Imfolozi is located in the Hluhluwe Imfolozi Park, South Africa's jewel in the crown of the Wilds, 270km from Durban, north of Empangeni and Richards Bay. Imfolozi park has a huge diversity of wildlife, landscapes and scenery, accommodation ranges from a luxurious Hilltop camp through bush lodges like Gqoyeni to the African experience of the tented camp at Mpila, the reserve offers many options to its visitors.
The main activity in this pristine destination is creating your own footpaths and horseback trails whilst exploring the breathtaking landscape dominated by the reverberation and display of nature. Accommodation at Imfolozi consists of:
Mpila Camp situated in the middle of Imfolozi section, demonstrates superb views of the Wilderness area. There are twelve one-bedded thatched huts which can each accommodate four people. This division of the camp is purely self-catering and food can be prepared in the communal kitchen. Shared ablution blocks are to be found close by. Mpila camp also has two self-sufficient 3-bedroomed cottages, able to sleep seven people in each. A cook is available to prepare meals supplied by guests.
There are also six self-catering chalets available for smaller groups. It's able to sleep five people in each. All of these have two bedrooms, a bathroom, kitchen, and a lounge/dining room.
Mpila also hosts a Safari Tented Camp made up of seven 2-bedded and two 4- bedded units. Each with an en-suite bathroom. A third bed is available on request.
The units are individually electrified and have private verandas. Each tent has a complete kitchen and dining area connected by a wooden boardwalk. Barbecue facilities are readily available. These units are self-catering and will be serviced on a daily basis.
The Mpila camp shop sells Petrol and keeps a stock of curios, cool drinks and camera film for your convenience. Unfortunately no provisions or restaurant facilities are available.
Masinda Lodge is an isolated self-catering lodge, able to sleep six people in three bedrooms. Each bedroom is en-suite.
Gqoyeni bush lodge offers an ultimate game viewing experience in a supreme setting. Gqoyeni Bush Lodge is situated on a peninsula overlooking the joining together of the Black Imfolozi River and the Gqoyeni Stream. There are Four 2 bedroomed units, each with private showers and toilet facilities, linked by wooden walkways to a communal living area. Should you wish for your meals to be prepared for you, an experienced cook is on hand. Guided walks into the surrounding bushveld are performed by a field ranger.
Hlatikulu Bush Lodge is situated in the heart of the park on a terrace overlooking the mighty Black Imfolozi. It provides tremendous opportunities for walks. There are four 2-bedroomed units, each containing private toilets and shower facilities. All of this has been linked by wooden walkways to a communal living area. Should you wish for your meals to be prepared for you, an experienced cook is available. A field ranger performs guided walks into the surrounding bushveld.
Nselweni Bush camp is a rustic but very comfy lodging, situated on the Black Imfolozi River. It comprises of four 2-bedroomed units, a common ablution area, an open plan lounge/dining room as well as a fully functional kitchen. Should you wish to go on a guided walk, a field ranger is available to accompany you. The services of a cook are also available to prepare your own food supply.
Mndindini Tented Bush Camp doubles up as a base camp for Wilderness trails from March-November but is available from December-February.