Kruger & Coast

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  • 2013-01-01 - 2013-12-31

Explore the incredible Kruger National Park, Swaziland, Mozambique and Zululand

Sample the best of three stunning southern African countries on an eye-popping tour like no other. From busy Johannesburg, travel into Kruger National Park for an out-of-this-world African safari and then into the Kingdom of Swaziland, with its friendly locals and verdant mountain ranges. Chill out on the beaches of Mozambique where traces of the Portuguese colonial era remain in its elegant architecture, vibrant culture and delicious cuisine. Enjoy a homestay in the heart of Zululand, camp under the glow of a thousand stars and relax in the glamorous seaside city of Durban for a varied taste of awesome Africa.

  • Feast on fresh Mozambican seafood
  • Visit the heartlands of the African Zulu
  • Discover plenty of exciting things to do in Durban
  • Encounter endangered rhinos in the Hlane Royal National Park
  • Marvel at the extraordinary Blyde River Canyon
  • Go wild on safari through Kruger National Park
  • Meet the friendly people of Swaziland

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Day 1 Johannesburg

It doesn't always have the best reputation, but Johannesburg has fascinating, vibrant places to explore like Soweto, Alexandra, Rosebank Flea Market and its wonderful museums.

Days 2-3 Kruger National Park

Created to control diminishing animal numbers due to hunting, Kruger National Park became official in 1926 and is now deservedly one of Africa's premier safari parks.

Day 4 Swaziland/Hlane Royal National Park

Once the private hunting ground of the Swazi royal family, Hlane Royal National Park's vast expanse of bushveld offers an amazing opportunity to track elephants and endangered rhinos on foot.

Days 5-6 Mozambique Beach Camp

One of Mozambique's many unspoiled beaches, Ponta Malongane is a popular diving spot due to its clear blue waters, extensive coral reefs and amazing tropical marine life.

Day 7 St Lucia Estuary

St Lucia Estuary is home to thousands of varieties of birds, mammals and reptiles - with its most popular residents being the hundreds of hippos and crocodiles.

Day 8 Zululand

The Valley of a Thousand Hills is the traditional heartland of the Zulu nation and its magnificent scenery is dotted with tribal communities amid the rolling hills.

Day 9 Durban

South Africa's second most populous city, Durban is a tourist magnet thanks to its wealth of golden, sandy beaches and glitzy nightlife.