KWAZULU NATAL -THE ZULU KINGDOM

Kwazulu Natal Self Drive Tour

Blessed by a sunny year-round climate KwaZulu-Natal offers contrasting attractions, ranging from mountains and forests to wetlands, beaches & game reserves. Activities include deep-sea diving, white-water rafting, hiking, horse riding, trout fishing, safari, golf and more.

day 1

Heathrow To Johannesburg

Overnight flight from London Heathrow to Johannesburg.

days 2-4

Drakensberg

Settle into the laid back rhythm of the ‘Berg’ where you will spend the next 3 nights.

Activities available in the area include hiking, climbing, golf, tennis, horse riding, fly fishing, mountain biking and township and cultural tours.

days 5-7

The Battlefields Of Kwazulu Natal

Enjoy a slice of history during your 3-night stay in this region, with optional tours to the battlefields of Rorke’s Drift and Isandlwana, sites of some of the most dramatic events in British military history that occurred during the Anglo-Zulu War of the 19th century.

Alternatively stop on the way at Spionkop, the scene of another bloody conflict, this time from the Anglo-Boer War.

days 8-10

Hluhluwe Imfolozi Game Reserve

A further 3 hour drive will take yout onwards the oldest game reserve in Africa, Hluhluwe Imfolozi, famous for saving the White Rhino from extinction and also home to the rest of the ‘Big 5’. You will also be on the doorstep of Greater St Lucia Wetland Park, a World Heritage Site and Africa’s largest marine estuary.

The park supports coastal wildlife and turtle nesting grounds in the marine reserves. During your 3 night stay in the Hluhluwe region you can enjoy days trips to the Hluhluwe Imfolozi Game Reserve, Lake St Lucia, Cape Vidal, Kosi Bay or visit a Zulu cultural village to learn more of the history and culture of the indigenous Zulu people.

days 11-13

The Coast At Shaka's Rock

Another 3 hour drive, this time down the coast, will bring you to Shaka’s Rock, a popular and relaxed coastal town. After the activities further north spend a few days relaxing on the beach, swimming or enjoying the nearby restaurants.

day 14

Fly Durban To Heathrow

Drop your car at nearby Durban airport in time for your overnight flight to London Heathrow, via Johannesburg.

Bush, Beach, Battlefields & Berg

The above 'four B's' form the backbone of the majority of trips in KwaZulu Natal. The scenically breathtaking uKhahlamba-Drakensberg Park is a World Heritage Site. Numerous Anglo-Boer & Anglo-Zulu battle sites, such as Rorke’s Drift, scene of some of the most dramatic events in British colonial military history. Great beaches along the whole coast. And of course the great African attraction of a safari.

Prices

PER PERSON SHARING FROM

2017

01/01 - 31/03

01/04 - 30/04

01/04 - 30/09

£ 2,480

£ 2,480

£ 2,250

2018

01/01 - 31/03

01/04 - 30/04

01/04 - 30/09

£ 2,855

£ 2,855

£ 2,590

Supplement for travel in 2017 - 09-27 Oct, 04-11 Dec. 25-31 Dec: from £100 per person     12-24 Dec: from £630 per person

Contact us for confirmed prices, land only prices, and prices in Euros or US Dollars. Prices subject to reconfirmation at the time of booking.