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About Hluhluwe Bush Camp

Hluhluwe Bush Camp is an immersive glamping retreat perched overlooking the enchanting False Bay Park within the iSimangaliso Wetland Park of KwaZulu Natal. Simangaliso " translates to "miracle and wonder," encapsulating the essence of the iSimangaliso Wetland Park. This expansive park, South Africa's largest and first natural World Heritage site, extends from the St. Lucia Estuary to the Mozambique border, renowned as the Elephant Coast. Along its 220km pristine coastline lies endless beaches, wildlife coastal forests, and a mesmerising array of oceanic life.

Hluhluwe Bush Camp features five luxuriously appointed self-catering glamping tents, two adventure tents with private outside bathrooms, three fully equipped Tipi tents, a bohemian-style caravan named Poppy, and two intimate bush campsites with electricity, braai facilities, and ablution blocks. There's also the larger Umfomothi House, a spacious self-catering residence in close proximity to Hluhluwe Bush Camp perfect for families or friends travelling together.

Hluhluwe Bush Camp Setting

The surroundings of Hluhluwe Bush Camp offer a captivating blend of natural beauty and diverse ecosystems in KwaZulu Natal. Situated within the iSimangaliso Wetland Park, the camp enjoys a privileged location overlooking False Bay Park. The area is characterized by its pristine wilderness, featuring a mosaic of landscapes that include lush bushveld, expansive grasslands, and scenic views of the bay. Guests can enjoy moments of tranquillity on the camp's deck, surrounded by the sights and sounds of the African bush.

Wildlife enthusiasts will appreciate the chance to witness Nyala, Reedbuck, Duikers, and other indigenous species in their natural habitat. The proximity to pineapple fields adds a unique charm to the setting. With the Hluhluwe River nearby and the St. Lucia Estuary to the south, the area around Hluhluwe Bush Camp is a haven for nature lovers seeking an authentic and immersive experience in the heart of South Africa's untamed landscapes.

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Frequently asked questions

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  • Is there any Wi-Fi at the camp?

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  • Amazing Location

    Hluhluwe bush camp was an amazing location and place for a little getaway. The staff were super friendly and the facilities were exceptional. Thank you Hluhluwe bush camp for making our stay amazing

    Conservio.com review

    T. Jejane

  • Quick & Easy Getaway

    Lovely get away, tents are luxurious without costing a fortune. Loved our stay. Owner (Trienke) checked in on us everyday and made us feel so welcome. Will be back for sure

    Conservio.com review

    C. Anderson

  • Absolutely Amazing

    Hluhluwe was absolutely amazing. We will definitely go back to this beautiful place.... Perfectly designed, helpful staff and just an overall awesome experience.

    Conservio.com review

    D. Larson

Hluhluwe Bush Camp impact highlights

Hluhluwe Bush Camp actively collaborated and work with their community to protect the Isimangaliso Wetland Park - South Africa’s largest and first natural World Heritage site. This area protects 220 km of pristine coastline. Guests are encouraged to participate in on-the-ground conservation activities with their partners in Sodwana Bay and Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Park.

Hluhluwe Bush Camp proudly stands as a beacon of sustainable living, operating entirely off the grid to minimize its environmental footprint. Harnessing the power of the African sun, the camp is equipped with state-of-the-art solar panels that efficiently convert sunlight into energy, ensuring a clean and renewable power source. Complementing this eco-friendly initiative, inverters play a crucial role in managing and distributing the solar-generated energy throughout the camp, optimizing efficiency. Furthermore, the camp taps into borehole water, utilizing a thoughtful water treatment plant to ensure a sustainable and responsible water supply. By embracing solar energy, inverters, and borehole water, Hluhluwe Bush Camp not only provides a unique and immersive experience for its guests but also champions a commitment to conservation and environmental stewardship.

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