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Highlight: Sodwana Bay

They say there are two kinds of people who holiday in Africa; those who love the bush and those who love the beach. For beach-lovers, keen fisherman, divers and eco-adventurers, few can resist the pristine shores of the east coast of South Africa. They return year after year to one[…]

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History of the iSimangaliso Wetland Park

Comprising 280km of east KwaZulu-Natal coastline, and approximately 3280km2 of natural ecosystems, the iSimangaliso Wetland Park is South Africa’s third-largest protected area. This 332,000 hectare park is made up of eight interlinking ecosystems, three major lake systems, most of the country’s remaining swamp forests, Africa’s largest estuarine system, numerous birdlife[…]

Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Park Wildlife

Situated just 70km from Nibela Lake Lodge, Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Park is the oldest proclaimed nature reserve on the African continent. Covering an area of 960km² in KwaZulu-Natal, it is most widely known for a plentiful and diverse array of wildlife.

Nibela Photoblog: Funny Wildlife Photos 2017

As the sun sets on another year, we thought we’d brighten your day with some funny wildlife photos we’ve come across in 2017. There’s no better way than to end of the year with a good laugh and a smile on your face. Enjoy!

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Top Four Ways to Spend Christmas in KwaZulu Natal

If you’re in the lush province of KwaZulu Natal this festive season there are a multitude of ways to take advantage of the breathtaking nature for which this area is so well-known. Teeming with family friendly activities, and boasting some of the best weather in the country, we’ve highlighted the[…]

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Operation Rhino: Looking Back 50 Years On

The Hluhluwe iMfolozi Park, the oldest proclaimed nature reserve in Africa, became the only sanctuary for white rhinos in Southern Africa and rescued them from the brink of extinction through the influential project Operation Rhino. More than 50 years after its initiation, the positive results of Operation Rhino are still[…]

All you need to know about Hluhluwe Pineapple Tours

Hluhluwe is South Africa’s pineapple growing capital. The region produces 90% of the fresh eating pineapples of South Africa. The variety of pineapple grown in Hluhluwe is the Queen Pineapple. The Eastern Cape is the other major pineapple producing region, where Cayenne pineapples are grown.