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  • Luxury air-conditioned vehicles.
  • Tours departing daily to all destinations in KwaZulu-Natal.
  • Personalised service with professional Satour registered Tour Guides..
  • Tours can be tailored to suit individual or group requirements/special interests.
  • All entrance fees included in tour prices.


Short Tours


Half Day and Short Tours

1. Valley of a Thousand Hills.

Depart 9:45 a.m. and l:45 p.m. Duration 3 ,5 hours.

Breathtaking views. Visit the crocodile and snake park. Learn about Zulu customs at a village where you will be entertained by tribal dancing in traditional costumes of beads, skins and feathers. See the witchdoctor "throw the bones". Beehive huts. Curio shop.

The Golden Mile

2. City Tour.

Depart 9:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. Duration 3 hours.

Travel along Durban's elegant Golden Mile beachfront. Panoramic view from the harbour entrance. Follow the palm fringed Victoria Embankment to the University where you will have a spectacular view of the City and Durban Bay. Other "ports of call" are
the Botanic Gardens (orchid house), the Indian Market (curries, carvings and curios) and Durban's historic buildings in the city centre.
Riksha Puller

3. Harbour / Off shore Cruise.

Depart l0:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Duration l,5 to 2 hours.

Enjoy a fun boat ride around the harbour or out into the Indian Ocean for an unusual perspective of the beachfront skyline.

4. Umgeni River Bird Park

Depart 9:30 a.m. and l:30 p.m. Duration 3 hours

The park hosts over 2000 exotic and indigenous birds from 280 species. Walk - through aviaries. Open air free-flight show. Tea garden.

5. Natal Sharks Board.

Depart 8:30 a.m. and l:30 p.m. Duration 2,5 hours.

Marvel at the many species of shark, including the Great White, found off the South African coast, given in a fascinating audio-visual presentation. This is followed by the research dissection of a real shark.

This tour can be combined with the Umgeni River Bird Park Tour.(#4)

6. South Coast Meander.

Depart 9:00 a.m. Duration 5 hours.

Enjoy a scenic coastal drive to Crocworld for close up views of various species of crocodiles and alligators, including the famous Nile Crocodile. Daily crocodile feeding. Restaurant.

Oribi Gorge

7. Oriental Experience.

Depart l0:00 a.m. Duration 4,5 hours.

Learn more about Durban's large Indian community. Visit the imposing Juma Mosque (largest in the Southern Hemisphere); the magnificently decorated Hare Krishna Temple of Understanding (vegetarian lunch included) and one of the oldest Hindu Temples in Durban. Finally we visit the Indian Market to savour the aromas of a wide selection of curries and spices. African carvings and curios on sale.

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Full Day Tours

Durban City and Valley of a Thousand Hills.

Depart 9:00 a.m. Duration 8 hours.

Combined Tours #1 and 2 above, with lunch (included) overlooking a magnificent landscape.

9. Tala Game Ranch and Valley of a Thousand Hills.

Depart 9:00a.m. Duration 8 hours.

Game drive on a private game ranch to view impala, zebra, giraffe, hippo and a wide variety of bird species. The afternoon will be spent at the Valley (as Tour #1), lunch included.

10. African Safari.

Depart 8:00 a.m. Duration 9 hours.

Enjoy a full day's game viewing of springbok, impala, wildebeest, zebra, giraffe, rhino, buffalo, hippo and many bird species. Lunch included.

Giraffe

Optional excursion to nearby Lion Park for a close-up view of one of the African "Big 5".

King Shaka

11. Shakaland.

Depart 8:30 a.m. Duration 8 hours.

Scenic drive to rural Zululand via north coast sugar plantations. Cultural tour through traditional Zulu village. Tribal dancing and beer tasting. An authentic Zulu lunch is included.

12. Hluhluwe/Umfolosi Game Reserve.

Depart 7:00 a.m. Duration 12 hours.

Visit the oldest game reserve in Africa (est.1895), famous for its large population of white rhino. The day is spent viewing a variety of game with lunch at the main camp, Hilltop.

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Overnight Tours

Rhino

13. Two day Hluhluwe Game Reserve/ Lake St.Lucia Safari.

Depart 7:30 a.m. Duration 2 full days.

Day 1: Game viewing in Hluhluwe Reserve - home of the Big 5 - lion, leopard, buffalo, elephant and rhino. Lunch at the main camp, Hilltop. Optional extra night game drive.

Dinner and overnight in the reserve or nearby lodge.

Day 2: After breakfast, depart for Lake St.Lucia, a vast wetlands area. We take a 2 hour boat trip for close up viewing of hippo and, with luck, crocodiles. Lunch in the village and departure for Durban.
A 3-day tour includes a visit on the first day to an authentic Zulu village for tribal dancing and demonstrations of various traditional customs.

14. Two day Sani Pass/Lesotho Safari.

Depart 6:30 a.m. Duration 2 full days.

Day 1: Depart for the Drakensberg mountains and transfer to a 4x4 vehicle for an exhilarating journey up the precipitous Sani Pass to the Kingdom of Lesotho. We visit a Sotho village before returning to the Lodge for lunch and a drink in the highest pub in Africa (altitude 2873 metres/ 9423 feet). Overnight at the Lodge or at a "bed and breakfast" at the foot of the Pass.
Day 2: After a leisurely breakfast enjoy strolling in the scenic Drakensberg foothills and a swim in a bracing mountain stream. Lunch and late afternoon return to Durban.
Passports and warm clothing essential.

Tugela Falls
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Other Recommended Tours

15. Midlands Meander - a winding arts and crafts trail through the KwaZulu midlands.

16. Township Tours - visit a local Black township and shebeen (pub).

17. Battlefields Tours - Visit the battle sites at Isandlwana and Rorke's Drift where Zulus won their greatest victory and the British their greatest glory. Day trips or overnight.

18. Pietermaritzburg - founded by the Boers in 1838, this charming city contains many architectural gems from the Victorian era.

19. Banana Express - narrow gauge steam train journey into the scenic Oribi Gorge.

20. Sunset Yacht Cruise - Enjoy a sundowner offshore as the city lights up.

21. Lake St. Lucia - Boat trip for hippo viewing.

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General Information

Airport and hotel transfers arranged.

We will quote on specialised or group tour packages, including transfers and accommodation.

Overnight tours require a 50% deposit at time of booking with balance of tour fee payable at commencement of tour.

No refund will be made for cancellation within 1 week of tour date.

We reserve the right to alter any route or itinerary should circumstances so demand, but will offer a replacement tour of equal value.

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Disclaimer

Trips 'n Transport cc accepts no responsibility for death, injury or illness suffered by person/s while on tour, or loss, theft of or damage to property arising from any incident while on tour.
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Undertaking

We undertake to take all possible measures to secure our visitors' well-being. We will do our best to ensure that they enjoy their outings with us, returning home with happy memories of our wonderful province.

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