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Visit the Isandlwana Battlefields, where South African and British Colonial history was made in a major battle, on this full-day tour from Durban. With an historian guide to lead you, you'll learn about the great battle between the Zulu warriors and British troops in 1879. Stop at Rorke's Drift to visit the museum, as well as Buffalo River for lunch and refreshments. Entrance fees and round-trip transportation included.
Tour the coastal city of Durban and explore the Valley of a 1000 Hills on a informative day trip through greater KwaZulu-Natal. Begin with a visit to some of this busy port city's main highlights, including the bustling Victoria Street Market, the KwaMuhle Apartheid Museum and the Southern Hemisphere's largest mosque. Stroll among orchids and cycads in the Durban Botanic Gardens and see the country's oldest temple complex in the country. Then go outside the city to experience Zulu culture, including a traditional Zulu dance performance.
Discover South Africa’s cultural heritage and spot the Big Five as you visit two popular attractions in one day—the Hluhluwe Imfolozi Game Reserve and DumaZulu Cultural Village. In the morning, enjoy a thrilling safari at Hluhluwe Imfolozi and look out for the Big Five— Lion, Elephant, Leopard, Buffalo, and Rhinoceros. After lunch (own expense) overlooking the park, learn about the culture and traditions of the Zulu tribe at the DumaZulu Cultural Village.
Johnny is a true Durbanite and knows the city and it's people like no other. Therefore, a city tour with Johnny shows the unique sides of Durban that you will never forget. The tour will take you through town to the markets and the beach by using the famous combi's to get from one place to another. Fun and adventure guaranteed!
Get a comprehensive overview of Durban's highlights and landmarks, with transportation in between, on this full-day tour. Listen as your guide delves deep into the history, culture, architecture, and environment of this South African city. Stops include the Moses Mabhida Stadium, Umhlanga Rocks Promenade, Ushaka Village Walk, City Hall, Victoria Street Market, Durban Botanic Gardens, and others.
Take a hassle-free day trip to Pietermaritzburg, the capital of KawZulu-Natal province, on this small-group tour from Durban, limited to 11 people or fewer. Visit the site where Nelson Mandela was captured, learn about traditional Zulu culture, and more on an 8-hour excursion from the city.
On this amazing day tour you'll get to walk the very ground that the British and Zulu fought on and with your qualified and passionate guide, will gain a deeper understanding of the battles themselves as well as the events that led up to the battles of Rorkes Drift and Isandlwana.
Experience the stunning Drakensberg Mountains on a day trip from Durban. Take in the endless vistas and incredible scenery before setting out on a short walk to view ancient Bushman paintings, hidden within caves and the Drakensberg's remote surrounds. Following lunch (own expense) pay a visit to the Nelson Mandela Capture Site, home to an informative visitor centre and an incredible steel monument signifying the site's importance in the fight against apartheid. This trip includes round-trip hotel transport (to most hotels) and the expertise of a professional guide.
Townships are part and parcel of life for many around South Africa and Durban has one of the oldest townships of all, the KwaMashu township. What makes this tour so unique is you will have an opportunity to learn about what makes a township and how modern South Africa is dealing with townships today.While visiting the township, you will get to visit the Phoenix Settlement established by Mahatma Gandhi during his time in South Africa, as well as visit the Ohlanga Institute where Nelson Mandela cast the first free and fair election vote in South Africa.Time permitting, you will also have an opportunity to visit the 1860 Museum that records and celebrates the arrival of the Indians in 1860 and learn about how they changed life in Durban for the better!
Spend an entire day touring the Anglo-Zulu battlefield sites on a small-group tour. Follow in the footsteps of brave warriors and relive history through the eyes of an expert guide. Learn about the events that took place on January 22, 1879 that shaped a nation. This historic tour that's capped at just 12 travelers includes snacks and comfortable hotel transport.
See the highlights of Durban in the morning, followed by a visit to one of the city’s newest attractions—Ushaka Marine World. See the famous Golden Mile beachfront and the Indian Markets, plus enjoy time in the largest marine theme park in Africa.
