This Durban City Tour includes an informative drive through the city of Durban stopping at some of the major sites of interest including the Kwa Muhle Museum, Botanical Gardens, Durban Harbour, Victoria Embankment, Golden Mile, Point Development Area, Moses Mabhida Stadium, City Hall & Victoria Street Market.
This tour offers a half-day option too.
VALLEY OF A THOUSAND HILLS
Possible as a half day tour
Travel through the picturesque Valley of 1000 Hills to visit a reconstructed Zulu Village and learn about some of the beliefs, rituals and customs of the Zulu people. Watch Zulu theatre and dancing and also visit a crocodile and snake park to see and learn about these fascinating reptiles up close…..
SHAKALAND DAY TOUR
Leaving Durban we travel north to visit Shakaland – experience an authentic introduction to Zulu Culture including details about some of the customs, beliefs & traditions of the Zulu people. See beadwork & wood carving demonstrations, watch Zulu maidens & warriors dancing & taste Zulu Beer, before enjoying a buffet lunch including some traditional foods before returning to Durban.
THE BATTLEFIELDS OF ZULULAND
We strongly suggest you spend the night in this area, because the route is vast and doing it in one day is exhausting for both driver and tourist
Leaving Durban we travel to the heart of Zululand to visit the Battlefields of Isandlwana & Rorkes Drift, possibly Kwa-Zulu Natal’s most famous battle sites, where thousands of British & Zulu soldiers were killed in 1879 & 11 Victoria Crosses were awarded for bravery & valour.
GIANTS CASTLE/ SAN ROCK ART SITES
From Durban we travel through the scenic Natal Midlands to visit Giants Castle, part of the Ukhahlamba-Natal Drakensberg World Heritage Park. Spend time walking in the mountains, absorbing the spectacular scenery & fresh air & learning about San (Bushmen) Rock Art at Main Caves.
Once again, we suggest you overnight in the area to explore more of the Midlands.
HLUHLUWE/ UMFOLOZI GAME RESERVE
Visit one of the oldest game reserves in Africa (est 1895) & enjoy a full days game viewing with the possibility of sighting not only the BIG 5 (Lion, Buffalo, Elephant, Rhino & Leopard) but also, amongst others: giraffe, zebra, warthog, impala, kudu, baboon & wild dog. The park is world renowned for its efforts in White Rhino conservation and it’s beautiful, unspoilt wilderness.