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World’s most hardcore turtles choose Thonga to rest

At Thonga Beach Lodge we are privileged to host some of the most hardcore turtles in the world – the...

Contributing to conservation is easier than you imagined

By Kylee Ryers The late Miriam Makeba, who was also affectionately known as ‘Mama Africa’ once said: “Africa has her...

A democracy of buffalo

If you want a perfect example of “ubuntu” (the African concept of ‘we exist because of one another’) in the...

Beautiful-ugly beasties of the bush

I just adore these beautiful-ugly beasties – the warthog (a.k.a Pumba in the Lion King). These African hogs just ooze...

Ten reasons to visit Hluhluwe–iMfolozi Park

By Philip Briggs from Safaribookings.com Hluhluwe–iMfolozi Park rivals the world-famous Kruger National Park as one of southern Africa’s most alluring...

Dolphins – some of our favourite friends

A dream that I have had for a long time is to swim in the ocean with dolphins. Somehow it...

iSimangaliso natural world

There are so few unspoilt places left in the world and one feels it keenly when one enters such a...

Thonga Beach Lodge: A site of significance

Thonga Beach Lodge: A site of significance Article and photographs by Dr George Hughes, 7 March 2018 Very few visitors...

Caring for the coast

This is something we are super proud of: Thonga Beach Lodge is passionate about clean oceans, having seen the devastating...

Beautiful Elephant Sightings

We have been appreciating some amazing elephant sightings from Rhino Ridge Safari Lodge in Hluhluwe-uMfolozi Game Reserve. The size of...