In the 'hood, Hluhluwe as a destination

The village of Hluhluwe is in the heart of Zululand on South Africa’s east coast, home to the Zulu kings Dingiswayo and Shaka, who allegedly prompted the very first conservation laws and the oldest game reserve in the country - the Hluhluwe and Umfolozi Game Reserve, established in 1895. Only a two hour drive from Durban and four hours from Johannesburg the entire area around the Hluhluwe ... cont.

70 Nyala Street, Hluhluwe, 3960, Elephant Coast, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa

Directions to Ama Zulu Guesthouse & Safaris

From Johannesburg (about 500 km)
Take the N17 South past Springs, Bethal, Ermelo, Pongola, into Hluhluwe. Turn left into the road just past the Engen filling station. At the yield sign turn right; at the T-junction turn left into Nyala Street, travel to the end of the road and on the left is Ama Zulu Guesthouse.

From Pretoria
Take the N4 towards Middelburg, turn off to Ermelo, then continue as above.

From Durban (about 300 km)
Take the N2 north past Richards Bay and Mtubatuba, then take the Hluhluwe turn-off to Hluhluwe. In the village continue as above.

Amenities in the area

  • Laundromat (0 km)
  • Bank and/or ATM (2 km)
  • Grocery Store (2 km)
  • Restaurants / Eateries (2 km)
  • Post Office (3 km)
  • Airport (100 km)
  • Car Hire (100 km)


  • 4x4 trails
  • Bird watching
  • Children's entertainment
  • Elephant back safaris
  • Game viewing (big 5)
  • Golf course(s)
  • Health spa / massage
  • Helicopter Flips
  • Hiking trails
  • Horse riding
  • Hot air ballooning
  • Quad biking
  • Rhino / Elephant tracking
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Whale watching

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