About Hluhluwe Bush Camp

I 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 220 km pristine coastline, one encounters endless beaches, coastal forests, and a mesmerizing array of oceanic life.

Welcome to your new favorite Bush destination: Hluhluwe Bush Camp, perched overlooking the enchanting False Bay Park within the iSimangaliso Wetland Park. The camp boasts 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. Adding to this, we proudly introduce Umfomothi House, a splendid self-catering residence in close proximity to Hluhluwe Bush Camp.

Hluhluwe Bush Camp Setting

The surroundings of Hluhluwe Bush Camp offer a captivating blend of natural beauty and diverse ecosystems. 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 savor moments of tranquility 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.

Accommodation options at Hluhluwe Bush Camp

  • Tented Suites

    Min 1 guest - max 5 guests
    5 Tented Suites

    Hluhluwe Bush Camp has 5 self-catering Tented Suites.The glamping tents each have their own roomy kitchen and bathroom. The simple design gives way to a wonderf…

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    from R 750 / per-person-per-night

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    Indoor Shower
    Indoor Shower
    Battery Charging
    Battery Charging
    Shared Bathroom
    Shared Bathroom
    Swimming Pool
    Swimming Pool
    Fan
    Fan
    Braai Area
    Braai Area
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  • Tipi Tents

    Min 1 guest - max 2 guests
    2 Tent

    These Native American-inspired two-sleeper tents are both homely and divine. The tents each have either two large single beds or a double bed. The tents are ful…

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    from R 425 / per-person-per-night-sharing

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    Indoor Shower
    Indoor Shower
    Shared Bathroom
    Shared Bathroom
    Swimming Pool
    Swimming Pool
    Fan
    Fan
    Braai Area
    Braai Area
    WiFi
    WiFi
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  • Adventure Tents

    Min 1 guest - max 2 guests
    2 Tent

    Hluhluwe Bush Camp's Adventure Tent is versatile – it is perfect for those who don’t normally “do” camping, but also for those that do. It’s for the real advent…

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    from R 1020 / per-person-per-night

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    Indoor Shower
    Indoor Shower
    Shared Bathroom
    Shared Bathroom
    Fan
    Fan
    Braai Area
    Braai Area
    WiFi
    WiFi
    Farm Stall
    Farm Stall
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What's included

  • Accommodation

Location

12

How to get there

  • 3 hrs

    King Shaka International Airport

  • Hluhluwe Bush Camp

    Hluhluwe Bush Camp, 3960, Hluhluwe, 3960

  • Check in at Hluhluwe Bush Camp

    14:00 on day of arrival

  • Check out at Hluhluwe Bush Camp

    10:00 on day of departure

Frequently asked questions

  • How far are wildlife reserves from Hluhluwe Bush Camp?

  • Is there any Wi-Fi at the camp?

  • How far is the nearest town?

Reviews

  • 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

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    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.

Are you unsure of where to stay? Contact us to help plan your nature-based travel.

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