1 Night Safari Package

Key HighLights

  • Experience the oldest proclaimed big5 reserve in Africa, Hluhluwe Umfolozi Game Reserve.
  • Explore South Africa’s first World Heritage Site by Boat.
  • Learn about the Big 5 and the Isimangaliso Wetlands Park with your knowledgeable game ranger.
  • Enjoy a Night Drive Safari into a World Heritage Site


This one Night Bush, Boat & Night Safari takes you into the oldest proclaimed park in Africa, Hluhluwe Umfolozi Game Reserve, and then onto the St Lucia Estuary South Africa’s first World Heritage Site.

Follow the less traveled roads into the Umfolozi Game Reserve, through the spectacular landscapes of this Big 5 Reserve, late afternoon we travel by boat on the St Lucia Estuary, South Africa’s first World Heritage site.

On this once-in-a-lifetime, experience extraordinary views  both of the bush and the estuary, magnificent African sunrise & sunsets.

1 Night Safari Package Itinerary

Hluhluwe Umfolozi Game Reserve, Isimangaliso Wetlands Park, St Lucia / South Africa   Its a early departure 5:00 am board our 4*4 open game drive vehicle as we travel to the Hluhluwe Umfolozi Game Reserve. (6 Hour Bush Safari in a Open Game Drive 4×4)

Once at the Umfolozi Game Reserve Gate (Nylazi gate) your personal guide will offer you some additional information and history on this splendid game reserve and then we set out on a safari in search of the big 5.   With rolling hills, amazing scenery your guide is sure to make this safari a memorable one. Breakfast in the bush, piping hot coffee in hand while listening to the sounds of the African Bush (full continental breakfast included). We travel to the southern section the Umfolozi past Mpilla as this remains the best suited area for witnessing Lions, Elephants, Rhinos and Cheetah not to mention the Wild Dogs that frequent this part of the reserve.

After an eventful morning we travel to St Lucia, Isimangaliso Wetlands Park ( A World Heritage Site since 1999).   Late afternoon we board the Sunset Boat Safari, this 2 hour boat cruise gets us up close to the resident Hippo’s and Nile Crocodiles basking on the shores of the Estuary. The total length of the Estuary is 85 km and one of the largest in Africa. It is estimated that more than 800 Hippo’s and 1200 Crocodiles reside in the area. The birdlife in the area is magnificent with an amount of 450 species witnessed during the year. Hear the calls of African Fish Eagles, watch newly born Hippo’s display child like ten dances. Directly after the boat safari board the game drive vehicle and you are off on a Night Drive safari into the western shores of iSimangaliso Wetland Park, travel exclusively to our concession-ed area explore and enjoy this safari, we go in search of the elusive Leopard, Hippo grazing, Buffalo, Elephants, Rhino and so much more it's 3 hours of bush sounds and sights.

What to Bring Along on the Safari's:

  • Camera, Extra Memory Cards
  • Binoculars if possible
  • Light Jacket
  • Sunblock
  • Hat


R2800.00 per person excl Transfer

R5800.00 per person incl Transfer's

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Enjoy travelling while in Open Game Drive Safari Vehicle. The fleet of vehicles are Toyota Land Cruisers and Hilux 4x4's. These vehicles have proven themselves as being the most reliable in the African Bush. All Vehicles have protective sides with lockable doors. Hard Tops and roll down sides for your convenience. With extra coolers for bottled water and nice warm blankets for you should you require them.


Each Ranger / Guide is either Theta or FUGASA registered, all rangers are first aid qualified and also have PDP's (professional drivers licences) as per the South African Roads Act. 

Each individual is passionate about his or her profession, you truly will be bewildered by their information and facts be it in any reserve. Don't waste time sit back and let them get you to the best spots within the reserve's.

Just Some of the Rangers

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Customer Reviews


From the moment we contacted Bev we knew we had made the right choice. The communication and support was excellent and nothing was too much trouble. Bev is first class and professional. Our ranger was Skye and you couldn't have wished for a better person. His knowledge was second to none and he was so friendly. We saw four out of the big five and the experience will stay with us forever. Thank you Heritage and all your staff for this unforgettable safari.

The McCready family


It was a wonderful and unforgettable experience and Daryn made it worth while! Flora and fauna are breathtakingly beautiful and our guide knew the answers to all our questions. He was very laid back and didn't rush through the day but gave it the time it needed to make the most out of the experience! We will definitely come back!

Yvonne K


  st lucia safari tour packages All rangers are qualified Field Rangers and most importantly Passionate about the Bush. Their years of experience will undoubtedly contribute to ones safari outing, with out wasting anytime they will ensure that you get to the best possible areas within the various reserves. 

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