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Hluleka Nature Reserve

Hluleka Nature Reserve, Wild Coast & Berg, Eastern Cape

Hluleka Nature Reserve

One of the Eastern Cape's lesser known reserves, the Hluleka Nature Reserve lies on a tranquil stretch of the Wild Coast, roughly 30 km from Port St. Johns, and approximately ninety kilometers south east of Umtata. The reserve is comprised of the 722ha Strachan's Grant Farm, a stretch of coastline, and the magnificent forest reserves of Congwane Mtombo and Ndabeni Hluleka.

A number of diverse ecosystems exist within the Hluleka Nature Reserve, and these include rocky coastline, lagoons, grassy hilltops, and impressive forests, home to Natal Fig, Quinine, Stink Ebony and Coral trees. Hluleka offers its visitors a number of recreational activities, which include direct access to pristine beaches which allow for excellent whale and dolphin watching opportunities, well maintained walking trails, picnic spots, and birding for which Hluleka is renowned.

Avid bird watchers are treated with the chance of sighting such species as the elusive Cape Parrot, Osprey, Ground Hornbill, the rare green Coucal, African Finfoot and Knysna Loerie. Hiking through Hluleka Nature Reserve will also allow visitors to view a wide variety of wildlife which also exists within the reserve, and includes Bushbuck, Red Hartebeest, Bush Pig, Burchell's Zebra, Cape Clawless Otter, blesbok, Eland, Rock Hyrax also known as Rock Dassies, Blue Wildebeest, Impala and Blue Duiker.

Nearby Listings

Swell Eco Lodge

Self Catering House, Cottage, Chalet Accommodation in Mgcnibe

12.8km South of center of Hluleka Nature Reserve

Swell Eco Lodge offers exclusive accommodation with modern stylish interiors and traditional Xhosa exteriors. Our newly renovated lodge offers self-catering accommodation, ideal for couples, groups and families.

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Sleeps: 14 in 2 units/rooms

Five Fishes

Self Catering House, Cottage, Chalet Accommodation in Coffee Bay

21.7km South of center of Hluleka Nature Reserve

Five Fishes is an ideal cottage for a family holiday. Situated on a hill 5 minutes walk from the beach, it has the most breathtaking views of the sea. There are numerous good fishing spots close by, and lots of scenic walks.

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Hole in the Wall

Hotel / Boutique Hotel Accommodation in Coffee Bay

28.1km South of center of Hluleka Nature Reserve

The remoteness of Hole in the Wall resort lends itself to excellent bird watching, nature walks, hiking trails as well as being an ideal spot for fishing.

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Cremorne Seaside River Resort B&B

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Port St Johns

32.5km North of center of Hluleka Nature Reserve

Our Bed & Breakfast rooms are situated in our cosy log cabins. They come in both double and twin formats so are ideal for couples or friends/children. The rooms also come with private access, ensuite toilet and shower and your own patio to relax ...

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Sleeps: 30 in 5 units/rooms

Purple Indigo

Self Catering House, Cottage, Chalet Accommodation in Port St Johns

32.5km North of center of Hluleka Nature Reserve

Purple Indigo offers comfortable, furnished, reasonably priced, self catering rooms, apartments and cottage in a perfect location, on the banks of the Mzimvubu River in Port St Johns.

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Cremorne Seaside River Resort S/C

Self Catering House, Cottage, Chalet Accommodation in Port St Johns

32.5km North of center of Hluleka Nature Reserve

At Cremorne Seaside River Resort our Self Catering Log Cabins are ideal for your relaxing holiday. In either 4 sleeper or 2 sleeper formats they cater for both your family getaway or the romantic weekend away with someone special.

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