Day 10: Dolphin Coast
Distance: 286 km
This morning continue your journey to Ballito, where you’ll spend the night. The area is home to a number of sandy beaches and dolphins are frequently spotted surfing the waves of the Indian Ocean. Based in sub-tropical forest like surroundings, Ballito offers peace and tranquillity and the opportunity to put your feet up and relax.
Days 11 - 12: iSimangaliso Wetland Park World Heritage Site
Distance: 197 km
Continue your adventure as you travel to the St Lucia Wetlands region. Cape Vidal is a magnificent coastal holiday destination, set in a sheltered bay in the iSimangaliso Wetland Park, with shallow pools and rock ledges for snorkelling, unspoiled beaches for walking and self-guided trails around the fascinating wetlands, in the rich coastal forest and on the shores of Lake Bhangazi.
Cape Vidal has the best of both worlds. On one side you can access the eastern shores of Lake St Lucia, where you can take a guided game drive and see a wide variety of game including antelope, hippos, crocodiles and buffalo. On the other side lies the wonderful Indian Ocean shore line with its vast array of marine animals. On day twelve we have included a guided Hippo & Croc tour, where you can observe Hippos, Nile Crocodiles and hundreds of bird species in their natural environment.
Days 13 - 14: Umkuze Game Reserve
Distance: 120 km
Mkuze Game Reserve is situated in Northern Zululand and is renowned for its birdlife. Some of the animal species that may be found in the reserve include white and black rhino, leopards, elephants, giraffes, wildebeest and much more. You can either self-drive and experience the park at your own time and pace or you can book a guided safari game drive in open vehicles.
Days 15 - 16: Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary, Swaziland
Distance: 245 km
Your next destination is Swaziland and the Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary, where you have the freedom to explore. Upon arrival you will receive a detailed map of the reserve to guide you through the park. Be on the lookout for zebra, wildebeest, nyala and blesbuck, all of which are amazingly tolerant, allowing for unparalleled memories and photographic moments.
On day 16 we’ve included a Swaziland cultural tour for you. Learn about the culture and people of Swaziland, take in some of the country’s art and craft attractions and view the local scenery. Your guide will share stories of Swazi history and you’ll also get to see traditional Swazi dancing.