Full Day Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Safari

  • About 9 hours


This full day Hluhluwe Umfolozi safari is an incredible way to enjoy this magnificent Big 5 Reserve, the oldest proclaimed game reserve in Africa. Pick up from your Hotel in St. Lucia or alternatively meet us at the Nyalazi Gate (Umfolozi Game Reserve). This the most popular safaris offers where one gets a real feel of this magnificent game reserve. With its rolling hills, open savannah grasslands it remains an incredibly scenic reserve and with its incredible history, it's sure to be an incredible day for a safari.

Its an early start, should you be overnighting in the town of St. Lucia then we will pick you up at 5:00 am and transfer you to the game reserve free of charge. Alternatively, we will meet you at the game reserve gate at 6:00 am. Your personal guide for the day will give you an introduction to the reserve the animal species that are found within the reserve and the intended area that you will be traveling too.

With memory cards full and friendships built we drop you off at the gate or transfer you back to St Lucia.


6:00 am: Climb aboard our luxurious open game drive vehicle and you are off to go in search of the Big 5, Cheetah and Wild Dog to name but just a few of the incredible species found within the reserve.

8:00 am: Breakfast and piping hot coffee. Bush Breakfast consisting of cereal, yogurts, sandwiches, rolls, coffee, tea and fruit juices and bottled water.

12:00/13:00 pm: Lunch (traditional South African barbecue)

14:30 pm: We start heading back to the gate

Good to know

  • Max 10 passengers per vehicle
  • Conducted in an Open Game Drive Safari Vehicle
  • Children from 6 years welcome


  • Pick up and drop off according to instructions
  • Conservation Levies (Gate Fees)
  • Bush Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Open Game Drive Safari Vehicle
  • Bottled water in Game Vehicle
  • Blankets in Game Vehicle


  • Gratuity for ranger (recommended)


  • Camera
  • Binoculars


  • Comfortable clothing
  • Light Jacket (for cold mornings)

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March, 2020

An absolutely amazing experience with Shoreline. Dennis was our guide, he was informative and excellent at his role. Thanks so much, I'll definitely be booking with you guys again.

January, 2020

My partner and I joined the "Heritage Tours & Safaris Cape Vidal tour" on 7 Jan 2020. We were promptly greeted and picked up and continued on through Cape Vidal for the tour. We saw a few animals that you won't as easily spot in places like Pilanesberg, so were happy with the sightings. After arriving at the Cape Vidal beach, there was some miscommunication between the tour offerings, however I am please to say that after raising the concern with Heritage Tours & Safari's, our complaint was taken very seriously, handled extremely professionally and management resolved more than what we asked from them. I can honestly say their professionalism with our complaint has been some of the best service received and based on this experience will happily endorse making use of their services.
I do however caution any future patrons to make sure about the tour packages you're interested in to avoid confusion/miscommunication., for your own peace of mind.

January, 2020

Myself and partner booked a safari package through heritage tours in December 2019. From the first contact the the last thank you and goodbye was faultless.... from the office staff to the tour guides was 100% professional and friendly. The tour guides were very knowledgeable about everything and welcomed any questions to which they were pleased to answer. Value for money was exceptional and sites were amazing they are a credit to st Lucia and 100% recommended.

We thank you for a very memorable visit and experience.

Annie and rick

March, 2020

We booked our whole holiday with Heritage Tours (accommodation, safaris, boat cruise) and it was just a pleasure. Everything was what we wanted, how we wanted it. The staff and drivers were splendid, we were well looked after and it was just wonderful.

March, 2020

My boyfriend and i booked a full day safari tour a few days ago and it was fantastic!!! Jabu was our safari guide and is an asset to the game reserve as he is very knowledgeable and friendly. He made it a fantastic experience for us. Highly recommend. Thankyou!! 🐘🦛☀️

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