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Durban is Kwazulu -Natal's main town and offers a wide variety of sports, wild adventures, interesting history and colourful culture to offer the curious traveller. Kwazulu Natal is split in a number of areas which include the Battlefields, Elephant Coast, South Coast , North Coast/Dolphin Coast , Pietermaritzberg, Drakensberg and Zululand.

Durban Day Excursions

Durban Highlights tour

Experience a complete traditional Zulu life, packed into one exhilarating day. We make our way up the lush KwaZulu-Natal north coast into the tropical beauty of Zululand and the nKwalini Valley. Atop a hill overlooking the uMhlatusi River, Shaka's birthplace, stands the largest Zulu kraal in all ofZululand - today it's very much alive museum...

Shakaland tour

Experience a complete traditional Zulu life, packed into one exhilarating day. We make our way up the lush KwaZulu-Natal north coast into the tropical beauty of Zululand and the nKwalini Valley. Atop a hill overlooking the uMhlatusi River, Shaka's birthplace, stands the largest Zulu kraal in all ofZululand - today it's very much alive museum...

Isandlwana & Rorkes Drift tour

Relive the horror of the two most famous Anglo-Zulu War battles. Visit the eerie battlefield of Isandlwana, where British troops were massacred by the Zulu army in 1879, then continue to Rorke's Drift, where a handful of British soldiers heroically held a mighty Zulu regiment at bay, a battle made famous by the movie 'Zulu'.

Sani Pass/Lesotho full day

We make an early start, meandering through the rolling green hills of the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands the Underberg. Here we board a 4x4 vehicle, the only means by which to tackle the steep Sani Pass. At the top lies a remote border post - passports are essential - and beyond that, the Kingdom of Lesotho. We visit a traditional Sotho village...

Drakensberg World Heritage tour

We arrive at the World Heritage Site of Giant's Castle in the central Drakensberg (Dragon Mountains) after a scenic three-hour drive from Durban, in time for refreshments (own account). We then set off to discover the area's treasures on foot, our round-trip three-kilometre hike taking us to the caves adorned with the Bushmen's legacy:

Hluhluwe Game Reserve

Spend a day on safari in the magical Hluhluwe-Umfolozi Game Reserve on the north coast of KwaZulu-Natal. This huge, well-managed reserve is home to 84 species of game and an impressive 425 different types of birds, at last count! It is also famous for its rhino conservation, as avid watchers of the Discovery channel will know. The rest of the 'Big Five'

Durban City tour half day

We explore the temples, churches and architecture Durban is blessed with. Drive past the beautiful City Hall and Playhouse theatre complex before reaching the Indian market where you'll have time to explore. Take a peek inside the Emanuel Cathedral before we head off to the informal settlement of Cato Manor.

uShaka Marine World

Enjoy an 'edutainment' tour to uShaka Marine World. The tour of this world class facility will comprise of a saltwater aquarium with over 30 indoor and outdoor displays and exhibits of South Africa's unique Indian and Atlantic Ocean marine life. Also included is a wonderful Dolphin, Seal and Penguin show in the largest dolphinarium in Africa.

 

 

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