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Fantastic Elephant Experience.

Fantastic Elephant Experience.

We recently visited the Bayete Elephant Interaction just a 30 minute drive from our accommodation Hluhluwe River Lodge. Animal interactions are always a sensitive issue so we are always very careful to recommend anything that is not up to standard as far as...

Leopard at Large

Leopard at Large

This morning Elton our front desk manager noticed evidence of a visitor who had left signs of his presence among the chalets last night. Just behind Chalet 3 and between the two family rooms, a Leopard left a fresh pad print in the sandy pathway that guests...

Fishing Is On

Fishing Is On

The fishing on Lake St Lucia has been excellent lately. The Spotted Grunter are on the bite and for the light tackle angler this means lots of fun! The closest launch site is a mere 10 minutes from the lodge at False Bay Park, gates open at 6.00 am and the...

Our Local History Museum

Our Local History Museum

We are so proud to announce on our website that our museum is now open to guests and day visitors. The ‘Errol Harrison Museum’ is a local history museum housing a collection of artifacts, books, maps and documentation collected by the late Mr Errol Harrison...

Weekend Yoga Retreat

Weekend Yoga Retreat

The second Yoga retreat weekend was another resounding success with a fully subscribed group of participants enjoying a weekend of Hatha yoga instruction by Hazel Singery. The evening of arrival involved a social gathering to establish any physical...

Walking the Sand Forests

Walking the Sand Forests

Hluhluwe River Lodge is located near one of the most remarkable protected sand forests in South Africa. This unique forest type is typified by its sparse understory and sandy soils. The theory is that these forests originated on ancient dune deposits along...

What is Wilderness? Stepping Beyond the Ordinary

What is Wilderness? Stepping Beyond the Ordinary

What is wilderness? Well the answer is surprisingly simple. Wilderness is characterized by the absence of roads, walking trails, that are man made, and any human habitation. That is the true definition of wilderness. Further, it is afforded the highest level...

Getting Stuck: Our Rescue from the River

Getting Stuck: Our Rescue from the River

It was bound to happen at some point I’m sure. I had crossed the river successfully many times before without issue. Nevertheless two days ago, on our game drive, we attempted to cross the second crossing of the slightly soggy river down in Mansiya Loop. The...

Coffee Matters

Coffee Matters

Coffee matters, yes indeed coffee is a very important part of most of our live’s these days especially in the morning. At Hluhluwe River Lodge we have always tried to ensure availability of good filter coffee which we sourced from a distributor that delivers...

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