Explore the incredible Kruger National Park, Swaziland, Kosi Bay and Zululand
Sample the best of two 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 Kosi Bay, a World Heritage site famous for its lakes, beaches, turtles and fish traps. 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.
Go on a safari through Kruger National Park, one of the largest game reserves in Southern Africa
Uncover the unspoilt wilderness of the Elephant Coast, a tropical paradise of crystal clear water, marshland, coastal forest and swamp
Visit the heartlands of the African Zulu and spend the night in a traditional homestay
Enjoy a hike through Hlane Royal National Park amongst antelope and zebra
While a homestay in Zululand is a unique and rewarding experience, the conditions are basic – foam mattresses on the floor, with up to six people (of the same sex) per room. Clean linen and pillows are provided.
Purpose-built overland vehicles are used for the duration of the trip. These multi-purpose trucks, equipped with large sliding windows, allow for excellent game viewing. There is no air-conditioning, however, so it can get hot and dusty inside.
The going can be slow over the long distances and often bumpy roads. A little bit of patience will go a long way towards your enjoyment of this beautiful land!
This is a participatory camping trip, so embrace the team spirit. You will be expected to set up and take down your own tent as well as assist with food preparation and cleaning.
This itinerary is valid for departures from 01 January 2017 to 31 December 2017. View the itinerary for departures between 01 January 2018 - 31 December 2018
1. A single supplement is available on this trip. Please speak to your booking agent for further information.
2. This trip finishes on arrival in Durban on Day 9. Please do not book any flights before 7pm this evening.
Our Kruger & Coast trips score an average of 4.67 out of 5 based on 66 reviews in the last year.
I was told by my wise tour guide that "Once you set foot in Africa, you can never shake its dust off your feet." This idiom encapsulates the deep impression and lasting memories, the 'Kurger, Coast & Cape' tour left in me. If you want to truly experience the diversity in the culture and landscapes of South Africa, Swaziland and Lesotho, then this is the trip for you. Yet, this trip is designed for the sturdy and adventurous; with camping on most nights, very little reliable wifi, and shared responsibilities with cleaning and packing up. These however do not deter you from having a trip that writers like Hemingway, Theroux and Blixen would have trouble giving justice.
Review submitted 30 Jul 2017
I did my first trip with G Adventures in June (to Madagascar). The company has an excellent app for its travelers. It includes the trip notes and optional activities, a map, packing checklist, lastest currency exchange, emergency numbers etc, and it makes it so easy for the traveler to quickly check what's happening tomorrow etc. without carrying around printed trip notes. Has Intrepid thought about developing/offering such an app to its travelers? It was so helpful and I'm keen to use one!
Review submitted 29 Jul 2017