Archive for October 2010

Hluhluwe Family Safari Tips

Want to see the Big 5, well then Hluhluwe Game Reserve is the best reserve for a family Safari, the area is not as imense as that of Kruger National Park and with the various areas that one can either barbeque or enjoy a meal at one of the restuarants this destination will surely be…

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Rhino Poaching in South Africa

Heritage Tours & Safaris would like to dedicate this page to every person that not only lands on this website but each person that loves the wild. As you may now the poaching of Rhinos in South Africa at present is at an all time high, it is estimated in access of 200 rhinos have…

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Review: St Lucia South Africa

St Lucia South Africa is a unique destination and for good reason, with beaches ( Tropical) warm year round, Isimangaliso Wetlands Park a mere 2 km away and Hluhluwe Umfolozi just 54 km away where else in the world could one possible see and do in such a short distance. St Lucia South Africa a…

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Weekly Sightings in Hluhluwe Umfolozi Reserve

2010/10/28 Hi again folks just some quick information from the safari’s that we offer and the safari sightings that we have been having in the park. The Hluhluwe Reserve has once again been good with safaris going almost daily. The sightings of animals have included Black Rhino regularly with the Lions and cubs. Other animals…

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Family Safaris Hluhluwe Game Reserve

The following Family Safari offers a busy itinary but with an emphasis on both the oldest Game Reserve in Africa ( Hluhluwe Game Reserve as well as the Umfolozi Game Reserve ) and South Africa’s first World Heritage Site ( Isimangaliso Wetlands Park ). Click on the Family Safaris to Hluhluwe to see full description.…

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Hluhluwe Elephant Facts and Information

An African Safari can not be complete without seeing a African Elephant, both Hluhluwe and Umfolozi Game Reserve have breeding herds and sightings quite often spectacular. Elephant Facts and Information Order Proboscidea Family Elephantidae Within this order which comprises of one family of which 2 Elephant species are found in the World one in Asia…

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Africa Lion Safari-Hluhluwe Game Reserve

Hluhluwe Game Reserve/Umfolozi Game Reserve have an estimated 130 Lions as of 2010. The African Lion is also one of the Big 5 (predator-Panthera Leo) Description: A large robust Cat, with a large muzzle with smooth coat and whitish underparts. Ears are white inside. Tail long with black tassel at the end or tip. A…

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Heritage Tours & Safaris

Heritage Tours & Safaris Staff and Owners have for years experienced spectacular sightings however just last night 2010/10/05 we where to witness yet another awesome sighting in the Town of St Lucia, this for a change was a outing for the Heritage Tours team and while driving down towards the beach bordering the town, we…

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Hluhluwe Safari Tips and Safety

With many years of experience we have witnessed a few near incidence from within the park, it is very important to adhere to the rules and regulations of the Hluhluwe Umfolozi Game Reserve. Should one encounter a close sighting of most Big5 animals always remain within the confines of the vehicle remain quiet and seated…

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Hluhluwe Gate Opening Closing Times

Hluhluwe Game Reserve and Imfolozi Game Reserve have the same opening and closing Times, Please take note of the times as they do differ from Winter to Summer. Once again should you want to Safari to the Reserve it is best to get to the gates as early as possible as this is predominantly Cat…

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