated in its own marine reserve near to Mafia Island. Here guests can rest, rejuvenate and enjoy a variety of water-based adventure sports, from snorkelling their own private coral reefs and diving with whale sharks to kayaking, sailing and deep sea-fishing. It is here too that discreet, unrivalled simplicity meets effortless service brilliance.