9-day Cape Town to Durban via Wild Coast Spectacular Adventure

Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours, V & A WaterfrontTraveler pickup is offered to King Shaka Dr, La Mercy, 4407, South Africa

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The Wild Coast is a stunning section of Eastern Cape coastline stretching from East London in the south to the border of KwaZulu-Natal in the north. It is the home of the Xhosa people and incorporates estuaries, sandy beaches, natural heritage sites, craggy cliffs, waterfalls, and rolling hills, providing spectacular scenery and real authentic traditional experiences... Have a 3 day tour of Cape Town where the best of the area will be showed to you, then the Garden Route where you visit the Cango Caves, Featherbed Eco Experience, Bloukrans Bridge Bungee Jump (optional), Whale watching Nelson Mandela Bay, Addo Elephant Park game drive and night game drive, Bawa Falls, “Execution Rock”, Nelson Mandela Museum at Qunu, Eastern Cape Wild Coast, “The Hole in the Wall” Coffee Bay, sleep in a rural rondawel (hut) of a traditional Xhosa village, Oribi Gorge Nature Reserve, KZN South Coast. Please book this tour at least 60 days in advance.
ItineraryDay 1: Robben Island cultural tour, Two Oceans Aquarium, Bo Kaap MuseumStop At: Heart of Cape Town Museum, Cape Town Central, Western CapeDAY 1: MEET US AT YOUR CENTRALLY LOCATED HOTEL, OR AT THE NELSON MANDELA GATEWAY, PIAZZA LEVEL, CLOCK TOWER PRECINCT, V&A WATERFRONT FROM 08:00 AM TO BOARD FOR ROBBEN ISLAND. THIS MUST-SEE EXCURSION TAKES ABOUT 4 HOURS AND INCLUDE A FERRY TRIP TO THE ISLAND WHERE YOU WILL BE GUIDED TO SEE ALL THE HISTORICAL SITES AROUND THE ISLAND. WE ENJOY LUNCH AND BROWSE THROUGH THE AWESOME SHOPS BEFORE ENTERING THE TWO OCEANS AQUARIUM FOR A TOUR. AFTER THIS, WE VISIT THE BO-KAAP-MUSEUM AND WALK THE STEEP COBBLED STREETS TO VIEW THE COLOURFUL HOUSES. WE CHOOSE ONE OF THE NUMEROUS RESTAURANTS IN THE VICINITY TO HAVE DINNER, AND OVERNIGHT AT “ATFOREST” (OR SIMILAR).Duration: 10 hoursMeals included: • LunchAccommodation included: “ATFOREST” (OR SIMILAR)Day 2: Table Mountain by Aerial Cableway, Kirstenbosch National Botanical GardenStop At: Table Mountain, Table Mountain National Park, Western CapeDAY 2: WE LEAVE OUR HOTEL FOR CAPE TOWN'S MOST FAMOUS ICON: TABLE MOUNTAIN BY THE AERIAL CABLEWAY TO TAKE IN THE NATURAL BEAUTY AND STUNNING VIEWS. THE FIRST BOTANICAL GARDEN IN THE WORLD TO BE ESTABLISHED (IN 1913) TO PROTECT LOCAL FLORA, KIRSTENBOSCH NATIONAL BOTANICAL GARDEN IN THE UNESCO-LISTED CAPE FLORAL KINGDOM FOLLOWS. LUNCH IS AT THE FAMOUS JONKERSHUIS CAPE MALAY RESTAURANT. VISITING GROOT CONSTANTIA, WE TASTE THEIR EXPORT QUALITY WINES. WE JOURNEY ALONG THE FALSE BAY COASTLINE TO KALK BAY HARBOUR AND STROLL ALONG THE QUAINT COBBLED STREETS. FROM HERE WE PASS FISH HOEK AND BOULDERS BEACH NEAR SIMON’S TOWN, HOME TO ONE OF THE FEW LAND-BASED PENGUIN COLONIES IN THE WORLD. CHOOSE ONE OF THE POPULAR RESTAURANTS IN THE AREA FOR DINNER. WE OVERNIGHT AT DE NOORDHOEK LIFESTYLE HOTEL (OR SIMILAR) (B).Duration: 10 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: DE NOORDHOEK LIFESTYLE HOTEL (OR SIMILAR)Day 3: Table Mountain