This self-drive itinerary combines a city break in Cape Town with the best that the province of KwaZulu Natal has to offer. Start in one of the most visited parts of South Africa, Cape Town, which is popular, not only for its beauty, but also for the incredible activities. A short flight will take you to KwaZulu Natal's coastal city of Durban, famous for its beautiful Indian Ocean beaches and sub-tropical climate.
A Big 5-safari at Hluhluwe Umfolozi Game Reserve is squeezed in the middle of your time along this spectacular coastline. Concluding near to the border with Mozambique in the area known as the Elephant Coast you will enjoy activities from snorkeling and scuba diving, to forest walks, cultural visits and turtle drives (in season). This is an extra special place of exquisite natural beauty. It will revive your senses and be the perfect end to a diverse and fun-filled holiday.
Whatever your budget, our travel experts will work with you and give expert advice to make the very most of your available time and funds. They will guide you on the best time of year to travel, select the best value destinations and secure the little ‘add-ons’ that will make your tailor-made trip that extra bit special.
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Catch your overnight flight from Philadelphia International Airport to Cape Town International
Upon arrival at Cape Town International Airport you will be met by a member of the Mahlatini team who will assist you to the car hire desk to collect your hire car. From here you will drive yourselves to your hotel.
Today you will take the drive to Cape Town Airport where you will drop off your hire car and catch your domestic flight to Durban. On arrival in Durban you will collect a further hire car and drive yourselves to Umhlanga Rocks, a town north of Durban.
Today you will take the drive to the Hluhluwe Umfolozi Game Reserve.
Today you will take the drive to the Elephant Coast.
Today you will take the drive to Durban King Shaka Airport where you will drop off your hire car and connect with your onward flight home.