It’s really great that more and more travelers are exploring destinations like Durban that are probably not as well known as others in South Africa. I recently had a group of students from Canada who booked a 4 day safari tour to the Hluhluwe Imfolozi Game Reserve as well as St Lucia. From their comments at the end (and during) the tour they had a great time and could even one day return again with their families.
Most people coming out to South Africa are on their way to the Kruger National Park and Cape Town, and that’s great, both places are fantastic to visit. Few though, know about how amazing Durban can be, and fewer still know about the great many opportunities there are around Durban to get out and enjoy a Durban Safari tour.
A Durban safari to St Lucia estuary is an absolute must when visiting South Africa and Durban in particular. Where else in the country would you find Hippo strolling along a small town’s main street? Or even a Nile Crocodile crossing a road. St Lucia is home to one of the largest (if not the largest) populations of Hippo and Crocodile in one spot and, is situated in the countries 3rd largest game reserve.
The weather was perfect for a tour of the Hluhluwe Imfolozi Game Reserve over the Easter weekend. I started off early on Friday morning to pick up my guest Olivia and her two children Thomas and Josie (aged 7 & 5). After collecting them from Durban North, we headed straight for Emdoneni Cat Rehabilitation Center.
It seems that even in the midst of a storm, there’s something to smile about. Over this past weekend there have been warnings issued to the northern-easterly sections of coast about a cyclone (Irina) that was about to flood half the country. Fortunately for the eastern coast of South Africa, Read more…