Big 7 Safari Holiday Package in KwaZulu Natal South Africa

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3 Night Bush and Ocean Experience Big 7 Safari

Trip Details

Join us on a 3 Night Photographic Safari,

to Hluhluwe Umfolozi Game Reserve Big5 (the oldest Proclaimed reserve in Africa) & venture out into the Indian Ocean to go in search of the mighty Humpback Whales that migrate past our Coastline (St Lucia, South Africa’s first World Heritage Site),

Pristine beauty is preserved in the exceptionally scenic Hluhluwe National Park. Set out to explore both on a open game drive safari vehicle and our Legally permitted Whale Watching Vessel.

The 40 ft King Cat skippered by none other than Brett King.

Spot wildlife up close with your personal knowledgeable guide, African sunrise in Hluhluwe Umfolozi Game Reserve & Sunsets in St Lucia.

Enjoy seeing Hippo/Nile Crocodiles while enroute up the St Lucia Estuary by boat, go in search of the elusive Leopard,

Rhino, Buffalo while out in the bush at night on a night Safari. Explore Shakaland feel the rhythm of mysterious and magical Africa, with assegaai- wielding warriors listen to the secrets of the Sangomas.

Trip Highlights

  • Trek into Hluhluwe Umfolozi Game Reserve (oldest proclaimed park in Africa) by open game drive safari vehicles, and surround yourself with rolling hills and spectacular sights of wildlife.
  • Venture by Boat into the great Indian Ocean in search of Humpback Whales and Dolphins.
  • Night Drive Safari in search of the Leopard.
  • Witness Hippo, Nile Crocodile and the African Fish Eagle on the Estuary on a boat cruise
  • Over night at Shakaland and experience Zulu dancing and culture


Itinerary – 3 Nights

Day 1 — Durban International Airport, arrive St Lucia,South Africa

Arrive at King Shaka International Airport, travel to St Lucia South Africa. Get settled in and meet with guide for orientation ( please indicate should you require a transfer). Late afternoon join us on a Boat cruise up the St Lucia Estuary to witness Hippo wallowing, Nile Crocodiles, African Fish Eagle and a lot more. After dinner (For your own account) we are of on a Night Drive into the Isimangaliso Wetlands Park in search of Leopard, Rhino, Buffalo, Chameleons and lots lots more, hear the bush come alive..

(2hour boat cruise/ 2,5hour Night Drive Safari)

Day 2— Hluhluwe Umfolozi Game Reserve Big5

Board the 4*4 open game drive vehicle as we are of on a early Big5 safari to Hluhluwe Umfolozi Game Reserve, witness the wildlife in the oldest proclaimed game reserve in Africa. Keep an eye out for the Big5, African Wild Dog and Cheetah that hunt in the open plains. Traditional South African bush barbeque in the reserve while observing the wildlife at one of the many scenic picnic spots. With spectacular vantage points your personal and knowledgeable game ranger will get you the sightings that you love to see. African Vultures swirling in the skies, cries of Hyenas and Wild Dogs hunting this safari will remain with you for years to come.

(9hour Big5 Safari)

Day 3— St Lucia (Indian Ocean Whale Watching Excursion)

A early departure as we set off in search of the mighty Humpback Whales (Indian Ocean), a World Heritage (Isimangaliso Wetlands Park)has a lot to offer. The migratory Humpbacks are witnessed daily from mid June to the end of November, other marine species include Dolphins an array of marine fish species and ship wrecks may also be encountered.

(3 hours Whale Watching)


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Heritage Game Drives


Day 4— Shakaland transfer back to Durban

After a hearty breakfast we are off to Shakaland to experience the traditional Zulu Customs and beliefs, meet a Sangoma, witness Zulu warriors and watch Zulu dancing. Overnight in a traditional bee hive hut Diner / Bed & Breakfast incl. Early next morning we depart for Durban so that you may continue with your travels.

Trip Cost : R5100 pp

Price is per person, double occupancy.

Airfare is not included.  transfer’s not included to and from Durban International.

Please note all dinners are for your own account except for Shakaland overnight stay.

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