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Hluhluwe Game Reserve Travel Guide: 94 reviews and 246 photos

Two game reserves, attached to each other. Both were founded in 1895.
Hluhluwe is named after the thorny rope climber Dalbergia Armata, which is found among the forest vegetation types in the Game Park. The Zulu name for this plant is umHluhluwe.

First we stayed in a self-catering cabin at Mpila camp in the Umfolozipart, more south.

There are many rhino's in Umfolozi. A "white"rhino is not white at all, but grey. White is supposed to come from the Afrikaans word "wijd" what means: "broad" (the upper lip). The black rhino has a more pointed upper lip ( puntlipneushoorn in Dutch).

You can drive around in your own car and it is a very special experience to see so many animals just before or next to you.

  • Last visit to Hluhluwe Game Reserve: Apr 1997
  • Intro Updated Feb 6, 2004
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  • canuck68's Profile Photo
    Oct 20, 2007 at 5:47 PM

    Thanks for the nice trip through the game reserve. That rhino story is very funny. Very nice pictures, Diane

  • was_the_beav's Profile Photo
    Nov 3, 2005 at 6:31 PM

    I can see that little rhino chasing after his toy car better without the pic anyway. Oh well...the best memories seldom come with photos!

  • Wafro's Profile Photo
    Aug 26, 2005 at 10:44 AM

    Well Anna, I would like to go immediately to S.A. Thanx for sharing. GRTZ

  • nepalgoods's Profile Photo
    Feb 8, 2004 at 5:07 AM

    What a namee - what a lovely park! Great page!

  • Leipzig's Profile Photo
    Feb 6, 2004 at 1:15 AM

    I tried to speak out the name of the park - now I got a knot in my tongue. :-D Great page!

  • Jim_Eliason's Profile Photo
    Nov 27, 2003 at 5:54 AM

    Great wildlife photos!

  • Alphons's Profile Photo
    Apr 23, 2003 at 12:46 PM

    very nice page with beautiful wildlife pictures, greetings Alphons...

  • ATLC's Profile Photo
    Jan 4, 2003 at 5:26 AM

    He, ik krijg weer zin om terug te gaan! Mooie foto's!

  • Waalewiener's Profile Photo
    Dec 1, 2002 at 5:25 AM

    I loved the story about the baby Rhino Lori & I did almost the same ,in1994 we stayed in Bonamanzi park , Great page.

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