Once again we have been rewarded with some incredible sightings while out on safari into the Hluhluwe Game Reserve, all safari vehicles and guides have reported numerous sightings of Lions in the lower Umfolozi Game Reserve, Cheetah in the open flats between Mpila Camp and Sonthuli. Magnificent sightings of Elephants migrating to the North and just so much more. The weather is slowly changing to Winter and as can be expected a jacket should most definately be part of your atire. With piping hot coffee or tea during the morning breakfast safari its always a great time to get more information from your ranger, numerous of rangers are avid photographers so why not ask for some tips and also show off.
This our dry season has unexpectedly rained quite frequently and the rivers still look great, not to mention the open grazzing areas. The long grass that once caused dificulty seeing past it has finally died off and this has also contributed to awesome sightings in both the Hluhluwe and Umfolozi side. The roads have tacken some strain due to the rain and one should please drive slowly should you be doing a self drive safari. Also keep to the speed limits and ask all the other vehicles as to what it is that they have witnessed, should you come across a Heritage Tours Safari vehilce please do ask them as they will oblige you and let you know where all of the hot spots are within the reserve.
With so much to see and do while in KwaZulu Natal do make a stop at the Hluhluwe Umfolozi Game Reserve not only is this a Big 5 reserve but also the oldest proclaimed reserve in Africa, with 96000 hectares at ones disposal smaller to its competitor the Kruger National Park it only makes sense to discover and explore this unqiue game reserve due to its size it makes it easier to witness so many various animals in a shorter time frame especially for those with a limited time frame.
We hope to see you and should you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact us.