3 days
Duration
Hluhluwe-Imfolozi, St. Lucia
Location
01 Nov 19 – 31 Oct 20
Validity

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.

 

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION Durban
DEPARTURE TIMES Tours depart every Sunday and Tuesday.

Protea Hotel Edward Durban: 09h00

City Lodge Umhlanga Ridge: 09h30

King Shaka International Airport: 10h00

RETURN DROP-OFF TIMES King Shaka Airport: 16h00

City Lodge Umhlanga Ridge: 16h45

Protea Hotel Edward Durban: 17h30

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

 

NOT INCLUDED
Alcoholic beverages & other beverages

Items of a personal nature

Gratuities

ADDITIONAL NOTES
RATES Rate: 01 November 2019 to 31 October 2020
Per person sharing:          R9990
Single person:                    R11990

 

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.

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.

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 planty 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.

After the boat cruise we will have time for lunch (own account) before being transferred back to Durban.

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