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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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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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KwaZulu-Natal on Horseback

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22 DAYS OF THE EXCEPTIONAL ZULU KINGDOM – DAY 9 The love of horses is shared by many in KZN, and nothing can quite come close to an experience on horseback… Experience the South Coast on horseback: SELSDON PARK ESTATE offers rides through the unspoilt beaches, lush coastal forests with …

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Hluhluwe – A Safari Wonderland

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22 DAYS OF THE EXCEPTIONAL ZULU KINGDOM – DAY 8 Hluhluwe–iMfolozi Park The oldest proclaimed nature reserve in Africa. It consists of 960 km² (96,000 ha) of hilly topography 280 kilometres (170 mi) north of Durban in central Zululand, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa and is known for its rich wildlife and …

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Giba Gorge : Fun For Everyone

The beautiful Giba Gorge

22 DAYS OF THE EXCEPTIONAL ZULU KINGDOM – DAY 7 The Giba Gorge Nature Reserve is 72ha in extent and comprises predominantly scarp forest and grasslands. There are a number of scenic walks through the reserve. Managing Agency: eThekwini Municipality Type: Nature Reserve Facilities: Self-guided trails (Although there are currently …

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Experience: Sani Pass

Sani Pass has so many activities for you!

22 DAYS OF THE EXCEPTIONAL ZULU KINGDOM – DAY 6 The tight zig-zagging curves of Sani Pass, one of the most magnificent mountain passes in South Africa, ascend through the sheer cliffs of the Drakensberg, linking KwaZulu Natal to the independent country of Lesotho. The route is also known as …

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uShaka Sea World voted Durban’s Best Attraction

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uShaka Sea World voted Durban’s Best Attraction uShaka Marine World was proud to add the Durban Chamber of Commerce’s Tourism Award for the Best Attraction to its growing gallery of awards this month. uShaka Marine world chief executive, Stella Khumalo, said that the award, which recognised the fifth largest aquarium …

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Durban Green Corridor – How to max-out the enjoyment

The beautiful Blue Lagoon, Umgeni River in the Durban Green Corridor

22 Days of the EXCEPTIONAL Zulu Kingdom – Day 5 The Durban Green Corridor is a service point for Eco tourists looking for authentic, unique and exciting nature experiences within the city of Durban. Durban Green Corridor specializes in information and reservations for leisure and outdoor activities ranging from exciting …

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