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from$82.34 Avg per night for 2 guests
per night

About Thanda Tau

Wild, beautiful, unique to it's core. With a distinctive blend of luxury and nature, our guests can escape the city to enjoy the ambiance of the FS grasslands. Wander through stunning gardens & savour a handcrafted beer from our micro-brewery. Relish fresh baked delights, nourishing home-cooking & let laughter fill the air in our play area complete with train ride. Drift off to sleep to the lullaby of majestic animals next to your chalet. With us you create fond lasting memories!Overnight guests will have access to our beautiful gardens meaning they have the advantage

Safari: Thanda Tau homes various endangered species onsite including but not limited to: African wild dog, white and tawny lions, cheetah, spotted hyena and more.

Wedding Venues: We cater for weddings, If you dreamed about your special day, we can make it happen.

Conference Venues: Thanda Tau has a conference room for up to 22 delegates and is equipped with a projector, a flat-screen TV, and a floor to ceiling white screen that allows for video conferencing. This room is fully air-conditioned, with full access to Wi-Fi.

Family friendly: Kids play area complete with a miniature train ride, pony rides are also available on weekends and during school holidays. In our luxury chalets we provide a single mattress for babies upon request.

Romantic: We have Honeymoon Suites available for the romantic.

Guided Safaris: We provide various options to view the majestic wildlife we have homed onsite.

 Sleeps 22
Check-in: 14:00
Check-out: 10:00
Reviews: 7 reviews

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50% is required at the time of booking and the rest needs to be paid by the day of arrival.

Guest Reviews

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salomé withfield
July 2022
The wild animals are gorgeous and your rooms are beautiful and spacious.Maybe a bigger or gas heater for winter, it is really cold but we still enjoy our stay. Friendly staff.Your service in your Restaurant and coffee shop is not very good. Takes very long to get you orders.
gugu mokoena
December 2021
The place is beautiful and the rooms are very neat. Please improve the connectivity on the wifi, the fact that there are no other alternatives to watching TV, means that the Wifi should be working 100%. The bedding and towels need to be replaced with new ones, they seem old. One curtain did not close properly. The place is so expensive, but the benefits are limited, at least have bottled water in... Read more
an-mari lamprecht
April 2021
garreth champion
April 2021
I have stayed here twice, and understanding that it is isolated, but advertising wifi and Netflix when it is never operational is highly misleading. I would also suggest fans in rooms, as our room was FULL of mosquitoes! The fridge also did not, despite buying ice to try cool it down. Shower water was also cold both afternoon of arrival and next day. We will definitely not stay here again or... Read more
roelf van rooyen
March 2021
Very friendly and helpful staff


  • Wheelchair Enabled
  • Garden
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Pet Friendly*
  • Wi-Fi
  • Credit Card Facilities
  • Conference Venues
  • Restaurant on Premises
  • Parking on Premises
  • Romantic
  • 24H. Security
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Bath
  • Bathroom
  • Breakfast
  • Double/Twin rooms
  • Lunch
  • House Keeping
  • Non smoking rooms
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Safe
  • Shower
  • Load shedding Backup

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Zulu (isiZulu)
  • Xhosa (isiXhosa)
  • Afrikaans
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Thanda Tau location

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Thanda Tau is 38.1km from the centre of Vrede (Free State) , the nearest airport 171.2km (Johannesburg International Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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