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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[…]

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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[…]

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.

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Hluhluwe–Imfolozi Park Photo Blog

The oldest proclaimed nature reserve in Africa, the Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Park is an absolute must-see on a trip up the Elephant Coast. Rich in wildlife of all sizes, and boasting an abundance of vegetation and diverse landscape, Hluhluwe-Imfolozi is the only state-run park that houses the illustrious Big 5 in the[…]

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Hluhluwe Mountain Biking Trails

The Hluhluwe area offers excellent mountain biking trails from the doorstep of your chalet at Nibela Lake Lodge. The Nibela Peninsula, False Bay Park and St Lucia Wetlands Park have a number of excellent routes for novice to experienced riders looking to escape to the great outdoors on two wheels.[…]

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Spring in Hluhluwe: Best Outdoor Activities at Nibela Lake Lodge

Let us take your breath away, this September, as the enchanting forest surrounding the Nibela Lake Lodge, comes alive with the beauty of Spring. Situated beneath a luscious canopy of trees, the Nibela Lake Lodge overlooks the magnificent St Lucia Estuary. The sheer magnificence of nature culminates in Hluhluwe this[…]

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Ten Things You Need to Know about Travelling to KwaZulu Natal

KwaZulu Natal has everything Africa is known for rolled into one! Enjoy pristine beaches, spectacular wildlife, towering mountains and an abundance of different cultures. We’ve highlighted the top ten things you should know when considering travelling to KwaZulu Natal.

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6 Night/7 Day Itinerary along the Elephant Coast

KwaZulu Natal’s Elephant Coast is home to world-renowned game and birding parks including Hluhluwe-Imfolozi and iSimangaliso Wetland Park. The Elephant Coast is characterised by pristine wetlands, beautiful beaches and Big 5 game parks. Here’s our recommended 6 Night / 7 Day Itinerary to see it all.

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Five Reasons to Book Sobhengu Self Catering

Spending quality time with the ones you love is what life’s about. When you can do so surrounded by a spectacular natural environment, it’s just that much better. The Sobhengu Self Catering units at Nibela Lake Lodge are the ideal destination for the ultimate family holiday. Here’s five reasons why[…]