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Hluhluwe/Imfolozi Game Reserve

'Imfolozi' the heart of the Zulu Kingdom, home of the White Rhino, wilderness trails take you along mighty rivers wandering through thorn savannah inhabited by the big five of African. Imfolozi covers the southern part of the Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Park.
White Rhino Elephant







Directions To The Reserve:

The Hluluwe-Imfolozi Game Reserve is situated 55  Kilometres from  St. Lucia and about 30 kilometres from the  town of Mtubatuba. From the St. Lucia Safari Lodge, travel  towards Mtubatuba and at the T-Junction in Mtubatuba, turn  right towards the N2 Motorway, cross the motorway and  continue for about 26 kilometres until you reach the gate of  the oldest game park in Africa. -- You are about to have an  unforgettable experience!!

The History of the Hluhluwe/Imfolozi Game Park:

'Imfolozi' the heart of the Zulu Kingdom, the home of the White Rhino, where wilderness trails take you along mighty rivers wandering through thorn savannah inhabited by the big five of African legend. Imfolozi covers the southern part of the Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Park.

The Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Game Park was proclaimed in 1895 which means it exists in excess of 113 years and is the oldest Game Park in Africa. It use to be the exclusive hunting grounds of the Zulu Kings who protected the area by proclaiming conservation laws long before any formal protection existed. Animals were caught by means of game pits in which they were trapped, these can still be seen today.

Game viewing is the prime attraction. Viewing hides overlook pans and water holes enabling visitors to see a large variety of mammals and reptiles at close range.

In the 1950s and 60s, the Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Game Park became world renowned for its White Rhino conservation. Other areas of focus for which it is famed include its wilderness trails which originated in Imfolozi in the 1950s and its renowned Game Capture unit recently upgraded into the Centenary Capture Centre which is a bench mark for animal capture and sustainable utilization in Africa.

Hluhluwe/Imfolozi Game Reserve General Information

Hluhluwe - Imfolozi covers some 96 000 ha and an immense diversity of fauna and flora occurs in this region. Imfolozi, the southern component of the park lies west of the town of Mtubatuba. The region is generally hot in summer, and mild to cool in winter, although cold spells do occur from time to time.

Larger mammals to be seen include buffalo, blue wildebeest, zebra, giraffe, elephant, and large numbers of impala, waterbuck, common and mountain reed buck, nyala, kudu, bushbuck, steen buck, duiker, warthog, black rhino, lion, leopard, cheetah, hyena and jackal.


Bird Species in excess of 300 have been recorded and the very renowned Fish Eagle can often be heard. Click Here! to view some of the bird species of the area

Gate Times

Gate Times

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Winter (Mar-Oct)

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Office Hours

The office is open from 08h00 to 12h30 and from 14h00 to 16h30