Explore Hluhluwe – Activities in the Area

Enjoy one of the many activities in and around Hluhluwe. From Big 5 game drives and canoeing to turtle Tours and mini-golf, there’s something for everyone.

Game viewing drives in the Hluhluwe Umfolozi park

Game drive at Hluhluwe imfolozi

Enjoy one of the most popular activities in our region – a visit to the “Big Five” Hluluwe Game Reserve in an open game drive vehicle with your own well-experienced qualified tour guide who knows the terrain and also where to view the wildlife.

Guided Walks

guide with a tourist

Join an exciting guided bush trail with our very friendly and informative young tourist guide. Mluke Mabika. He will take into the Sand Forest on a wonderful walking trail.

Elephant Interaction

elephant close up to a man touching it

Although little can match the thrill of seeing wild elephants in Hluhluwe Umfolozi Game Reserve, guests are also afforded an opportunity of close contact with 2 mature elephant that were orphaned and hand reared but are now free to range in a private game reserve that is over 2 500 hectares.

Wild Cat Experience

cheetah interaction

Visit The Cat Rehabilitation centre at Emdoneni for a close up, personal tour of some of the Endangered Wild Cat Species; Including the African Wild Dog, Cheetah and Caracal.

Spectacular Scenery will cause you to never wish to leave

nature walks - sunset view

One of the most enjoyable experiences the you will have when visiting Leopard Walk Lodge and your surrounding Hluhluwe environment is viewing the spectacular, vast and changing sky.

Breath taking Whale Watching experiences

Humpback whale spotting

During your visit to Leopard Walk Lodge you may wish to experience a wonderful opportunity to view Whales during a sighting boat trip into the Isimangaliso Wetland Park World Natural Heritage Site ocean – You will be in the safe hands of the only legal and licenced whale watching permit holder in KwaZulu-Natal.

Turtle Tours (seasonal)

turtle nesting on the beach

Turtle nesting is an exceptional experience on the seashore of our World Natural Heritage Site, the Isimangaliso Wetland Park (previously St. Lucia). Turtle season dates is from 1 November to 28 February. These tours can be done either on the back of an open game viewing vehicle or on foot at Sodwana Bay.

Close by – Mini Golf course

mini-golf course

For a fun twist during your stay at Leopard Walk Lodge, head to Zulu Croc, just a 15-minute drive away, and enjoy a lively game of putt-putt on their exciting miniature golf course.

Canoeing at Muzi Pan

canoeing at muzi pan

Explore the Muzi Pan wetlands near Leopard Walk Lodge in South Africa, where you can canoe alongside waterbirds, hippos, and crocodiles. Your knowledgeable guide, Themba, will offer cultural insights and share how Zulu communities utilize natural resources, like using water lily stems for food and drink. Experience the adventure and beauty of this pristine area on foot or by canoe.

Diverse Bird Viewing – more than 400 species

bird sitting on reeds

We are situated in Suni-Ridge Sand Forest Park in the environs of the World Natural Heritage Site, The Isimangaliso Wetland Park. At Suni-Ridge over 350 species are to be found. Whether you are a novice or experienced birder, you will enjoy the rich diversity of bird species which find cover, nesting and roosting in the spectacular sand forest trees and undergrowth.

The World’s best Scuba Diving and Snorkeling at Sodwana Bay

ocean view

A favorite  excursion enjoyed by many visitors to Leopard Walk Lodge, is a self drive visit to the marine reserve in the World Natural Heritage Site at Sodwana Bay. This coastal area offers many activities for Ocean lovers including scuba and skin diving, walks on the magnificent endless white beach and swimming in the warm, crystal clear ocean.

Cultural Activities

zulu dancers

Hluhluwe, located in the heart of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, offers a rich tapestry of cultural activities that highlight the vibrant traditions of the Zulu people. Visitors can immerse themselves in these cultural experiences while enjoying the natural beauty and wildlife of the region.