Safaris in South Africa Natal, visit Hluhluwe Umfolozi Game Reserve the oldest proclaimed reserve in Africa. The reserve with its rich cultural history of Zulu warriors, King Shaka and Rhino conservation programme offers one an experience of a true Bush Safari while in South Africa.
The reserve just north of Durban (2,5hrs) allows one to escape from the hussle and bussle to the tranquility of bird calls and a slower pace of the Big5.
South Africa boasts a wide variety of game reserves with each individual province offering an opportunity to discover and explore its own unique fuana and flora. KwaZulu Natal does just that offering visitors both an opportunity to witness the great bush and sea experience as one travels further North of Durban. Hluhluwe Umfolozi Game Reserve a 96000 hectare reserve allows one to witness the Big 5 in a smaller yet awesome reserve. With numerous vantage points, accommodation establishments both inside and outside the reserve one has numerous options to choose from. Its neighbour the Isimangaliso Wetlands Park to the East of the Hluhluwe Umfolozi Game Reserve received world heritage status in 1999 and for good reason, with its unique biodiversity it offers visitors and wide array of activities and safaris.
Should you be travelling to South Africa one should make KwaZulu Natal one of your destinations as it provides one with true indepth insight to true South Africa, be entertianed by Zulu culture, cultural history, magnificent bush and all inspiring wildlife that the area has to offer one.
KwaZulu Natal tips:
- Bear in mind that the area is tropical and may become quite warm during Summer months of December to end February
- The area is large so make sure you have adequate travelling times between accommodation establishments
- The area has numerous national roads and toll roads are charged for
Safari opportunities are available from Durban as either day safaris or overnight safari packages, always ensure prior to booking a safari that the safari operator has experience in the reserve as well as knowledgeable guides as this allows one to travel to the hot spots in the reserves.
Should you be interested in a safari please do not hesitate to contact us at [email protected] or call now at +27 834572147 for immediate advice and availability.