Zululand Wildlife Safari

Experience the best of KwaZulu Natal

  • Rate

    R 11 950 / pp net sharing
  • Duration

    3 days, 2 nights
  • Departure

  • R 11 950 p/p net sharing


Experience world-class game viewing in Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Game Reserve, well known for its excellent wildlife conservation heritage.

Our Zululand Wildlife Safari takes you into the heart of this exceptional reserve for open-vehicle game drives in Big 5 country, which is also home to a variety of plains game and birdlife.

In addition to your time in Hluhluwe, enjoy a morning cruise in the St. Lucia Estuary, within the Isimangaliso Park. This relaxing and scenic activity is perfect for nature lovers; be sure to watch out for crocodiles and hippo, as well as the many bird varieties that are found here.


  • Rate

    From R 11 950 p/p net sharing

    Rate valid until 31 Oct 2024

  • Departure/Return Location


  • Departure Time

    Tours depart every Sunday and Tuesday

    Protea Hotel Edward Durban - 09:00

    City Lodge Umhlanga Ridge - 09:30

    King Shaka International Airport - 10:00

  • Return Drop-off Time

    King Shaka Airport - 16:00

    City Lodge Umhlanga Ridge - 16:45

    Protea Hotel Edward Durban - 17:30

  • Included

    2 nights accomodation Hluhluwe River Lodge or similar

    2 x dinners

    2 x breakfasts

    2 x lunches All activities as specified within the tour

    FGASA / Theta guide

    Mineral water

  • Excluded

    Alcoholic beverages & other beverages

    Items of a personal nature


Zululand Wildlife Safari

Zululand Wildlife Safari

Zululand Wildlife Safari

Zululand Wildlife Safari

Zululand Wildlife Safari


Day 1

Head to Hluhluwe. We depart Durban and head for Hluhluwe, stopping at Mtubatuba to meet your guide for the safari and to change vehicles. On arrival in Hluhluwe we will have lunch, followed by an open vehicle game drive in the world renowned Hluhluwe-Imfolozi game reserve.

Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Game Reserve is the oldest proclaimed game reserve in Africa. Proclaimed to save the last white Rhino in South Africa, leading to one of the world’s greatest conservation success stories. Apart from both black and white rhino being present all of the other Big5 occur as well as a wide variety of general game and other predators.

Late afternoon we will head to our lodge for dinner and overnight.

Day 2

Hluhluwe-Imfolozi. After an early wake-up with tea and coffee, we will head out for a full day open-vehicle game drive in Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Game Reserve. While on the drive learn more about the animals, birds and plant life as well as learning more about the incredible Zulu history relating to this area. During the drive we will stop for breakfast and later lunch at one of the scenic picnic spots in the park.

Late afternoon we will head to our lodge for dinner and overnight.

Day 3

St Lucia boat cruise and return to Durban. Leisurely wake up and breakfast, 08h30 we depart for St Lucia where we will embark on a 2-hour boat cruise on the St Lucia Estuary in the Isimangaliso Wetland Park.

The boat cruise takes place on a double- decker boat, with plenty of space to move around during the cruise. Good sightings of hippo and crocodile can be expected during the cruise, as well as good bird sightings and a good chance of seeing the African Fish Eagle. Animals can also be seen along the banks from time to time.

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