Things to Do in Mkhuze Game Reserve

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Mkhuze Game Reserve

Mkhuze Game Reserve

Nature Reserves in Mkhuze Game Reserve

Renowned as a place of great beauty and high contrasts, Mkhuze Game Reserve is also known for its rich birdlife. Situated in northern Zululand, the park forms the north western point of the Greater St Lucia Wetland Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Boasting more than 420 recorded bird species, it is a popular spot for birdwatchers. Two...

Things to do near Mkhuze Game Reserve

*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling distance.

Sodwana Beach

Sodwana Beach

Beaches in Sodwana Bay (50.1 km from Mkhuze Game Reserve)

Sodwana Bay offers an incredibly long stretch of pristine beach to explore and walk. During December and January, thousands of Gautengers come here for their summer holiday, so keep this in mind if you’re seeking a quiet break. Scuba diving is very popular, and dive boats launch daily to the outlying coral reefs. There's great horse riding on the...

St Lucia Beach

St Lucia Beach

Beaches in St Lucia (82.2 km from Mkhuze Game Reserve)

The gorgeous golden sands of St Lucia Beach stretch as far as the eye can see in both directions. This subtropical beach experiences around 300 days of sunshine a year. Not only that, the Indian Ocean is pleasantly warm. Take care when swimming here though as there are rip currents and it is advisable to stay close to shore and avoid rough...

iSimangaliso Wetlands Park

iSimangaliso Wetlands Park

Animal Parks in St Lucia (37.8 km from Mkhuze Game Reserve)

You will discover the many treasures of the park. Guided tours in safari vehicles or self-drives tours in your own vehicle will give you the opportunity to discover the rocks pools at Mission Rock, Cape Vidal, Banghazi lake, a number of gravel roads (accessible with sedan cars) through the different ecosystems, short walks to suited look out point...

Hluhluwe Game Reserve

Hluhluwe Game Reserve

Nature Reserves in Hluhluwe (55.9 km from Mkhuze Game Reserve)

Established in 1895, wildlife viewing has always been the prime attraction at Hluhluwe, close range sightings made all the more exciting with viewing hides conveniently overlooking waterholes. Today the reserve is part of the greater Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Park covering 96 000 hectares and containing an immense diversity of animals, birds and plant...

Emdoneni Cat Rehabilitation Centre

Emdoneni Cat Rehabilitation Centre

Animal Parks in Hluhluwe (49.1 km from Mkhuze Game Reserve)

Check out the coolest of Africa's cats Just outside Hluhluwe is the only wild cat rehabilitation facility in Zululand, situated on Emdoneni Lodge and Game Farm, a private game reserve with sand forest vegetation. Emdoneni Cat Rehabilitation Centre offers twice-daily educational tours, with informative talks by an experienced guide and feeding...

Bhangazi Horse Safaris

Bhangazi Horse Safaris

Popular Attractions in St Lucia (81.7 km from Mkhuze Game Reserve)

Bhangazi Horse Safaris offers an amazing experience in the iSimangaliso Wetland Park. Feel the sheer thrill of riding along untouched beaches and viewing wildlife.

Hippo and Croc St Lucia Cruise

Hippo and Croc St Lucia Cruise

Popular Attractions in St Lucia (81.7 km from Mkhuze Game Reserve)

Take a two-hour leisurely cruise on the St Lucia Cruise Estuary. Spot hippo, crocodile, fish eagles, kingfishers and herons galore. Or just relax and enjoy the ride.

Crocodile Centre

Crocodile Centre

Animal Parks in St Lucia (80.4 km from Mkhuze Game Reserve)

Visiting the iSimangaliso Wetland Park with kids? March them straight to the St Lucia Crocodile Centre to see some really big crocs and informative displays. Time your visit to be there during the feeding demonstrations on Saturday at 15:00 or Wednesday at 18:30. Not only are there various African and exotic crocs, you’ll be able to see American...

Isiphaphalazi Butterfly Dome

Isiphaphalazi Butterfly Dome

Popular Attractions in St Lucia (80.6 km from Mkhuze Game Reserve)

Check out winged beauties while supporting the local community at the Isiphaphalazi Butterfly Dome. Here you will see butterflies indigenous to the local Dukuduku coastal forest. Walk the interesting Rasta Trail or Community Trail and enjoy freshly baked treats at the tea garden afterwards. Butterfly attracting plants are available for purchase...

False Bay Park

False Bay Park

Nature Reserves in Greater St Lucia Wetland Park (36.3 km from Mkhuze Game Reserve)

False Bay Park is situated along the western shore of False Bay, Lake St Lucia. It lies within the iSimangaliso Wetland Park, South Africa's third-largest protected area, spanning an incredible 280 km stretch of coastline.

The Drunken Tree

The Drunken Tree

Bars in Sodwana Bay (49.1 km from Mkhuze Game Reserve)

A brand new venue to visit in Sodwana. The Drunken Tree is a family friendly bar with loads of space inside and out. They are open for meals too. They are easy to find - just ask anyone in town.

Phongolo Game Reserve

Phongolo Game Reserve

Nature Reserves in Phongolo Game Reserve (54.2 km from Mkhuze Game Reserve)

Stretching from the Lebombo Mountains down across the Phongolopoort Dam, Phongolo Game Reserve has much to offer visitors. From a conservation perspective, the reserve contains a large number of special ecosystems and habitats with the unique Golela veld providing an important breeding habitat for rare Suni antelope. Other habitats are the...

Mabibi Beach

Mabibi Beach

Beaches in Mabibi (64.2 km from Mkhuze Game Reserve)

One of the last pristine and undeveloped wilderness beaches left on the African coastline, Mabibi Beach is a sub-tropical paradise and perfect playground. This magical sandy Maputaland beach is hidden in a sheltered bay surrounded by coastal forest. The crystal clear, warm water offers tranquil swimming, awesome snorkelling on coral reefs and...

Primitive Trail

Primitive Trail

Hiking Trail in Hluhluwe (67.9 km from Mkhuze Game Reserve)

If you like wild more than mild wilderness hiking, spend three or four nights backpacking and sleeping under the stars in Big Five territory. Hluhluwe-Imfolozi’s Primitive Trail provides equipment and food but without tents or permanent campsites. Their strict ‘no trace’ ethic means bathing is done in the river. Although walking distances are not...

Iphiva Trail

Iphiva Trail

Hiking Trail in St Lucia (80.3 km from Mkhuze Game Reserve)

Start at the Iphiva camp just north of St Lucia village. The three-hour Iphiva Trail leads through open grassland and floodplains into dense coastal dune forest, a hotspot for forest birds. Small antelope, zebra and wildebeest are frequently sighted. Keep your eyes open for crocodiles in the pans and hippos out of the water. Trail maps and guide...