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"Tala Private Game Reserve"


Breathtaking Flora at Tala Private Game Reserve View Rhino and more Big Game at Tala Private Game Reserve Tala Private Game Reserve – Durban’s finest Game Reserve is perfectly situated a mere 45 min drive from Durban and a short drive from Pietermaritzburg. Covering over 3000 hectares of land and home to Rhino, Hippo, Giraffe, Zebra, Ostrich, numerous species of antelope (including the rare Sable) and an abundance of birdlife, this wildlife sanctuary provides the perfect escape from rushed city life. Tala Private Game Reserve's location allows for a unique mix of acacia thornveld, open grassland and sensitive wetland, providing exceptional game watching and birding and setting the stage for that perfect photograph.

Tala Private Game Reserve offers a range of accommodation to suit your individual style and needs. Choose from one of our superbly appointed lodges, all featuring en-suite bedrooms, elegant chic African style décor and soft comfortable furnishings, or spoil yourself with an unforgettable experience at our distinguished 5 star Leadwood Lodge which was voted ‘One of the Coolest Hotels in the World’ by Conde Naste UK Traveler in 2005.

La Tala Restaurant at Tala Private Game Reserve Tala Private Game Reserve  is a popular wedding venue in Kwazulu Natal Leadwood Lodge at Tala Private Game Reserve   

Increasingly popular as a wedding venue, Tala Private Game Reserve has become sought after by couples looking to give their guests a uniquely African experience whilst still being in close proximity to the city. With 5 magnificent venues as well as 3000 hectares of open land to choose from, the possibilities for that once-in-a-lifetime memorable experience are endless.

Relax around the pool at Leadwood Lodge, Tala Private Game Reserve Tala Private Game Reserve Lodge

Tala Private Game Reserve was recently voted one of the top 10 conference venues in KZN through a survey conducted by Contact Publications.Conferences can be hosted in an Eco Friendly environment deep within the heart of Tala Private Game Reserve or at one of our 5 well equipped conference venues. Tala Private Game Reserve is the perfect break away from the office environment and has all the benefits to make sure that you leave refreshed, rejuvenated and ready to tackle the tasks at hand.

Plan a day trip to Tala Private Game Reserve. Bring your family and enjoy a spectacular game drive with one of our experienced rangers or in your own private vehicle, or visit our famous La Tala Restaurant for a food experience that is out of this world!

Gate Times:
07H00 to 18H00 (Summer) / 07H00 to 17H00 (Winter)

Tala Private Game Reserve has adapted a ‘No Cash’ policy on the reserve but all major credit and debit cards are welcome and cheques by prior arrangement.

For more information or to make a booking please contact us on any of the following:

Tala Private Game Reserve

031 781 8000

083 775 8256

 082 561 3945

Tala Private Game Reserve

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