Half Day Safari South Africa

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Half Day Safari South Africa

Discover South Africa while out on a Half Day Safari or Tour, KwaZulu Natal

Travelling to South Africa one is truly spoilt for options when it comes to various types of Half Day Safari's. Primarily it would depend on the province to which one is traveling to in South Africa. Why one would think well it depends on fauna and flora mostly. What type of wildlife would the area beable to carry and of-course water.

For all intent and purpose this article will discuss Half Day Safari' Options in KwaZulu Natal, South Africa. The province is littered with game park's and game reserve's. However the Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Park is by far the iconic reserve when it comes to tours and safari's while in KwaZulu Natal, South Africa.

South Africa has fast become and will remain a top Safari Destination, this is primarily due to factors such as Safety, Easy Access and the Abundance of wildlife species. The iconic wildlife species that come to mind has to be the African Big 5 however please do take note that not all reserves or parks do have the African Big 5. Their are numerous contributing factors that have to be in place to accommodate the Big 5. These may be factors such as safety (fencing), grazing, space (area) especially when it comes to Elephants and once again water sources. Large areas are needed to carry these animals and Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Park has just that 96000 hectares of pure magnificence. With it's rolling hills and splendid vantage points one is sure to have an incredible half day safari.

Furthermore what is the real difference between a Full Day Safari and a Half Day Safari then?

Mostly the available amount of time would determine the duration of a safari when it comes to deciding on what safari you would like to book. A Half Day Safari when traveling with Heritage Tours & Safaris would include pretty much everything when it comes to Catering (Bush Breakfast, Refreshments and Coffee and Tea as well as Conservation Levies) not to forget that all Safaris are conducted in Open Game Drive Safari Vehicles.

Time is unfortunately always a factor while travelling abroad and it is for this reason that half day safaris are available. Most half day outings range from 6 to 7 hours and offers one a chance to truly experience the park and witness various wildlife. More importantly it also offers the rangers a good amount of time to discuss and explain the various wildlife that you would get to see.

It is of-course imperative that should you go on a half day safari that you do it as early as possible, yes departures are usually between 5 and 6 am. Wow it's that early? Yes and the reason for that is Predators, the earlier the better as this is when they are most active and that is surely one of the top reasons for being in any park. Lion's stalking or enjoying a drink, Hyenas and Wild Dogs, those amazing and Elusive Leopards.

A game reserve be it anywhere is a place of beauty, those magical African Sunrises all the while enjoying wildlife sightings.


So What's on Offer ?

Heritage Tours & Safaris offers various Half Day Safaris and Tours to two top destinations while in KwaZulu Natal, South Africa.

The top half day safari undoubtedly has to be the African Big 5 Half Day Safari to Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Park. These Safaris depart daily and with a fleet of Open Game Drive Safari Vehicles you too could easily join. The Game Rangers are but one word Passionate and Experienced, the Park is Incredible and the sightings are out of this world. Did you know that Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Park has the largest population of Rhino's in the world. Included on these half day safaris is a great bush breakfast at one of the many vantage points within the reserve. Just imagine hearing Lions roaring in the distance or watching as the breeding herd of upto 200 Elephants pass by.

Half Day Safari World Heritage Safari too iSimangaliso Wetland Park South Africa's very first world heritage site, (St Lucia, South Africa). This safari's (Big 4) emphasis is on why the area was proclaimed as a world heritage site, the wildlife and biospheres within the reserve. Not to forget that you too will have the opportunity to enjoy some beach time on one of the most pristine beaches in Africa. Snorkel and enjoy the many species while in a protected bay.

Bush & Boat Half Day Safari, here's something exciting and different a Half Day Big 5 Safari into Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Park and a Boat Safari to witness what has to be the largest Hippo Population in South Africa. An incredible way to experience both Hluhluwe and St Lucia.

Our Skills & Expertise

It gives us a great pleasure to announce that our game rangers have once again been awarded numerous awards at this years Lilizela Tourism Awards, Best Game Ranger KwaZulu Natal Stacey and both Runners up Game Rangers for KwaZulu Natal went to Bheki and Theo.

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first photographic course held may 2017 hluhluwe-imfolozi park




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