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Kwazulu-Natal Region in South Africa

The Zulu Kingdom is a kaleidoscope of natural wonders, ultra-modern facilities, and fascinating glimpses of multi-cultured people, a history rich in heroic deeds, bloody battles and ultimately, reconciliation – all set against a majestic backdrop of sun, sea, mountains and sky.

The most northerly region of KwaZulu Natal is known as Maputaland. The world’s highest natural dunes, brilliant coral reefs, fever tree and palm savannahs, papyrus swamps and rolling acacia bushveld are found here. The sea, lakes and beach provide more adventure, whilst the area contains some excellent private game reserves. Further south is Hluhwe Umfalozi National Park a “Big Five” reserve.

The north coast of Zululand, also known as the Dolphin Coast, stretches from Zimbali just north of Durban to the mighty Tugela River. This is the playground of bottlenose dolphins, which frolic in the waters close to shore and are visible all year round and the ideal place for a ...

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WHY VISIT Kwazulu-Natal Region

  • Big Five game viewing with excellent Rhino sightings
  • See turtles as they come out of the sea to lay their eggs
  • Most southerly coral reefs in Africa with great scuba and snorkelling
  • Visit the traditional Zulu villages
  • Stunning and diverse sub-tropical scenery
  • Anglo/Zulu war battlefield sites
  • The most typically African part of South Africa
  • Experience the Indian influenced local cuisine
  • See the annual “Sardine” run in June and July
  • Isimangaliso Wetland park, a World Heritage Site

ACCOMMODATION IN Kwazulu-Natal Region

There is world class accommodation here in all categories, your choice of hotel, lodge or camp will depend on whether you are after a romantic stay or something more family orientated. Our consultants can guide you on the best options for your budget and aspirations.

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SAMPLE TOURS

Below are some successful itineraries that have worked well for our clients. Please call to check availability or better still let us tailor make your own safari holiday.

Sabi Sand to Mozambique

South Africa & Mozambique

11 days from £4320

Safari and Reef

Sabi Sand and Vilanculos

9 days from £2871

South Africa Overland Adventure

South Africa

29 days from £6361

Southern Heaven

Kruger National Park and Mozambique

9 days from £4042


PLACES TO GO IN Kwazulu-Natal Region

Take a self-drive tour visiting the battlefields, Isimangaliso Wetlands Park and one of the private reserves before chilling out with a few days on the deserted and pristine Maputaland coast. Give our friendly consultants a call, who can help you make a plan.



WHEN IS THE BEST TIME OF YEAR TO GO?

This area is sub-tropical and can be visited at any time of year. Your timing will depend on what you want to do and see. Pick up the phone and call one of our consultants to discuss what appeals to you.

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DRY SEASON

April is pleasantly warm with some rain but generally sunny weather.

The rain begins to lessen in May with only very occasional rain now in June through to August.

September sees an increase in rain fall with regular showers and sunny spells into October.

green SEASON

November through to March is known to be hot and humid with frequent showers. However the regular sunny spells compliment this well so that the outdoors can still be enjoyed.

SHOULDER SEASON

There isn’t really a shoulder season here.



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