Tourist Attractions in Hluhluwe, Zululand & Maputuland, KwaZulu-Natal

Tourist Attractions near Hluhluwe, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
rhino at scratching post

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KIW Research Centre View 2

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Warthog - Hluhluwe National Park

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Hluhluwe Attractions
Ubizane Game Reserve: 6 km
Bonamanzi Game Park: 7 km

Hluhluwe-Umfolozi Game Reserve, Hluhluwe, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

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Anew Hotel Hluhluwe & Safaris
Anew Hotel Hluhluwe & Safaris in Hluhluwe, KwaZulu-Natal
Set in the magnificent Elephant Coast, near South Africa’s oldest Game Reserve, the 3-star Anew Hotel Hluhluwe & Safaris, is the ultimate South African holiday destination.
Umziki Pan
Umziki Pan in Hluhluwe, KwaZulu-Natal
Umziki is the Zulu name for the common Reedbuck which occur on this 80ha Natural Heritage Site (no.67) The property has been awarded this prestigious status due to the presence of pristine sand forest habitat and associated endemic plants.
Sand Forest Lodge
Sand Forest Lodge in Hluhluwe, KwaZulu-Natal
Sand Forest Lodge is situated on a nature reserve on the edge of an ancient sand forest and lies 1.5km west of False Bay Park - part of the greater St Lucia Wetlands Park
Umkhumbi Lodge
Umkhumbi Lodge in Hluhluwe, KwaZulu-Natal
The lodge has been sensitively built into pristine African sandforest, carefully preserving this fragile ecology. The focus is on conservation through education and environmental awareness.
Thornwood
Thornwood in Hluhluwe, KwaZulu-Natal
Thornwood offers luxury accommodation for up to 8 people in a self-catering, fully serviced, upmarket lodge. A unique blend of luxury timber frame units, fit seamlessly into the surrounding bush

Given that this region of Zululand has become a major tourist attraction, Hluhluwe village has become an important staging post for visitors to the area. The N2 highway passing through the region makes for easy access by car and the Hluhluwe air strip further facilitates access to the many attractions Northern Zululand has to offer.

In addition to the Game Park, private game reserves and wilderness trails that characterise the region, the diver's haven of Sodwana is within a comfortable distance of Hluhluwe, as is St Lucia Wetlands.

"Zululand Wilderness" is an apt description of the area surrounding the village of Hluhluwe. It is also the title of an enchanting book by the well known conservationist Ian Player, (brother of golfer, Gary), written to celebrate the life of Qumbu Ntombela, a Zulu game guard and tracker who along with the author and other leading figures, was instrumental in the creation and development of the world renowned Hluhluwe-Umfolozi Game Park.

The legacy left to the world by those who fought tirelessly and often thanklessly to preserve this tiny part of our planet as a sanctuary for the wildlife that tourists can now enjoy is priceless.