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The Best of KwaZulu-Natal

  • Durban
  • Drakensberg Mountains
  • Zulu Battlefields
  • Hluhluwe
  • Ballito
  • Umhlanga
  • 11 nights from
  • £3,745 per person
  • Trip Code: SD-1203

Holiday Overview

The Best of KwaZulu-Natal - Self Drive Holiday 

This holiday delivers a wide range of contrasts and experiences over a relatively short time and distance. Commence in the province’s costal capital of Durban. Travel inland to the beautiful Drakensburg Mountains and visit the historically and culturally significant Zulu battlefields. Enjoy a malaria free Big 5 safari in Hluhluwe before returning to Durban via the pretty coastal towns of Ballito and Umhalanga.

12 Days / 11 Nights.

Start / End - Durban

The Best of KwaZulu-Natal includes:

  • International Flights
  • 1 Night accommodation Durban
  • Inclusive Car Hire
  • 2 Nights accommodation Drakensberg Area
  • 2 Nights accommodation Battlefields Area
  • 2 Nights on Safari Hluhluwe Area
  • 2 Nights accommodation Ballito Area
  • 2 Nights accommodation Umhlanga Area
1

Day 1 - Durban

Arrive in Durban, collect your hire car and check into your chosen hotel. Spend the rest of the day at leisure

Featured accommodation

Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani

2

Day 2 - Durban - Drakensberg

Leave the city behind and take the drive to the spectacular world heritage site of the Drakensberg Mountains.

Featured accommodation

The Cavern Drakensberg Resort & Spa

Enhance your experience

Cleopatra Mountain Farmhouse

3

Day 3 - The Drakensberg

Take a full day to explore the Drakensberg, enjoy the moutain air and rugged scenery.

Featured accommodation

The Cavern Drakensberg Resort & Spa

Enhance your experience

Cleopatra Mountain Farmhouse

4

Day 4 - Drakensberg - Battlefields

Turn Eastwards to the famed Zulu Battelfields, the battles fought here changed the history of South Africa

Featured accommodation

Fugitives Drift Lodge & Guesthouse

5

Day 5 - Zulu Battlefields

Spend the full day immersing in the abundant history of the area. Speak to your consutant for infomation on bookable excursions and tours.  Options include tours of Isandlwana, Rorkes Drift, Zulu Villages & Guided Trail Walks

Featured accommodation

Fugitives Drift Lodge & Guesthouse

6

Day 6 - Battlefields - Hluhluwe

Contrasting from the rich history of the area, continue onwards to Hluhluwe and discover rich and abundant wildlife on an African Safari. Accommodation is on a full board basis witth two game drives per day.

Featured accommodation

Thanda Safari

7

Day 7 - on Safari

Spend a full day enjoying the wildlife and facilities of your safari lodge. Full board and 2 game drives are included.

Featured accommodation

Thanda Safari

8

Day 8 - Ballito

After your final moring game drive and breakfast, check out from your safari lodge and drive to the Indian Ocean coastal town of Ballito, located on the Dolphin Coast. Golden sands and great seafood await.

Featured accommodation

The Boathouse

Enhance your experience

Canelands Beach Club

9

Day 9 - Ballito

Enjoy a full day of leisure in the coastal resort of Ballito

Featured accommodation

The Boathouse

Enhance your experience

Canelands Beach Club

10

Day 10 - Ballito - Umhlanga

Today take the short drive down the coat to Umhlanga, ab upmarket resort featuring a beach promenade and punctuated by its iconic lighthouse.

Featured accommodation

Endless Horizons Boutique Hotel

Enhance your experience

The Oyster Box

11

Day 11 - Umhlanga

Spend your last full day relaxing in bohemian Umhlanga.

Featured accommodation

Endless Horizons Boutique Hotel

Enhance your experience

The Oyster Box

12

Day 12 - Durban

Take the short drive back to Durban and return your hire car. The tour concludes in Durban

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