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Safari & Beach in KwaZulu Natal

Kwazulu Natal is a great option alternative safari option and the region is one of the best-kept secrets in South Africa. Expect pristine Indian-ocean beaches, “big five” safari experiences, the beautiful Drakensberg Mountain range and trendy cities. You’ll start your trip with a safari, and finish relaxing on the beach and experiencing the region’s many distinct cultures.

Trip Highlights
Marine wildlife
Safari and beach holidays
Trendy Durban
When To Go
All Year
Ideal Length
1 week+, the most time efficient safari and beach combo we offer.

All the things you’re dying to ask but haven’t

Kwazulu Natal is a diverse region, with towering mountain ranges, long beaches, teeming marine life and rural Zulu villages in amongst tropical vegetation. You’ll explore some local Zulu culture, or try a typical spicy “Durban curry” after cycling through the city on one of our tours. The Safari Lodges may not have big-name appeal, but you’ll soon find out they offer a unique and rich game experience.

"This is a very different safari and beach trip. It offers really fantastic value, a chance to see the 'big 5' and some truly unique beach experiences."


Tom Harding, nemo Co-Founder


Walking safaris are both spectacular and exhilarating
Hluhluwe Umfolozi Game Reserve
Top Tip: Take three nights for your Kwazulu Natal safari to ensure you get to see more than just the ‘big five’.
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 


With every trip, we plant a tree in the nemo woodland, and donate 1% to Hello World, our chosen charity. We also use local hotels and partners wherever we can, so that your travel supports local businesses and the economy.


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