This day safari takes you to KwaZulu-Natal, a coastal province known for its beauty and diverse array of wildlife. The tour has two stops: Natal Lion Park, where you can admire a resident pride of lions up close and Tala Private Game Reserve, home to kudu, hippo, buffalo, giraffe, wildebeest, eland, and other big game animals.
Get the best possible chance of seeing Africa's Big Five on this tour of Hluhluwe Imfolozi from Durban. Located just 2.5 hours outside of Durban, you'll get there quickly and won't spend a ton of time driving. Once there, embark on a safari game drive to see elephants, buffalo, rhinos, leopards, and lions. Listen to in-depth commentary from your guide as you travel on the local flora and fauna. This tour is perfect for those on a tight time schedule that want a true safari experience.
There's so much to see in KwaZulu-Natal, particularly the scenic Midlands region, that itinerary planning can be a major headache. Skip the stress but enjoy the privacy of independent travel when you book this full-day tour from Durban. You'll visit the Drakensberg Mountains and see UNESCO World Heritage-listed rock art, admire 310-foot (95-meter) Howick Falls; discover South Africa's turbulent 20th-century history at the Nelson Mandela Capture Site; and more.
Explore the Drakensberg Mountains and the tiny neighboring country of Lesotho on this full-day tour from Durban. With a guide providing narrative and all transportation included, you can focus on the sights and learning all about the area instead of driving and directions. Stops include the highest pub in Africa, the Sani Pass, Underberg, and the Sotho Village.
Escape the city for a day exploring St Lucia Wetlands Park (iSimangaliso Wetland Park), a vast natural wetland that's also South Africa's first UNESCO World Heritage Site. Depart Durban for a 2-hour boat ride through the park's estuary, keeping an eye out for resident crocs and hundreds of hippos as you float along. This massive estuary is also a bird-lover's paradise, with flamingos, kingfishers, eagles and more.
Visit two unforgettable wildlife attractions in one day on this this full-day tour from Durban. In the morning, enjoy a thrilling safari at the Hluhluwe Imfolozi Game Reserve and look out for the Big Five— Lion, Elephant, Leopard, Buffalo, and Rhinoceros. After lunch (own expense) overlooking the park, visit the Emdoneni Wild Cat Sanctuary and get a closer look at Cheetahs, Serval Cats, African Wildcats, and Caracal.
Experience the beauty of Sani Pass via 4x4 vehicle on a day trip from South Africa into the mountain kingdom of Lesotho and back. Set out from Durban and pass through the exquisitely preserved Victorian city of Pietermaritzburg en route to the World Heritage Suni Pass, a steep pass rising 9,429-feet above sea level. Once crossing the border (bring your passport) visit a traditional Sotho village filled with huts built around a central area filled with livestock. Afterward, savor incredible views while enjoying lunch (own expense) at Africa's highest pub.
Surf and turf safari tour anyone? Experience Africa's great diversity of wildlife by boat and by truck during this full day round trip tour from Durban. Travel up South Africa's Wild Coast to St. Lucia to spot crocs and hippos then head inland to the Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Game Reserve to search for Africa's Big 5 by off-road vehicle. Finish with a relaxing dinner overlooking Africa’s oldest park before returning home.
Discover the best that Durban, South Africa has to offer on this sightseeing tour through the city. In just a few hours, visit the city’s top sights including the Victoria Street Market, Moses Mabhida Stadium, the botanical gardens, and city hall. You also get free time to purchase a meal or walk around the uShaka Village Walk shopping mall.
Wherever you are in the Zulu Kingdom you are no more than 3 hours from Africa’s iconic Big 5. Today, however, you shall be a whole lot closer. It is a 05h00 start. As you know wildlife, especially predators, are most active around dawn and dusk.
The Big 5 Bucketlist Safari gives you the best chance to see the Big 5 on a day tour within KwaZulu Natal. Enter into a Premier Private Game Reserve and meet your knowledgeable ranger. Listen to a briefing on game drive etiquette before you start your 3 hour morning safari.
Your ranger will track wildlife while keeping tabs on sightings throughout the reserve giving you the best chance to be in the right place at the right time. This reserve only permits travellers staying at their luxury lodges to traverse the park, unless you’re with us of course.
Time for lunch. After lunch we’re heading deeper into the reserve. Embark on another 3 hour game drive focusing on different game. At approximately 16h00 we will depart for Durban.
Recognized with UNESCO World Heritage status, the San/Bushman rock paintings in the Kamberg Nature Reserve are of huge significance. Unlock their meaning with an anthropologist on a guided hike to the Game Pass Shelter, considered the Rosetta Stone of San/Bushman art, on this fascinating day trip from Durban. You'll also shop ceramics, visit the spot where Apartheid forces arrested Nelson Mandela, and admire 310-foot (95-meter) Howick Falls.
