Imfolozi Game Reserve, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa is situated north of Durban in an historic area which was once the exclusive hunting ground of mighty Zulu kings.
Imfolozi Game Reserve in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa is part of the Hluhluwe Imfolozi Park, a massive conservation zone known for its great diversity of fauna and flora. Spot Cheetah, Hyena, Wild Dog, Blue Wildebeest, Zebra, Giraffe, large numbers of Impala, Waterbuck, common and mountain Reedbuck, Nyala, Kudu, Bushbuck, Steenbuck, Duiker, Warthog and Jackal.
The lush Zululand bushveld and rolling hills provide a sanctuary for Big Five game - Lion, Elephant, Buffalo, Rhino and Leopard. 300 species of birds have been recorded at this KwaZulu-Natal game reserve on the Elephant Coast in Zululand, South Africa. The Imfolozi area is usually hot in summer, but mild to cool in winter, however cold spells do occur.
Imfolozi Game Reserve is located on the Elephant Coast in the heart of Zululand, which is north of Durban. The closest town with a full range of services is Mtubatuba, 48km (30 miles) away.
Travellers from Durban or the south should cross the bridge over the Imfolozi River on the N2 or main North Coast Road, then take the Imfolozi Game Reserve turn-off to the left (R618) which is near Mtubatuba. Travellers coming from the north turn right onto the R618.
Once on the R618 (Nongoma Road), continue toward Hlabisa. The Nyalazi Gate is 27km (16 miles) from the N2. The distance from the Nyalazi Gate to Mpila Camp is 15km (9 miles).