National Park, Flying Dutchman Funicular, Vergenoegd wine farm, Spier Wine FarmStop At: Cape Point Nature Reserve, Cape Town Central, Western CapeDAY 3: FIRST VISIT IS CAPE POINT, PART OF THE TABLE MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK AND HOME TO AN ABUNDANCE OF FLORA AND FAUNA, AND ASCEND THE VIEWPOINT WITH THE FLYING DUTCHMAN FUNICULAR. WE VISIT HOUT BAY HARBOUR AND CAMPS BAY AFRICAN CRAFT MARKET ON OUR WAY ALONG THE SCENIC CHAPMAN’S PEAK DRIVE. DRIVING IN THE DIRECTION OF STELLENBOSCH, WE VISIT THE VERGENOEGD WINE FARM FOR SOME WINE TASTING. WE GO TO THE SPIER WINE FARM FOR CHOCOLATE AND WINE TASTING ON THE BANKS OF THE SPIER DAM. EAGLE ENCOUNTERS IS A RAPTOR RESCUE, REHABILITATION AND CONSERVATION PROGRAMME THAT IS SITUATED ON THE WINE FARM. SEE OWLS, EAGLES AND VULTURES. NOW WE ARE OFF TO SEE A BIT OF THE REAL SOUTH AFRICA.(OPTIONAL) MZOLI'S PLACE IS LEGENDARY FOR GIVING VISITORS AN AUTHENTIC AFRICAN EATING EXPERIENCE. IF YOU LIKE MEAT THEN YOU'LL LOVE MZOLI'S. SITUATED IN GUGULETHU, IT'S A PRIME EXAMPLE OF SOUTH AFRICAN SHISA NYAMA (BARBEQUE). EAT, DRINK AND HAVE FUN WITH THE LOCALS! WE OVERNIGHT AT AMBERLEY SLEEP & TRAVEL SOMERSET WEST. (OR SIMILAR)(B).Duration: 10 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: AMBERLEY SLEEP & TRAVEL SOMERSET WEST. (OR SIMILAR)Day 4: Route 62 – Karoo, Cango Caves Heritage TourStop At: The Cango Caves, Oudtshoorn, Western CapeDAY 4: STARTING OUR JOURNEY TO THE GARDEN ROUTE, WE VISIT SOME OF THE NUMEROUS FARM STALLS AT GRABOUW, AND THEN PUSHES ON TO THE TOWN OF OUDTSHOORN WITH ROUTE 62. THIS ROUTE DELIVERS AN UNFORGETTABLE SOUTH AFRICAN TRAVELLING EXPERIENCE, MAKING OF LIFE-LONG MEMORIES. (LUNCH EN-ROUTE) AFTER VISITING THE CANGO CAVES FOR A HERITAGE TOUR, WE HEAD DOWN THE SCENIC OUTENIQUA PASS AND ONTO THE GREEN FORESTS AND BEACHES OF THE GARDEN ROUTE. OVERNIGHT IS AT THE ACORN GUEST HOUSE GEORGE (OR SIMILAR). (B, D)Duration: 10 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: ACORN GUEST HOUSE GEORGE (OR SIMILAR)Day 5: Featherbed Eco Experience, Bloukrans Bridge Bungee Jump (optional), Whale watching, Addo Elephant ParkStop At: Knysna Heads, Knysna, Western CapeDAY 5: A SHORT DRIVE BRINGS US TO KNYSNA WHERE WE ENJOY A FEATHERBED ECO EXPERIENCE AT THE FEATHERBED NATURE RESERVE, INCLUDING A FERRY RIDE, TRAIL, NATURE WALK & BUFFET LUNCH, OR AS AN ALTERNATIVE, A PADDLE CRUISER - TO KNYSNA HEADS. WE DISCOVER THE TOWN OF KNYSNA AND VISIT SOME OF THE UNSPOILT BEACHES (AND DINNER) IN THE AREA. EXPERIENCE THE ENCHANTMENT OF UNSPOILT INDIGENOUS FOREST AT MOONSHINE ON WHISKEY CREEK FOREST CABINS, WHERE WE ALSO OVERNIGHT. (B)Duration: 10 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: MOONSHINE ON WHISKEY CREEK FOREST CABINSDay 6: Addo Elephant Park game drive and night game driveStop At: Addo Elephant National Park, Addo Elephant National Park, Greater Addo, Eastern CapeDAY 6: DRIVING TO THE ADDO NATIONAL PARK, WE STOP OVER AT THE ‘HIGHEST RECOGNISED BUNGEE FROM A BRIDGE’ IN THE WORLD, THE BLOUKRANS BRIDGE BUNGEE JUMP. WE LOOK OUT FOR HUMPBACK WHALES AT NELSON MANDELA BAY. (LUNCH EN-ROUTE) A WHALE WATCHING TOUR CAN BE ARRANGED IF WHALES ARE PRESENT AT THE TIME (JULY - OCTOBER) FOR YOUR OWN COST AT ALGOA BAY. FROM HERE WE GO TO THE ADDO NATIONAL PARK WHERE WE WILL HAVE DINNER AT THEIR RESTAURANT, AND A NIGHT GAME DRIVE.Duration: 11 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: ADDO NATIONAL PARKDay 7: Bawa Falls, Nelson Mandela Museum, “Hole in the Wall”, sleep in a rural rondawel (hut) of a traditional Xhosa villageStop At: Morgan Bay CliffsDAY 7: WE LEAVE THE ADDO NATIONAL PARK (WHILE VIEWING GAME) FOR PORT ELIZABETH. WE HEAD NORTH FROM PORT ELIZABETH (NELSON MANDELA BAY) TO THE SPECTACULAR WILD COAST ALONG THE ROADS OF THE TRANSKEI, AND SEE HOW THE XHOSA PEOPLE STILL LIVE IN THEIR TRADITIONAL RONDAWEL HUTS, WITH FARM ANIMALS GRAZING BY THE SIDE OF THE ROAD AGAINST THE BACKDROP OF THE DRAKENSBERG IN THE DISTANCE! OUR FIRST STOP IS AT THE MAJESTIC BAWA FALLS, WITH A SINGLE DROP OF 103 METERS (338 FEET). IT WAS HERE AT “EXECUTION ROCK” WHERE WITCHES WERE EXECUTED BY THROWING THEM OFF THE CLIFF. WE VISIT THE NELSON MANDELA MUSEUM AT QUNU AND THEN VEER OFF THE N2 TO “THE HOLE IN THE WALL”, ONE OF SOUTH AFRICA'S MOST FAMOUS TOURIST ATTRACTIONS. (LUNCH EN-ROUTE NOT INCLUDED) THE LOCALS CALL THIS "IZI KHALENI" WHICH MEANS PLACE OF THUNDER. DURING CERTAIN SEASONS AND WATER CONDITIONS, THE WAVES CLAP IN SUCH A WAY THAT THE CONCUSSION CAN BE HEARD THROUGHOUT THE VALLEY. WE STAY OVER AT MBOLOMPO HOMESTAY IF YOU WANT TO HAVE A REAL AUTHENTIC TRADITIONAL EXPERIENCE, SLEEP IN A RURAL RONDAWEL (HUT) OF A TRADITIONAL XHOSA VILLAGE NESTLED ABOVE AN INDIGENOUS FOREST, OVERLOOKING THE MNCWASA RIVER MOUTH. BE HUMBLED BY THE HOSPITALITY, FETCH WATER FROM THE STREAM, GO CRAZY TRYING TO COUNT THE STARS AND WAKE UP TO THE CRY OF THE FISH EAGLES... YOU ALSO HAVE THE CHOICE TO STAY AT THE HOLE-IN-THE-WALL HOTEL. (B)Duration: 11 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: HOLE-IN-THE-WALL HOTELDay 8: Oribi Gorge Nature Reserve, KZN South CoastStop At: Oribi Gorge Nature Reserve, KwaZulu-NatalDay 8: After visiting some of the most beautiful and unspoiled beaches in the world, we drive to the Oribi Gorge Nature Reserve, which lies snugly at the head of a spectacular river gorge lined with dense coastal bush and forests. The breath-taking scenery along the Umzimkulwana river gorge makes this a photographer’s and nature lover’s paradise. Wildlife in the Oribi Gorge consists of many antelope, although the graceful oribi (after which the gorge is named) is rarely seen. You can do an optional activity here: the Lake Eland Zip Lines, the Longest Zip Line Tour in Africa! This tour consists of 14 zip line slides starting at the top of the Oribi Gorge. We stay here for the night. We stay at the 4 star Oribi Gorge Hotel.(or similar)Duration: 11 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: 4 star Oribi Gorge Hotel.(or similar)Day 9: KZN South Coast-DurbanStop At: King Shaka International AirportDay 9: The Hibiscus coast with its inviting stretch of Indian Ocean which sometimes presents the year-round delights of frolicking dolphins and majestic, cruising whales, provide the spectacular scenery for the drive to Durban.Duration: 1 hour 40 minutesMeals included: • BreakfastNo accommodation included on this day.

