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Shakaland Zulu Village & Dlinza Forrest

The tour leaves from Durban and stops at the Shaka Zulu Memorial Museum. Then we move onto the main attraction, Shakaland. Shakaland is a living museum originally built for the TV Series "Shaka Zulu" in the 1980s. It is a replica of Shaka's Royal Isibaya (kraal) that offers a glimpse into the life of the Zulu people at the time of Shaka Zulu in the 1820's. The guided tour provides the unique opportunity to learn about Zulu culture in a fun and entertaining way. The Shakaland experience offers a vibrant and energetic Zulu Dancing show.We conclude the tour with a walk along the elevated boardwalks of Dlinza Forest Nature Reserve.
  • Duration: 8 to 10 hours
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  • Duration: 8 to 10 hours
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Hluhluwe Imfolozi Safari & St Lucia Boat Safari

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.
  • Duration: 12 to 14 hours
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  • Duration: 12 to 14 hours
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Drakensberg Kamberg Rock Art & Nelson Mandela Capture Site Day Tour from Durban

The tour starts off with a visit to Pietermaritzburg, the capital of KwaZulu Natal. There we will stop by Pietermaritzburg's City Hall, which claims to be the largest brick building in the southern hemisphere. There we will visit the Gandhi statue also before we head towards the Drakensberg mountains. Kamberg Cave Art is a 90 minute walk and hike from the base camp. This tour is for the physically fit. • Pietermaritzberg City Hall • Drakensberg Kamberg Nature Reserve. • 90 minutes scenic walk to the sandstone cave paintings. • Guided tour of the Sandstone cave paintings of the San people. • Howick Falls. • Nelson Mandela’s Capture Site and Museum.
  • Duration: 12 hours
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  • Duration: 12 hours
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Shakaland - Zulu Cultural Center

Spend a day at Shakaland to learn about Zulu life from the Zulu people who live there. Visit a traditional Zulu kraal (village), eat a typical lunch and watch a performance of Zulu dancers.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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Half Day Safari from Durban

Enjoy a half day tour focusing on KwaZulu-Natal’s diverse wildlife. Only a 50 minute drive from Durban the tour is a relaxed day tour for the Safari enthusiast who doesnt want to travel too far. Your local qualified tour guide will share their knowledge and experience, educating you about South Africa and KwaZulu-Natal. The tour has three wildlife related stops. Natal Lion Park, African Birds of Prey and Tala Private Game Reserve. The Lion Park has a pride of lions that will leave you in awe of their size and beauty as well as a herd of elephants that roam the valley. At the Birds of Prey there is a very popular 50 minutes educational display that is extremely popular. The last stop is Tala where we will take you around the reserve in search of wildlife. Tala has a wide variety of wildlife including Hippos, Rhino, Giraffe, Zebra etc.
  • Duration: 6 hours
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  • Duration: 6 hours
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Hluhluwe Game Drive - Half day

The oldest game park in Africa, this reserve was proclaimed to prevent the white rhino from becoming extinct.  Eighty mammal species (including the Big Five) and in excess of 300 bird species are supported in this 96,000HA reserve, making it a truly special experience for all.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Full-Day Battle of Isandlwana Battlefields Tour from Durban

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.
  • Duration: 14 hours
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  • Duration: 14 hours
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Full-Day Mandela Capture Site Tour from Durban

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.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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Hluhluwe Imfolozi Safari and Emdoneni Wild Cat Project Day Tour

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.
  • Duration: 12 hours
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  • Duration: 12 hours
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Full-Day Small-Group Anglo-Zulu Battlefields Tour from Durban

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.
  • Duration: 13 hours
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  • Duration: 13 hours
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Hluhluwe Imfolozi Safari and DumaZulu Cultural Village Day Tour

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.
  • Duration: 12 hours
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  • Duration: 12 hours
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Lebombo Scenic Drive

A leisurely drive up the Lebombo mountains through enthralling scenery with magnificent views of Lake Jozini allows guests to unwind and inhale the wonder and grace of rural Africa.  If the drive is arranged in the evening, sundowners in this gorgeous location should not be missed!
  • Duration: 4 hours
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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uMkhuze Game Drive - Full day with lunch

uMkhuze harbours an astonishing diversity of habitats ranging from the eastern slopes of the Lebombo Mountains to stretches of rolling acacia savannah, swamps, woodlands and riverine forest.  Wildlife includes black and white rhino, elephant, giraffe, leopard, cheetah, buffalo.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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$78.29 USD
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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Night Drive (Seasonal)

