- Day Trips
KwaZulu Natal is well known for their lush lands, beautiful seas and the warrior Zulu nation. Why don’t you take a day trip to take part in the true Shakaland Zulu experience. There are a few day trips, a lot of them starting at 08h30 and lasting for eight hours.
The main feature of the market town of Eshowe is also its crowning glory. This surrounding Dhlinza Forest will captivate your imagination and your heart with the greatest of ease. Said to be named after the soft swishing sound of the wind blowing through these forests, Eshowe is the oldest European settlement in Zululand and it is also the capital of Zululand. Thus, if you are travelling in ...
Spectacular sights await eager Zululand visitors at South Africa's smallest wilderness area, Ntendeka. Considered by many to possess the most outstanding beauty of all the wilderness areas, Ntendeka of Zululand is certainly diverse in both flora and fauna. One thing is for certain, those who explore the Ntendeka Wilderness will want to return for an unforgettable natural adventure.
Near the town of Vryheid, a battle considered by many to be the turning point of the Anglo-Zulu War, ensued on 29 March 1879. This historical area is the Khambula Battlefield. What makes visiting this battlefield so incredible, although somewhat difficult to find without a guide, is that the Khambula Battlefield has remained unspoilt. When standing on the Battlefield, ...
- Game Reserves
Mkuze Game Reserve, in the north of Zululand, makes up a portion of the well-known Greater St Lucia Wetland Park World Heritage Site. Declared a protected region in 1912, Mkuze encompasses some 40,000 hectares of diverse natural beauty and panoramic splendor. Offering an amazing wildlife experience in the KwaZulu-Natal province, Mkuze Game Reserve is a romantic getaway for couples, an ...
- Game Reserves
Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Game Reserve abounds in natural, historical and cultural heritage. Located within Zululand, Hluhluwe is Africa's oldest game reserve known for the great Zulu kings Shaka and Dingiswayo who cared for the land. Because of decades of conservation, Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Park is home to a diversity of wildlife including the renowned Big-5.
- Kwazulu Natal
Early travelers setting out on foot from Port Natal to visit the Royal Zulu kraal first had to cross the mighty Thukela River, which was infested with dangerous crocodiles and hippos, and frequently turned into a raging flood by thunderstorms in the Drakensberg catchment. The surrounding bush was teeming with wild animals like lions, leopards and elephant, and the going was tough and ...