What’s included

  • 8x Breakfast
  • 1x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 8 nights
  • Accommodation as per itinerary
  • 8 nights accommodation
  • Fuel surcharge
  • National Park fees
  • Wine tasting
  • Professional guide
  • Driver/guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Landing and facility fees
  • Breakfast
  • Entry/Admission - Heart of Cape Town Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Table Mountain
  • Entry/Admission - Cape Point Nature Reserve
  • Entry/Admission - The Cango Caves
  • Entry/Admission - Knysna Heads
  • Entry/Admission - Addo Elephant National Park
  • Entry/Admission - Morgan Bay Cliffs
  • Entry/Admission - Oribi Gorge Nature Reserve
  • Entry/Admission - King Shaka International Airport

What’s not included

  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (if option not selected)

Itinerary

Day 1: Robben Island cultural tour, Two Oceans Aquarium, Bo Kaap Museum Stop At: Heart of Cape Town Museum, Cape Town Central, Western Cape DAY 1: MEET US AT YOUR CENTRALLY LOCATED HOTEL, OR AT THE NELSON MANDELA GATEWAY, PIAZZA LEVEL, CLOCK TOWER PRECINCT, V&A WATERFRONT FROM 08:00 AM TO BOARD FOR ROBBEN ISLAND. THIS MUST-SEE EXCURSION TAKES ABOUT 4 HOURS AND INCLUDE A FERRY TRIP TO THE ISLAND WHERE YOU WILL BE GUIDED TO SEE ALL THE HISTORICAL SITES AROUND THE ISLAND. WE ENJOY LUNCH AND BROWSE THROUGH THE AWESOME SHOPS BEFORE ENTERING THE TWO OCEANS AQUARIUM FOR A TOUR. AFTER THIS, WE VISIT THE BO-KAAP-MUSEUM AND WALK THE STEEP COBBLED STREETS TO VIEW THE COLOURFUL HOUSES. WE CHOOSE ONE OF THE NUMEROUS RESTAURANTS IN THE VICINITY TO HAVE DINNER, AND OVERNIGHT AT “ATFOREST” (OR SIMILAR). Duration: 10 hours Meals included: • Lunch Accommodation included: “ATFOREST” (OR SIMILAR)
Day 2: Table Mountain by Aerial Cableway, Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden Stop At: Table Mountain, Table Mountain National Park, Western Cape DAY 2: WE LEAVE OUR HOTEL FOR CAPE TOWN'S MOST FAMOUS ICON: TABLE MOUNTAIN BY THE AERIAL CABLEWAY TO TAKE IN THE NATURAL BEAUTY AND STUNNING VIEWS. THE FIRST BOTANICAL GARDEN IN THE WORLD TO BE ESTABLISHED (IN 1913) TO PROTECT LOCAL FLORA, KIRSTENBOSCH NATIONAL BOTANICAL GARDEN IN THE UNESCO-LISTED CAPE FLORAL KINGDOM FOLLOWS. LUNCH IS AT THE FAMOUS JONKERSHUIS CAPE MALAY RESTAURANT. VISITING GROOT CONSTANTIA, WE TASTE THEIR EXPORT QUALITY WINES. WE JOURNEY ALONG THE FALSE BAY COASTLINE TO KALK BAY HARBOUR AND STROLL ALONG THE QUAINT COBBLED STREETS. FROM HERE WE PASS FISH HOEK AND BOULDERS BEACH NEAR SIMON’S TOWN, HOME TO ONE OF THE FEW LAND-BASED PENGUIN COLONIES IN THE WORLD. CHOOSE ONE OF THE POPULAR RESTAURANTS IN THE AREA FOR DINNER. WE OVERNIGHT AT DE NOORDHOEK LIFESTYLE HOTEL (OR SIMILAR) (B). Duration: 10 hours Meals included: • Breakfast Accommodation included: DE NOORDHOEK LIFESTYLE HOTEL (OR SIMILAR)
