The iMfolozi section in the south is characterised by wide open spaces and is a natural treasure store of fascinating fauna and flora.
Although this is a 96000ha reserve, visitors can see most of it within a day compared to the Kruger National Park that may keep you occupied for days searching for that specific animal.
This is exactly what makes the Hluhluwe Game Reserve so atractive smaller in size, with all of the magnificent animals within it. The reserve comprises of two sides the Northern side the Hluhluwe side and the Southern side the Umfolozi side. The Hluhluwe Game Reserve is more hilly and offers a denser bush. Hluhluwe offers various hides well placed within the reserve and they really should be visited while you are in the Game Reserve.
If you plan a self drive safari make sure to purchase a map at the entrance to the Hluhluwe Game Reserve, they offer valuable information on the entire reserve as well as the history of this splendid place. From times when Shaka Zulu first made use of the Umfolozi Game Reserve as his personal hunting grounds to the establishment and relocation of Rhino’s world wide. The Game Capture team is world reknown for their attempts and their methods are still in use today, stop at the Centenery centre for some amazing information and displays that where once used to capture various game. The holding Boma's are still used and also always enquire at the kiosk if you may have a look to see what animals are in the holding Boma’s.