Durban Safaris and Tours

Hluhluwe Imfolozi and St Lucia, 3 Day Safari Tour

Enjoy a fantastic 3 day tour of the Hluhluwe Imfolozi Game Reserve and St Lucia estuary. Enjoy game drives, star gazing, a traditional "braai", 2 hour estuary cruise and more. Price included accommodation, pick up and drop off.

Considered by many to be one of the best game reserves in South Africa, the Hluhluwe Imfolozi Big 5 Game Reserve is your destination on this amazing 3day wildlife safari tour. You’ll experience the thrill of looking at the African wildlife as well as enjoy a 2 hour cruise on the St Lucia estuary. There’s also a South African favorite to look forward to, a traditional “braai” (barbecue).

Hluhluwe Imfolozi 3 Day Tour Itinerary

Day 1

You’ll be collected by your guide at 7am from your accommodation in the Durban or surrounding area. Your first destination is St Lucia where you’ll get to enjoy a 2 hour cruise on the estuary viewing hippo, crocodile and other species. After this you’ll head into the Hluhluwe Imfolozi Game Reserve and have a light light lunch and then spend the rest of the afternoon enjoying a game viewing. On arrival at your accommodation at Hilltop Camp you’ll check in relax in the sounds and sights of the African veld. For dinner, it’s a South African treat of a braai (barbecue) and weather permitting, some star gazing.

Day 2

Day two starts with an early morning game drive with a traditional coffee and rusk stop. After the 3 hour game drive you’ll have breakfast at the restaurant and then enjoy a second session of game drives until lunch. After lunch you’ll have an opportunity to rest up before your late afternoon / Sunset (optional) game drive followed by dinner at the restaurant.

Day 3

On the last day it’s another early start followed by breakfast at the camp and then checkout. Based on the previous day’s activities you can enjoy exploring the park for the rest of the day, or take up one of the optional extras on offer, either a visit to the Cheetah Project or a visit to the Elephant experience. Finally it’s time for some lunch and a departure back to Durban.

What’s Included

  • Pick and drop off service.
  • Professional wildlife guides.
  • 2 Hour estuary cruise.
  • Entry and conservation fees.
  • Accommodation at Hilltop Camp.
  • A barbecue dinner and restaurant dinner.
  • Breakfast on 2 days.

What’s Excluded

  • Tips and curios.
  • Lunches for your account.
  • Optional Sunset drive.
  • Optional Cheetah Tour.
  • Optional Elephant experience.


  • Price advertised is based on 2 persons minimum.
  • Price is per person sharing.
  • Price dependent on accommodation availability and season.
  • Pick up on day 1 at 7am.
  • Drop off on day 3 at 4pm (approximately).

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