Day 3: Table Mountain National Park, Flying Dutchman Funicular, Vergenoegd wine farm, Spier Wine Farm Stop At: Cape Point Nature Reserve, Cape Town Central, Western Cape DAY 3: FIRST VISIT IS CAPE POINT, PART OF THE TABLE MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK AND HOME TO AN ABUNDANCE OF FLORA AND FAUNA, AND ASCEND THE VIEWPOINT WITH THE FLYING DUTCHMAN FUNICULAR. WE VISIT HOUT BAY HARBOUR AND CAMPS BAY AFRICAN CRAFT MARKET ON OUR WAY ALONG THE SCENIC CHAPMAN’S PEAK DRIVE. DRIVING IN THE DIRECTION OF STELLENBOSCH, WE VISIT THE VERGENOEGD WINE FARM FOR SOME WINE TASTING. WE GO TO THE SPIER WINE FARM FOR CHOCOLATE AND WINE TASTING ON THE BANKS OF THE SPIER DAM. EAGLE ENCOUNTERS IS A RAPTOR RESCUE, REHABILITATION AND CONSERVATION PROGRAMME THAT IS SITUATED ON THE WINE FARM. SEE OWLS, EAGLES AND VULTURES. NOW WE ARE OFF TO SEE A BIT OF THE REAL SOUTH AFRICA.(OPTIONAL) MZOLI'S PLACE IS LEGENDARY FOR GIVING VISITORS AN AUTHENTIC AFRICAN EATING EXPERIENCE. IF YOU LIKE MEAT THEN YOU'LL LOVE MZOLI'S. SITUATED IN GUGULETHU, IT'S A PRIME EXAMPLE OF SOUTH AFRICAN SHISA NYAMA (BARBEQUE). EAT, DRINK AND HAVE FUN WITH THE LOCALS! WE OVERNIGHT AT AMBERLEY SLEEP & TRAVEL SOMERSET WEST. (OR SIMILAR)(B). Duration: 10 hours Meals included: • Breakfast Accommodation included: AMBERLEY SLEEP & TRAVEL SOMERSET WEST. (OR SIMILAR)
Day 4: Route 62 – Karoo, Cango Caves Heritage Tour Stop At: The Cango Caves, Oudtshoorn, Western Cape DAY 4: STARTING OUR JOURNEY TO THE GARDEN ROUTE, WE VISIT SOME OF THE NUMEROUS FARM STALLS AT GRABOUW, AND THEN PUSHES ON TO THE TOWN OF OUDTSHOORN WITH ROUTE 62. THIS ROUTE DELIVERS AN UNFORGETTABLE SOUTH AFRICAN TRAVELLING EXPERIENCE, MAKING OF LIFE-LONG MEMORIES. (LUNCH EN-ROUTE) AFTER VISITING THE CANGO CAVES FOR A HERITAGE TOUR, WE HEAD DOWN THE SCENIC OUTENIQUA PASS AND ONTO THE GREEN FORESTS AND BEACHES OF THE GARDEN ROUTE. OVERNIGHT IS AT THE ACORN GUEST HOUSE GEORGE (OR SIMILAR). (B, D) Duration: 10 hours Meals included: • Breakfast Accommodation included: ACORN GUEST HOUSE GEORGE (OR SIMILAR)
Day 5: Featherbed Eco Experience, Bloukrans Bridge Bungee Jump (optional), Whale watching, Addo Elephant Park Stop At: Knysna Heads, Knysna, Western Cape DAY 5: A SHORT DRIVE BRINGS US TO KNYSNA WHERE WE ENJOY A FEATHERBED ECO EXPERIENCE AT THE FEATHERBED NATURE RESERVE, INCLUDING A FERRY RIDE, TRAIL, NATURE WALK & BUFFET LUNCH, OR AS AN ALTERNATIVE, A PADDLE CRUISER - TO KNYSNA HEADS. WE DISCOVER THE TOWN OF KNYSNA AND VISIT SOME OF THE UNSPOILT BEACHES (AND DINNER) IN THE AREA. EXPERIENCE THE ENCHANTMENT OF UNSPOILT INDIGENOUS FOREST AT MOONSHINE ON WHISKEY CREEK FOREST CABINS, WHERE WE ALSO OVERNIGHT. (B) Duration: 10 hours Meals included: • Breakfast Accommodation included: MOONSHINE ON WHISKEY CREEK FOREST CABINS
Day 6: Addo Elephant Park game drive and night game drive Stop At: Addo Elephant National Park, Addo Elephant National Park, Greater Addo, Eastern Cape DAY 6: DRIVING TO THE ADDO NATIONAL PARK, WE STOP OVER AT THE ‘HIGHEST RECOGNISED BUNGEE FROM A BRIDGE’ IN THE WORLD, THE BLOUKRANS BRIDGE BUNGEE JUMP. WE LOOK OUT FOR HUMPBACK WHALES AT NELSON MANDELA BAY. (LUNCH EN-ROUTE) A WHALE WATCHING TOUR CAN BE ARRANGED IF WHALES ARE PRESENT AT THE TIME (JULY - OCTOBER) FOR YOUR OWN COST AT ALGOA BAY. FROM HERE WE GO TO THE ADDO NATIONAL PARK WHERE WE WILL HAVE DINNER AT THEIR RESTAURANT, AND A NIGHT GAME DRIVE. Duration: 11 hours Meals included: • Breakfast Accommodation included: ADDO NATIONAL PARK
