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Private Day Trips from St Lucia to the Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Park
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Day trips from St Lucia to the Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Park, KZN South Africa
St Lucia is the best place to use as a base to explore the natural wonders of Zululand and Maputaland. Places such as the Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Park, the Tembe Elephant Park, Mkuze Game Reserve, Sodwana Bay and Kozi Bay are all within easy access for day trips, plus you have Cape Vidal and the St Lucia beach in the iSimangaliso Wetlands Park close by.
We will pick you up from your accommodation in St Lucia, or anywhere else in Zululand for a private day trip to the Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Park or any of the other game reserves or places of interest in KZN. Private day trips and safaris are ideal for families with young children or babies, allowing you to enjoy the day as a family, with the whole 10 seater vehicle for yourselves.
Our private day trips from St Lucia to Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Park are flexible and we cater for your individual preferences in differentaspects such as the types of food provided for you, the duration of the trip and for your individual interests. Let us know what you do and don't eat, what your favourite foods are and we will cater for your preferences. Tell us what your interests are, we have a small library of reference books at your disposal.
The aim of our private day trips is to give you an interesting, informative, relaxing and enjoyable day, enjoying fantastic sightings of the wonderful wildlife and scenery which the Hluhluwe iMfolozi Park has to offer. All our guides are nature lovers and all have at least 10 years experience in the field. Our guides are up to date about animal movement in the park and they where to take you for the best sightings during your daytrip the the Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Park
What you can expect on a day trip from St Lucia to the Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Park
Typical day trips from St Lucia to the Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Park start early to make the most of the good early morning game viewing hours. We collect you from your guest house at 5 am (later departures on request) and drive 45 minutes to the Nyalazi Gate, the closest access into Hluhluwe-iMfolozi from St Lucia.
After an introduction to the Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Park, your guide will take you to the best game viewing areas at the time, depending upon seasonal and daily game movements. We make a stop for breakfast in a scenic outdoor picnic site for coffee, tea, fruit juices and a variety spread of health bread, cheese, jogurt, muesli, muffins and fruit.
The lunch stop is also out in the wilderness and consists of a variety of cold meats, salads, bread rolls and preserves. Fruit juices and water are provided with breakfast and lunch.
Our Day trips from St Lucia to the Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Park have a duration of at least 10 hours to make the most of the morning and late afternoon game viewing. If this is too long for you, we are flexible, just let us know and we can adjust the duration of the day trip to suite you.
What can you expect to see on a day trip from St Lucia to the Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Park?
Hluhluwe-iMfolozi park is home to 46 mammal species and 440 different types of birds. All of the Big 5 occur in Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Park and the park is home to the highest concentration of rhino, ensuring sightings of many animals on your dat trip from St Lucia. Regular sightings include elephants, lions, rhino, giraffe, leopard, buffalo, wildebeest, zebra, a variety of antelope.
Bird watching in Hluhluwe-iMfolozi is also fantastic, with birds ranging from the small Sunbirds to the giant eagles and vultures. Unlike many other parks in Africa, Hluhluwe has a landscape consisting of hills and small mountains, offering fantastic scenery and views over the park all day long. You will see magnifiscent countryside and lots of animals and birds, large and small.
What to bring along on your day trip from St Lucia to the Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Park
Our day trips from St Lucia are in open safari vehicles (except on rainy days where we do have closed vehicles available for your comfort), so be sure to bring a jacket/windbreaker for the early morning. The open safari vehicles do have a roof, but the sun does come through the side of the vehicles, so bring along some sunscreen and a hat. Bring your camera and a pair of binoculars along on your day trip. If you don't have binoculars, your guide will have a spare pair available for you to use. Day trips out in the open can be bright and sunglasses do help to keep your eyes from getting very tired.
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