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Protected Area Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Game Reserve

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Located in South Africa :: KZN Zululand  :: Umfolozi
Category: Protected Areas :: Protected Area


Hluhluwe, the 114-year old park in northern KwaZulu-Natal is the oldest game reserve in Africa. Set close to Durban in Kwazulu-Natal, known as Zululand. Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Game Reserve is divided into 2 section, Hluhluwe Game Reserve is in the northern section of Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Park and iMfolozi Game Reserve is in the southern section of Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Park. Imfolozi Game Reserve was established in 1895. Home to the White Rhino and dedicated to its conservation. The Big Five and numerous other animal and bird species can be found there. It is remembered for its white rhino conservation during the late 1950s. The Lebombo mountain range borders one side of the park and the iSimangaliso Wetland Park (Great St Lucia Wetland Park) is 10 Km to the east. Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife manages one of the largest eco-tourism operations in South Africa offering a range of accommodation options within the park. Summers are hot and humid with frequent rainfall often in the form of thunderstorms while winters are hot and dry and can get cold at night.

Address :  Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa
Postal :  SA Parks; P.O. Box 2806, Durbanville, 7551, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Contact :  Reservations/Bookings - KZN Wildlife Office
Contact 2 :  Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Park Office
Tel :  +27(0)33 845 1000
Tel2 :  +27(0)35 562 0848
Email :  Click Here
Host Website :  Click Here

Time Information
Gate Opening and Closing Times :  06h00 - 17h00 (Jun-Oct); 05h00 - 18h00 (Nov-Dec)

General Information
Nearest ATM :  48km/Mtubatuba
Nearest Bank :  Mtubatuba/48km

Destination Information
Petrol Diesel Shops Shopping Centre Lodging Camping Restaurant Airstrip
Petrol Type :  95 Octane unleaded

Safe Parking Available
Other Facilities :  Bar. Coin Operated Laundry.
Accessible to Disabled Persons :  Yes

Game Viewing Game Drives 4WD Trails Hiking Trails Guided Walks Boat Trips Bird Watching Photography
Night Drives, Picnics
Game to View :  Blue wildebeest. Zebra. Giraffe. Elephant. Impala. Waterbuck. Common and Mountain Reedbuck. Nyala.
Notes on Activities :  (Some activities may be offered nearby).

Travelling Information
Closest Town :  Mtubatuba

Self Drive Access :  Yes
Vehicle Type :  ALL

One can enter and exit the park at the Cengeni gate. The road from this gate is tarred all the way to Ulundi. (Aug-14).

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