Day Tours in and around Durban

DURBAN CITY TOUR - Half Day
Duration 3 Hours
Departs Umhlanga Rocks 08h30 /
Durban 09h00
Travel along Durban’s Golden Mile, onto the entrance of Africa’s largest Port.  Drive down the Palm Studded Victoria Embankment and to the Indian Market. We then make our way to the Botanical Gardens, before driving up to the University of Natal Campus View Site.  Return to your hotel via the City Centre.

TOWNSHIP TOUR - Half Day
Duration 4 Hours
Departure time on request
Depart from your Hotel and travel through the streets of a local Township in Durban and witness the bustling neighbourhood life. Most who venture there come back enlightened, sometimes angered, but always fascinated by the glimpse of this face of South Africa.

VALLEY OF 1000 HILLS - Half Day
Duration 3.5 Hours
Departs Umhlanga Rocks 08h30 /
Durban 09h00
Travel West to the Majestic Valley of 1000 Hills, to “PHE-ZULU VILLAGE” for a Zulu Cultural experience.  We then go on to Assagay Safari Park to learn the habits of the African Reptile the “ Nile Crocodile”. Return to Durban via scenic route.

GREATER DURBAN - Full Day
Duration 7 Hours
Departs Umhlanga Rocks 08h30 /
Durban 09h00
This tour is a combination of the city Tour and the Valley of 1000 Hills Tour. Light Lunch Included.

ANGLO-ZULU BATTLEFIELDS - Full Day
Duration 12 Hours
Departs Umhlanga Rocks 06h15/
Durban 06h30
This tour en Depart after breakfast and travel via the north coast to Northern KZN to visit the battle sites of Isandlwana and Rorke’s Drift. Lunch included (Cash Bar). Return to Durban in the early evening.

SHAKALAND ZULU CULTURAL EXPERIENCE - Full Day
Duration 8 Hours
Departs Umhlanga Rocks 09h00/
Durban 08h30
Depart after breakfast and travel North to “Shakaland” the Kingdom of the great Zulu King situated in the Nkwaleni Valley, for a Zulu Cultural experience.  A full traditional Zulu Lunch (Cash Bar) completes this wonderful experience. Return to your hotel in the late afternoon.

HLUHLUWE GAME RESERVE - Full Day
Duration 12 Hours
Departs Umhlanga Rocks 06h45/
Durban 06h30
Depart after breakfast and travel North through Zululand into Hluhluwe Game Reserve famous for Black and White Rhino.  Some exciting Game Viewing before we stop at Hilltop Camp Restaurant for Lunch (Cash Bar). After lunch continue Game Viewing returning back to Durban in the early evening.

ZULU VILLAGE & SAFARI - Full Day
Duration 9 Hours
Departs Umhlanga Rocks 08h00/
Durban 08h30
We drive through the Natal Midlands to a Private Game Ranch for a morning Game Drive. Depart for the Majestic Valley of 1000 Hills for lunch ( cash Bar) followed by a Zulu Cultural Experience at PheZulu.

SANI PASS AND LESOTHO EXPERIENCE - Full Day
Duration 12 Hours
Departs Umhlanga Rocks 06h15 / Durban 06h30
After breakfast we drive West through the scenic Natal  Midlands. Transfer to a 4x4 vehicle in Himeville and begin your climb up to the highest Pass in “South Africa – The roof of Africa”. Visit a Basotho Village in Lesotho before having lunch (Cash Bar) and descending for your return journey to Durban.
NB PASSPORTS ARE REQUIRED (Passport holders requiring visa’s into South Africa must have multiple entry visa’s)

HLUHLUWE GAME RESERVE & ST LUCIA - Full Day
Duration 12 Hours
Departs Umhlanga Rocks 06h45 / Durban 06h30
Travel North through Zululand to Hluhluwe Game Reserve, 96 000 hectares and home of the “Big Five”, offering visitors a rich game viewing experience.  Morning safari before departing for lunch at St Lucia Village. Afternoon boat cruise on the St Lucia Estuary, home to an astonishing diversity of ecosystems, bird life, hippo’s and crocodiles. Return to Durban in the early evening.

