Hluhluwe-Imfolozi is located in the heart of Zululand and is South Africa’s oldest reserve.

About Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Park

Hilly bushveld, deep valleys, dry plains and thick forest make up the reserve which is best explored in a 4×4 with a guide. There reserve is also open to self-drive visitors with the designated main tracks navigable in a car. Wildlife is used to vehicles and so encounters with your favourite animals are both possible and safe. There are also a number of hides dotted around the reserve – an exciting prospect for those keen to get up close to the animals on a tailor-made Hluhluwe-Imfolozi safari.


Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Park

Formerly the hunting ground of King Shaka, the Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Park is one of South Africa’s best Big Five safari destinations. Rhino, elephant, lion, leopard and buffalo can all be found within the 960 km² reserve. African wild dog, cheetah, the rare Nyala and several other iconic African species are also often spotted on a safari in Hluhluwe-Imfolozi.

Best Places to Stay in Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Park

There are several excellent safari accommodation options around the Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Park to suit almost all budgets. Properties offer game packages that include the services of a shared safari vehicle and guide. To discuss which Hluhluwe-Imfolozi safari lodge is best for you, talk with one of our experts today


Best Time to Visit Hluhluwe-Imfolozi

The ideal time to enjoy a luxury safari holiday in Hluhluwe-Imfolozi is during the drier months between May and September, when vegetation is thinner making animals easier to spot as they gather around water holes.

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How to Book a Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Safari Holiday

To discuss your South Africa safari holiday, Hluhluwe-Imfolozi safari packages and tailor-made itineraries, speak to one of our South Africa experts today by contacting us.