Location: KwaZulu Natal
Price: From $1,435 pp / night sharing
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10 Nights Battlefields, Safari and Beach

Greatest Africa's 10 Nights Battlefields, Safari and Beach itinerary combines the best experiences that the spectacular KwaZulu Natal province has to offer. From the ancient Zulu battlefields of Rorke’s Drift and Isandlwana at Isibindi Zulu Lodge, to the pristine clifftop eco-lodge of Leopard Mountain, ending on the tropical coastline of the Indian Ocean, at Kosi Forest Lodge. This is the perfect combination holiday of culture and history, big 5 safari, and a tropical Indian Ocean getaway!
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Isibindi Zulu Lodge

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Leopard Mountain Game Lodge pool

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Leopard Mountain Game Lodge rhino

10 Nights Battlefields, Safari and Beach Overview

Arrive in Durban where you will collect your Avis car rental and drive across the beautiful countryside, 5 and a half hours to Isibindi Zulu Lodge, set on a pristine private game reserve in the unspoiled Zululand wilderness. Spend 2 nights soaking up the battlefields history, rich culture, and breathtaking landscape. Depart Zulu Lodge and drive one hour to Leopard Mountain Game lodge, a luxurious Big 5 safari destination, set within a pristine reserve of unspoiled bush veld and sparkling rivers, meandering through an ancient forest valley. Finally, make your way to Isibindi Kosi Forest Lodge, a stunning private lodge, set in the beautiful and unspoiled Isimangaliso Wetland Park, an internationally recognized World Heritage Site. Spend 5 nights enjoying the multitude of activities on the beautiful estuary and in the surrounding areas.

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Isibindi Zulu Lodge bedroom

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Isibindi Kosi Forest Lodge Lake Shengeza

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Isibindi Zulu Lodge dining at the pool

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Isibindi Kosi Forest Lodge bedroom

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Isibindi Kosi Forest Lodge

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Leopard Mountain Game Lodge suite

Itinerary (activities listed are a guideline only)

Day 1: Arrive at King Shaka International Airport (Durban) where you will collect your hire vehicle and drive 5 1/2 hour to Isibindi Zulu Lodge where you will spend 2 nights. Closest airport is Richard Bay, which is approximately a 2 hour drive away.

Day 2: Isibindi Zulu Lodge – Spend the day exploring this breathtaking reserve.

Day 3: Depart Isibindi Zulu Lodge, Eshowe and drive 1 hour to Leopard Mountain Lodge situated in Hluhluwe.

Day 4: Leopard Mountain Lodge, Hluhluwe – Enjoy a bush walk and encounter the magnificent game on the big 5 reserve.

Day 5: Leopard Mountain Lodge, Hluhluwe – Take part in game activities or venture into the breathtaking surrounds of the reserve

Day 6: Depart Leopard Mountain Lodge, Hluhluwe and drive to Kosi Forest Lodge where you will spend 5 nights.

Day 7: Kosi Forest Lodge – Spend the day exploring the warm waters of Kosi Lakes

Day 8: Kosi Forest Lodge – Enjoy a palm forest walk

Day 9: Kosi Forest Lodge  – Take part in exciting marine activities

Day 10: Kosi Forest Lodge – Soak up the warm African sun as you relax on the sandy  shores

Day 11: Depart Kosi Forest Lodge and drive back to King Shaka International Airport (Durban) for your flight back to Cape Town.

Included

  • Avis Car hire for 11 days
  • 2 nights – Isibindi Zulu Lodge – Luxury Standard room, daily game drives and safari walks, local beers, house wine, soft drinks (excl bottled water)
  • 3 nights – Leopard Mountain Lodge – Luxury Standard Room
  • 5 nights – Isibindi Kosi Forest Lodge – Luxury Standard accommodation incl all meals, tea and coffee, daily game drives and safari walks.

 

Greatest Africa was founded in the Greater Cape Area of South Africa, and also offers private wine tours in the exquisite Cape Region. Our exclusive tours are guided by boutique wine producer Richard Hilton, of Richard Hilton Vineyards, who is also the founder and MD of Greatest Africa.

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Isibindi Kosi Forest Lodge ocean

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Leopard Mountain Game Lodge

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Isibindi Kosi Forest Lodge boat trip

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Leopard Mountain Game Lodge

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Leopard Mountain Game Lodge rhino

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Isibindi Zulu Lodge Pool