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$178.75 Sightseeing Tickets & Passes

Drakensberg Giants Castle Nature Reserve Tour from Durban (Min 2 People)

Visit: Zulu SafarisWe depart from Durban and head towards the Giants Castle Reserve in Drakensburg Mountain range. Giant's Castle camp is situated on a grassy plateau among the deep valleys running down from the face of the High Drakensberg, offering glorious viewsAt Giants Castle reserve, there is a large sandstone cave containing prehistoric San rock art. The San and Khoe people were hunters and gatherers who roamed South Africa for 1000s years. This cave is one of the biggest and best preserved painted sites in southern Africa. This cave is an easy 30 minutes’ walk from the camp office and regular guided tours are taken through this unique exhibition from 09h00 to 15h00 daily. A visit to Giant's Castle offers the privilege of entering the world of the San as well as the opportunity to study a varied and exciting range of habitats.From there we head to the small town of Howick and visit its waterfall. Howick Falls is approximately 95 m in height and lies on the Umgeni River. The Zulu people called the falls KwaNogqaza, which means "Place of the Tall One".  We then visit the Nelson Mandela Capture Site Statue and Apartheid Museum. The Nelson Mandela sculpture comprises of 50 steel column constructions – each between 6.5 and 9.5 metres tall – set into the Midlands landscape. The approach to the site leads one down a path towards the sculpture where, at 35 meters, a portrait of Nelson Mandela, looking west, comes into focus. The 50 linear vertical units, line up to create the illusion of a flat image. The museum is dedicated to Nelson Mandela’s life and his struggle against Apartheid.

$178.88 Sightseeing Tickets & Passes

Drakensberg Giants Castle Rock Art Day Tour from Durban

Visit: Zulu SafarisWe depart from Durban and head towards the Giants Castle Reserve in Drakensburg Mountain range. Giant's Castle camp is situated on a grassy plateau among the deep valleys running down from the face of the High Drakensberg, offering glorious viewsAt Giants Castle reserve, there is a large sandstone cave containing prehistoric San rock art. The San and Khoe people were hunters and gatherers who roamed South Africa for 1000s years. This cave is one of the biggest and best preserved painted sites in southern Africa. This cave is an easy 30 minutes’ walk from the camp office and regular guided tours are taken through this unique exhibition from 09h00 to 15h00 daily. A visit to Giant's Castle offers the privilege of entering the world of the San as well as the opportunity to study a varied and exciting range of habitats.From there we head to the small town of Howick and visit its waterfall. Howick Falls is approximately 95 m in height and lies on the Umgeni River. The Zulu people called the falls KwaNogqaza, which means "Place of the Tall One".  We then visit the Nelson Mandela Capture Site Statue and Apartheid Museum. The Nelson Mandela sculpture comprises of 50 steel column constructions – each between 6.5 and 9.5 metres tall – set into the Midlands landscape. The approach to the site leads one down a path towards the sculpture where, at 35 meters, a portrait of Nelson Mandela, looking west, comes into focus. The 50 linear vertical units, line up to create the illusion of a flat image. The museum is dedicated to Nelson Mandela’s life and his struggle against Apartheid.

$181.59 Sightseeing Tickets & Passes

Drakensberg Giants Castle Nature Reserve Tour from Durban

Visit: Zulu SafarisWe depart from Durban and head towards the Giants Castle Reserve in Drakensburg Mountain range. Giant's Castle camp is situated on a grassy plateau among the deep valleys running down from the face of the High Drakensberg, offering glorious viewsAt Giants Castle reserve, there is a large sandstone cave containing prehistoric San rock art. The San and Khoe people were hunters and gatherers who roamed South Africa for 1000s years. This cave is one of the biggest and best preserved painted sites in southern Africa. This cave is an easy 30 minutes’ walk from the camp office and regular guided tours are taken through this unique exhibition from 09h00 to 15h00 daily. A visit to Giant's Castle offers the privilege of entering the world of the San as well as the opportunity to study a varied and exciting range of habitats.From there we head to the small town of Howick and visit its waterfall. Howick Falls is approximately 95 m in height and lies on the Umgeni River. The Zulu people called the falls KwaNogqaza, which means "Place of the Tall One".  We then visit the Nelson Mandela Capture Site Statue and Apartheid Museum. The Nelson Mandela sculpture comprises of 50 steel column constructions – each between 6.5 and 9.5 metres tall – set into the Midlands landscape. The approach to the site leads one down a path towards the sculpture where, at 35 meters, a portrait of Nelson Mandela, looking west, comes into focus. The 50 linear vertical units, line up to create the illusion of a flat image. The museum is dedicated to Nelson Mandela’s life and his struggle against Apartheid.

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