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, The Oyster Box, perfectly situated on the beach and affording spectacular views across the ocean. Here you can enjoy all that amazing Umhlanga Rocks has to offer from walks along the promenade to 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 breath taking scenery and views, some of the best wildlife in SA and superb guiding! Bush dining experiences and special little touches will ensure this is one of your most memorable holidays ever.

the Oyster Box Wildlife-at-Phinda-Private-Game-Reserve (4) Phinda Mountain
  • Tailor-made Itinerary from $4,450 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 be met by a member of the Mahlatini team who will transfer you by road to The Oyster Box in Umhlanga Rocks, north of Durban.

Room Type: Classic Seafacing Room Meal Basis: BB Bed and Breakfast
Day 6 - 9:
  • 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: Cottage Meal Basis: AIS All Inclusive and Scheduled Safari Activities
Day 10:
    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 11: Arrive at JFK

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


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


  • 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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