Self Drive South Africa and Mozambique Safari and Beach Holiday

This wonderful itinerary combines the Kwazulu Natal area of South Africa and Maputo in Mozambique. You'll arrive in Durban where you will collect your hire car and will make your way to the beautiful Umhlanga village just outside of Durban. Enjoy 3 nights enjoying everything the sunshine coast has to offer from aquariums, golf courses, stunning mountain ranges and fabulous shopping. From the modern city you'll make your way into the bush and enjoy 4 nights on safari. With two game drives and a bush walk each day, you'll have plenty of opportunities to spot the Big 5 as well as plain game and a vast array of birds. After your adventures on safari you'll drive to the Kosi Bay border clear immigration and continue onto the stunning White Pearl Resort. Situated on a pristine private beach in southern Mozambique White Pearl Resorts offers sublime ocean frontage of more than 2km and is surrounded by untouched tracts of bush. It provides exceptional accommodation, service and cuisine along with some of the finest diving in Mozambique. Migrating humpback whales can be seen from the lodge from June to September and whale sharks are seen on dives during most of the year but particularly from October to March. After 7 nights you'll drive to Maputo Airport where you will drop off your hire car and will check in for your flight to Johannesburg and onwards home.

  • Lower Budget from $5,790 Per Person
  • Tailor-made Itinerary from $6,160 Per Person
  • Higher Budget from $26,190 Per Person
Day 1: Catch your overnight flight from JFK to Durban King Shaka
Day 2 - 4:
  • Durban
  • Durban
  • 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
Room Type: Deluxe Room Meal Basis: BB Bed and Breakfast
Room Type: Classic Garden Facing Room Meal Basis: BB Bed and Breakfast
Day 5 - 8:
  • Thanda Private Game Reserve
  • Phinda Private Game Reserve
  • Phinda Private Game Reserve

Today you will take the drive to the Phinda Private Game Reserve.

Room Type: Tented Room Meal Basis: FBS Full Board and Scheduled Safari Activities
Room Type: Suite Meal Basis: AIS All Inclusive and Scheduled Safari Activities
Room Type: Suite Meal Basis: AIS All Inclusive and Scheduled Safari Activities
Day 9 - 15:
  • Maputo & Surrounds
  • Maputo & Surrounds
  • Maputo & Surrounds

Today you will take the drive across the border into Mozambique and to your lodge.

Room Type: Pool Suite Meal Basis: HB Half Board
Room Type: Pool Suite Meal Basis: HB Half Board
Room Type: Pool Suite Meal Basis: HB Half Board
Day 16:
    Onward Transfer to Maputo Airport

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

Day 17: Arrive at JFK

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  • Arrival Airport: Durban King Shaka
  • Sandals Umhlanga Rocks
    Nights: 3
  • Thanda Tented Camp
    Nights: 4
  • White Pearl Resorts
    Nights: 7
  • Return Airport: Maputo
  • Arrival Airport: Durban King Shaka
  • Fairmont Zimbali Resort
    Nights: 3
  • Phinda Mountain Lodge
    Nights: 4
  • White Pearl Resorts
    Nights: 7
  • Return Airport: Maputo
  • Arrival Airport: Durban King Shaka
  • The Oyster Box Hotel
    Nights: 3
  • Phinda Rock Lodge
    Nights: 4
  • White Pearl Resorts
    Nights: 7
  • Return Airport: Maputo

Includes

  • International flights from JFK
  • Accommodation as specified
  • Meals as specified
  • Car hire, group B car (VW Polo or similar) including full cover, unlimited km and taxes
  • All scheduled safari activities offered by the camps or lodges
  • Road transfers as detailed in the itinerary
  • National Parks and conservation entry fees

Excludes

  • Gratuities
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Any additional activities not offered as scheduled by the camps or lodges
  • Visas and visa fees where relevant
  • Petrol
  • Beverages with the exception of all inclusive hotels

Flights

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

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