Zululand Game Reserves

Zululand Game Reserves

KwaZulu Natal is home to some of the most magnificent Zululand Game Reserve's in South Africa. The area lies in close proximity to the coast (Indian Ocean) and therefore a warm subtropical weather pattern is also evident year round. 

Zululand is also home to the Oldest Proclaimed Game Reserve in Africa namely the Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Park and 2 World Heritage Sites namely, iSimangaliso Wetland Park and Drakensberg

Game Reserves

First of all, where exactly is Zululand ?

Traveling North from Durban, approximately 1 hour one crosses the (Thukela) or more commonly known as the Tugela River. You have arrived in Zululand, rich in history, scenery and Game Reserves. This province has become world reknown for its Bush & Beach Safari Excursions.  

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Arriving in Zululand offers a unique and incredible opportunity of large expanses of tribal land inhabited by Zulu's. Sugar cane plantations weaving in the wind with a slower pace of life. The national road (n2) makes access incredibly easy travelling North deeper into bush country. Accessing any of the Zululand Game Reserves is primarily made by the N2.

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Please note that not all Zululand Game Reserves are Big 5 Reserves. Prior to any bookings one should enquire as to the fact. Zululand is truly an amazing and incredible destination, a true bush feel with the added benefit of being able to enjoy and experience some splendid beaches while in the area exist. One such area has to be Cape Vidal within the iSimangaliso Wetland Park. Just imagine being able to enjoy some amazing wildlife and scenery all the while journeying to the beach.

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Zululand Game Reserve's Public vs Private:

First of all let it be known that all of the reserves within Zululand are beautiful and worth the visit. Private reserves in Zululand are of an incredibly high standard amazing accommodation and of course truly spectacular scenery and wildlife. The public reserves in Zululand are large and therefore carry a lot more wildlife. The accommodation varies from camping to high end as well.

Why Zululand Game Reserve?

No matter which Zululand Game Reserve you decide to visit you may be astonished at the amazing and incredible scenery and wildlife. The people of Zululand are friendly and accommodating, friendly smiles that warm your heart. The fauna and Flora varies considerably to other provinces within South Africa making it unique. The history of the area makes for some amazing talks and discussions never mind the fact that it was Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Parks dedication to saving the Rhinos from near extinction in the 60's when less than 100 roamed the Earth.

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Zululand Game Reserve List

Public Reserves in Zululand

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Zululand's most Iconic
Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Park

The oldest proclaimed game reserve in Africa. This 96000 hectare reserve is home to more than the African Big 5

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Zululand World Heritage Site
iSimangaliso Wetland Park

The park was officially rated as a world heritage site in 1999 (Unesco). Home to the largest Hippo Population in South Africa.

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Mkuze Game Reserve

An absolute Birders Paradise awaits not to mention the Wildlife.

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Tembe Game Reserve

Some of the last remaining Tuskers.

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Private Reserves in Zululand

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Thanda Private Reserve

Beauty awaits while in the deep bush of Zululand.

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Thula Thula Private Reserve

Magical and Splendid Wildlife.

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Best Zululand Deals
Zululand Safari Packages
Overnight Packages

Why not discover the very best that Zululand has to offer while out on a Zululand Safari Package.


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Big 5

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Information and Facts

Some of the latest News and Facts.

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