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Umfolozi Wilderness Trails, Zululand, Northern Kwa-Zulu Natal.

A must for dedicated conservationists. The Umfolozi Wilderness area, wild and untamed, home to the Big5 as well as a rich diversity of other flora and fauna, offers a variety of Wilderness Trails. Led by experienced wilderness guides to ensure your safety and specially trained to explain various aspects of cultural history, natures fascinating interactions and the wilderness ethic, this experience seeks to embrace the solitude, silence and timelessness provided only by an unspoilt environment. Whether you choose to participate in a

•    Primitive Trail (3 nights under the stars with all your belongings in your backpack),
•    4-day Traditional Trail (donkeys will carry all the heavy equipment and nights are spent in basic tented camps),
•    3-day Weekend Trail (for those with limited time), or
•    Summer Bushveld Trail (for a more relaxed game viewing experience),

You are guaranteed mental, physical and spiritual rejuvenation. Other wilderness trails are available in the St Lucia Wetland Park (Mission Rocks), Mkuze Game Reserve, Kosi Bay Coastal Forest Reserve and the Kwa-Zulu Natal Drakensberg Park.

Umfolozi is northwest of Mtubatuba, which is on the N2 north of Empangeni, which is on the N2 north of Durban, which is at the intersection of the N2 with the N3. Turn west off the N2 north of Mtubatuba and travel northwest on the R618 to the Nyalazi Gate. AMUmfolozi

Contct:        Kwa-Zulu Natal Conservation Service
            Box 13053 Cascades 3202
Primitive Trails:    +27 (35) 562 0287 telephone
+27 (35) 562 0298 fax
Other Trails:        +27 (33) 845 1000 telephone
web: www.rhino.org.za

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Last update: 2009-07-17 13:47
Author: Alan McIver
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