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please explain Hluhluwe to me......

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please explain Hluhluwe to me......

hi,

we plan to visit Hluhluwe somewhere in June -July 2013........its a short notice so very less time to research,plan & book..........now ,i am unable to understand is Zulu Nyala a part of this park or is separte private park?if we are driving from Durban do we pass through St Lucia ...........this is not part of SAN parks so is it private park.......are there any taraffis for entry to Hluhluwe.......

well,i have many questions but thats enough for starters.......

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1. Re: please explain Hluhluwe to me......

HluHluwe - Umfolozi is a Provincial park, not a National PArk.

Zulu Nyala is a private game reserve and lodge, between HluHluwe, and St. Lucia.

St Lucia game reserve is part of the Greater St. Lucia Wetlands world heritage site. I think it is administered by the province, as it is not a National park.

There will be an entrance fee for HluHluwe, I think it is ZAR120.00 pp for foreign visitors, half price for children.

Driving from Durban, I would take the N2 North.

From Durban to the turn off R618 is about 220Km.

If you drive from King Shaka International (Durban) Airport, the drive on the N2 North is about 190 Km.

I would then take the R618 turn off, go LEFT to Hkuhluwe. ( right would be to the town of Mtubatuba.

From the turn off to the Nyalazi gate is about 27Km.

You will not pass through St. lucia on this route.

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hey,Thanks ....thats great help.from Hluhluwe how far is St Lucia?

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From Hluhluwe Nyalazi gate, drive back on R618, to the N2. cross over the N2, pass through the town of Mtubatuba. carry on R618 you will get to the town of St. Lucia

Distance from Nyalazi gate to St. Lucia about 55 Km.

From the N2 to St. Lucia, about 28 Km

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Its around 70 kms so allow about an hour and a half but depends if there are any roadworks going on and theres often a lot of traffic in both town centres and it gets quite busy.

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5. Re: please explain Hluhluwe to me......

From Nyalazi gate to the St. Lucia tourism information office, on McKenzie Street, St, Lucia, is 54.8 Km.

From there, to the Estuary Parking Area is another 2.5Km.

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hi,

Thanks all.........managed to get an idea & book a lodge near the park.

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7. Re: please explain Hluhluwe to me......

Hello and most things have been covered above. Its around 3 hours from Durban to the Nyalazi Gate which is in the Imfolozi section of the park. Take a look at www.kznwildlife.com for all tariffs. I love Imfolozi but it is only self catering at Mpila Camp. Hluhluwe has Hilltop Camp which has apartments plus there is a bar and restaurant. If you need any more specific info please ask. I am a regular visitor.

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8. Re: please explain Hluhluwe to me......

Thanks Mark.......

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Pleasure and happy to advise.

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10. Re: please explain Hluhluwe to me......

Hi- my friend and I will be going to Zulu Nyala in late July and plan to spend at least 1 full day in HluHluwe - Umfolozi. We also plan to go to St. Lucia for a boat ride. Are there any other must see day trips?

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