Half Day Big 5 Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Safari

KwaZulu Natal's Largest Park

Departing Daily from St Lucia

Ever been to a Big 5 Game Reserve but only have a limited amount of time then why don't you join us on a Half Day Hluhluwe Umfolozi Game Reserve Safari and be inspired by the beauty.

Half-Day Big 5 Safari

R 1260.00 per adult

Half Day Hluhluwe Umfolozi Game Reserve Safari

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Half Day Hluhluwe Umfolozi Game Reserve Safari - Overview & Highlights

Duration:     7 / 8 Hours

Departures:   Daily

  • Experience Africa's oldest proclaimed game reserve (Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Park)
  • Home to the African Big 5, Cheetah, Wild Dog, and more
  • Knowledgeable and Experienced Game Rangers

Half Day Hluhluwe Umfolozi Game Reserve Safari - Included

  • Conservation and Gate Levies and Fees into the Park
  • Breakfast
  • Refreshments
  • Coffee & Tea

All safaris are conducted in Open Game Drive Safari Vehicles with all permits and insurances, each ranger has years of experience in the reserve and he or she will undoubtedly make your safari a memorable one.

Half Day Hluhluwe Umfolozi Game Reserve Safari - Description:

This shorter safari offers one a feel of this magnificent game reserve. With its rolling hills, open Savannah grasslands it remains an incredibly scenic reserve and with its incredible history its sure to be an incredible day for a Safari. With 96000 hectares to explore we travel within the oldest proclaimed game reserve in Africa. The reserve world re-known for its conservation of Black and White Rhino just to imagine less than 120 years ago less than 100 Rhino’s existed world wide. Today the reserve boasts hundreds of Black Rhino’s and of the largest population of White Rhino’s in the world.

Half Day Hluhluwe Umfolozi Game Reserve Safari - Schedule:

Departure Time:

Its a early start, should you be overnighting in the town of St Lucia then we will pick you up at 5:00 and transfer you to the game reserve free of charge. Alternatively we will meet you at the game reserve gate at 6:00. Your personal guide for the day will give you a introduction to the reserve the animal species that are found within the reserve and the intended area that you will be travelling too.

6:00 am Climb aboard our luxurious Open Game Drive Vehicle and you are off to go in-search of the Big 5, Cheetah and Wild Dog to name but just a few of the incredible species found within the reserve. 8:00 am Breakfast and piping hot Coffee

12:00/1:00 pm We start heading back to the gate

With memory cards full and friendship’s built we drop you off at the gate or transfer you back to St Lucia.

Animal Species found within the Reserve:

  • 1,500 White Rhinos
  • 360 Black Rhinos
  • Buffalo
  • Elephant
  • Lion
  • Leopard

Blue Wildebeest, Zebra, Giraffe, Waterbuck, Nyala, Kudu, Bushbuck, Warthog, Cheetah, Hyena, and 23,000 Impala and 300 species of birds have been recorded.

What to Bring Along on Safari:

  • Binoculars
  • Camera with spare batteries if possible
  • Memory cards
  • Light jacket or pullover

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Heritage Tours & Safaris

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Heritage Tours & Safaris offers this outing into the Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Park on a daily basis. Departing directly from St Lucia, should you be overnighting in the area then they will gladly pick you up directly for this excursion.

Established in 2003 the company has grown into the largest privately owned safari tour operator. They understand the importance of service and value and you will be truly amazed by the Rangers with amazing knowledge.

Frequently Asked Questions

We offer Online Direct Bookings with a safe and secure Payment Gateway, Direct Email, Telephone Bookings or Whats App is also available. 

It is advised that bookings should be made at least a week in advance. However, in high season bookings should be made in advance due to popularity. 

Unfortunately, this is a Game Reserve and no sightings of the Big 5 are guaranteed. Our rangers do however have many years of experience within this park and are more accustomed to where some of the species may be.  

Absolutely not, this safari has no hidden costs nor any commissions payable. 

All conservation levies, gate fees, breakfast, and refreshments are included. 

Kruger National Park is massive and one would need at least 3 to 5 days to travel through the park. Being so large one would also need to know what the migration patterns are for specific animals when entering on a safari. The Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Park is still large but manageable. Should you like to venture out on safari we would advise visiting the Imfolozi side of the park as this side is extremely popular and always well worth it. 

Yes, the African Big 5 may be found in the Hluhluwe Umfolozi Park, other species also include Cheetahs and Wild Dogs. 

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Clients Reviews

Great Day Safari 

Our Hluhluwe Umfolozi Park half-day tour with Heritage was amazing!! All credits to Jason, our tour guide. Jason was really patient, attentive, and friendly. He shared lots of interesting details on wildlife, knew the park very well, and always looked for the best sights. We saw impalas, warthog, wildebeest, zebras, rhinos, elephants, giraffes, and a lion. The food was great too! An experience we'll never forget.

Day Trip to Hluhluwe-Imfolozi

We did 4 Safari's, and would highly recommend all 4! Our guides were excellent and highly experienced, which extensive knowledge of the animals and the habitat they live in. 
The food was delicious, and a special should out to Dumi, who was very knowledgeable, and accommodating and made the experience truly one of a kind!

A Fabulous Experience

A big thank you to our guide Jason, Who managed to show us an extremely close-up of a Male lion and also a female lion who was on the hunt.
It was amazing! Thank you so much for showing us 4 out of the big 5.
Definitely recommend Heritage tours and safaris 

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