KwaZulu Natal

The Zulu Kingdom boasts natural wonders, modern infrastructure, multi-cultured society, and a rich history that played a vital role in shaping the modern Rainbow Nation. The climate is subtropical with endless sunny days and warm evenings – winter is a foreign concept to the friendly inhabitants of South Africa’s second most populous province.

KwaZulu Natal offers hundreds of miles of untouched beaches, with the warm Indian Ocean invitingly lapping on golden shores. Home to some of the best waves in South Africa, the Province is very popular with surfers, scuba divers and fisherman alike. With it’s internationally accredited Blue Flag beaches offering pristine conditions and world-class facilities; KwaZulu Natal is perfect for multi-generational family vacations.

Visit the Battlefields of Isandlwana and Rourkes Drift to listen to stories of how fearless Zulus encountered the British Empire’s sophisticated firepower in the 1800’s, or meander through the midlands and take in the breathtaking scenery of the Drakensberg Mountain Range. Work on your handicap at some of the best golf courses in the country before stopping off for lunch at an authentic Indian restaurant – all just a short drive away.

Combining a beach holiday with a safari couldn’t be easier, as KwaZulu Natal has several established game reserves throughout the province. To the north of the province is the beautiful World Heritage Site of the Greater St Lucia Wetland Park – famous for it’s hippo and flamingo populations – while Hluhluwe-Imfolozi National Park and Phinda Private Reserve offer authentic safari experiences with plentiful wildlife and luxurious lodges.

 

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KwaZulu-Natal Safaris

For those who prefer to sample the best of both worlds, a KwaZulu Natal safari offers the best of the bush and beach experience. From the warm waters of the Indian Ocean in the sunny coastal city of Durban, to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the St Lucia Wetlands and the rolling hills of […]

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Durban and The North Coast

Formerly South Africa’s biggest city, Durban is a tropical metropolis blessed with warm weather and friendly people. With miles and miles of golden beaches and a recently rejuvenated boardwalk, the coastal favorite is a sun lover’s paradise. With the worlds largest Indian population outside of India, a proud Zulu heritage and colonial British influence, the […]

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Battlefields

Situated in the rolling hills and valleys of the KwaZulu-Natal interior, the natural beauty of the area belies the bloody history of the battlefields of the province. With such military masterminds as King Shaka, Louis Botha and Sir Winston Churchill all having walked the lands before us, one feels a real sense of significance on […]

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The Drakensberg

Affectionately known as ‘The Berg’ by South Africans, the Drakensberg Mountain Range is the country’s highest and peaks at around 3000m above sea level. Internationally recognized as an exceptional ecological environment, Drakensberg Park enjoys UNESCO World Heritage Site status due to its pristine natural beauty and significant anthropological importance. Activities range from hiking and horseback […]

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