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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.
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.
People who have gone on this tour have said that this was the best 7 days of their lives. The 7 Day Garden Route Tour from Durban to Cape Town offers a relaxed way to view this most scenic area and our overnight accommodations add to the comfort and luxury.
INCLUDED ON THIS TOUR
• Bottled water
• Guided transport
• Airconditioned Minibus
• Dinners x 6
• One of the dinners will be the South African famous braai
• You can also indulge in wine a tasting experience – own expense
• Minimum booking 2 people sharing
We can cater for groups larger than 15 on request. There is also a discount for groups of 4 and more. If only 2 or 3 of you are booked for the tour, the tour will become a private tour for you at no extra charge.
Leave behind the hustle and bustle of the city and journey into the gently rolling countryside of the Kwa Zulu Natal Midlands.
Enjoy a closed game drive through the Natal park .The park is home to Lion, African Elephant, Asian Elephant, Impala, Nyala, Grey Duiker, Porcupine, Bush Pig, Kudu, Vervet Monkey, Bush Babies, Black Backed Jackal, Zebra, Blue Wildebeest.
Then we continue to one of our best kept secrets, Tala Game Reserve! Tala, a privately owned wildlife conservancy, has a charm all its own; teaming with bird life, magnificent ’Plains Game’ such as eland, giraffe, kudu, zebra and a family of Hippos, which are extremely rare in this area! Enjoy the spectacular scenery and open vehicle game viewing, returning to Durban in afternoon.
Escape the urban streets and stunning coast of Durban and venture into the Valley of 1000 Hills during this inland tour of villages and rural countryside. Make a stop at PheZulu, where you'll learn about culture and traditions that define the Zulu Nation. Interact with villages, purchase traditional items and make a stop at a nearby crocodile park. This comprehensive tour explores some of the top attractions just outside the city and includes transportation and a friendly local guide, too.
Journey into South Africa's Golden Mile on this magnificent adventure that highlights history, architecture and nature. Visit the City Centre, Botanical Gardens and wander stalls of the famous Victoria Street Indian Market. You'll sample bunny chow--a local delicacy--before check out the Moses Mabhida Football Stadium and the Valley of a Thousand Hills. Learn about the cultures and traditions of the Zulu Nation on a visit to PheZulu and take in all the wonder this African nation has to offer.
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.
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.
This is the only fully private tour on the Sani Pass from pick-up to drop-off.
Private Vehicle offering extra space and Personal Guide.
Luxury seating and air conditioning. Warm or cold refreshment towels.
Tea/Coffee/Juice and freshly baked snacks at view points on the pass.
Private and exclusive visit to a Basotho village to experience the daily life of a Basuto family including an informative blanket presentation.
Experiences which are seldom seen.
Visit the Highest Pub.
You dictate where you want to go and how long you want to spend at each place because it is not a group tour. Hot or cold towels en route.
Additional Photo Stops.
Certificates to remember the day.
Hit the road bright and early —05h00. As you know wildlife, especially predators, are most active around dawn and dusk.
Enter the Hluhluwe Imfolozi Game Reserve at Nyalazi Gate and enjoy a 2.5 hour morning game drive in one of our Hyundai H1 vehicles (Please note — this is not an open safari 4x4). Hluhluwe-Imfolozi is renowned for its White Rhino densities.
Keep your Carl Zeiss Terra ED 8x42 binoculars on hand, you never know what’s around the corner. Stop for lunch at Hilltop Camp. Lunch is at travellers own expense.
Time to head into one of KwaZulu Natal’s premier private game reserves: Manyoni Private Game Reserve! Meet Manyoni’s most experienced ranger and jump into an authentic open safari 4x4. Embark on a 4 hour game drive through this pristine wilderness as you track down Africa’s iconic Big 5 and everything in between. Your ranger is passionate about the African bush and will help you understand the eco-system.
Depart Manyoni Private Game Reserve at 16h00 for Durban.
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.
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.
Travel through the gentle pastoral beauty of the Natal Midlands. Pass through grassy plains scattered with villages and lush farmlands and see plump cattle and thoroughbred horses graze. Take in the endless vistas and incredible scenery. Explore the magnificent Drakensberg.
The day's highlights are:
• See the Howick Falls
• See the site where former SA President Nelson Mandela was captured in 1962 and went on to spend 27 yers in prison
• Enjoy the Drakensberg
• Minimum 2 people booking
*All this in one day.
We can cater for groups larger than 15 on request. There is also a discount for groups of 4 and more. if only 2 or 3 of you are booked for the tour, the tour can become a private tour for you at no extra charge.
Experience the sights, sounds and smells of Durban as you make your way along the famous Golden Mile. See historic buildings, learn about the iconic city center and explore the tropical Botanical Gardens alongside your expert guide. Enjoy panoramic views of the ocean and visit the Moses Mabhida Stadium on this comprehensive tour that highlights the best of this coastal city.
Discover the incredible heritage of South Africa's Zulu people with a visit to Phezulu Cultural Village and Reptile Park. Depart Durban for KwaZulu-Natal's stunning Valley of 1000 Hills, where many Zulu people still reside. The park itself is known for its traditional beehive-shaped huts and hands-on experiences like Zulu spear making. Witness a colorful Zulu dance performance, then embark on an informative tour of the park's reptile portion where you'll learn first-hand about resident crocodiles and snakes, including the notorious green mamba.
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.
Use a door to door transfer, a comfortable and hassle free service that will allow you to enjoy your journey from the moment you arrive to the stunning city of Durban. Your driver will be waiting for you in the King Shaka International Airport's arrival hall and will take you straight to your centrally located hotel in Durban.
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.
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.
We offer a reliable, cost effective transfer service from your airport or hotel to your cruise port. Our hassle-free service can be used at the start or end of your cruise, offering you peace of mind that all your travel arrangements are in hand.
Complementary Meet and greet service.
City tour can be added on as package.
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.
We offer a world class luxury private transfer service from your airport or hotel to your cruise port. Our hassle-free service can be used at the start or end of your cruise, offering you peace of mind that all your travel arrangements are in hand.
Enjoy a Cruise on Nawty Girl around the Port of Durban and out the harbour to sea in front of Ushaka then back.
It is very relaxing and private, one can often see sea birds and dolphins in these trips but they are not always around so it is not guaranteed.
If the weather is good we will exit the port and go out to sea.
If the wind is too strong or the sea rough the cruise will continue in the port only.
We have no control over the weather and this is for your comfort and safety.
Your safety is always in our interests and our boat is equipped with all the required safety equipment, we also have kiddies life jackets available.
(A point of interest on these cruises we carry some fishing tackle aboard and should we come across a fish we will try catch it to demonstrate and educate fishing, you will not be participating so do not require a fishing licence, if any fish are caught they are released, we do not always come across fish)