South-Africa

SAFARI'S & GAME RESERVES

The Kruger National Park

Where the greatest diversity of wildlife in Africa can be experienced by travelling two and a half hours from Mvubu Falls, for the day; or for a few days, we can help you book to stay in a range of accommodation in the main restcamps which have chalets, cottages, bungalows tents and caravan and camp sites or bushveld camps, bush lodges and private safari lodges. These vary in price and style; from rustic to luxurious.
Kruger National Park travel info

Seasons
The best time to see game is during the winter months (April - September), as water is restricted to rivers and waterholes, where the wildlife congregates. Visibility is also good as the vegetation is less dense. Summer (October to March) is lovely due to the rains - everything is lush and green, and the birding is excellent. November and December are the calving months.

Wildlife
You should see: elephant, giraffe, zebra, buffalo, warthog, lion, spotted hyaena, baboon, hippo, impala, kudu, vervet monkey, waterbuck, tsessebe, wildbeest, bushbaby, mongoose, duiker, steenbok, klipspringer, genet, bats.

You may see: leopard, wild dog, cheetah, roan antelope, sable antelope, bat-eared fox, rhino, honey badger, porcupine, rhebok, aardvark, aardwolf, civet, caracal, serval, suni.

Birds

You should see: vultures, owls, bee-eaters, rollers, eagles, bustards, hornbills, starlings, shrikes.


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Jozini Big 6 Game Reserve


The Lavumisa community trust, Lubombo development and management Ltd and Flexi Club are proud to announce the development of an R1.8 billion resort and game reserve in Lavumisa.

Hluhluwe & Imfolozi Game Reserves (South Africa)


Two hours south of Mvubu Falls, set in the heart of Zululand, the oldest game reserve in Africa where Zulu kings such as Dingiswayo and Shaka hunted and put in place the first conservation laws, where today the "big five" of African legend stalk the verdant savannah. The Park became world renowned for its white rhino conservation.

Please Note Visitors pay a conservation fee of R70 per person per day (children 50%) replacing entry fees.

Activities
Auto trails:
Auto trails in the Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Park are designed for the convenience of visitors who wish to discover the secrets of the bushveld from seclusion of their own vehicle.

Self-guided foot trails:
The Imfolozi section of the park has three self-guided foot trails. Guide books are available to help visitors interpret the many points of interest along these trails.

Day walks:
Short day walks of approximately two hours are conducted from Mpila and Hilltop Camps under the supervision of an experienced field ranger. These walks may be booked at reception in both camps.

Picnic sites:
Several sites with ablution and barbecue facilities are situated throughout the park.

Game drivers:
Open vehicle night and day drives provide unique opportunities of viewing game. A knowledgeable guide is at hand to answer questions . Booking is at reception on a first come first serve basis.

Boat Tours
There is a 40 seater boat on Hluhluwe dam which takes visitors on guided trips twice a day. (Please note the water level of the river is sometimes too low for boat trips)

Wilderness trails:
The Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Game Reserve is also famous for it's wilderness trails which originated in the Imfolozi section and its renowned Game Capture unit, a bench mark for animal capture and sustainable utilisation throughout Africa.

 
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