A safari in Thanda Private Game Reserve in KwaZulu-Natal is a luxurious affair, and it can also be very meaningful in terms of offering guests the opportunities to participate directly in wildlife conservation activities. Soak up all the wonder of daily guided wildlife safaris and bush walks, superb safari accommodation and service, but also roll up your sleeves (optionally, of course) to take part in rhino darting, and rhino and cheetah tracking activities.

RHINO TRACKING IN THANDA PRIVATE GAME RESERVE

Join Thanda’s specialist rhino monitors who locate and record data on black and white rhinos on a daily basis. This is a 3 to 4-hour activity, which is offered daily on request, to a maximum of 4 guests. The activity is charged for additionally and not included in the daily accommodation rate.

RHINO DARTING IN THANDA PRIVATE GAME RESERVE

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Rhino darting with experts in Thanda Private Game Reserve

Being in close contact with a rhino is a privileged opportunity, which is available to Thanda’s guests. Accompany a wildlife team for the darting of a rhino and assist with notching the sedated animal for identification and research purposes. Once this procedure is complete, the rhino is released back into the wild. This is a half-day customised activity, available on request to a maximum of 14 guests, and charged for additionally. 

CHEETAH TRACKING IN THANDA PRIVATE GAME RESERVE

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Cheetah tracking is offered in Thanda Private Game Reserve

Cheetah tracking in Thanda Private Game Reserve starts just before sunrise and continues for 3 to 4-hours. Guests help the wildlife conservation team to track and identify cheetah whilst learning about their ecology, the threats to the species, their behaviour and feeding patterns, and more. This customised activity is available daily on request, to a maximum of 4 guests, and charged for additionally.

Mail us to book your conservation safari at Thanda or elsewhere in South Africa, or call +27 21 797-7122.