Bush to Beach in Kwazulu-Natal

Kwazulu Natal is a great option alternative safari option, offering wildlife lovers the chance to see the Big Five: elephant, rhino, buffalo, lion and leopard, plus the endangered black rhino, as well as cheetahs and hyena. It's one of South Africa's best-kept secrets, in which you'll be immersed in a proud, authentic African culture, the historic intrigue of the Battlefields, the beautiful Drakensberg Mountain range and pristine Indian Ocean beaches alongside its epic wildlife experiences. The safari lodges may not have big-name appeal, but you’ll soon find out they offer a unique and rich game experience experienced nowhere else on the continent.

Trip Highlights
Discover trendy Durban
Enjoy a Big 5 safari experience
Explore the historic Battlefields
Relax on the Indian Ocean coast
When To Go
All Year
Ideal Length
1 week+, the most time efficient safari and beach combo we offer.

Why choose nemo?

Connect with a personal travel expert who will tailor your itinerary to match your travel goals, offering a fully bespoke service. Once we’ve curated the perfect trip, our concierge team will help plan those finer details, from visa applications to suggesting the best restaurants in town. You’ll also have access to our app, which holds all your essential information alongside an interactive map loaded with our handpicked local recommendations for your trip. Enjoy all this, plus nemo treats and VIP treatment every step of the way.

"The safari was the absolute highlight and made our trip. The nemo team were incredibly helpful and always on hand (even during our trip) for any questions. We couldn't have imagined a better honeymoon."


nemo traveller - Lucy

What to expect

Walking safaris are both spectacular and exhilarating
Hluhluwe Umfolozi Game Reserve
Getting Around: We take care of everything, from transfers to light aircraft flights. Our team on the ground are on hand every step of the way.
Durban is not your run-of-the-mill city
Umhlanga Rocks
Weather Watch: November-February can be very hot, humid and wet across the region.
A dramatic coastline is yours to explore
Isimangaliso Wetlands Park
Our carbon flight calculator


The carbon footprint for this trip is approximately 2.9 tonnes, which is equivalent to over 54,000 cups of coffee! This is based on a direct return flight from London Heathrow (LHR) to Tambo, Johannesburg (JNB). Chat to us to learn about the great offset options that we offer!


Ethical travel 


1% of every trip's value is donated to our charity partner, Hello World, giving you a trip to be proud of! By building solar-powered internet hubs in marginalised communities, they are changing lives through connectivity and education. Read more about our ethical values and partners here


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Day trip to Sigiriya
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What is included

Transfers, activities, hotels and our special nemo treats along the way. International flights not included.