• Kosi Bay mouth
  • Visit the historic Battlefields
  • On safari in Tembe Elephant Park
  • The pool at Thonga Beach Lodge
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Zulus, Elephants & Beaches

Explore the variety that South Africa's KwaZulu Natal has to offer.

11 days from £2250pp plus international flights.

If you're looking for a mix of history, wildlife and scenery with the added freedom of your own car, this holiday is an ideal choice.

  • Moving visits to iconic Battlefields sites
  • See the Big Five at Tembe Elephant Park
  • Explore the 18kms of the Kosi Lake system
  • Enjoy panoramic sea views at Thonga Beach
  • Sip sundowners at Lake Sibaya

Friendly smiling people, prolific wildlife, gorgeous scenery - KwaZulu Natal has it all! You'll get to experience all this on your 11-day odyssey through the province, from Zululand to Tembe near the Mozambique border, across to Kosi Bay on the coast and south to iSimangaliso Wetlands Park.

Highlights include a visit to poignant sites in the Battlefields region, to see where epic conflicts between the Zulus and British occurred and hear stirring tales of heroism and bravery as well as dreadful sacrifice and loss, taking game drives in search of the Big Five, enjoying leisurely boat trips and snorkelling in the Indian Ocean alongside dolphins. You'll have the freedom of the open road as you drive between lodges, which allows you to set your own pace and stop wherever and whenever you want.

We've selected some lovely lodges along the way, so you won't be sacrificing creature comforts. They vary from rustic simplicity to sheer luxury, and include the former dwelling of famous storyteller, a homely inn, spacious safari tent and cosy forest chalets, all en-suite. You'll find viewing decks and swimming pools in each location, and always a special spot for sundowners.

This is a holiday for anyone with a spirit of adventure, a desire to explore, and open to new experiences. It's sure to be one of the most memorable holidays you'll ever take!

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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 holiday, we can possibly change to different properties you might prefer, but please note that this will affect the trip price.

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