Welcome to Ezemvelo KZN
Wildlife - Conservation, Partnerships, Ecotourism
Superb accommodation in beautiful natural settings from the heights of the
mountains in the uKhahlamba Drakensberg Park, a World Heritage Site, through the tropical savannahs
of Zululand where the "big five", elephant, rhino, lion, buffalo and leopard inhabit Hluhluwe
Imfolozi Park and on to the brilliant coral reefs of the Indian Ocean that fringe the lakes and
wetlands of the iSimangaliso Wetland Park, (Greater St Lucia Wetland Park) also a World
Fly into Durban and go on safari to enjoy camping, fishing, hiking, birding
and the wildlife of this scenic and culturally rich province of KwaZulu-Natal. Ezemvelo KZN
Wildlife is entrusted with the long term conservation of the regions rich biodiversity for the
people of South Africa.
In the one hundred years of formal conservation in the province of
KwaZulu-Natal, the various departments and statuary organisations that evolved into today`s KZN
Wildlife have received many formal awards and words of praise for the quality of their service to
conservation and for the high standard of management of the province's natural resources
It has been internationally recognised for white rhino and sea turtle
conservation and for its community conservation outreach programmes.
The iSimangaliso Wetland Park (Greater St Lucia Wetland Park) and the uKhahlamba Drakensberg
Park have been declared World Heritage Sites.
The iSimangaliso Wetland Park along with uKhahlamba Drakensberg Park and Ndumo, are
wetlands of international importance listed as RAMSAR sites.
Locally, the Southern African Crane Foundation, Timeless Africa and the Department of Water
Affairs and Forestry have recognised the organisation's contribution to crane conservation, tourism
and the Working for Water Project.