Tala Private Game Reserve is located in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, and offers a wonderful wilderness experience. Tala is a wildlife sanctuary that spans nearly 7,500 acres. The landscapes at this game reserve are characterized by a mix of acacia thornveld, open grassland and wetland, providing exceptional game and bird viewing opportunities. There is no predatory game at Tala which encourages a relaxed atmosphere among the resident animals. This KwaZulu-Natal game reserve in South Africa has been the setting for several feature films and provides wonderful photographic opportunities. Tala Game Reserve caters for all kinds of guests, from conference delegates and family groups to wedding parties, film crews and learners on an educational adventure. Tala Private Game Reserve is located in a malaria-free area and can be reached in about 45 minutes from Durban and is close to Pietermaritzburg.
Tala Private Game Reserve is home to approximately 350 species of birds and is a treasure trove for those who enjoy bird watching. From larks and pipits to three of South Africa’s magnificent crane species, Tala is bound to make any twitcher happy. Aside from spectacular birdlife, Tala provides shelter to big game such as rhinos, kudu, giraffes, hippos, and the rare Sable antelope. Plant species found in this area include the Fiery Aloe, the Euphorbia and Wild Sage, making it ideal for any nature enthusiast.
At Tala Private Game Reserve, any time of year is a great time for visiting. In this picture-perfect setting, guests can escape from the hustle and bustle of modern life to a place devoid of stress and the maddening crowds of the city.
Tala Private Game Reserve offers a host of activities and caters for wedding safaris, conferences, educational groups, family getaways, private escapes, and honeymoons. Guests to the reserve can experience the great outdoors in a unique way during a guided game drive. Game drives take two hours and are conducted by a highly trained and experienced guide and tracker. Other activities include mountain biking, bass fishing, paintball and target shooting, and swimming in the rock pools.
Guests at Tala Private Game Reserve can choose from a variety of accommodation options, catering to every need and budget. From the luxury Leadwood Lodge and the standard Aloe Lodge to the Figtree Lodge, Paperbark Lodge and Mahogany Lodge, each accommodation offers either world-class facilities or simple necessities.
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