About Hluhluwe 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 life.

Home once more to the Big Five, Hluhluwe Game Reserve is also the headquarters of Operation Rhino and is internationally renowned for its white rhino conservation.

Hluhluwe makes up the northern section of the park, characterised by undulating hills of savannah vegetation and woodlands. Along with game-viewing drives, there are two self-guided drive routes which give insight into the management and natural history of the park. Highly recommended are the early morning and late afternoon guided walks.

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Reviews for Hluhluwe Game Reserve

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Monique Venter
07 October 2014

What a peaceful and beautiful experience. Seeing rhino, elephant, zebra, buffalo etc was a true African safari experience.

24 March 2014


Mary Scrooby
27 December 2013

Saw alot of game but on the Umfolozi side had amazing sitings of Rhino and Elephant

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Hluhluwe Game Reserve Map

Hluhluwe Game Reserve is 30.2km from the centre of Hluhluwe , the nearest airport 68.7km (Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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