Kwazulu Natal Self Drive Holiday

A classic KwaZulu Natal holiday incorporating city, Big 5 safari and beach. This is a particularly great option for those short on time but wanting to experience as much as possible! A short trip bursting with culture, activities, such as snorkeling and kayaking, and of course wildlife, will provide a perfect introduction to South Africa's East Coast.

Diving Lion cub rhino-ridge-safari-lodge
  • Tailor-made Itinerary from $3,530 Per Person
Day 1: Catch your overnight flight from JFK to Durban King Shaka
Day 2 - 4:
  • Durban

Upon arrival at Durban King Shaka Airport you will make your way to the car hire desk to collect your hire car. From here you will drive yourself to Durban.

Room Type: Standard Room Meal Basis: BB Bed and Breakfast
Day 5 - 7:
  • Elephant Coast

Today you will take the drive to the Hlulhluwe Umfolozi Game Reserve.

Room Type: Safari Room Meal Basis: FBS Full Board and Scheduled Safari Activities
Day 8 - 11:
  • Elephant Coast

Today you will drive to the Elephant Coast.

Room Type: Standard Tent Meal Basis: FBA Full Board and Scheduled Activities
Day 12:
    Onward Transfer to Richards Bay Airport

Today you will take the drive to Richards Bay Airport where you will drop off your hire car and connect with your onward flight home.

Day 13: Arrive at JFK

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  • Arrival Airport: Durban King Shaka
  • The Beverly Hills Hotel
    Nights: 3
  • Rhino Ridge Safari Lodge
    Nights: 3
  • Rocktail Beach Camp
    Nights: 4
  • Return Airport: Richards Bay


  • International flights from JFK
  • Accommodation as specified
  • Meals as specified
  • All scheduled safari activities offered by the camps or lodges
  • Car hire, group B car (Ford Fiesta or similar) including full cover, unlimited km and taxes


  • Gratuities
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Additional activities not offered as scheduled by the accommodation
  • Visas and visa fees where relevant
  • Petrol
  • Beverages
  • National Parks and conservation entry fees


Outward Flight:
Overnight from JFK to Durban King Shaka
Return Flight:
Overnight from Richards Bay to JFK

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