Safari Parks near Durban, South Africa
Safari Parks near Durban, South Africa includes the world acclaimed Hluhluwe Umfolozi Game Reserve this is also the oldest proclaimed game reserve in Africa
Hluhluwe Umfolozi Game Reserve, distance from Durban 253km
G.P.S. Co ordinates: 28:04:36 S 32:04:49 E
This Hluhluwe Umfolozi safari Park is 96000 hectares in size and is home to the African Big5, Cheetah, Wild Dog, Nyala, Giraffe and much more. This safari park is primarily known for its conservation in Rhino’s as it is here that the Rhino’s where saved from near extinction world-wide.
No Safari to Durban can ever be completed without enjoying a safari to Hluhluwe Umfolozi Game Reserve. This reserve is the iconic reserve within KwaZulu Natal, South Africa and competes strongly with the likes of Kruger National Park.
Early morning safaris or late afternoon safaris are delightful as this is when the predators become active just imagine hearing the Lions roar or Elephants trumpet. There is no comparison when it comes to a South African safari, sun rising over the grasslands and the bush coming to live with sights and sounds. This is the African wildlife.
Enjoying a hot cup of coffee at one of the many picnic stops while your ranger tells you tales of this tremendous reserve. Or enjoy a traditional braai and swopping pictures from the early morning’s safari. These rangers love what it is that they do day after day. They will make sure that they meet your expectations while out on your safari. Each ranger has years of experience in the reserve and they have a good idea of where to travel too while in the reserve. They will offer you some incredible information with regards to the various species found within the park, history and much more.
Other Safari Parks near Durban include:
Drakensberg, a world heritage site.
Falaza Game Reserve
Ubizane Game Reserve
Thanda private reserve
Phinda private reserve
What do you need for a Safari:
We have included some day safari options from Durban these safaris depart daily from Durban and the surrounds, alternatively have a look at some incredible safari packages.
Full Day Durban Safari, meet at the gate at 6:00 am or be transferred by us from Durban and back
Half day Durban Safaris, meet at the gate at 6:00 am or be transferred by us from Durban and back
Bush and Boat Safari, this full day safari includes a half day safari to Hluhluwe Umfolozi and a boat safari on the St Lucia Estuary
Join Heritage Tours & Safaris on a safari not to be forgotten, departing daily from Durban.