Kwa-Zulu Natal Safari tour – 16 to 20 September 2018

rhinos

This tour is conducted after the African Constellations Experience conference.

Experience a Safari in an open vehicle or on foot, in the oldest game reserve in South Africa – Hluhluwe Imfolozi. It is home to the endangered white rhino, elephant, lion, giraffe and many other magnificent African animals.

Visit the iSimangaliso Wetland Park, a world heritage site, along the coast of Kwa Zulu Natal. See the hippos, crocodiles, and multitude of birds during a boat trip on the famous Lake St.Lucia.

Spend time at Cape Vidal, one of the most pristine beaches of the Kwa Zulu Natal coastline. Swimming and snorkelling in the warm water of the Indian Ocean, discovering treasures in the rock pools or going for an endless beach walk.

Price per adult sharing: R9,900.00
Single rate: –
Children under 12 years of age: –


This includes: 
4 nights accommodation and breakfast
An experienced guide
A comfortable vehicle suitable for the group size
3 dinners
1 open vehicle Safari
A walking Safari or a second open vehicle Safari
The boat trip on Lake St. Lucia
Entrance fee and conservation fees to the Game Reserves

Contact Christel for further details.

Full itinerary of the Kwa-Zulu Natal Safari tour

16 September 2018, Sunday, travel to Hluhluwe Imfolozi

We will travel to Hluhluwe Imfolozi Game Reserve, after lunch. Once we have settled into our camp, we can prepare for the first open vehicle Safari in the late afternoon. We are sure to encounter some of the wild African animals during this trip. In the evening we will enjoy a delicious dinner together.

Overnight: Hilltop Camp, Hluhluwe Imfolozi Game Reserve

17 September 2018, Monday, Safari in Hluhluwe Imfolozi

On this day there is a choice of a walking Safari in the bush, accompanied by an experienced guide, or an open vehicle Safari. The experience of seeing the animals in the wild is magical. The landscape of the Hluhluwe Imfolozi Reserve is breathtaking. The rest of the day is spent relaxing in the camp, at the pool or on the terrace overlooking the African bush.

(It is possible to book an optional extra: an evening Safari)

We end this day at the dinner table, where we share a tasty meal and all the experiences of the day.

Overnight: Hilltop Camp, Hluhluwe Imfolozi Game Reserve

18 September 2018, Tuesday

In the morning we depart from Hluhluwe Imfolozi to visit a Zulu village where we will engage with the children and community members. This village is home to our guide Scelo Mbhatha. He will share some of the experiences and stories of Village life in Kwa Zulu Natal with us.

After the visit we head toward the village of St. Lucia. In the afternoon we embark on a boat trip on the vast Lake St. Lucia. This Lake is the largest natural water system in South Africa, hence a world heritage site. Many hippo’s and crocodiles live in this lake and a multitude of birds nest along the shore.

In the evening we will visit one of the restaurants in the town, to sample some of the fresh seafood. (dinner own account)

Overnight: Amazulu Guesthouse in the village of St. Lucia

19 September 2018, Wednesday

Our journey takes us into the iSimangaliso Wetland Park, home to the Big 5, where we travel to the Cape Vidal camp. Now it’s time to discover the variety of creatures in the rock pools by snorkelling in the warm water of the Indian Ocean. (equipment for hire) The beach calls for a leisurely walk along it’s protected shores, where various sea creatures abound.

We celebrate the end of our experiences together with a traditional South African braai under the stars in one of the most special places in this country.

20 September 2018, Thursday

The beach certainly calls for an early morning stroll or swim, and then we will enjoy breakfast together. Then it’s time to pack our bags and to prepare for the journey home. We will travel to the King Shaka airport near Durban, from where the flights home will depart.

For the lucky travellers who have more time available to discover the rest of South Africa, further journeys can be planned, tailor made to suit your time frame, budget and interests. For example Cape Town, the Garden Route, Drakensberg or the Panorama Route and the Kruger National Park.

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