This day safari takes you to KwaZulu-Natal, a coastal province known for its beauty and diverse array of wildlife. The tour has three stops: Natal Lion Park, where you can admire a resident pride of lions up close; the African Bird of Prey Sanctuary, where you can see indigenous South African raptors; and Tala Private Game Reserve, home to kudu, hippo, buffalo, giraffe, wildebeest, eland, and other big game animals.
A drive through Sani Pass is a must for those traveling to KwaZulu-Natal. Leave Durban and pass rural villages on the way towards the Lesotho border. Transfer to a 4x4 vehicle to climb the 1,000 meters, passing a variety of wildlife along the way, then drive through the Lesotho border. Take in the views and stop at the Highest Pub in Africa, before winding down the mountain pass.
Embark on a day of wildlife sightings and Zulu culture with a mini safari tour from Durban. Start at the Natal Lion Park for an incredible up-close view of lions and elephants. Then continue to the region's Bird of Prey Sanctuary, where you'll see resident raptors such as vultures, eagles, and owls. Follow this with a trip to the nearby Tala Game Reserve and afterward, the Phezulu Cultural Village and Reptile Park. Here, enjoy an immersive Zulu cultural experience complete with a traditional dance performance.
Combine a city tour with mountain terrain on this full-day tour from Durban. Visit Pietermaritzburg, the capital city of KwaZulu-Natal, followed by the Mahatma Gandhi statue at city hall. Next, drive Sani Pass—a rugged mountain road that reaches the neighboring country of Lesotho. Cross the border to visit a local village and have a drink at the highest-altitude pub in Africa.
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.
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.
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.
Starting off in Durban, our tour heads up through the KwaZulu-Natal midlands, to the picturesque town of Underberg, where the real adventure begins! Our Sani Pass tour snakes up the mountain and takes you through a scenic valley along a crystal clear river, making for a breath-taking experience. Your personal Tour Guide will fill you in on all you can learn about the history of the pass and the surrounding area. Feast your eyes on the natural landscape that is dotted with many species of wildflowers, creating splashes of vibrant colour. The road itself is rough which is why only 4×4 vehicles are allowed to traverse it, but because of this and the hairpin bends, you are in for a fun and heart-racing trip!Once you reach the top your senses will be filled beyond your wildest dreams – breathe in the fresh mountain air, drink in the sweeping vistas that are nothing short of majestic and enjoy this unique African experience in the ‘Kingdom of the Sky’.
Be guided and hosted by the owner of Cybele Eco Tours, with 30 years of 4x4 driving experience. Share tales of Africa fireside, before enjoyinga gourmet dinner under starry African skies. Guests are encouraged to immerse themselves into the true African spirit on this incredible tour. Endangered animals, Zulu Art, Zulu culture and African mystique are all explored in depth during our three day journey through Zululand. Dont forget your cameras as we visit bucketlist destinationsand meeting the most incredible site and sounds that are an assault on the senses. I look forward to showing you Africa, 'Through my eyes'. Rehab for your soul
Set out on a day-long safari from Durban to the Hluhluwe Imfolozi Game Reserve, one of Africa's oldest nature reserves. It's also home to the world's largest white rhino population, a species once on the brink of extinction. Once here, you'll embark on a closed vehicle game drive in search of Africa's 'Big Five,' along with other animals such as cheetahs and hyenas. Scan the waters for crocs and hippos, and keep an eye (and an ear) out for birds like the colorful little bee eater and the Klaas's cuckoo.
Take an exciting trip to look for Africa's famous 'Big Five' animals at the Hluhluwe Imfolozi Game Reserve from Durban. Watch for elusive wildlife, including elephants, lions, rhino, water buffalo and leopards. Add optional excursions for a boat ride through an estuary, a wild cat sanctuary or a Zulu cultural village.
Take a day trip into the Kingdom of Lesotho from Durban, traveling by 4-wheel drive vehicle through the extremely steep Sani Pass after passing through the Natal Midlands and Himeville in a more standard coach. Visit a Sotho village to meet the locals, then head for the Sani Pass Top Chalet for lunch (included) before returning to Durban.
