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For Reservations and Rates
Call: +27 (0) 861 000 333

Facilities
Restaurant
Conference Centre
Wedding Facilities
Activities
Bird Watching
Hiking Trails
Safari
Helicopter rides
Swimming Pool
Team Building
Wine Tasting

Address:

Physical Address:

R603 Umbumbulu Road, Pietermaritzburg, 3202

Postal Address:

PO Box 316, Camperdown, 3720

Phone:  0861 000 333
Phone (Int):  +27 31 536 6600
Fax:  +27 31 781 8022
Email:  ceres@threecities.co.za

General Manager:

Derek Grose: gm@tala.co.za

Region: KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Physical Address:  R603 Umbumbulu Road, Pietermaritzburg, 3202

Attractions

Nature’s Classroom

Let the splendour of the African bush inspire you.

Boasting a wonderful reserve of nearly 3000ha with over 380 species of birds and big game, Tala Private Game Reserve offers a unique outdoor experience, providing  exceptional game and bird viewing opportunities in a mixed landscape of acacia thornveld,  grassland and sensitive wetland.
There are a number of activities that you can experience at Tala:
Game Drives
Get to see and learn about the animals such as White Rhino, Giraffe, Hippo and different species of Antelope and many more…
Insect Trail
Identify insects, their purpose and a brief outline of their lifecycles. Catch live insects to study and then release.
Nature Trail
Go on a treasure hunt, at each flag there is a container containing an item from nature as well as some information and a question to complete on a worksheet.
Bush Walk
On this unique and memorable guided bush walk you are encouraged to use all your senses when learning about plants and their uses.
Binocular Handling and Bird Watching
There are well over 300 species of birds and you are taught how to handle Binoculars and identify the bird life.
Wild Bird Ringing
Learn about wild bird identification, ringing of birds and participate in the catch and release of some of these birds.
Rock Pool
Enjoy your self-catered lunch and a swim at the stunning rock pool.

Game Drives

The Spirit of Africa’s Wilderness

Reservations for Game Drives with an experienced guide are essential. Self-drive Safari’s are allowed on the reserve and do not need to be booked in advance. Book a drive to explore the surrounding African bushveld. Relax and enjoy an African experience with one of our Field Guides.

For this option please enquire with your lodge manager or reception.

PLEASE NOTE

  • Qualified Game Rangers will conduct game drives in open game viewer for duration of 2hrs.
  • Min age: 5 years old

Game Drive Times:

·        Summer 09h00 / 11h00 / 14h00 / 16h00
·        Winter  09h00 / 11h00 / 13h00 / 15h00

Kindly note that ladies that are more than  6 months pregnant are not allowed on drives.

Please note that game drive times are subject to change. For confirmation of these times, please check with reception. The game drives are 2 hours long – depending on sightings

 

Bush Walks

The Spirit of Africa’s Wilderness

Reservations for Bush Walks with an experienced guide are essential. Self-Walks are NOT allowed on the reserve! Book a walk to explore the surrounding African bushveld. Enjoy an African experience with one of our Field Guides.

For this option please enquire with your lodge manager or reception.

PLEASE NOTE

  • Qualified Game Rangers will conduct bush walks for duration of 2hrs.

Please note that bush walk times are subject to change. For confirmation of these times, please check with reception. The Bush walks are 2 hours long – depending on sightings