Tala Private Game Reserve is a 3000 hectare safari lodge just 45 minutes from Durban city. Surrounded by beautiful hills just outside of Pietermaritzburg, Tala is regarded as one of KwaZulu-Natal’s top safari parks. Tala Game Reserve has on record over 380 bird species, including ostritch, the worlds largest bird. Big game species such as rhino, wildebeest and giraffe are residents of Tala Game Reserve, along with a number of antelope and smaller mammals.
There is a small dam, with ‘Hides’ around its perimeter, for keen birders wishing to catch a glimpse of a kingfisher or cormorant. There is a resident pod of hippo’s which reside in the dam, the “Hides” provide the perfect opportunity to get closer to these two ton herbivores.
Tala game reserve
Tala Game Reserve provides guided walks daily. Accommodation ranges from rustic chalets and rondavels to 5 star luxury lodges. There are numerous conferencing facilities to make use of at Tala, the perfect place to get away from the city rush.
Please note that we do not take any accommodation bookings for Tala. If you would like information regarding self driving tours, gate fees, accommodation etc, please contact Tala direct on +27 31 781 8000.