Learn about Durban’s history and get great city views at the same time with this luxury boat trip on the Durban Point Waterfront Canals. The tour reveals views of top attractions, and interesting facts about Durban and its famous residents—yet without the hassle of being stuck in crowds. Conveniently, the trip is capped at 12 travelers—which means ample space to sit back, relax, and enjoy the views.
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.
This tour commences at 6:am in Durban. Begin the drive from Durban along the N3 highway and travel past Pietermaritzburg. Travel through the Natal Midlands, admiring the scenery until you reach the town of Underberg. In Underberg you will be transfered into a 4 x 4 vehicle.
Sani Pass, is a World Heritage, a steep pass rising 9,429-feet above sea level. Go up a gravel winding pass that is higher and steeper and much tougher than any in Southern Africa. The Pass offers the most exceptional views. As the altitude increases, the road becomes narrower and more treacherous. All signs of human habitation disappear as you come face to face with the vast, desolate beauty of the Drakensberg Mountains. In Lesotho you also get to visit a traditional Sotho village and experience first hand the rural Sotho life. Enjoy lunch and toast to a drink at the highest pub in Africa.
Enjoy a game drive safari in South Africa's first UNESCO World Heritage Site - iSimangaliso Wetland Park. Enjoy the spectacular natural beauty of the park as you explore numerous loop roads in search of Africa's Big 5. Get to see the elephants, rhino, leopard, giraffe, buffalo and many more other animals as well as a large variety of bird and plant species.
Special price of R2990-00 per person for 2 people booking.
Perfect for lovers of the outdoors, the Sani Pass and Lesotho Experience Tour promises a fun-filled day with amazing views of the epic KwaZulu-Natal landscape.
You experience the Midlands Meander in KwaZulu-Natal and the majestic Drakensberg mountain range as we make our way to the Sani Pass from Durban. Travel on a 4 x 4 along the beautiful Sani Pass and visit the kingdom of Lesotho. Visit the highest pub in Africa and an African village in Lesotho.
The tour is priced at R2,990-00 per person for 2 people booking.
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.
This comprehensive tour offers an excellent overview of the KwaZulu-Natal region. Stops include the Gandhi statue and City Hall in the capital city of Pietermaritzburg (the largest brick building in the southern hemisphere), the Nelson Mandela capture site statue and Apartheid Museum, and Howick Falls. You will also take a lengthy hike in Kamberg Nature Reserve to view ancient sandstone rock art.
Embark on a day of wildlife sightings and Zulu culture with a mini safari tour from Durban. First a trip to the Tala Game Reserve where you will see rhino, giraffe, kudu, buffalo and much more. Also see the hippo and a lot of bird species. From Tala, the Phezulu Cultural Village and Reptile Park awaits. Here, enjoy an expression of the Zulu cultural experience complete with a traditional dance performance. The Phezulu Cultural Village activities are an optional extra.
• Enjoy a trip out of Durban with a mini safari day tour
• See animals – rhino, zebra, giraffe, kudu, buffalo and many more in the thick of the bush at Tala Game Reserve
• End the tour at Phezulu Safari Park where we can do a game drive, encounter the Zulu culture complete with the Zulu dance - optional extra
(Minimum 2 people booking)
Whether you’re arriving in or leaving Durban, make the journey to or from the airport stress-free by prebooking a reliable local driver online, in advance, in the currency of your choice. For arrival transfers, your driver will track your flight ensuring they’re ready when you are, and greet you with a name board. For departure transfers, your chauffeur will arrive at your address ahead of the booking time.
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.
An ‘Inyanga’ or ‘Sangoma’ is a traditional healer or shaman belonging to Africa’s Zulu tribe. On this tour, enjoy the rare opportunity to receive a personal consultation with a real Inyanga and experience the time-honored methods including plant and herbal medicines, prayer, and bone throwing, to connect with your ancestors and heal your ailments.
Discover the “cultural melting pot” of South Africa when you take this city tour through Durban. Join a small group and explore the highlights of the busy metropolis from its beachfront and Blue Lagoon area to its historical monuments and city center. Bargain for goods like a local at the Indian Market and see beautiful plants and flowers at the botanical gardens.
Escape the city and embark on a journey into the rolling hillsides of South Africa's Natal Midlands. You'll venture into the Tala Game Reserve, where you'll have a chance to explore the privately-owned eco estate known for its wildlife and birds. It's the perfect way to enjoy spectacular scenery and African wildlife in a close-top safari vehicle.
Price varies by group size
Price varies by group size
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