Experience the African night with its magnificent skies and the possibility of nocturnal species such as ant-bear (aardvark), leopard, genets, night jars and a host of smaller creatures.  The night also allows one the opportunity to use other senses and to relax to the sounds and aroma of Africa.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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$42.77 USD
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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20-Day Kruger to Cape Town Camping Overland Tour

Planning your own comprehensive tour of southern South Africa seems daunting, but booking this package tour means you can relax and enjoy instead of getting bogged down in the details. Travel overland from Kruger National Park to Cape Town, with stops in the country's top game reserves to search for Africa's Big 5 on game drives. Other Garden Route highlights include Hermanus, Tsitsikamma, and Knysna; learn about the native South African cultures along the way through your guide's insightful commentary.
  • Duration: 20 days
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  • Duration: 20 days
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Hluhluwe Game Drive - Full day with lunch

The oldest game park in Africa, this reserve was proclaimed to prevent the white rhino from becoming extinct.  Eighty mammal species (including the Big Five) and in excess of 300 bird species are supported in this 96,000HA reserve, making it a truly special experience for all.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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$105.11 USD
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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uMkhuze Fig Forest Walk

Spoil the senses to a remarkable fig forest walk as you explore the spellbinding beauty of natural Africa.  Although the Fig Forest Walk is only about two hours long, the walk itself is situated deep in the uMkhuze Game Reserve so the activity includes a game drive to and from the walk.
  • Duration: 6 hours
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$60.89 USD
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  • Duration: 6 hours
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Phezulu Cultural Village & Reptile Park Day Tour from Durban

This 4-hour guided tour is a chance to see and learn about the Zulu culture and it's ancient beliefs and rituals. It also gives you a chance to see crocodiles and snakes at the Reptile Park.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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$57.27 USD
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Ghost Mountain Hike

Depart from Ghost Mountain Inn for a 4 hour walk amongst beauty, myth and history in a hike to the top of the Ghost Mountain (Tshaneni) and take in the expansive view of the area, including the battlegrounds of the 1884 Battle of Tshaneni.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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$16.67 USD
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Sani Pass and Lesotho Tours with professional guide

Combine visits to the Sani Pass and the small country of Lesotho on a full-day tour from Durban. This jam-packed day may be daunting to plan on your own, but with a guide in the lead and all transportation provided, it's a relaxing an educational experience. Visit the Sani Pass, which makes its way through a World Heritage Site, while learning about its history. Once in Lesotho, visit a local village and the highest pub in Africa before descending along breathtaking switchbacks to your original departure point.
  • Duration: 1 day
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$61.26 USD
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  • Duration: 1 day
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Full Day Annual Royal Reed Dance Tour From Durban

Join Full day tour to the Annual Reed Dance Festival Located in Nongoma Osuthu Kwazulu-Natal to see South Africas Famous Cultural event. The Tour Starts In Durban and you are transported with  fully air-conditioned vehicle to the festival site and returning in the early evening  You will have the opportunity to witness thousands of Zulu singing and dancing young girls from different villages as they make their way to the King palace where the Ceremony took place
  • Duration: 9 to 12 hours
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$54.37 USD
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  • Duration: 9 to 12 hours
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uMkhuze Game Drive - Half day

uMkhuze harbours an astonishing diversity of habitats ranging from the eastern slopes of the Lebombo Mountains to stretches of rolling acacia savannah, swamps, woodlands and riverine forest.  Wildlife includes black and white rhino, elephant, giraffe, leopard, cheetah, buffalo.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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$49.66 USD
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Ghost Mountain Cultural Experience

Departing from Ghost Mountain Inn on a unique 4 hour experience and one of authenticity, the Myeni Cultural Experience includes a visit to a local homestead as well as the chance to interact with members of the Myeni family. Sampling of traditional food and drink on request.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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$34.43 USD
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Annual Royal Zulu Reed Dance

Joining the friends and relatives of thousands of young Zulu maidens attired in traditional Zulu dress to watch them sing, dance and celebrate their culture, is a powerful and moving experience. This annual ceremony, known as the Umkhosi woMhlanga, or the Zulu Reed Dance, is a centuries-old tradition. It takes place in September, right at the start of spring, at the Enyokeni Royal Palace in Nongoma, Zululand. Over 30,000 maidens from all over the country arrive in the area for the traditional Zulu festivities. The Reed Dance is also a celebration of the Zulu nation and performs the essential role of unifying nation and the king, who presides over the ceremony.
  • Duration: 14 hours
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$202.98 USD
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  • Duration: 14 hours
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