Umhlanga Beach and Phinda Safari Holiday

A stunning holiday option with incredible scenery, beach time and a first class safari to end things in style! Spend time in one of the most renowned hotels in SA, perfectly situated on the beach and affording spectacular views across the ocean. You can enjoy the splendid Oyster Box hotel and all that amazing Umhlanga has to offer, from walks along the promenade, fantastic restaurants and a lively nightlife scene. You will then head to Phinda Game Reserve for your Big 5 safari. Phinda is a sensational safari offering, with stunning scenery and views, some of the best wildlife in SA and superb guiding! Amazing dining bush dining experiences and special little touches will ensure this is one of your most memorable holidays ever!

  • Tailor-made Itinerary from $3,340 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 be met by a member of the Mahlatini team who will transfer you by road to your hotel.

Room Type: Superior Garden Villa Meal Basis: BB Bed and Breakfast
Day 5 - 8:
  • Phinda Private Game Reserve

Today you will be met by your private driver who will transfer you by road to the Phinda Private Game Reserve.

Room Type: Suite Meal Basis: AIS All Inclusive and Scheduled Safari Activities
Day 9:
    Onward Transfer to Durban King Shaka Airport

Today you will be met by your private driver who will transfer you by road to Durban King Shaka Airport where you will connect with your onward flight home.

Day 10: Arrive at JFK

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  • Arrival Airport: Durban King Shaka
  • The Oyster Box Hotel
    Nights: 3
  • Phinda Vlei Lodge
    Nights: 4
  • Return Airport: Durban King Shaka


  • International flights from JFK
  • Accommodation as specified
  • Meals as specified
  • Drinks at Phinda Vlei Lodge
  • All scheduled safari activities offered by the camps or lodges
  • Road transfers as detailed in the itinerary
  • Conservancy fees


  • Gratuities
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Additional activities not offered as scheduled by the accommodation


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

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