KwaZulu-Natal road trip valley of a thousand hills

A first-timer’s guide to the perfect KwaZulu-Natal road trip

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Planning your first KwaZulu-Natal road trip? Then you’ve just landed on the perfect page to help you with that! 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 […]

Bevan crossing the uMkhuze river into the Fig Forest

Hike a 900-year-old Fig forest: Mkhuze Game Reserve

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When last did you come across a living organism that is over 900-years old? We were amazed to discover that Africa’s last ancient, indigenous fig forest can be found in Mkhuze Game Reserve right on Durban’s doorstep. Highlights Discover a wild Sycamore Fig forest that is over 900-years old. Explore Big 5 territory on foot. […]

Sunset at Sodwana Bay in northern KwaZulu-Natal

Bush Walks, 1,000 Year Old Trees and the Best Sunsets Ever in iSimangaliso

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Hi everyone. We left things off last time inside the Hluhluwe/iMfolozi Game Reserve. Since then, we’ve headed back into the iSimangaliso Wetland Park and had a week characterised by extreme weather that changed just about every plan we had. Somehow though, things have a way of working themselves out. (Subscribe to our YouTube Channel for our latest travel […]

Mission Rocks

Sad Goodbyes to the iSimangaliso Wetland Park

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Welcome to our second update from the St Lucia section of the iSimangaliso Wetland Park. (Subscribe to our YouTube Channel for our latest travel videos!) Expectations exceeded If someone had asked us before we started the trip how long we thought we’d spend in this area, we would have said three days, possibly four to be generous? […]

Lake St Lucia estuary

Exploring St Lucia and the iSimangaliso Wetland Park

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Today we’re writing from the Cape Vidal section of the iSimangaliso Wetland Park. (Subscribe to our YouTube Channel for our latest travel videos!) The iSimangaliso Wetland Park iSimangaliso is a park that needs no introduction. It was proclaimed as South Africa’s very first UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1999. It was awarded this status for its unique […]