NAJCSG Day 07: Hluhluwe – Umfolozi Game Reserve, South Africa

September 21, 2017 Comments Off on NAJCSG Day 07: Hluhluwe – Umfolozi Game Reserve, South Africa
Andrew Walton
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Hluhluwe – Imfolozi Game Reserve

We begin the day early, embarking on a game drive in the Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Game Reserve. The park boasts the biggest white rhino population in the world. Returning to the lodge in the early evening, we freshen up and board a boat to enjoy a delightful sunset cruise on the St Lucia Estuary.

Set up in 1895, the Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Game Reserve remains the oldest game park in all of Africa. The Park spreads over approximately 96,000 hectares and boasts a wide variety of wildlife and vegetation. It is specifically well-known for its conservation of masses of endangered black and white rhino. The remainder of the Big Five can also be spotted here: buffalo, elephant, lion and leopard, as well as plenty of other species including Blue Wildebeest, zebra, giraffe, waterbuck, nyala, kudu, bushbuck, warthog, cheetah, hyena, jackal and countless impala. Over 300 bird species have been identified in this region, making it one of the best bird-watching destinations in all of South Africa.

AccommodationForest Lodge
Facilities: Two per room with en-suite bathroom Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered
Activity Package: Game drive in Hluhluwe-Imfolozi National Park, St. Lucia boat cruise

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