News/Safari Sighting Journals

Save The Elephants

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This Is Where You Can Help , Every Little Bit Counts Please Help Save The Future Survival Of African Elephants … Really Any Donation Counts, Big Or Small.. We Thank You From The Bottom Of Our Hearts . Click Here

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Hluhluwe Cheetah Facts

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Hluhluwe Umfolozi Game Reserve Cheetah Facts Did you know that the cheetah is the world’s fastest land mammal on Earth?  An acceleration from 0 to 60 miles (96 kilometres) an hour in a mere 3 seconds and a top speed of 112 km. At these high speeds these cats are nimble and can make quick…

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Incredible Sightings Yet Again

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Once again we have been rewarded with some incredible sightings while out on safari into the Hluhluwe Game Reserve, all safari vehicles and guides have reported numerous sightings of Lions in the lower Umfolozi Game Reserve, Cheetah in the open flats between Mpila Camp and Sonthuli. Magnificent sightings of Elephants migrating to the North and…

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Yet another great safari day

Travelling into Hluhluwe Game Reserve remains an extraordinary experience and a great way to discover a magnificent game reserve while in South Africa. This 96000 hectare reserve has so much to offer not only the Big 5 but Cheetah and Wild Dog to mention but just some of the amazing animal species one may just…

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A Guides Tale

Cheetah Playtime A silhouette perched silently, breathless movement only a slight swagger of a tail, ssshh I asked my clients. Don’t move, don’t talk with some patience I’m sure we will get closer. We immediately ceased all communication and movement, a rustle in the distance maybe the mother returning with a kill. Excitement & heart…

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Umfolozi Game reserve Sightings

Last week offered clients sightings of the African Elephants, Wild Dogs, Hyenna, Lions galore in the southern section of the Umfolozi Game Reserve. For some reason the tempretures have remained very hot through March, this has unfortunately added to the decrease in water reserves however some days we received some forms of rain. The sightings…

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Hluhluwe Imfolozi Game Reserve updates

Hluhluwe Imfolozi Game Reserve Updates: As of February 2010 herewith our latest updates from within the Hluhluwe Game Reserve, it has been warm and the change in seasons is slowly showing its face. The sunrise now approxiamately 4:45 am and a slight chill in the morning means that soon we will all be wearing pull…

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Hluhluwe Game Reserve Sighting update

Well its that time of the week again for our weekly update from the Hluhluwe Umfolozi Game Reserve South Africa. Its been a good week for safaris once again and the area has also received some fantastic rain. The Black Umfolozi River come down again so most of the water holes are filling up nicely.…

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Safari updates Hluhluwe Game Reserve

Yet another week has past and what a magnificent week it has been to be on a safari in Hluhluwe Reserve South Africa. Our Safaris to Hluhluwe Game Reserve at present still depart at 5:00 am from St Lucia and picups are at 6:00 am the various gate either Memorial Hluhluwe Reserve or Nylazi Umfolozi…

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Safari sightings update from Hluhluwe Umfolozi Game Reserve

2010/11/01 What ever happened to the year, they seem to go past faster and faster, none the less the sightings also seem to get better and better, last weeks sightings in the Hluhluwe Umfolozi Game Reserve, South Africa. The highlight of last week with out a doubt must have been the Black Rhino with the…

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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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Angry Elephant, Hluhluwe Game Reserve

Sometimes while on Safari to Hluhluwe Umfolozi Game Reserve our guides come across not only unique sightings but interesting one’s as well. On this particular sighting of a African Elephant the guide Jacques had clients with him as seen in the clip however as the seasons change and high season approaches the park both Hluhluwe…

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Sightings of the week July 2010

Hluhluwe Umfolozi Game Reserve has over the past 3 weeks really shown what its made of in terms of sightings, virtually every Safari to the park offered us unique sightings of at least 1 Big 5 specie and multiple sightings of Cheetah. However the sighting of the month of July must be that of Friday…

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Review: St Lucia Hostel

St Lucia South Africa situated within South Africa’s first World Heritage Site has many a accommodation establishments. One new accommodation establishment has now been open for business for a year. The hostel previously known as the Bloo House received a complete revamp , new furnishings and a much needed paint. The hostel now can accommodate…

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News Flash: Leopard on Night Drive

Once again a fantastic sighting of a Leopard was experienced on one of our Night Drives into the Isimangaliso Wetlands Park over the weekend. The sighting was recorded early on the drive and only 2 km into the Night Drive, clients where as can be expected astonished by the sighting. The nocturnal animal makes use…

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