The Best of KwaZulu-Natal - Fly Drive

​With a safari in a Big 5 game reserve, an emotional retelling of Zulu battles and a final stop by the beach, this short trip is a perfect introduction to KwaZulu-Natal. Direct flights from London save on travelling time too.

Day 1

Evening flight from London Heathrow overnight to Durban.

Day 2

On arrival, collect your hire car and take a pleasant drive up into the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands, an area famed for its artisans, craft shops and cottage industries. Overnight stay at Fordoun Hotel & Spa (with breakfast).

Days 3-4

Drive to Nambiti Game Reserve for 2 nights on safari. Head out on game drives with the resident guide and enjoy the wildlife - and in between drives relax at your lodge, Nambiti Hills (full board with game drives).

Days 5-6

Continue your journey to Rorkes Drift for a 2 night stay at Fugitives Drift Lodge (full board with tours). Your stay here includes 2 incredibly moving visits to the battlefield sites at Isandlwana and Rorkes Drift where incredibly passionate storytellers recreate these epic Anglo-Zulu battles. There may be time to relax by the pool or enjoy the nature reserve too.

Days 7-8

Travel down to the coast for a final few nights by the sea. Your trip concludes at The Oyster Box hotel in Umhlanga Rocks (with breakfast). Explore nearby Durban, take a walk along Umhlanga's famous promenade and enjoy a curry from the hotel's famous curry buffet. 

Day 9

An early start for the short drive to Durban International airport for the daytime flight back to London Heathrow.

Prices start from £2025 per person (based on 2 sharing)