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 KwaZulu-Natal midlands and the Sani Pass on this full-day tour from Durban. With hotel pickup and drop-off, you're ensured a stress-free experience riding in the back of a capable 4-WD vehicle with a small group of just eight people or fewer. Learn about the history, culture, and people of Lesotho through guided commentary while getting epic views and photo ops of the panoramic vistas on the Sani Pass and in Underberg.
Take a walk on the wild side during this round-trip tour of Lake Eland and Oribi Gorge from Durban. Forget the Big 5, while trekking through Oribi Gorge in KwaZulu-Natal National Park you’ll have a chance to see African wildlife found nowhere else. This photographer’s paradise comprises lush forests, and spectacular canyons carved out by raging rivers. While exploring, keep an eye out for the elusive Oribi antelope for which the gorge is named.
Enjoy an awesome day out at the Tala private game reserve, about 45 minutes drive from Durban. Spend a few hours viewing wildlife such as giraffe, rhino, hippo and zebra, as well as a multitude of different birds. We stop for a picnic in the tranquil gardens overlooking the river, before a little more wildlife viewing and heading back to Durban.
Enjoy two thrilling wildlife experiences in one day on this full-day tour from Durban. First, set sail around the UNESCO World Heritage-listed St Lucia and iSimangaliso Wetland Park and look out for hippos, crocodiles, and fish eagle as you cruise around the scenic wetlands. After lunch (own expense), pay a visit to the Emdoneni Wild Cat Sanctuary, where you can learn about the center’s rehabilitation efforts and see cheetahs, serval cats, African wildcats, and lynx.
Deep Sea Fishing in Durban is great fun on our 19ft Catamaran called Nawty Girl.On this trip we offer Game Fishing and Reef Fishing. In the summer one can expect Game Fish like Dorado (Mahi), Wahoo, Yellowfin Tuna, Bonito and Sailfish, and in the winter Yellowfin Tuna, Bonito and Sailfish. Reef Fishing is good all year round with a wide variety of species. You can choose the trip as Game fishing only (Good for Summer) or a combination of Game and Reef fishing (Good for Winter).All tackle and bait are provided along with help from the crew.Note: Please don't forget to get your Fishing License's from any South African Post Office before your trip.
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.
Deep Sea Fishing in Durban is great fun on our 34ft Convertible Sport Fisher called Fat Girl.On this trip we offer Game Fishing and Reef Fishing. In the summer one can expect Game Fish like Dorado (Mahi), Wahoo, Yellowfin Tuna, Bonito and Sailfish, and in the winter Yellowfin Tuna, Bonito and Sailfish. Reef Fishing is good all year round with a wide variety of species. You can choose the trip as Game fishing only (Good for Summer) or a combination of Game and Reef fishing (Good for Winter). All tackle and bait are provided along with help from the crew.Note: Please don't forget to get your Fishing License's from any South African Post Office before your trip.
For the hungry and dedicated! This excursion is designed for the person hungry for a surf . Whether you are are a complete beginner or looking to advance to the next level, our excursion of surfing is the perfect way to spend time on the beach and work toward your goals in the water. Our surf lessons are designed to fit your specific surfing needs.
Situated in an indigenous forest of the Central Drakensberg, in the shadow of the towering Cathkin Peak, the Drakensberg Canopy Tour® awaits you. Boasting Africa’s first elevated rock face walkway with a good mix of both cliff face and treetop platforms, and cable slides over the forest up to 60 metres high, the Drakensberg Canopy Tour® must automatically go to the top of your “must do” list.Experience nature like never before as you slide along 12 slides through the forest canopy and enjoy a unique birds-eye view of the world around you. Set within the magnificent Blue Grotto forest, a World Heritage Site, the Drakensberg Canopy Tour® is guaranteed to take your breath away. The forest is home to over 150 species of birds including the rare Bush Blackcap.