KwaZulu Natal and the Drakensberg Mountains

KwaZulu Natal is the historical unspoilt secret of South Africa.

Top 5 Attractions

  1. Nelson Mandela capture site

  2. Ukhahlamba Drakensberg Park 

  3. Isimangaliso Wetland Park 

  4. Zulu & Boer battlefields of Islandlwana, Rorke's Drift and Ladysmith

  5. uShaka Marine World

Wildlife You Will See

The 'Big 5'
Giraffes
Cheetah
Dolphins
The 'Big 5'
Giraffe
Cheetah
Whales and Dolphins (in season)

Sample Trip

£1,900 per person (approx. and depending on exchange rates. All flights not included.) 

Arrive at Durban, King Shaka International Airport. Pick up your SUV hire car and self-drive 2.5 hours to Kwalucia Safari Retreat for your 3-night stay.

 

Discover the beautiful beaches, wildlife and nightlife of St Lucia. Deluxe Room. b&b basis.

Days 1 - 4
Days 4 - 7

Morning game drive and breakfast. Then drive 2 hours to the quiet ‘Big 5’ private game reserve of Amakhosi Safari Lodge for a 3-night stay.

 

Fantastic game viewing, gorgeous food and great staff. Brunch, high tea and dinner. 2 game drives per day.

Days 7 - 9

Transfer to the charming Fugitives Drift Guest House filled with fascinating memorabilia, for a 2-night stay. En-suite bedroom with private veranda and sweeping views over the reserve and surrounding battlefields.

 

Visit the Zulu Battlefields of Rorke’s Drift and Islandlwana, returning in time for dinner.

Days 9 - 12

Breakfast, then drive 4.5 hours to the magnificent Drakensberg Mountains for your 3-night stay in the luxury Fordoun Hotel & Spa in the heartland of KwaZulu Natal.

Days 12 - 15

After breakfast, drive 4 hours to ‘Indlwana’ Lodge and the Simbithi Eco Estate for 3 nights. Make full use of the house, pool and gardens. The estate itself has many woodland walks, restaurants & bars, tennis courts, crazy golf & gym.

 

Experience Durban day trips to Moses Mabhida Stadium or uShaka Marine World and Aquarium. Or take a tour of the arts and crafts route.

Day 15

Leave ‘Indlwana’ for King Shaka International Airport and your return flights home.