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Wilderness Trails


  • The 30 000 ha iMfolozi wilderness area is one of the few remaining places on earth where one can enjoy a unique wilderness experience.
  • A wilderness is an area where the earth and its inhabitant are not disturbed by man and where man himself is only a visitor who does not remain.
  • Access is permitted only on foot and participants of the iMfolozi Wilderness Trails are accommodated in tented camps.
  • There are no roads and the only tracks are those made by animals.
  • Wilderness Trails ranges from Base Camp trails- three nights, Short and extended short trails either for 2 - 3 nights, Primitive trails for 3 - 4 nights, Summer Bushveld for two nights and Explorer trail.
  • Often couples and single people want to go on wilderness trail but can’t get together enough willing friends to fill a trail party.
  • Their option is to join a trail that has vacancies and make new friends.


  • There is no maximum age restriction but the minimum age is 16 years.
  • The trailists do however, need to be physically fit.
  • Please note: All trails require a minimum number of four participants.
  • If this minimum number of participants is not booked, the trail will be cancelled timeously and any payments made, refunded.
  • However participants have the option of paying the minimum charge for four people to ensure the trail takes place.

iMfolozi - Mpila Gallery


Wilderness Trail Testimonials