Country & Coastal Touring

Rhino Scratching on a Tree

White Rhino

One of the great things about living in Durban, it that there are some many fantastic game reserves in KwaZulu-Natal. Recently we visited a reserve about 2,5 hours away. It started at 6:30am from Durban and we were back by 7pm – it was a fantastic day was great animal[…]

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Safari Tours are the Most Popular

Over the last 10 years or so I’ve been keeping track as to which tours are the most popular. I’ve also categorized the tours into 1 day tours, overnight tours and the 3 day tours to again try and judge just what people prefer. And I guess it shouldn’t be[…]

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Sightseeing Tour of Durban City

The city of Durban is one of the most interesting cities to visit in South Africa. The area the city occupies today was once the territorial lands of the Zulu king, Shaka kaSenzangakhona. The first europeans who arrived to deliberately settle the area arrived only in 1824 and it was[…]

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A Private Zulu Cultural Tour Starting in Durban

Some weeks ago I was contacted by a Dutch family who were planning on traveling around South Africa. They week keen to get some insight in Zulu culture when they started their Zululand and Durban leg of the trip. After some emails back and forth we settled on an itinerary[…]

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Walking the Battlefield of Isandlwana

On the 22nd of January in 1879, a unprepared British force of about 1600 men were surprised and over-run by a force of 25,000 Zulu warriors. The British were an invading force, and the Zulu’s were defending their homelands. The battle was short and sharp, and by the end of[…]

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