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
Feast on fresh Mozambican seafood at the seaside village of Ponta Malongane
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.
As the early bird catches the worm, the early camper sights the animals. There will be many early starts either to make use of the better safari time or to beat the morning traffic on long travel days.
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 4.61 out of 5 based on 97 reviews in the last year.
Overall the trip was a great experience full of memorable activities and safari drives. We spotted all of the big 5! Gift and Clayton made a great team and the trip met our expectations. I recommend the itinerary for summer vs winter(when we traveled) as there are many beach-like destinations. Also based on one traveler from our group (yes these are true events) bring a sleeping bag, more than 1 change of clothes, make sure you can set up a tent yourself & read the trip notes! As long as you come prepared it should be a fun trip. Thanks Intrepid, we’ll be back!
Review submitted 17 Jul 2018
Overall the trip was very good. The tipping kitty was an area of disappointment. Not knowing if our guides were going to tip a provider and not having the joy of tipping for ourselves were the main problems.
Review submitted 17 Jul 2018