Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Park Full Day Safari

The oldest proclaimed reserve in Africa, Awaits. 96000 Hectares of wilderness, rolling hills and magnificent wildlife.

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R 1400.00 per person

Full Day Hluhluwe Umfolozi Safari

Key Highlights

  • Experience Africa's oldest proclaimed game reserve
  • The perfect way to relax and enjoy wildlife
  • Home to the African Big 5, Wild Dogs and Cheetah


Full Day Hluhluwe Umfolozi Safari, Description:

This the most popular safari offers one a real feel of this magnificent game reserve. With its rolling hills, open Savannah grasslands it remains an incredibly scenic reserve, and with its magnificent history it's sure to be a splendid day for a Safari.

Safari Schedule

Its a early start, should you be overnighting in the town of St Lucia then we will pick you up at 5:00 and transfer you to the game reserve. Alternatively we will meet you at the game reserve gate at 6:00. Your personal guide for the day will give you a introduction to the reserve the animal species that are found within the reserve and the intended area that you will be travelling too.

  • 8:00 am Breakfast & Piping Hot Coffee
  • 1:00 pm Lunch (Traditional South African Braai)
  • 2:30 we start heading home.


Included on the Full Day Hluhluwe Umfolozi Safari:

  • Conservation Levy (Gate Fees)
  • Breakfast
  • Refreshments
  • Lunch (Braai)
  • Refreshments

All safaris are conducted in Open Game Drive Safari Vehicles with all permits and insurances, each ranger has years experience in the reserve and he or she will undoubtedly make your safari a memorable one.

What to bring along:

  • Binoculars
  • Camera with spare batteries if possible
  • Memory cards
  • Light jacket or pull over.

Animals found within Hluhluwe Umfolozi Game Reserve

1,500 white rhino and 360 black rhino, buffalo, elephant, lion and leopard, blue wildebeest, zebra, giraffe water-buck, nyala, kudu, bushbuck, warthog, cheetah, hyena and 23,000 impala and 300 species of birds have been recorded. With 96000 hectares to explore we travel within the oldest proclaimed game reserve in Africa. The reserve world re-known for its conservation of Black and White Rhino just to imagine less than 120 years ago less than 100 Rhino’s existed world wide. Today the reserve boasts hundreds of Black Rhino’s and of the largest population of White Rhino’s in the world. For more information on the Big 5 found within the Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Park.


9 Hour Safari


Breakfast, Bush Lunch (Braai), Refreshments, Coffee and Tea Included

Magnificent Sightings Await

Full Day Hluhluwe Umfolozi Safari

Some of the Rangers

These men and woman are passionate and keen conservationists. Each ranger is either Theta or FUGASA registered guides / ranger's. Each member of the team is also First Aid Qualified and all rangers have PDP's (Professional Driver's Licence) as per the required Roads Transport Act of S.A. Undoubtedly these men and woman will not try to meet your expectations but rather exceed them.

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Congratulations to our Heritage Tours & Safaris Team in being awarded with numerous awards at the 2017 Lilizela Awards, Theo and Bheki both being runners up and Stacey being awarded with Game Ranger of the year in KwaZulu Natal.


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Full Day Hluhluwe Umfolozi Safari

Full Day Hluhluwe Umfolozi Safari

We spent a month in Z A and the full day safari with David comes close to being our best day there. He shared just the right amount of information about different wildlife habits, lingered long enough for everyone to get photos and to explain why some of the things we saw were so special and why other things were more day to day habits. One highlight was watching a Cape Buffalo giving himself a mud bath! The small size of the vehicles provide a good viewing spot no matter where you're seated and the lunch was yummy. Book early!

Full Day Hluhluwe Umfolozi Safari

We really enjoyed this Safari. One of the reasons was our guide David. 
We saw so many animals, some we have not seen on previous Safaris, but above all, we were thrilled by the knowledge and way of explaining things from David. 
He shared many stories and combined them with facts. Perfect!
A real gem for us and a must do in our perspective.

