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 Kwazulu Natal region. The park has made an impressive impact on rhino conservation, and is now home to the biggest population of white rhino in the world. Other prevalent animals include the nile crocodile, hippo, cheetah, spotted hyena, blue wildebeest, jackal and giraffe.
To give you a glimpse of what this special part of the world has in store, we’ve put together a Hluhluwe-Imfolozi photo blog so you can start planning your next trip today.
Looking for day trip ideas around Hluhluwe? Take a look at our blog! Situated a scenic 90 minute drive from the Hluhluwe–Imfolozi Park gates, Nibela Lake Lodge is the ideal off-the-beaten-track gem for a trip up the Elephant Coast. Nestled in the forest overlooking Lake St Lucia, the comfortable chalets allow you to experience nature at its best. Make sure to book this Hluhluwe accommodation for the ultimate bush escape on your next trip to KZN visiting the website for more details.
Cover photo: Pim Stouten, Flickr/Cédric Duchamp, Flickr/Rob Schleiffert, Flickr/Chris Eason, Flickr/Francisco Laso, Flickr/Francisco Laso, Flickr/Craig Sefton, Flickr/Brent De Vries, Flickr/Francisco Laso, Flickr/Clive Reid, Flickr/Clive Reid, Flickr/Rakhee, Flickr/Clive Reid