Jill checking out the coastline near Mission Rocks

12 things to do in St Lucia [2020 update]

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This post may contain affiliate links. Read our Disclosure. St Lucia is a small town on the east coast of KwaZulu-Natal almost completely surrounded by wilderness. There are dozens of things to do in St Lucia! Visitors to this incredible destination will find themselves immersed in a natural setting that few other destinations can offer. There […]

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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This post may contain affiliate links. Read our Disclosure. 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 […]

Hike the Siyaya Trail in the Umlalazi Nature Reserve

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This post may contain affiliate links. Read our Disclosure. The Umlalazi Nature Reserve in Mtunzini is a pristine stretch of coastline known for its rich biodiversity, history and natural beauty. It’s situated at the mouth of the Mlalazi River which bends its way through the reserve and creates a beautiful centrepiece for this stunning region. The thickly […]

Hiking in the Entumeni Nature Reserve

3 of our favourite forests in southern Zululand

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This post may contain affiliate links. Read our Disclosure. Barely two hours’ drive north of Durban in the KwaZulu-Natal province lies Zululand and a veritable Eden of pristine forest habitats. Despite the development that has taken place locally, these forest patches have remained largely untouched and are home to some special bird, mammal and reptile species […]