ANEW Hotels & Resorts offers accommodation in Hluhluwe – a small town in northern Kwazulu-Natal situated on the elephant coast, known for its national parks and cultural heritage. The area is popular with tourists and locals alike and continues to grow and expand while still preserving the natural surroundings.
The area produces 90% of South Africa’s queen pineapples and produces other agricultural crops such as sugar-cane, sisal, cotton, tomatoes and chillies. A variety of activities are available in and around Hluhluwe; Big 5 safaris, diving, horse riding trails, walking trails, crocodile and snake park, canoeing, boat cruises, mountain bike trails, cultural interactions, cultural villages and curio shops.
Attractions and Activities in Hluhluwe
The major attractions in Hluhluwe are the big 5, being the elephant, rhino, buffalo, lion and leopard. On your bucket list if you’re planning on visiting should be horse riding, canoeing, boat cruises and mountain biking. If you’re planning on taking a trip, have a look at the suggested attractions and accommodation options below.
A minimum of four people are required per booking. A qualified guide will take you through Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Game Reserve in an open vehicle to spot the big five up close in their natural habitat. Add a picnic basket to your experience while you take in the sights and sounds of the rhino, elephant, leopard, buffalo and king of the jungle, the lion.
St Lucia Tours and Charters
Enjoy whale watching from as close as 50 meters and view the mighty crocodiles and hippo. Book a tour with skippers and guides who are experienced and well informed on birds and photography. Their ferries are spacious and built with the highest safety standards in mind. Their vessel is wheelchair and baby friendly, making this the perfect family adventure.
Hluhluwe Horse Safaris
With years of experience, Hluhluwe Horse Safaris takes you on a horse ride through the False Bay Nature Reserve, part of the Isimangaliso Wetland Park and a World Heritage site. This activity is suitable for families as they have horses to suit all ages and levels of experience. Experience nature up close on horse-back, and enjoy encounters with Zebra, Impala, Kudu and Hippo.
Qualified guides will accompany you in the False Bay Nature Reserve while you experience the natural beauty of this World Heritage site.
Dlinza Forest Aerial Boardwalk
This popular attraction in Eshowe is a 150-metre long walkway built above the Dlinza Forest floor. It allows visitors to take in flora, fauna and avifauna at treetop level. Trained birding guides will familiarize you with the 90 species of birds that inhabit the forest, including 85 different types of butterflies.
Some of the birds that inhabit the forest include the Crowned Eagle, Purple Crested Lourie, Olive Woodpecker, and the Spotted Ground Thrush.
Once you’ve completed the 127-metre walk perched 10 metres above the forest floor, you can take to the ground and explore the walking trails within the forest itself. Take in the lush vegetation while keeping your eye out for blue duikers, bush pigs, chameleons, beetles and bushbuck.
Zulu Croc Restaurant
The Zulu Croc Restaurant offers delicious food with a local twist, including a bar. Gifts and keepsakes can be bought from the curio shop, but the second biggest attraction at this venue is the snake and crocodile show. Catering for all ages, these adventure shows are thrilling and informative as you get to interact with the animals under the supervision of an experienced guide.
The snakes here include the puff adder, boomslang, Gaboon viper, Burmese python, black mamba, reticulated python, black-necked spitting cobra, forest cobra, and the mighty boa constrictor.
Accommodation in Hluhluwe
ANEW Hotel Hluhluwe offers you the ultimate South African holiday experience. This hotel with 3-star status has a variety of guest rooms, with packages for corporate travellers, government guests, families and couples on honeymoon. Experience Africa’s finest at Anew Hotel, situated in-between the Hluhluwe Game Reserve and the Greater St. Lucia Wetland Park. Soak up the luxury the hotel has to offer without compromising on a true African bush experience.
ANEW Hotel Hluhluwe has so much to offer including conference facilities and a wedding venue. Book your next holiday and make this your new home away from home.
Features and Services on Offer at ANEW Hotel Hluhluwe
- 81 Modern Safari Rooms
- 4 Conference Venues
- Pool Bar
- Inkonkoni Restaurant
- Swimming Pool
- Wedding Venue
- Game Drives3 hour game drive
Five Star Lodge Hluhluwe
Separate from the hotel is a gorgeous 5-star self-catering lodge consisting of five separate air-conditioned bedrooms. Enjoy total privacy and luxury with walk in cupboards, private entertainment area and swimming pool. Food lovers can take huge delight in the fully equipped kitchen, complete with gas stove, double door fridge, dish washer and microwave.
Lodge Amenities and Features
- Satellite TV
- Air Conditioned
- Hair Dryers
- En-Suite Bathrooms
- Swimming Pool
- Braai Area
- Lounge Area
- Dining Room Area
- Fully Equipped Kitchen
Booking a hotel stay with Anew Hotels means securing your accommodation in Hluhluwe and a unique African bush experience all in one. Contact us today.