SCENIC DRAKENSBERG WITH HELICOPTER FLIP - Full Day
Duration 11 Hours
Departs Umhlanga Rocks 06h30 / Durban 07h00
Travel via the scenic Natal Midlands to the Central Drakensberg. On arrival enjoy a cup of tea or coffee as you absorb the beauty of this truly magnificent mountain range.
At about 11H00 we will take to the air to enjoy the breathtaking views of the Glass of Champagne, Champagne Castle, Monks Cowl and Eye of The Needle. We will land on the plateau to see the mountain range from a different angle. On arrival back at the Hotel, a light lunch will be served on the terrace. After lunch we will travel back to Durban.

GIANTS CASTLE – BUSHMAN PAINTINGS - Full Day
Duration 12 Hours
Departs Umhlanga Rocks 07h00 / Durban 07h30
Travel via the scenic Natal Midlands to Giants Castle, situated in the Drakensberg World Heritage Site. On arrival your guide will take you on a short walk (medium fitness level required) through this very scenic Mountain Range to see the Bushman Paintings & San Museum. Enjoy lunch prior to departing for your scenic drive back to Durban.


CANOPY ADVENTURE TOUR - Full Day
Duration 7 – 8 Hours with light snack
Departs Umhlanga Rocks 08h00 / Durban 08H30
Head West towards the Midlands and Karkloof Forest. Here you will enjoy an unequalled experience gliding along steel cables of up to 175 m long between eight canopy level platforms built high within the indigenous forest, which offer spectacular views over the forest canopy.


DRAKENSBERG – SANI PASS - Two Days
Duration 2 Days
Departs Umhlanga Rocks 08h30 / Durban 09h00
Day 1: Depart after breakfast for the scenic Valley of 1000 Hills for a Zulu Cultural Experience. On route to the Drakensberg we visit the Howick Falls. Lunch stop for clients own account. Overnight at a Country Lodge in Himeville.
Day 2: After breakfast begin your adventure in a 4x4 up the highest pass in South Africa to the “Roof of Africa” where we visit a Basotho Village before having lunch (Cash Bar) before we descend for our return journey to Durban.

HLUHLUWE SAFARI /ST LUCIA ESTUARY OR ZULU VILLAGE - Two Days
Duration 2 Days
Departs Umhlanga Rocks 07h30 / Durban 07h00
Day 1: Depart after breakfast for “St Lucia Estuary” for a two hour boat cruise.  After lunch(for your own account) depart for a Private Game Lodge for overnight stay, after a short drive through the Park.
Day 2: Full day Game Viewing in Hluhluwe Game Reserve. Lunch included (Cash Bar) before returning to Durban in the early evening.

ANGLO ZULU & ANGLO BOER WARS - Two Days
Duration 2 Days
Departs Umhlanga Rocks 07h30 / Durban 08h00
Day 1: Depart after breakfast and travel inland to the battle sites of Isandlwana and Rorkes Drift. Lunch stop for clients own account.  Overnight in a local country lodge.
Day 2: After breakfast we depart for the Talana Museum in Dundee, before heading to Ladysmith to cover the siege of Ladysmith. Lunch stop for clients own account.  We return to Durban via the scenic Natal Midlands.

HLUHLUWE SAFARI, ZULU VILLAGE & ST LUCIA ESTUARY - Three Days
Duration 3 Days
Departs Umhlanga Rocks 07h30 / Durban 07h00
Day 1: Depart after breakfast and travel north via Zululand to St Lucia Estuary for a two hour boat cruise on this magical water wonderland.  Lunch stop for client’s own account. After lunch we depart to our overnight stop at a Private Lodge.  
Day 2: After breakfast, depart on a full day of Game Viewing in the Hluhluwe Game Reserve.  Lunch included (Cash Bar). Return to lodge for overnight stay.
Day 3: After breakfast bid the wilds of Africa farewell as we had south to Shakaland – the Kingdom of the Great Zulu King Shaka for a Zulu Cultural Experience including a traditional Zulu Lunch (Cash Bar). Return to Durban in the late afternoon.

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