Days 17 - 19: iSimangaliso Wetland Park
Distance: 281km / 176 miles
Return to South Africa and continue to Cape Vidal which lies within the iSimangaliso Wetland Park World Heritage Site. Situated on the Zululand coast, you'll be close to exciting marine life and the Eastern Shores Nature Reserve. Your campsite is set in a sheltered bay which is completely exposed at low spring tides, providing rock pools and snorkelling areas. Miles of deserted, unspoilt beaches nearby are ideal for long walks, while inland there are self-guided drives around the wetlands and rich coastal forests.
On day 18 you can explore Cape Vidal and take a drive to St Lucia. Along the way there are many viewpoints to stop at, each offering something different to the last. One of the 'must-see' stops is Mission Rocks which situated halfway between Cape Vidal and St Lucia. Your guides will take you on a short walk to the rocks, making for a perfect photo opportunity. After lunch, you will depart on a guided Hippo & Croc Safari where you will have the opportunity to discover, witness and observe hippos, Nile Crocodiles, and hundreds of bird species.
On the evening of day 19, you will meet for a guided Turtle Tour, where an exceptional experience awaits. You're picked up in open safari vehicles and embark on a journey along the beach towards Leven Point in search of Logger Head and Leather Back Turtles. Watch as the females prepare their nests and then endeavour to lay their eggs. Cape Vidal is stunning at night, and there are plenty of opportunities for stargazing. Once at Leven Point you'll enjoy a light dinner and refreshments and then continue back towards Cape Vidal.
Days 20 - 21: Zululand
Distance: 284km / 178 miles
Follow the Battlefields Route to the final campsite in Gooderson. Set in 550 hectares of beautiful Kwa Zulu Natal bushveld amongst giant Cambrian granite boulders that are millions of years old, the campsite has beautiful views over the Bivane River and abundant birdlife.
Gooderson is the perfect setting to end your holiday where you can escape to a rejuvenating oasis for a 2-night stay. The resort is famous for its serene location and the natural healing properties of the hot pools: at a source temperature of 37°C, the pools provide a constant supply of beneficial waters for guests and are well known for their anti-oxidant properties.
Days 22: Johannesburg
Distance: 383km / 239 miles
Drive back to Johannesburg to return the motorhomes before being transferred to the hotel in Sandton for an overnight stop. A farewell group dinner is planned this evening where you can reflect on your Safari and Sea Journey and share travel memories of the past 21 days.
Day 23: Depart Johannesburg
Transfer to Johannesburg or Tambo International Airport for your overnight flight back to the UK.
Day 24: Arrive in the UK