Hilltop Camp

South Africa

  • KwaZulu-Natal's oldest safari camp
  • Enjoy the self guided walking trail
  • Explore the Hluhluwe-iMfolozi reserve
  • Seek out the Big 5
  • Game drives and guided walks

Open: Hilltop Camp is open all year.  

Location:  Hilltop Camp is at the top of a forested hill in Hluhluwe Game Reserve in KwaZulu-Natal. Hluhluwe town is 25kms away.

Rooms:  Accommodation ranges from a luxury lodge to self-catering units. There are 20 x 2-bedded rondavels with shared bathrooms and kitchens, 7 x 2-beddded and 22 x 4-bedded self-catering chalets with en-suite bathrooms. A further 20 2-bedded non self-catering chalets are located near reception. They have en-suite bathrooms, a minibar and tea and coffee making facilities. Mtwazi Lodge has 3 en-suite bedrooms and a 3-bedded annex, lounge and kitchen and is set in private gardens. Muntulu and Munywaneni Bush Lodge between them provide accommodation for 8 guests in 4 en-suite bedrooms. They share a central lounge and kitchen. The lodges have their own cooks. There is 24-hour electricity.  

Activities:  You can walk along the forest trail which leads away from the pool, watch animals from Hilaza Hide and enjoy game drives. The last need to be booked and are subject to availability.  

Facilities:   The main lodge has a comfy lounge, restaurant and bar. There is a gift shop and a shop selling basic food supplies. The camp has an outdoor swimming pool. The restaurant serves a daily breakfast, a la carte lunches from Monday to Saturday and a buffet lunch on Sunday. Dinners are buffet style meals or braais, depending on the weather.  

Dining: Meals are taken at individual tables.  

Children:  Children of all ages are welcome.

Health:  This is a low risk malaria area.

Communication: There is internet access.  

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Client Rating for South Africa 5/5 from 74 reviews

Whilst this was the largest of the lodges we stayed in the food was excellent and the staff very helpful and friendly. This was well place for exploring the Northern end of the park. We went on one morning game drive and were lucky to see a pack of Wild Dogs with their puppies.

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