Hluhluwe Umfolozi Game Reserve
The Rhino Capture Unit of the park can take credit for helping save the endangered White Rhino from the brink of extinction. Today the reserve has over 1600 white rhino in the reserve and has relocated hundreds of these magnificent animals to game reserves around the world.
The Hluhluwe Umfolozi Game Reserve supports healthy populations of all Big Five, as well as dozens of other large game, and a wide range of other smaller mammals, birds, and reptiles.
The terrain of the Hluhluwe section of the reserve primarily consists of hilly grassland, while the Umfolozi section is characterised by bushveld. Over 200 km of roads provide visitors with ample opportunity to explore the reserve and view game from the comfort (and safety) of their own vehicle. In addition to these self-guided game drives, the reserve has several hiking trails, ranging from the 30 minute Mblome Forest Trail near the Hluhluwe Hilltop camp, to the 5 day guided wilderness trails which can be booked with KZN Wildlife.
ATTRACTIONS & ACTIVITIES AT HLUHLUWE UMFOLOZI GAME RESERVE:
- game drives / night drives
- game walks / wilderness trails
- picnic braai sites / restaurant
- curio shop
SUMMARY OF WILDLIFE & FLORA:
Carnivores: lion, leopard, cheetah
Herbivores: white and black rhino, elephant, giraffe, hippo, variety of antelope
DIRECTIONS TO HLUHLUWE UMFOLOZI GAME RESERVE:
- from Durban take the N2 northward appx 220 km
- pass the Mtubatuba / St. Lucia turnoff
- at the next off-ramp turn left onto the R618 West
- follow the R618 West for about 25 km to the gates
Summer (Oct - Mar): 5:00 - 19:00
Winter (April -Sept): 6:00 - !8:00
Bed & Breakfast/ Guest House/ Guest Lodge in Mtubatuba32.7km East
For overseas tourist our chalets are ideal providing a welcomed "Home from Home" resting place. We book the usual Game Reserve and beach excursions and could fill your holidays with exciting African experiences to remember (beach umbrellas, mats, ...
Bed & Breakfast/ Guest House/ Guest Lodge in Riverview34.0km East
The 6 en-suite rooms each have their own entrance to an enormous sub-tropical garden to ensure your privacy; have air-conditioning, bar-fridge and hospitality trays. Your hosts, Pete and Eone offer such hospitality and friendship that Marula Place..
Bush Lodges (Catered) (GAME NEARBY) in Hluhluwe37.7km North East
Guests can enjoy an unrivalled ethnic experience by staying in DumaZulu Lodge which consists of ethnic units resembling the different tribes of Southern Africa on the exterior while the interior is modern and tastefully decorated in ethnic fabrics
Bush Lodges (Catered) (GAME NEARBY) in Hluhluwe39.1km North East
Whether you are looking to experience Zulu culture, the Big 5 or the vast wetlands of St Lucia, Malala Lodge provides you with the perfect base from which to explore the majestic beauty of the Elephant Coast in South Africa's Zulu Kingdom.
Bed & Breakfast/ Guest House/ Guest Lodge in Richards Bay40.5km South East
Marrob Lodge is a stunning guest lodge situated in the peaceful village of Kwambonambi, just a stone's throw away from the port of Richards Bay. Here you can enjoy the tranquil ambience of country living
Private Game Reserve in Hluhluwe40.8km North East
Luxury tented accommodation provides true safari ambiance, with every comfort catered for, including spacious dressing rooms, en-suite bathrooms and private sundecks.
Bed & Breakfast/ Guest House/ Guest Lodge in Kwambonambi41.0km South East
The hotel has 30 comfortable air-conditioned en-suite rooms with TV. It is the ideal base from which to explore the beauty Zululand has to offer being 45 kms from St Lucia, Hluhluwe/Umfolozi Game Reserve and Mapelane.
Bed & Breakfast/ Guest House/ Guest Lodge in Hluhluwe41.1km North East
The Guest House has 8 rooms, sleeping 18 people sharing. All rooms have en-suite bathrooms and air-conditioning. Relax and unwind at our swimming pool or challenge your partner to a game of snooker. A comfortable reading room and TV lounge is ...
Bed & Breakfast/ Guest House/ Guest Lodge in Kwambonambi41.1km South East
Owls In B&B is situated a stone's throw off the N2 at Kwambonambi, a tranquil village only 22km North of Richards Bay. Your home away from home is set in spacious gardens with old indigenous trees.
Bed & Breakfast/ Guest House/ Guest Lodge in Hluhluwe41.4km North East
Hlulala Guest House, Hluhluwe in the heart of the Elephant Coast, an exciting tourist destination. This unique safari destination combines the best of both land and marine natural environments.
Nearby Points Of Interest
- The Big 5 Game (7.44km)