Zululand & Eswatini (Swaziland) Self-Drive

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Run by: Wildlife Worldwide

Reference number: 6799

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KwaZulu Natal offers a great mix of first class reserves with incredible wildlife and breathtaking scenery, Combined with the natural beauty of Eswatini (formerly Swaziland), this self-drive wildlife itinerary is a real gem.

Following the coast at your own pace, you can explore some of  South Africa's finest wildlife reserves, well known for their strong conservation commitment and support to the local community. The diversity of wildlife to be experienced away from the crowd is stunning, and includes various species such as the endangered black rhino, leatherback turtle, African elephant, side-striped jackal, cheetah and wild dog.

Most of your time is spent in South Africa's parks, with a couple of days in neighbouring Eswatini (formerly known as Swaziland) to experience this less travelled country, its spectacular scenery and unique biodiversity.

Suggested itinerary

The full itinerary detail is available on our website.

  1. Day 1: Depart UK
  2. Day 2: Arrive Durban & drive to Umdloti coastal village; vehicle safaris
  3. Day 3: Drive to Thula Thula Reserve; vehicle safaris
  4. Day 4: Morning wildlife safari, drive to Phinda Private Game Reserve; vehicle safaris
  5. Day 5: Drive along the coast to Rocktail Bay; vehicle safaris
  6. Days 6-7: Drive across Eswatini (Swaziland) to Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary; vehicle safaris
  7. Days 8-9: Drive to Southern Kruger National Park; vehicle safaris
  8. Day 10: Drive to Johannesburg & depart
  9. Day 11: Arrive UK
  • Available*: Jan to Dec
  • Price including flights from/to UK: From £3,095 pp
  • Price excluding international flights: From £2,145 pp
  • Activities available:
    • Boat trip
    • Camping
    • Culture
    • Horse riding
    • Mountaineering
    • Nature drive
    • Photography
    • Scuba diving
    • Sea kayaking
    • Walking

This trip has no fixed departures but restrictions may apply - check operator website

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