Tala Private Game Reserve is a wildlife sanctuary located in the hills of Pietermaritzburg, close to Durban offering luxurious accommodation and game drives.
Choose from these options:
- Pay R1 280 for a two-night weekend stay for two
- Pay R1 280 for a two-night midweek stay for two
- Pay R1 920 for a three-night midweek stay for two
In a Mahogany Room or Paperbark Room, including breakfast
The Game Reserve
Groupies will stay in Paperbark or Mahogany Lodge. Renovated farmhouses, these rooms have been transformed into a place of luxury and style, with a fireplace, mahogany floors and polished verandas. Set in a beautifully tranquil garden lined with gravel pathways and a serene cascading water feature. Guests can dine at La Tala Restaurant, which features an old tree elegantly draped in fairy lights as a central element to the décor. This spectacular thatched venue has a welcoming fireplace and two verandas on either side from which guests can view game and the surrounding bush. The acclaimed wine list is a perfect compliment to delicious meals prepared by the chef.
This game reserve near Durban is home to more than 380 bird species, as well as big game like Rhino, Kudu, Hippo, Giraffe and the rare Sable Antelope. The landscape is characterised by a mix of acacia thornveld, open grassland and wetland, providing exceptional game and bird viewing opportunities. Explore the reserve on a guided bush walk or game drive. Other activities in the area include mountain bike trails, canopy tours, the African Bird of Prey Sanctuary, Butterflies for Africa and hot air balloon rides.