Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Game Reserve
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Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Game Reserve The plains of southern Africa were the domain of the great herds of game, which were attended by Lion, Leopard, cheetah and other predators. Within three hundred years of the arrival of Europeans at the south western-tip of the continent and their subsequent penetration northward and eastward into the land’s interior, the migratory herds have all but dissapeared. Many fell to the gun and those that survived where pushed into what was then … Read More

Leopards and Lions
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An eventful couple of weeks have pasted with some high temperatures being experienced in the Hluhluwe Game Reserve, however with some scattered showers sightings have been incredible. The majority of the watering holes have since dried up however the Umfolozi River is still running nicely after the rains in early January. It’s been Leopards and Lions in the Hluhluwe Umfolozi Game Reserve with magnificent sights of Elephants drinking from the river. During this part of the … Read More

Lion Kill and Rhino’s Bathing
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Well it’s that time of the year again when soaring heat starts in Zululand. The highest temperature’s are between January and February and should you be traveling to Hluhluwe Umfolozi during that period please do ensure that you have enough bottled water with you. Late afternoon light showers do occasionally occur so please do also be careful of flash floods with in the reserve. The safari sightings have been splendid this last week or so. Just … Read More

Boat Safari St Lucia
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Why not join a Boat Safari while in the area a mere 54km from the Hluhluwe Umfolozi Game Reserve is St Lucia a World Heritage site. With the largest estuarine system in Africa one has an opportunity to witness resident Hippo’s, Nile Crocodiles and an abundance of Birdlife. Its a magnificent outing with the option of 1 or 2 hours onboard one of the Shoreline boats, with the shallowest draft on the estuary one is sure … Read More

Durban Safari to Hluhluwe Umfolozi Departing Daily
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Book your Durban Safari to Hluhluwe Umfolozi, Africa’s oldest proclaimed reserve. Heritage Tours & Safaris offers safari excursions daily departing from Durban and the surrounds. Hluhluwe Umfolozi remains an absolute must see while in Durban a mere 250km away and one has the opportunity of witnessing the African Big 5. This 96000 hectare reserve not only offers sights of the Big 5 but also African Wild Dogs in the lower Umfolozi, Cheetah in the Umfolozi as well and … Read More

Safari Sightings
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Incredible Safari Sightings while on safari into Hluhluwe Umfolozi Park this last couple of weeks, the change from Summer to Winter makes for some incredible sightings as various changes take place this time of year, one the long grass that’s makes sightings very difficult has finally died off, water sources become very scarce and this all contributes to some amazing sights while out on safari into both the Hluhluwe and Umfolozi Park. Top destinations while in … Read More

Wild Dogs while on Safari in the Hluhluwe Umfolozi Game Park
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   To witness the Wild Dogs while on Safari in the Hluhluwe Umfolozi Park not only is amazing but an incredible sight, these animals are truly amazing as they hunt in packs and their hunting success rate can be as high as 95% that is higher than any other Cat including the Lion’s. This past weekend we where fortunate to witness an enormous pack of Wild Dogs just before the Mpila Camp. The clients where very … Read More

Elephants & Lions while on Hluhluwe Safari
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Its been a week of Elephants and Lions while on safaris to Hluhluwe. While out in the bush the rangers have been witnessing up to 100 Elephants as they start their migration to the North once again, numerous herds have been spotted and as one can imagine incredible sightings while on safari have been had. One of the top sightings had to have been 9 Lions on a Buffalo kill absolutely incredible, this happened on the … Read More

Elephants on a Hluhluwe Safari
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The past week proved to have been magnificent with numerous Elephants witnessed during a Hluhluwe Safari. After a week of cooler weather and scattered showers sightings while out on safari where quite. However over the past week or so Lions and Elephants seemed to be part of the daily Hluhluwe Safari sightings list. Further down south past Mpila Lion packs where seen on virtually everydays outing. Elephants around almost every bush. Sightings such as these not … Read More

Amazing Full Day Safari
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Its been yet another amazing day while out on a full day safari into Hluhluwe Game Reserve. A early start and we where rewarded with Lions, close to the Centenary Centre with the sun rising and an absolute calm wind free day what an experience. Animal calls, birds in flight and clean crisp air. When continued with our safari towards Umfolozi, knowing that our final destination would be Sontuli Loop, en-route Impalla, Buffalo and Giraffe lounging … Read More

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