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African Legends Self Drive Tour

At a Glance

  • Tour duration: 7 days / 6 nights
  • Group size: Minimum of 2 people per tour
  • Tour departs from: Durban
  • Price: On request

Tour Highlights

  • Durban and uShake Marine World
  • Tour the Indian Market and the Durban Botanical Gardens
  • Midlands Meander and a Karkloof Forest Canopy Tour
  • Maputoland Coastal Forest Reserve

Suitable for those interested in Battlefields, Self Drive, Wildlife


  1. DAY 1: Durban International Airport to Durban

    Arrive at Durban Airport, collect your rental car and make your way to your hotel, store your luggage and take a city tour departing at either 9am or 2pm.

    The city tour includes Ushaka Marine World with its world class aquarium, the Indian Market, City Hall and the Botanical Gardens.

    OVERNIGHT: Durban

  2. DAY 2: Durban to Giants Castle Nature Reserve

    Prepare to depart early for the Midlands Meander and a trip to the historic town of Pietermaritzburg.

    Continue to Howick, visit the falls and the Arts & Craft Centre.

    Take an afternoon tree canopy tour at Karkloof Nature Reserve.

    OVERNIGHT: Giants Castle Nature Reserve

  3. DAY 3: Giants Castle Nature Reserve to Dundee

    Visit Giants Castle, continue after lunch to Dundee via Colenso and Ladysmith, passing battlefields and visiting the Siege Museum and Talana.

    OVERNIGHT: Dundee

  4. DAY 4: Dundee to Phinda

    Depart for Phinda Game Reserve via Melmoth, Empangeni and Hluhluwe visiting Shakaland Cultural Village.

    Arrive at Phinda for an evening game drive.

    OVERNIGHT: Phinda

  5. DAY 5: Phinda

    Spend another day at Phinda enjoying games drives and bush walks.

    OVERNIGHT: Phinda

  6. DAY 6: Phinda to Rocktail Bay Lodge

    Transfer to Rocktail Bay Lodge in the Maputoland Forest Reserve.

    Take up optional 4 x 4 excursions for diving, forest walks, fishing or birdwatching.

    OVERNIGHT: Rocktail Bay Lodge

  7. DAY 7: Rocktail Bay Lodge to Durban

    Transfer back to Phinda. Collect your rental car and make your way back to Durban.



Package includes: (optional)
• All accommodation
• Breakfast daily
• Added activities can be arranged on your behalf and costs will be added to package price

Package excludes: (optional)
• Car Hire & Insurance on hire vehicle
• GPS Rental
• Entrance fee’s (a list of fees will be provided with your final itinerary)
• Travel Insurance

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