Discover delightful Durban and South Africa's stunning East Coast with a mixture of city, beach and safari in this fabulous itinerary. Big 5 game viewing, with the wilds of the stunning coastline will enthrall the intrepid traveller and as a self drive option, you can really enjoy this holiday at your own pace. We love this itinerary for its varied wildlife and scenery, and as this home to the Zulu's; there is plenty of culture to immerse yourself in! If you are lucky and time things just right, you will arrive on the beaches of the Elephant Coast on time to witness turtles laying eggs, whale sharks basking off the coast and you can even swim with dolphins!
- Tailor-made Itinerary from $6,030 Per Person
- 4 nights at The Beverly Hills Hotel
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.
- Elephant Coast
- 2 nights at Makakatana Bay Lodge
Today you will take the drive to the St Lucia.
- Elephant Coast
- 3 nights at Kosi Forest Lodge
Today you will take the drive to Kosi Bay.
- Elephant Coast
- 4 nights at Thonga Beach Lodge
Today you will take the drive to the Elephant Coast.
- Phinda Private Game Reserve
- 3 nights at Phinda Mountain Lodge
Today you will take the drive to Phinda Private Game Reserve.
Onward Transfer to Durban King Shaka Airport
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.
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- Arrival Airport: Durban King Shaka
The Beverly Hills Hotel
Makakatana Bay Lodge
Kosi Forest Lodge
Thonga Beach Lodge
Phinda Mountain Lodge
- Return Airport: Durban King Shaka
- International flights from JFK
- Accommodation as specified
- Meals as specified
- All scheduled activities offered by the camps or lodges
- Car hire, group B car (Ford Fiesta or similar) including full cover, unlimited km and taxes
- National Parks and conservation entry fees
- Personal travel insurance
- Visas and visa fees where relevant
- Beverages with the exception of all inclusive hotels
- Additional activities not included as scheduled at hotels, lodges or camps
- Outward Flight:
- Overnight from JFK to Durban King Shaka
- Return Flight:
- Overnight from Durban King Shaka to JFK
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The prices in our itineraries are intended to guide you towards a potential budget for your holiday.
The cost of your tailored holiday will be dependent on what accommodation and airline class you select, the season you travel in, the airline used, any discounts applied or additional private extras you require.
Our journey specialists understand that you will be searching for a quality holiday at the best price and as we are always looking to establish loyalty to Mahlatini, we will be happy to compare any cheaper options you may have obtained. Do be aware, however, of any hidden extras and that you are indeed comparing like for like whilst also receiving the same quality service and financial protection.
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