Day 7: Bawa Falls, Nelson Mandela Museum, “Hole in the Wall”, sleep in a rural rondawel (hut) of a traditional Xhosa village Stop At: Morgan Bay Cliffs DAY 7: WE LEAVE THE ADDO NATIONAL PARK (WHILE VIEWING GAME) FOR PORT ELIZABETH. WE HEAD NORTH FROM PORT ELIZABETH (NELSON MANDELA BAY) TO THE SPECTACULAR WILD COAST ALONG THE ROADS OF THE TRANSKEI, AND SEE HOW THE XHOSA PEOPLE STILL LIVE IN THEIR TRADITIONAL RONDAWEL HUTS, WITH FARM ANIMALS GRAZING BY THE SIDE OF THE ROAD AGAINST THE BACKDROP OF THE DRAKENSBERG IN THE DISTANCE! OUR FIRST STOP IS AT THE MAJESTIC BAWA FALLS, WITH A SINGLE DROP OF 103 METERS (338 FEET). IT WAS HERE AT “EXECUTION ROCK” WHERE WITCHES WERE EXECUTED BY THROWING THEM OFF THE CLIFF. WE VISIT THE NELSON MANDELA MUSEUM AT QUNU AND THEN VEER OFF THE N2 TO “THE HOLE IN THE WALL”, ONE OF SOUTH AFRICA'S MOST FAMOUS TOURIST ATTRACTIONS. (LUNCH EN-ROUTE NOT INCLUDED) THE LOCALS CALL THIS "IZI KHALENI" WHICH MEANS PLACE OF THUNDER. DURING CERTAIN SEASONS AND WATER CONDITIONS, THE WAVES CLAP IN SUCH A WAY THAT THE CONCUSSION CAN BE HEARD THROUGHOUT THE VALLEY. WE STAY OVER AT MBOLOMPO HOMESTAY IF YOU WANT TO HAVE A REAL AUTHENTIC TRADITIONAL EXPERIENCE, SLEEP IN A RURAL RONDAWEL (HUT) OF A TRADITIONAL XHOSA VILLAGE NESTLED ABOVE AN INDIGENOUS FOREST, OVERLOOKING THE MNCWASA RIVER MOUTH. BE HUMBLED BY THE HOSPITALITY, FETCH WATER FROM THE STREAM, GO CRAZY TRYING TO COUNT THE STARS AND WAKE UP TO THE CRY OF THE FISH EAGLES... YOU ALSO HAVE THE CHOICE TO STAY AT THE HOLE-IN-THE-WALL HOTEL. (B) Duration: 11 hours Meals included: • Breakfast Accommodation included: HOLE-IN-THE-WALL HOTEL
Day 8: After visiting some of the most beautiful and unspoiled beaches in the world, we drive to the Oribi Gorge Nature Reserve, which lies snugly at the head of a spectacular river gorge lined with dense coastal bush and forests. The breath-taking scenery along the Umzimkulwana river gorge makes this a photographer’s and nature lover’s paradise. Wildlife in the Oribi Gorge consists of many antelope, although the graceful oribi (after which the gorge is named) is rarely seen. You can do an optional activity here: the Lake Eland Zip Lines, the Longest Zip Line Tour in Africa! This tour consists of 14 zip line slides starting at the top of the Oribi Gorge. We stay here for the night. We stay at the 4 star Oribi Gorge Hotel.(or similar) Duration: 11 hours Meals included: • Breakfast Accommodation included: 4 star Oribi Gorge Hotel.(or similar)
Day 9: The Hibiscus coast with its inviting stretch of Indian Ocean which sometimes presents the year-round delights of frolicking dolphins and majestic, cruising whales, provide the spectacular scenery for the drive to Durban. Duration: 1 hour 40 minutes Meals included: • Breakfast No accommodation included on this day.
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