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Hluhluwe Imfolozi Big 5 Day Safari Tour

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Trip at a Glance

  • Company

    Tim Brown Tours - Durban Safaris and Durban Tours

  • Locations

    Durban, South Africa

  • Activities

    Adventure, Jeep Safari, Nature, Wildlife Safari

  • Price
    $190 USD per person
  • Duration

    12 hours

  • Avg Distance

    750 km

  • Departure Day(s) and Time(s)

    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday - 06:30 - 18:30

  • Starting Location

    Your Hotel, Guest house or B&B

  • Price Includes

    Pick up and Drop off Guide from Durban return Closed vehicle game drives(safari) Entrance fee's Levies Tolls Fuel Snack pack and bottled water

  • Notes

    Excludes : Lunch, Drinks and Gratuity


  • Chance to see some of the Big 5 animals: Lion, Leopard, Rhino, Elephant and Buffalo
  • General animals: Impala, Nyala, Warthog, Zebra, Giraffe, African Wild dog, Cheetah etc
  • Guided through the History of the area
  • Safari experience in a Safe closed vehicle
  • Landscape is breathtaking!


Trip Info

Hluhluwe Umfolozi Big 5 Game reserve, Durban Day Safari Tour

Here in Durban KwaZulu-Natal we are spoiled to have many Safari private game lodges and a few large Big 5 Safari national parks. Around the Durban area Hluhluwe Umfolozi Game reserve aka Hluhluwe Imfolozi Game reserve is the most popular of the larger Safari Parks near Durban. 2.5 hours from Durban City we will collect you from your Durban Hotel and guide you from the amazing city of Durban to Hluhluwe Umfolozi game reserve. We travel in style with a Ford Tourneo which is air conditioned and very comfortable. Your qualified guide will ensure your Durban Day Safari Tour will be memorable as he shows off what wildlife Hluhluwe Umfolozi game reserve has to offer!

Being a Big 5 Game reserve and malaria free, Hluhluwe Umfolozi Game reserve is our most popular Durban Safari Tour of choice! Your Safari Tour with Tim Brown Tours will be unforgettable from beginning to end.

Hluhluwe-Umfolozi Big Five Safari Itinerary

After your guide collects you from your Durban Hotel/B&B or Guest house he will take you on an educational 2.5 – 3 hours drive to Hluhluwe Umfolozi Game reserve – The oldest game reserve in Africa established in 1895. Points of interest like the History of Durban, KwaZulu Natal and South Africa are covered as well as different population group and how they came to be in South Africa. There is special focus on the Zulu Nation, the major Black African tribe in the area, as well as the different crops we come across en route to Hluhluwe Umfolozi Game reserve.

We usually enter at the Eastern Gate – Nyalazi but if our guide feels it fit to enter through another gate due to sightings in those areas they will do so to maximize the short time we have to see animals. Upon entering game viewing begins immediately and your guide will talk you through the different animal behavior you may encounter. Hluhluwe Umfolozi game reserve has the highest population of White Rhino in the World for the area of 960 Square Kilometers. Projects in the 1950′s and 1960′s brought back this large prehistoric looking herbivore from the brink of extinction!

We will stop for lunch at either Hilltop camp or the Centenary center.

After lunch your Hluhluwe Umfolozi Safari Tour continues and we could encounter any of the Big 5 – The 5 most dangerous animals to hunt on foot : Rhino, Elephant, Buffalo, Lion and Leopard! There are also Giraffe, Zebra and a wide range of antelope species to keep you interested. You guide will be able to inform you of different tracks and signs as you make your way through the African Bush on this Special Safari Experience.

Once the day is done your guide will return you to Durban late evening with a Smile on your face!

Your adventure awaits!

Tim Brown Tours - Durban Safaris and Durban Tours

Durban Day Safaris and Overnight Durban Safari Tours to visit the ‘Big 5′ nature reserves, Drakensberg mountains and the Battlefields of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. We are an owner run Specialist Big 5 Safaris and Tour Operator company based in Durban. We have been operating out of Durban since February 2010 and focus our tailor made Safaris and Tours around the Durban and KwaZulu-Natal area of South Africa. Specialists in Nature Tours - Big 5 Durban Safaris/Drakensberg mountain Tours, Cultural Zulu Tours and Historical Battlefield Tours. The main areas our Durban Safaris and Durban Tours are focused around are the Big 5 Hluhluwe Imfolozi game reserve for Safaris, Drakensberg mountains for hiking and scenic tours, Zulu cultural villages and township Tours as well as Battlefield Safari Tours from Durban throughout KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa. Tim Brown Tours will tailor make a Durban Safari or Durban Tour to suite your specific requirements if you cannot find a listed Durban Safari or Durban Tour that meets your requirements. We will collect you from your Hotel in the Durban area and return you there after your Durban Safari or Durban Tour. We offer a high level of service and can be flexible with our Durban Safaris and Durban Tours, to ensure that you our valued clients have the best possible experience on your Durban Big 5 Bush Safari, Drakensberg mountain Tour or Battlefield Tour in and around our beautiful city Durban, province KwaZulu-Natal and country of South Africa!

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