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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...

Journeys with a purpose

Isibindi Africa Lodges is delighted to announce the launch of The Isibindi Foundation in March 2019. This is an exciting...

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...

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...

Winning the Best Partnership for Poverty Reduction Award

African Responsible Tourism Awards 2017 Winning the Best Partnership for Poverty Reduction Award supported by Africa Ignite Gold winner: Isibindi...

Options don’t get much better

"Options don’t get much better if you yearn to be a recluse for a week but also have a family...

One of South Africa’s little jewels

Thank you for this descriptive and most flattering review and delightful photographs Shane and Juli! “Kosi Forest Lodge, one of...

A Day at Thonga Beach Lodge

At Thonga Beach Lodge there are so many fun activities that paradoxically, you need a strategy to mindfully appreciate each...