Kwazulu Natal safari and beach vacation, South Africa
The classic combination of safari and beach, but in South Africaís lesser visited spots: Hluhluwe Game Reserve and the Elephant Coast beaches.
Richardís Bay Hluhluwe Game Reserve four days on safari Elephant Coast beaches turtle tracking fishing boat trips scuba diving snorkelling horse riding cultural tours forest walks bird watching excellent lodges
£1900 excluding flights
This itinerary is priced per person and designed to give you an idea of what can be included on your bespoke luxury tour of South Africa, tailor-made to suit your personal tastes and preferences.
Description of Kwazulu Natal safari and beach vacation, South Africa
This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
5 Reviews of Kwazulu Natal safari and beach vacation, South Africa
5 out of 5 stars
Reviewed on 27 Nov 2019 by Amy Tatton-BrownThe most memorable part of the vacation was the safari. Read full review
Reviewed on 10 Aug 2019 by David SmithOur time at the flatdogs safari lodge was the most exciting part of the vacation. Read full review
Reviewed on 03 Jun 2019 by Ginny JacksonThe locations were stunning, the lodges stylish yet comfortable, the safari activities exciting, the staff was enthusiastic and the food scrumptious. Read full review
Reviewed on 12 Mar 2019 by Rosemary MynorsBeautifully organised. Each place we stayed had a different feel to it. Read full review
Reviewed on 08 Jul 2018 by Jackie JamesThe most exciting part of the vacation was the day we spotted some African wild dogs trying to protect their kill from 2 hyena... It was amazing to see and hear the commotion and see the dogs defend their kill... We felt very privileged to witness this and will never forget the experience! Read full review
As the pioneers of responsible tourism, we've screened this (and every) vacation so that you can travel knowing it will help support the places and people that you visit, and the planet. Read how below.
PlanetHluhluwe Game Reserve is the oldest reserve in Africa and has fought tirelessly to remain innovative with pioneering wildlife conservation schemes and avoiding human-wildlife conflict. The conservation bodies that protect the coastline and the surrounding iSangaliso wetlands are combining local and global knowledge to protect marine and wetland species. Your visit supports these initiatives by contributing income to the research and, having learned about their activities, you will doubtless be transformed into ardent ambassadors of their enriching work.
On the Elephant Coast, you might be lucky and coincide your visit with turtle nesting season. If this is the case, your guides will help you to observe this spine-tingling event from a respectful distance, ensuring you donít disturb the turtles.
With an abundant array of properties in the region we have focussed on selecting those that are most in line with our principles. These properties hire local staff and have the very best guides whilst being dedicated to sustainability and responsible tourism. Our team on the ground will be with you every step of the way to ensure you are comfortable, as well as to help you navigate these new environments with respect and understanding.
PeopleWhilst we are always trying to ensure our guests experience the best properties and destinations possible, our ethos about responsible travel is extremely important to us.
We have selected the properties on this itinerary with sustainable and responsible tourism in mind. In the KwaZulu Natal you will enjoy the region's food and wine whilst supporting local suppliers and traders. The hotels also make a huge effort to train and employ local staff.
We encourage all our travelers to research local customs and read your trip notes before you depart to ensure you are conscientious and respectful in a different culture. In most cases we strongly recommend that you do not give money to children beggars. If begging is a successful enterprise, parents are encouraged to forsake their childrenís education in pursuit of this opportunity.
As a company we are founded in the roots of providing responsible and sustainable vacations. This means we seek to partner with local suppliers who provide fair wages, to use accommodation where community and environment are considered and to look at every opportunity for making our vacations as fair to local people and places as possible.