First timer's guide to the perfect KwaZulu Natal Road Trip





Planning your first KwaZulu-Natal road trip?

Our complete KZN road trip guide:

Durban:
Interesting sites:

St Lucia:
Things to do in St Lucia:

Sodwana Bay:

Kosi Bay:
Kosi Bay Slackpacking Trail:
Snorkel Aquarium Reef:

Northern Game Reserves:
Ndumo Game Reserve:
Hiking the Mkhuze Fig Forest:

Battlefields:
Isandlwana and Rorke’s Drift:

uKhahlamba Drakensberg:
The Sentinel Peak Hike:
Sani Pass:

KwaZulu-Natal on the east coast of South Africa is highly undervalued as a tourist destination, and often overlooked in favor of destinations like the Kruger National Park and Cape Town.

Having grown up in this amazing province we may be a little biased, but through exploring it ourselves have discovered that this sunny corner of South Africa offers it all – a vibrant and diverse culture, majestic mountains, untamed big five bush experiences and possibly the most unspoiled beaches in the country. Not to forget that KwaZulu-Natal’s winter weather (April-July) is the best in the country!

KwaZulu-Natal highlights:
Unspoiled sandy beaches and warm water.
Malaria-free big five game reserves.
Two UNESCO World Heritage Sites (iSimangaliso Wetland Park and the uKhahlamba-Drakensberg Park).
A vibrant and diverse blend of cultures.
World-class diving and surfing destinations.

We would love you to come and explore this magical province for yourself, and have put together a list of our top picks in the province to get those travel juices flowing!

Our dream KwaZulu-Natal road trip is a circular self-drive route covers 1600 km and takes in all of the highlights of KwaZulu-Natal including the berg, big five bush and spectacular beaches.

Music:
A Distant Shore by Itay Kashti | 2018 | Love | Cinematic Sounds

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