Kwazulu Natal Discovery
10 night South African Fly-drive
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Holiday Highlights
  • FREE Upgrade to Jabula Tent at the Thanda Private Game Reserve
  • FREE Game Drives
  • 3 nights for the price of 2 at the Oyster Box, B&B
Overview
Fly to Durban and pick up your compact car. Drive to your first hotel called the Fordoun Boutique Hotel. After your 2 nights here make your way to the Battlefields where you have 2 nights at the Isandlwana Lodge on a Full Board basis.
 
After 3 days of history and culture make your way to your private game reserve where you will spend your next 3 nights surrounded by Bush and wildlife. Your final 3 nights will be spent at the famous Oyster Box hotel before driving back to the airport to drop your car off.

 

What's Included
  • Return flights
  • FREE car hire for the FULL duration
  • 2 nights at the Fordoun Boutique Hotel, B&B
  • 2 nights at the Isandlwana Lodge, Full Board
  • 3 nights Full Board at the Thanda Private Game Reserve
  • FREE Upgrade to Jabula Tent
  • FREE Game Drives
  • 3 nights for the price of 2 at the Oyster Box, B&B
  • £300 per person discount
Itinerary

Day by Day

Day 1 London to Durban

Fly overnight from London to Durban

Day 2 Durban

When you arrive in Durban pick up your compact car and drive the 1 hour 30 minute journey to your accommodation. When you arrive settle in and enjoy the day at leisure.

Day 3 Fordoun Boutique hotel

Fordoun, situated in the rolling hills of Nottingham Road in the KZN Midlands, was created and is managed with the goal that every guest should leave feeling uplifted, positive and relieved of stress. This award winning Spa and Boutique Hotel was converted from an old farmyard and dairy, into a Destination Spa. The underlying philosophy is that Fordoun focuses on positive energy and the enjoyment of life. This allows guests the opportunity to make choices for themselves, in an environment that embraces what Africa offers them in a personal and intimate setting. Skye Bistro uses only the freshest local produce available; open 7 days a week for hotel guests and also visitors in search of excellent cuisine.

Day 4 Fordoun to Battlefields

After your 2 days at this stunning hotel it’s time to continue your drive to the Battlefields where you have 2 nights at the Isandlwana Lodge.

Day 5 Isandlwana Lodge

Isandlwana Lodge is an ecologically and culturally sensitive building perched on the side of the Nyoni Rock just underneath where the Zulu Commander stood during the Battle of Isandlwana on the 22nd of January 1879. The building is made of local rock and has a thatched roof. There are twelve bedrooms, each with a private balcony looking out to views that seem to go on forever. The rooms are comfortably furnished in a mixture of ethnic and modern styles. The main level of the lodge is where the lobby, dining area and bar are located and there is a board room and library just above them. The wrap-around verandas overlook the same marvelous view as one enjoys from the bedrooms. Battlefield tours of Isandlwana and Rorke's Drift are led each day by Rob Gerrard, FRGS,author and renowned resident historian at the lodge or one of his associates. Enjoy walks, photographic safaris, birding, horse riding and cultural tours.

Day 6 Isandlwana Lodge to Hluhluwe

After 2 magical days learning and discovering the History of the battlefields you are now on your way to your Game Reserve. When you arrive you will check in and go straight on your first evening game drive!

Day 7 – 8 Thanda Private Game Reserve

Thanda Private Game Reserve offers an authentically South African wildlife experience, matched with sincere commitment to the Zulu culture and conservation of the environment. It is the proud location of 3 different products, each with their own style. Thanda Safari Lodge is known for its 9 bush suites, each shaped like a traditional Zulu homestead and the height of African abundance. Exclusive Villa iZulu is the ideal hideaway for those with a taste for privacy. Amidst green lawns and surrounded by bush, it is beyond any understanding of extravagance. For guests wanting an authentic safari experience, Thanda Tented Camp offers 15 spacious tents, with private decks from which to enjoy spectacular views over one of the most beautiful reserves. Within the Tented Camp lies the romantic and beautifully spacious Jabula ('Happiness') Tent – ideal for honeymooners as well as families.

Day 9 Hluhluwe to Umhlanga

You will have your last game drive early this morning before checking out your hotel and continuing your drive down the coast where you’re last 3 nights will be spent at the famous Oyster Box Hotel

Day 10 - 11 The Oyster Box

Standing proud on uMhlanga's beachfront, directly on the beach and overlooking the Indian Ocean, the 86-room Oyster Box, is one of South Africa's best-loved hotels. Renowned for generous hospitality, attentive service and exceptional cuisine, The Oyster Box, a Member of Red Carnation Hotel Collection, offers all the colonial charm and nostalgia of a bygone era, but with all the modern comfort and amenities. Dining venues range from the Ocean Terrace, serving casual and al fresco fare and a curry buffet, to the legendary, fine-dining Grill Room. The Palm Court serves a lavish High Tea daily, with live piano accompaniment. The Oyster and Lighthouse Bars are the hottest spots in town for sundowners. Equipped with 6 treatment rooms, a hydrotherapy bath, grooming lounge, plunge-pool, gym, infinity pool and tranquillity lounge, The spa offers the latest in health and wellness treatments. Other facilities include 2 swimming pools, a private library, luscious tropical gardens and an intimate, 24-seater movie theatre. The Oyster Box is KwaZulu-Natal's premiere wedding and honeymoon venue.

Day 12 Durban to London

Your time in Durban and the KZN has come to an end so it’s time to drive back to the airport, drop your car off and check in for your overnight flight home.

Day 13 London

Arrive back into the UK after a fantastic holiday.

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