Explore the pretty waterfront city of Durban on two wheels with this 3-hour bike tour. Join a knowledgeable guide for an entertaining and educational ride around Durban. See the city at a leisurely pace so that you can take it all in.
Visit some of the most unique sites in South Africa on this informative and fun Durban city day tour. You will get to walk through the bustling Zulu Markets as well as the Indian Market. You will get a tour through the oldest surviving Botanical Gardens in Africa as well as visit the historical city center. You will get to enjoy lunch at a local restaurant where Durban's famed "bunny chow" is served and you will visit the famous Golden Mile that keep visitors coming year after year.
We will travel along a scenic route to the valley of a thousand hills and you will be guided through the Crocodile farm where you will see one of the largest crocodiles in Kwa Zulu Natal, and a full range of snakes which are indigenous to the area. We will visit a traditional Zulu home at Phezulu for a display of Tribal dancing to pounding drums, and a good opportunity to learn about the proud Zulu nation and their age old customs. The guide will be able to give you many fascinating facts about the area and it'shistory. We will than drive back to Durban via a scenic route along the magnificent Inanda Dam
Vuk’ Africa is a tourism social company that seeks to empower, develop and showcase developing communities not only in South Africa, but also in Africa as a whole. We started off as cultural tourism organization in 2004 operating in the community of KwaNyuswa, in the Valley of a Thousand Hills South Africa, 40km west of Durban. Beyond profit margins that drive most businesses, we facilitate social cohesion through tourism, create employment, promote talents, and empower locals where we operate through our Arise Africa Trust Fund, and Beyond Self-Scholarship Program, as well as other community development projects.Our Zulu cultural tours are real life experience and create community employment and support locally.
This is an comprehensive and detailed tour of Kwa Zulu Natal offering both culture, Isandlwana & Rorkes' drift battlefields where Zulus and British fought on 22 January 1879, and close encounter with wildlife such as the BIG 5. We have brilliant tour guides who are knowledgeable in both culture, history and South African wildlife. Lunch, dinner and breakfast included in the package.
Durban is considered to be the home of the Zulu people, and on this fantastic day tour, you'll have an opportunity to not only learn about the history of the Zulu people in South Africa, but also about their day to day chalenges.On the first portion of the tour you'll visit the rural Zulu village of iSithumba. Situated about 45 min west of the Durban, this quiet and picturesque valley is home to the descendants of the Debe people. On arrival, you'll be greeted by local guides who live in the village and will take you on a 2 hour tour through the village. Highlights include visiting the iSisangoma (witch doctor), the Chief of the village and his wives, the local "spaza" and the life giving river.After the tour you'll get to enjoy lunch at one of the Valley of 1000 Hills best local restaurants before heading to PheZulu.PheZulu has been around for 25 years for good reason, the Zulu dance show is one of the best! After the 30 min show, you'll head back to Durban.
Relive the horror of the two most famous Anglo-Zulu War battles with a specialist Battlefield guide. 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'. The tour winds through some of the most spectacularly beautiful scenery in KwaZulu-Natal. After a full day's touring, we return to Durban in the early evening.
Learn about the cultural history of the Zulus with this 2-day adventure from Durban. Travel to the Emakhosini Valley of Kings, birthplace of King Shaka and other Zulu Kings. Hear entertaining and educational stories of Zulu history from your professional guides. Stay overnight in the renowned cultural village and resort of Shakaland.
The Inanda Heritage Tour starts at the Inanda township, and takes visitors into the Ohlange Institute, which was established by Rev. John Dube, who was also the first president of the African National Congress in 1901. The Ohlange Institute is the historical site where former president Dr. Nelson Mandela cast his vote in 1994.The trail includes a visit to the Phoenix Settlement, established in 1904 by Gandhi. Ghandi’s home stands in the settlement, fully restored, and has been named as a national monument.The Inanda Seminary, established in 1869 by the missionary Mary Edwards, is one of the oldest African private schools for girls, and has recently undergone a complete restoration, along the route is Ebuhleni village, the origin of the Shembe religion. The Shembe church was founded in the village about one hundred years ago, and today has over two million followers.