Hluhluwe Safaris

Hluhluwe Safaris

Join Us and Discover the very best that the Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Park has to offer on a delightful Hluhluwe Safari.

Hluhluwe Safaris with Heritage Tours & Safaris, the company offers not only 3-hour but half-day as well as full-day safaris to Hluhluwe or Umfolozi Game Reserve, South Africa. The company is passionate about the wildlife in the area and this is easily evident through their guides and rangers employed by Heritage Tours & Safaris.

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Hluhluwe Safaris, Umfolozi Safaris as well as Isimangaliso Safaris are offered by either open or closed game drive vehicles. The company is based in St Lucia with an information and booking office and will gladly offer advice as to when the best times for sightings occur in either one of the game reserves. Numerous companies make use of Heritage Tours & Safaris and in so doing have fast become one of the leading companies in the area.

The company at present manages numerous concessions and these include Whale Watching from St Lucia South Africa, Night Drives and Day Drives into Isimangaliso Wetlands Park both Western Shores and Eastern Shores, Estuary Crocodile and Hippo Boat cruises, and then of course the Big 5 Safaris into Hluhluwe Umfolozi Game Reserve.

We are passionate about the bush and we can assure you of the best sightings that the game reserves have to offer.

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Hluhluwe Safari's

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Heritage Tours & Safaris was established in 2003 and is to date the largest privately owned safari tour operator in KwaZulu Natal, South Africa. The company has strived to offer the highest levels of standards and service within the industry.

The game rangers have years of experience within the Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Park, and will undoubtedly ensure that you get to the very best areas within the park while out on a Hluhluwe Safari.

All Hluhluwe and Umfolozi Safaris are conducted in Open Game Drive Safari Vehicles, this ensures that you have adequate space, incredible vantage points from which to enjoy the various wildlife and off course incredible scenery that the Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Park has to offer.

All Safari's are fully catered for, on the half day hluhluwe safaris breakfast, coffee, tea and refreshments are included. While out on a full day Hluhluwe safari breakfast, coffee, tea and a traditional South African Braai is included.

The Hluhluwe Safaris start early morning departing from St Lucia at 5:00 am and meet clients at the Nyalazi gate at 6:00 am. Should you be overnighting in St Lucia, then the company will pick you up at your respective accommodation. For those wanting to meet the rangers the the Nyalazi gate is an option for you to enjoy this magnificent days safari. Exploring this majestic park is sure to keep you on the edge of your seat. Lion roars and Elephants trumpeting in the distance may just be the start to your day.

All meals are enjoyed at various picnic or look outs within the park the ideal time to get more information and history from your personal ranger.

The Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Park is a Big 5 Game Reserve and is by far the largest reserve within KwaZulu Natal.

Hluhluwe Safari's Outline

On arrival at the respective gate, your ranger will communicate advise you on the possible sightings while on the days outing. Other relevant information such as safety, park regulations and history will be be relayed to all.

The game ranger will also discuss the intended route for the day which may vary according to sighting reports or alternatively due to the previous days safari sightings. The Park being 96000 hectares and being in contact with one another they are sure to get you to the best possible areas within the park. This dedicated team of men and woman are passionate about what they offer. Their primary aim is to ensure that your expectations are rather exceeded than met. While traveling through the reserve all rangers will adequately answer all the questions that you may have and make sure to ask them with regards to some of their highlights while in the park.

This park Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Park has some incredible history from days when King Shaka utilized the Umfolozi as his personal hunting grounds or when less than 100 Rhinos roamed the planet and it was here that save the rhino campaign was created and ultimately saved them from extinction.

Other wildlife species that you may encounter while out on a Hluhluwe Safari includes, Hyena, Wild Dog, Cheetah, Kudu, Impala, Wildebeest, Nyala, Warthog and many many more.

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What's Included on the Hluhluwe Safari's ?

Gate Fees

Game Drive Vehicle

Registered Rangers

Magnificent Wildlife

Meals and Refreshments are included on the respective Hluhluwe Safari's

What should I bring along on the Hluhluwe Safari ?

  • Camera if possible
  • Additional memory cards & battery for camera if possible
  • Hat & sunblock
  • Comfortable shoes, light jacket water proof if possible
  • Backpack for camera (dust proof)

How often are the Hluhluwe Safari's on Offer ?

  • Departing Daily (Weather Dependent)
  • Prior Bookings are Essential
  • Xmas and Boxing Day no Safari Excursions are Available (Heritage Tours & Safaris)

What Animal Sightings are Guaranteed on a Hluhluwe Safari's ?

Unfortunately no sightings are guaranteed