Hluhluwe Umfolozi is home to 1,600 white rhino
and 370 black rhino - an impressive number which
means you are very likely to see one or both
species. It also contains the rest of the Big
Five; buffalo, elephant, lion and leopard, as
well as many other species including blue wildebeest,
zebra, giraffe waterbuck, nyala, kudu, bushbuck,
warthog, cheetah, hyena and jackal plus about
24,000 impala. You may have some close encounters
with elephants as they often cross or block
the road right in front of your vehicle.
excess of 300 species of birds have been recorded.
Rainy Season: This is a hot
and humid sub-tropical area and most rain falls
during the months of September to April. Annual
rainfall is 29-39 inches (750-1,000mm).
Dry Season: The dry season
lasts over winter from May to August and the
temperatures are very pleasant with warm days
and cool nights.