KwaZulu Natal Nature & Game Reserves

Known as the Kingdom of the Zulu, KwaZulu Natal is a melting pot of African, European and Indian cultures. Show on Map

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Game Reserves in South AfricaKwaZulu Natal Nature & Game Reserves

Some of Africa's most famous nature and game reserves are in the KwaZulu Natal province of South Africa. KwaZulu Natal is one of the few places where excellent game viewing can be enjoyed in close proximity to the pleasures of scuba diving and deep-sea fishing. Habitats from coastal dune forests to open bushveld support a wide diversity of wildlife ...

National Parks in the KwaZulu Natal Province include the Isimangaliso Wetland Park and the Hulhulwe-iMfolozi National Park.

The iSimangaliso Wetland Park is so biodiverse, it supports more species of animal than Kruger despite being only the third largest park in the country. Previously known as the St Lucia Wetland Park, iSimangaliso lies on the north eastern edge of KwaZulu-Natal in the sublimely beautiful region known as the Elephant Coast.

Africaís oldest national park, Hluhluwe-Imfolozi is home to the largest population of white rhino in the world. The bonus is that it is a mere 2.5 hoursí outside Durban, making it easily accessible and the top game park in KwaZulu-Natal. Itís founding purpose was to save a population of southern white rhinos from extinction.

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KwaZulu Natal Attractions

Known as the Kingdom of the Zulu, KwaZulu Natal is a melting pot of African, European and Indian cultures. This province boasts two World Heritage Sites - the Greater St Lucia Wetland Park and the majestic Ukhahlamba-Drakensberg Park - superb beaches, sunny weather, game reserves and rolling hills.


With 20+ National Parks, including two of the world's most famous wildlife reserves, the Kruger National Park and Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, and numerous private game reserves, your trip would be incomplete without experiencing a South African Safari.

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