Tala is a wildlife sanctuary spanning over 3000 hectares and incorporating many diverse natural environments, the reserve features over 380 bird species, with big game that includes kudu, hippo, giraffe and eland. The reserve is well stocked with a rich variety of game, bird and plant life, nestled in the heart of KwaZulu-Natal. Get up close with the tiny mongoose, or the largest of all the antelope in southern Africa, the eland. Tala boasts around 20 species of antelope, including some special breeds, such as the oribi, bushbuck and reedbuck, with other game in abundance. Children four years old and over are permitted on game drives at Tala.