South Africa Durban Information, what to do and what to see
One of South Africa’s major cities with cool tropical weather year round, this destination offers traveller a kaleidoscope of choices from Whale Watching to exploring Zulu Culture and history. The province of KwaZulu Natal has for years been a top destination both summer and winter with so many destinations to choose from while in the province Durban continues to offer many a traveller spectacular destinations. Durban with its new Waterfront developement and world class Ushaka Marine World gives one the opportunity to witness tropical water fish species, top class restaurants and many attivities for the younger and more active adults, try scuba diving with Raggie Toothed Sharks or snorkel one of the many large open tanks in and amoungst tropical fish.
Other top destiantions include the Valley of a Thousand Hills, with numerous farm stalls curio markets and craft markets one can easily be lost for days. Durban beach front has received a upgrade with numerous new shops, great beaches and warm water year round one should make this a must.
Travelling North of Durban one will experience cane fields that thrive in the tropical tempretures, as one approaches ZuluLand one has the opportunity of witnessing some of the most splendid Big 5 Game Reserves that South Africa has to offer, Hluhluwe Imfolozi Game Reserve the oldest reserve in Africa only 2,5hrs from Durban. Mkuze Game Reserve a birders paradise, Isimangaliso Wetlands Park South Africa’s first World Heritage Site to name but a few of the National Parks that one may experience year round. Private reserves in Zululand include Phinda, Thanda, Zuka and Zulu Nyala these reserves with their own unique Big5 also offer one close encounters.
The new King Shaka Airport situated in the northern part of Durban in close proximity to Ballito also allows one to travel to Zululand with ease.
For daily excursions from Durban to Hluhluwe Umfolozi Game Reserve or Isimangaliso Wetlands Park contact us today at [email protected] or call +27 834572147
Heritage Tours & Safaris offers a World of luxury Wildlife Big5 Safaris to all reserves in and around Durban.