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A Picture of KwaZulu Natal

Enjoy the scenery, wildlife and history of KwaZulu Natal on this action-packed holiday

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16 days from £4200pp plus international flights.

Explore South Africa's Battlefields, scenic landscapes, watch wildlife and finish by relaxing on the beach, the perfect holiday whether you want to self-drive or be driven.

  • Enjoy panoramic scenic views in the Drakensberg.
  • Explore KwaZulu Natal's famous battlefields.
  • Track black rhino in the Pongola Game Reserve.
  • Explore the beautiful wetlands of Kosi Bay.
  • Game drives in Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Park.
  • Relax by the beach in Umhlanga.

Explore the gorgeous scenery, the rich history and of course the prolific wildlife which goes hand in hand with a visit to KwaZulu Natal! You will get to experience the infamous Battlefields, the Drakensburg, Pongola Game Reserve, beautiful Kosi Bay and finish on a relaxing note by the beach in Umhlanga, Durban.

Highlights of this trip include the captivating history of the Battlefields, you cannot help but be moved as you hear the stories of the epic battles. You will experience the dramatic scenery of the Drakensberg mountains, take game drives seeking out the Big 5 and visit the north coast of Kosi Bay before venturing south again and finishing off by the Indian Ocean. If you've decided to self-drive you'll be in the driving seat, and you'll have freedom and can set your own pace and stop for photo opportunities whenever you wish. However we can also plan this trip for you with your own driver who'll transfer you from place to place to make it more relaxing.

The accommodation we have chosen for you along the way will welcome you and provide the perfect home from home. All have creature comforts that you would expect but each has their own style, personality and ambience. They vary from guest houses to tented lodges to a boutique hotel. all with en-suite accommodation and with enough variety so that you get a taste for this wonderful province.

If you like to explore, meet people and experience a broad range of activities, then this could be the perfect holiday for you!

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Experiences you could have on this holiday

As well as incredible game viewing, meeting great people and seeing fabulous landscapes, these are just some of the experiences you could enjoy on this holiday.

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Simply by booking with Tribes, you are making a difference. Every booking helps with The Tribes Foundation, the charity we back with admin and funds. Most clients give additional donations which we always put to very good use with one of the wildlife, environmental or social projects we support.

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Where you could be staying

Below are some of our recommended places to stay on this trip. Being a tailor-made safari, we can sometimes change to different properties you might prefer, but please note that this will affect the trip price.

Ask us about this holiday, or get in touch with us about planning a tailor-made trip which is just right for you.

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