Activities in and around Leopard Walk Lodge

Enjoy one of the many activities in and around Hluhluwe. From visiting game reserves and Canoeing, to Scuba Diving and Golfing, there’s something for everyone.

Exciting Game viewing drives in 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.

Times – 07:00 or 15:00 (Summer) 08:00 or 14:00 (Winter)

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

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.

To capture your heart – Elephant Interaction

elephant close up

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.

Times – 11:00

World Heritage Site the Mysterious Turtle Tours (seasonal)

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.

Times – Time & Weather dependant

Close by – registered, spectacular golf Golf course at Amorello

If you wish to enjoy a game of golf during your visit to Leopard walk Lodge, Amorello Bush Golf Course (5.6km – registered with the KZN Golf Union) is situated nearby.

Stunning Africa Canoe Adventures at Muzi Pan

hippo and croc canoeing

Not too far away from Leopard Walk Lodge lies the Muzi Pan, a pristine wetlands area where you can canoe up the river, alongside waterbirds like African Jacanas, Whistling Ducks, Storks, or glide silently past hippos and crocodiles. Your qualified tour guide, Themba, knows this area extremely well and offers a cultural interpretation of the surrounding, nature and wildlife.

Times – 10:00

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.

Times – 11:00 or 16:30 (Summer) 11:00 or 16:00 (Winter)

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

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.

Times – 10:00 or 13:00 or 15:00

Diverse Bird Viewing – more than 400 species

bird watching

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.