3 Night Safari Package

Let us get you out into the Bush and Explore the magnificent wildlife and scenery on this incredible 3 Night Safari Package, into both the Hluhluwe-Imfolozi and iSimangaliso Wetland Park.

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R7650.00 p/p excl Transfers

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R11150.00 p/p Incl Transfers From Durban

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3 Night Safari Package

Trip Highlights

  • Open Game Drive Safaris      (2)
  • Boat Cruise Safari                  (1)
  • Sunset Safari                         (1)
  • Bed & Breakfast 4-Star Accommodation
  • Visit the oldest proclaimed game reserve in Africa - Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Park (Big 5)
  • Explore South Africa's first World Heritage Site - iSimangaliso Wetland Park South Africa's very first world heritage site

3 Night Safari Package

Trip Overview

Join us on a 3 Night Photographic Safari, into Hluhluwe Umfolozi Game Reserve Big 5 (the oldest Proclaimed reserve in Africa) & Isimangaliso Wetlands Park (South Africa’s first World Heritage Site), pristine beauty is preserved in two exceptionally scenic national parks.

Set out to explore both on our open-game drive safari vehicles. Spot wildlife up close with your personal knowledgeable guide, African sunrise in Hluhluwe Umfolozi Game Reserve & Sunsets in Isimangaliso Wetlands Park. Enjoy seeing Hippo/Nile Crocodiles while en route up the St Lucia Estuary by Boat, and go in search of the elusive Leopard, Rhino, and Buffalo while out in the bush at night on a Sunset Safari.

Trek into Hluhluwe Umfolozi Game Reserve (oldest proclaimed park in Africa) by open game drive safari vehicles, and surround yourself with rolling hills and spectacular sights of wildlife. Isimangaliso Wetlands Park (World Heritage Site), some of the most impressive sights in the world with 5 natural ecosystems.

Sunset Safari in Search of the Leopard. Snorkel in a protected bay at Cape Vidal. Witness Hippo, Nile Crocodile, and the African Fish Eagle on the Estuary On a boat cruise.

Day 1

Durban International Airport, arrive, St Lucia, South Africa

Arrive at King Shaka International Airport, and travel to St Lucia South Africa. Get settled in and meet with your guide for orientation. ( please indicate should you require a transfer). Late afternoon join us on a Boat cruise up the St Lucia Estuary to witness Hippos wallowing, Nile Crocodiles, and African Fish Eagles.

(2-hour Hippo Boat Cruise) Shoreline Boats offer a maximum of 15 seats per vessel and you are therefore ensured of up close and personal sightings. With ample room to move around please do not forget your camera.

4 Star Bed & Breakfast Accommodation (At Heritage House)

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Day 2

Hluhluwe Umfolozi Game Reserve Big 5

Board the 4*4 open game drive vehicle as we are off on an early Big 5 safari to Hluhluwe Umfolozi Game Reserve, witness the wildlife in the oldest proclaimed game reserve in Africa. Keep an eye out for the Big 5, African Wild Dog and Cheetah that hunt in the open plains. Traditional South African bush barbecue in the reserve while observing the wildlife at one of the many scenic picnic spots. With spectacular vantage points, your personal and knowledgeable game ranger will get you the sightings that you love to see. African Vultures swirling in the skies, cries of Hyenas and Wild Dogs hunting this safari will remain with you for years to come.

(9-hour Big 5 Safari) All Open Game Drive Vehicles have a maximum carrying capacity of 9 passengers. All vehicles carry additional blankets and bottled water.

4 Star Bed & Breakfast Accommodation

Half Day Hluhluwe Umfolozi Game Reserve Safari

 

Day 3

Cape Vidal (Isimangaliso Wetlands Park)

A later departure as we set off into the Isimangaliso Wetlands Park, a World Heritage Site this park has a lot to offer, 5 distinct ecosystems, mangroves, forests, vegetated dunes, estuary, and marine reserve, we go in search of the endangered Samango Monkey, snorkel in the protected bay of Cape Vidal, watch out for those monkeys at lunch. Witness the Humpbacks in winter as they migrate past the point of Cape Vidal.

This is a Big 4 Park (No Lions), late afternoon set off on a Sunset Safari.

(8-hour Safari) + (3-hour Sunset Safari)

4 Star Bed & Breakfast Accommodation

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Day 4

Depart for the airport Durban

After a hearty breakfast we transfer you back to Durban International and bid you Farewell.

3 Night Safari Package - What to Bring Along?

  • Comfortable Shoes and Clothing, Hat, and Sunblock
  • Camera if possible
  • Light Jacket as the evenings may become a bit nippy

Physically this is an easy safari package and all ages will be able to enjoy it.

3 Night Safari Package - What's Included?

  • All conservation levies and gate fees into all of the Parks
  • All meals on Safaris (Breakfast & Lunch)
  • 2X Breakfasts At Heritage House
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Vehicles / Vessels

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. All Vessels offer ample space and only carry 15 passengers per trip ensuring a greater experience.

Rangers / Skippers

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

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.

Some of the Rangers & Skippers

David Highly Recommended 

We honestly couldn't wish for a more passionate, attentive and vigilant tour guide. David made each Game Drive so interesting as he showered us with his wealth of knowledge about all the birds, animals and plants. I learned so much!

Perfect

We saw 4 of the big five (lions, elephants, rhinos and buffalo's), and even if the weather was against us, we enjoyed our full day safari a lot! Our guide Ngcebo was kind, funny and he was full of knowledge: he helped us to understand the animals' living habits, to identify all the beautiful birds we saw... And both breakfast and lunch were very good. Everything was perfect!

Customer Reviews

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3 Night Safari Package - Heritage Tours & Safaris

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Established in 2003, Heritage Tours & Safaris offers multiple overnight safari packages into the wonderful KwaZulu Natal, South Africa. The company is the largest privately owned safari tour company within the area. Should you like to join this 3 Night Safari Package, Heritage Tours & Safaris will undoubtedly ensure that they exceed your expectations.

3 Night Safari Package

Vessels

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Get close up and personal on your Boat Safari. All vessels have been specifically designed with comfort in mind, they offer ample space and only carry a maximum of 15 clients per outing. Their is ample space to move around on the deck and most importantly to enjoy the live commentary from your skipper / guide.

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Frequently Asked Questions

It all depends on what is on offer for your 3-Night Safari Package. Some 3-Night Safari Packages do not include a lot of excursions or safaris. 

Have a look at our 3-Night Safari Package while in St Lucia KwaZulu Natal and you will be utterly surprised by the number of excursions and safaris included. 

All of our safaris and tours are conducted in-house and therefore do not include any hidden costs or commissions. 

This would depend on what it is that you would like to encounter while out on safari. This would also depend on the area that you are to visit. 

Should you be visiting an area that has high levels of wildlife then shorter periods would apply. 

St Lucia KwaZulu Natal is perfectly positioned in that it is virtually inside of a world heritage site and a mere 54km away from Africa's oldest proclaimed game reserve. 

We would advise that the minimum amount of time out on a safari package would be 3 Nights. 

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Did you know that the St Lucia Estuary is home to the largest Hippo population (800) in South Africa and that one can see these incredible creatures roaming the streets at night.

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Did you know that their are an estimated 200 Lion's in the Hluhluwe Umfolozi Game Reserve, the oldest proclaimed game reserve in Africa.

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