The new cheetah checks out her new surroundings at Thanda Safari. Picture: Instagram.

There is some good news for Thanda Safari travellers. The five-star private game reserve located in Northern KwaZulu-Natal has brought a 22-month-old cheetah to its reserve. 

The Leading Hotels of the World member revealed on Instagram that the cheetah arrived on Tuesday from Mkuze Game Reserve. The cheetah can be seen wandering her new surroundings just minutes after Thanda Safari’s Wildlife Coordinator Mariana Venter opened the transport case.

Thanda Safari’s Wildlife Coordinator Mariana Venter introduces a new cheetah to their reserve. Picture: Instagram.

The hotel said on Instagram: “A 22-month-old Cheetah female arrived today at Thanda Safari from Mkuze Game Reserve. The young lady will spend some time in a boma to get used to her new home before she will be released onto the reserve…” (sic). 

Thanda Safari is situated on 14 000 hectares in the heart of Zululand, Thanda Safari offers an authentic South African wildlife experience with excellent game viewing all year round. It has a sincere commitment to the Zulu culture and conservation of the environment. 

Meaning ‘love’ in isiZulu, Thanda offers three different accommodation types, Thanda Safari Lodge, Villa iZulu and Thanda Tented Camp.