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A Unique & Unforgettable Experience And Location At Royal Thonga Safari Lodge!

Northern KwaZulu-Natal has many natural and splendid beauties. This part of KwaZulu-Natal offers a world heritage site, known for its well-renowned game reserves, biodiversity and conservation history, offering an abundance of breath-taking scenery, wildlife and outdoor adventures.

The Royal Thonga Safari Lodge is quietly nested within in the heart of northern KwaZulu-Natal and just a few minutes from the Mozambiquan boarder, a natural paradise and a unique product that culminates the dream of the local community. This crown jewel of the ‘garden province is snuggled within the perimeter of the game-rich Tembe Elephant Park. 

As we concluded activities for Tourism Month Activities, Tourism KwaZulu-Natal hosted local media, Gagasi FM and stakeholders in the Manguzi area, to showcase some of the province’s hidden gems and amazing tourism offerings.  

The Royal Thonga lodge was the perfect setting that spoke to the worldwide theme for this year’s tourism month “Tourism for Inclusive Growth”, acknowledging and supporting establishments such as these who play a pivotal role in the greater tourism eco-system and how the contribution they make to sustainable tourism and economic growth.

The 4-star establishment is architecturally designed with natural timber and thatch to emulate the local Thonga building style. Each Villa is uniquely positioned offering guest total privacy and luxurious comfort.  Crafted with natural timber and thatch, the lodges Private decks with seating offer a front-row seat to the glorious surrounding of nature.

When arriving you immediately get a sense of community, ubuntu and togetherness. The ambiance is warm and soulful and the beauty of the location gives you no other choice but to relax and be one with nature.

Aside from the bounty of birds, butterflies and wildlife, Royal Thonga Safari lodge is a treasure trove of outdoor activities that will occupy the most adventurous visitors. From early morning game drives where you will definitely spot the Big Five; to guided walks through the Sand Forest.

The Lodge is right on the doorstep of Kosi Bay, where you can embark on loggerhead turtle tracking tours, snorkelling excursions and whale watching boat trips. And if adventure is not for you, and you just want a quiet moment to yourself, the Lodge has an onsite pool area, where you put your feet up, relax and admire the scenic beauty that surrounds you.  

Royal Thonga lodge will certainly charm you, it is guaranteed that memorable moments will be spent in this magical place.

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