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The Drakensberg – Dragon Mountain

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22 Days of the Exceptional Zulu Kingdom – Day 20 The Zulu people named it ‘uKhahlamba’ or the ‘Barrier of Spears’ and the Dutch Voortrekkers ‘The Dragon Mountain’. As South Africa’s highest mountain range, rising to over 3 000 meters, the Drakensberg is a massive and strikingly beautiful rampart of …

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The Battlefields & Nambiti Private Game Reserve – See the big 5

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22 Days of the Exceptional Zulu Kingdom – Day 19 ABOUT NAMBITI One of the more popular private Game Reserves in the country, Nambiti is quintessentially African. With the establishment of successful development programmes, the reserve continues to benefit and enrich the local people, offer guests some of the finest …

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Shakaland – The greatest Zulu experience

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22 Days of the Exceptional Zulu Kingdom – Day 18 Situated in the heart of Zululand between Eshowe and Melmoth, Shakaland nestled on the top of the Entombeni Hills, overlooking the Phobane Lake. Experience the sight of assegaai-wielding warriors, share the fascinating secrets of the Sangomas and witness traditional customs …

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Oribi Gorge & the Wild 5

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22 days of the Exceptional Zulu Kingdom – Day 17 Oribi Gorge is a canyon in southern KwaZulu-Natal, just west of Port Shepstone, which itself is 120 km south of Durban. Oribi Gorge, cut by the Mzimkulwana river, is the eastern gorge of two gorges that cut through the Oribi Flats (flat sugarcane farmlands) of KwaZulu-Natal. …

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Meandering in the Midlands

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22 Days of the exceptional Zulu Kingdom – Day 15 With so much to offer, the KZN Midlands are a sure fire success – featuring cultural experiences, arts, food, dining, nature and adventure – you’re sure to find your favourite thing to do in the midlands! Highlights: Nelson Mandela Capture …

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KZN & Durban by Air – A view from the top!

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Hot Air Ballooning: The hot air balloon is the oldest successful human-carrying flight technology Launching from three locations in KZN, for scenic flights in the area; The Drakensberg – the Champagne Valley or central berg, The Midlands Meander – Nottingham Road and Tala Private Game Reserve near Pietermaritzburg or Winterton …

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KZN Beaches boast 25 Blue Flags

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KZN now boasts 25 Blue Flag beaches! KZN was awarded 25 Blue Flags – 9 of those being Full Status and 16 with Pilot Status (P). These are as follows: HIBISCUS COAST Marina Trafalgar Lucien Southport Umzumbe Ramsgate Mpenjati (P) UMDONI MUNICIPALITY Pennington Park Rynie (P) Scottburgh Main (P) KWADUKUZA …

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Isimangaliso Wetland Park – South Africa’s first World Heritage Site

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The iSimangaliso Wetland Park was listed as South Africa’s first World Heritage Site in December 1999 in recognition of its superlative natural beauty and unique global values. The 332 000 hectare Park contains three major lake systems, eight interlinking ecosystems, 700 year old fishing traditions, most of South Africa’s remaining …

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