Full Day Hluhluwe Umfolozi Safari

What an incredible day in Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Reserve. So many adrenaline fueled moments, so much excitement, so many memories!

Zayne was attentive to our needs throughout the day and made the whole safari viewing experience a very special one. As a wildlife photographer, I am quite demanding on positioning etc, and our guide Zayne was exceptionally patient and professional throughout.

Krishin Stephen Pillay
Krishin Stephen Pillay
Amazing service! Knowledgable guides. They only pickup in St Lucia , so factor travel time to their offices when booking
suvarna maharaj
suvarna maharaj
Efficient and conveniently located. I booked the half day game drive to hluhluwe and it was great. Our driver was friendly and accommodating. He was also always on time. We got to see a lot of wildlife on the game drive - elephants, giraffes, impala, rhinos etc. Just not any lions unfortunately. We also received a 10% discount for the st lucia boat cruises which we used.
Barend ,Christiaan Scheepers
Barend ,Christiaan Scheepers
Enjoy this trip lot to see
El B
El B
Tour was lovely
Bernhard Bekker
Bernhard Bekker
Exellent service to customers online bookings and walk-in assistant for any activity in the area of St Lucia.
M Fields
M Fields
We booked two tours through Bev at Heritage Tours and Safaris, an afternoon hippo & crocodile boat trip and the full day Hluhluwe-Imfolozi game drive. The entire process was efficient, the briefing on what to expect and a small special request were fully attended to. Both trips were amazing, the guides Brown and John had extensive knowledge of the entire eco system the history of the area and filled in any quiet moments with either rare bird sightings or intersting facts. The breakfast and lunch on the game drive were excellant.

Full Day Hluhluwe Umfolozi Safari

Full Day Hluhluwe Umfolozi Safari - Good To Know

Certified Vehicles

Prices You Can't Beat

Certified Rangers

Non-Smoking Vehicles

Our Safari Vehicles

Over the past 14 years without a doubt the most rugged and reliable vehicle has proven to be Toyota Land Cruisers. Our fleet comprises of 5 Open Game Drive Safari Vehicles and 2 Toyota Hilux Open Safari Vehicles. All vehicles are modified to ensure absolute comfort and all game drive frames are custom built for Heritage Tours & Safaris.

Safety and Comfort

  • All vehicles comply to the South African Roads Transport Act
  • All vehicles have Carrier Permits as per the Transport Act S.A.
  • All vehicles have COF (certificates of fitness) certified yearly
  • Each passenger has a seat belt
  • All vehicles carry First Aid kits, Fire Extinguishers
  • All accesses are lockable on Game Drive Vehicles
  • Roofs are hardtops and offer additional protection from the elements
  • All vehicles carry additional coolers with bottled water at all times
  • Extra blankets are available at all times for those cooler mornings


Prices You Can't Beat

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Heritage Tours & Safaris offers unparalleled service, with an emphasis on not meeting your expectations but exceeding them. This Full Day Big 5 Safari Tour to Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Park includes full catering with all refreshments included. Additional coolers are also loaded into the open game drive vehicles with bottled waters for your convenience.

Unbeatable Prices

  • An all-inclusive Big 5 Safari
  • No hidden costs
  • Open Game Drive Safari Vehicle Tour
  • Fully Catered

Departing Daily

These Big 5 Safaris depart daily. Pick Up Times from St Lucia is 5:00 am and meet at the Nyalazi Gate is 6:00 am. Should you require alternative times please do let us know.

Full Day Hluhluwe Umfolozi Safari

Nyalazi Gate (Imfolozi Park) Directions

Should you opt to meet us at the gate (Nyalazi Gate), then please do make youse of the map below while driving to the gate. Please note that this map will not take you directly to the Nyalazi Gate, rather onto the correct road. Once you have crossed the Cattle grid, please continue for approximately 2 km one will see a sign indicating to turn to the left (Nyalazi Gate / Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Park). Please make sure that you do keep a lookout for the turn-off. Once you have turned left continue for approximately 300 meters and you will arrive at the gate.

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