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HLUHLUWE UMFOLOZI PARK

INTRODUCTION

The Hluhluwe and Umfolozi Game Reserves are joined by the Corridor Reserve and were established in April 1895, they were recently combined and cover an area of 96 000 ha. It is the oldest park in Africa and is the only park in Kwazulu-Natal which is home to the "Big 5". Game viewing starts virtually as you enter the gates and there is a wide variety of animals and bird life to be seen. It is well-known for single handedly saving the white rhino from extinction, and now boasts the largest population of white rhino in South Africa.

ATTRACTIONS

  • Dumazulu Cultural Village: Tours, ethnic dancing shows, a crocodile pool, snake pit and aviary are all available at this interesting village and is sure to take you back in time.

  • Emdoneni Lodge: A cheetah breeding Station where you may view these beautiful animals and their offspring by appointment only.

  • False Bay Park: It offers various activities but also has a fossil display as one of its main attractions.

  • Hluhluwe Wildlife Art Gallery: Pick up some fine wildlife prints by various artists.

  • Ilala Weavers: Experience the soul of Africa and its people through their handcrafts. Lots to do and see!!

ACTIVITIES

  • Enjoy picnics, game watching and bird watching in the Hluhluwe-Umfolozi Game Reserve.

  • Zulu Nyala Game Lodge: Set in the shadow of the Lebombo Mountains, this Lodge offers Clay pigeon shooting, horse riding, boat cruises and game drives. 

  • Zululand Tree Lodge: Horse trails, guided walks, bird and game watching is available at this secluded little paradise.