Self-Drive Battlefields Adventure

This trip is designed for those interested in seeing the famous Anglo-Zulu and Boer War battlefield sites of Kwa Zulu Natal. You will stay at two separate lodges offering expertly guided tours and a host of other activities. With your own hire car, you can explore at your own pace and totally immerse yourself in Zulu culture. The holiday also includes a 4 night stay in the luxurious Oyster Box Hotel in Durban. This will allow some time to relax on the beach or by the pool before heading off on your adventure into the Battlefields area.

Oyster Box Hotel Three Tree Hill Amphitheatre Walk
  • Tailor-made Itinerary from $3,790 Per Person
Day 1: Catch your overnight flight from JFK to Durban King Shaka
Day 2 - 5:
  • 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 Umhlanga Rocks, a beach town north of Durban.

Room Type: Classic Seafacing Room Meal Basis: BB Bed and Breakfast
Day 6 - 8:
  • Drakensberg

Today you will take the drive to the Spionkop area near to the spectacular Drakensberg Mountains.

Room Type: Standard Room Meal Basis: FB Full Board
Day 9 - 11:
  • Battlefields

Today you will take the to Battlefields region in Zululand.

Room Type: Standard Room Meal Basis: FB Full Board
Day 12:
    Onward Transfer to Durban King Shaka Airport

Today you will take the drive back to King Shaka International Airport in Durban to connect with your flight home.

Day 13: Arrive at JFK

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  • Arrival Airport: Durban King Shaka
  • The Oyster Box Hotel
    Nights: 4
  • Three Tree Hill
    Nights: 3
  • Fugitives Drift Guest House
    Nights: 3
  • Return Airport: Durban King Shaka


  • International flights from JFK
  • Accommodation as specified
  • Meals as specified
  • 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


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

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