The Wildebeest's guide to South Africa


Afrikaans name: Hluhluwe

A row of shops and banks lines the main road through the village


Photo © Steven Herbert

Hluhluwe is a small town situated near to Hluhluwe Game Reserve and False Bay.

Hotels and lodges in the area organise game-viewing safaris into the Hluhluwe Game Reserve. You can be picked up and dropped off at your hotel.

The farms around the town grow most of the pineapples produced in South Africa. Other items produced in the area include sugar cane, cattle and timber.

Hluhluwe weather


The name Hluhluwe originates from the Zulu word for the thorny climbing plants found growing along the nearby Hluhluwe River.

References and further reading

Book of the Road - 4th edition - Author: MapStudio - Published: 2019 - Page: 123

On Route - A region by region guide to South Africa - Author: B.P.J. Erasmus - Published: 1995 - Page: 145


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