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Tala Game Reserve


Tala game reserve is described as Durban's finest game reserve and is situated in Camperdown, about 50 minutes from the centre of Durban. Tala is about 3000 hectares and features various lodges spread out over the reserve. This game reserve is well know for its wedding venues and state of the art conference venues. There are over 250 species of birds in this area as well as wildlife including Hippos, Giraffe, Zebra, Wildebeest and Rhinos. Tala Game Reserve was bought back by the community and is now community run.


Tala Game Reserve is renown for its conferencing and wedding venues as it has multiple options. Zuma's son got married at Tala Game Reserve in front of 500 guests in October 2011 and cited Tala Game Reserve as the best option. In 2010, some of the decisions for the world cup were made in Tala's very own Conference Room furnished with BMW Black leather chairs.
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Tala Game Reserve features luxury accommodation as well as standard and self catering. The Game Reserve has the following lodges:

Leadwood Lodge

This 5 star lodge features a waterfountain/pond area and large glass doors. There are 4 bedrooms, a cellar, board room, lounge and dining area, reading area, kitchen and a deck area with a rim-flow pool. All this overlooks a valley in the Game Reserve which will soon have a 9 hole golf course.

Paperback Lodge

This lodge features 12 double rooms, each with large glass windows and a patio to view the reserve. The room features en-suite bathrooms with large tubs and outdoor showers as well as tea and coffee making facilities. There is a main building at the lodge which has a lounge area, bar area, dining area and conference facilities.

Aloe Lodge

The Aloe Lodge is located next to the Tala restaurant and the central lodge and is home to a family of warthogs. The lodge features 10 rooms, each with their own en-suite bathroom. Aloe Lodge also features a conference room

Mahogany Lodge

This lodge is situated with in walking distance from Paperback Lodge. The lodge features 6 rooms and 1 rondavel, all with air conditioning,

Fig Tree Lodge

The Fig Tree Lodge is situated near a watering hole. Fig Tree Lodge features 4 double rooms and one presidential suite. All the rooms have air conditioning and are situated around a bar area making it perfect for both conferences and family holidays.


  • Game drives
  • Bush walks
  • Insect trail
  • Nature trail
  • Wild Bird Ringing
  • Snake Show
  • Wetlands study

Tala Game Reserve Rates:


Valid for South African Residents for travel until: 31/12/15


Ref: 2195


R 770.00

Mahogany (Max. 2 Persons)

R 940.00

Paperbark (Max. 2 Persons)

R 940.00

Fig Tree (Max. 2 Persons)

R 940.00

Leadwood Cottage (Max. 2 Persons)**

R 1 750.00


Rates are quoted per room per night and include accommodation, breakfast, TOMSA levy and VAT at 14%.
The rates are valid for South African Residents only for travel until 31 December 2015 and are subject to peak season block out dates and availability at the time of booking.
**Leadwood Cottage: Rates are quoted per room per night and include accommodation, breakfast, one game drive for 2 people per stay, TOMSA levy and VAT at 14%.

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Game Lodge Specials

Clifftop Exclusive Hideaway - Welgevonden

Book within 7 Day Rate: R 3 130pp Sharing

includes: All Meals and Selected Beverages
Valid: to 14 Dec 2018
Accommodation, meals & local beverages, game drives

Mkuze falls Lodge

5* Zululand
R 2 680 per person sharing
Valid to: 30 April 2018

includes: all meals and 2 game drives per Daily

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Bakubung : Kwafubesi Lodge

Weekend Special
R 1 817 per person sharing
Valid to: 14 Dec 2018

includes: Breakfast Lunch and Dinner Daily, 2 Game Drives Daily

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Amakhosi Safari Lodge: KZN

R 3 200 pps:
Valid: to 30 April 2018

Book within 10 days of Stay
includes: All Meals and Accommodation in a River Suite
2 game drives daily, Min 2 nights

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Ivory Tree Game Lodge: Pilanesberg

R 5 600 pps:
includes: 5 Star Accommodation, All Meals,
and 2 game drives daily.
Valid: 31 March 2018

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Feb Special: Rhino Sands: KZN

All Meals, Drinks and 2 Game Drives included
Valid: To 28 Feb 2018 : R 2 600 pps/ night
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