Tala Game Reserve, Phezulu and Zulu Cultural Experience
Tala Game Reserve and PheZulu
Cultural Village and Snake Park
R 1 950per person based on a minimum of 2 Clients.
R 3 500 Solo Traveler rate
Here in Durban KwaZulu-Natal we are spoiled to have many small Safari private game lodges and a few large Safari national parks. Around the Durban area Tala Private game reserve is one of the most popular of the smaller Safari Parks near Durban. A mere 40 Minutes from Durban City we will collect you from your Durban Hotel and guide you from the amazing city of Durban to Tala private game reserve. Your qualified guide will ensure your Durban day safari tour will be memorable as he shows off what wildlife Tala private game reserve has to offer!
After we depart Tala game reserve we head through the remarkable Valley of 1000 Hills previously home to the “Debe” People who were pushed to Cannibalism by the Zulus. This beautifully Scenic area is amazing to visit with stunning views of the rolling hills. We will arrive at Phezulu Safari Park for some lunch at the Boma restaurant, again, with great views before we head down to the Crocodile center to have a Tour of the reptiles.
Once done with this, we will enter the traditional Zulu cultural village, an authentic village run by the Gaza family. They have kindly opened their homes to us and their culture and we will share in the wonders of some traditional Zulu dancing, singing as well as entering the traditional Zulu huts to learn more about their culture!
This Durban day safari tour to Tala game reserve and the Valley of 1000 hills is a full day tour. It covers nature and culture. We can arrange a half day of either Tala game reserve or the Valley of 1000 hills at your request.
WHY WE THINK YOU’LL LOVE IT
✓ Visiting a small nature reserve where the density of animals is high.
✓ Learning about many species of animals from the Rhino and Giraffe to the Warthog.
✓ Visiting a Zulu Cultural village to learn and witness the culture through Song and dance.
7.00 AM: Transportation
7.45 AM: Tala Game Reserve
11.45 AM: Zulu Cultural Village and the Reptile Park
2.00 PM: Zulu Cultural Village and the Reptile Park
3.00 PM: Departure
4.00 PM: Arrival
Now known as Three Cities Tala Game reserve after the community took over the reserve from the previous owners, Three cities Tala game reserve has a mix of acacia Thornveld, open grassland and sensitive wetlands providing exceptional game watching and birding, setting the stage for that perfect photograph.
Tala allows you to get closer to nature, to really interact with the environment and animals, and to experience the sights, sounds and smells of the African bush. Tala is a wildlife sanctuary. Spanning over 3000 hectares and incorporating many diverse natural environments, the reserve features well over 380 bird species, with big game that includes Rhino, Hippo, kudu, Zebra, Giraffe and Eland. Several distinctive and remarkable plant species are also to be found on Tala. The fiery aloe in full bloom, the imposing euphoria and the smell of the fragrant wild sage on a dewy morning make every safari tour at the reserve unique and memorable.
- Group Rates are available on request.
- Entrance Fees
- Listed Activities
- Transport – Pick-up and Drop-off
- Bottled Water (We only supply a limited number of bottles per day, should you require additional, this will be for your own account)
- Items of Personal Nature
- Beverages: Beer; Wine; Cold Drinks
- Any other items not listed in the Inclusion