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8 Day Kruger, Swaziland & Zululand - Lodge Tour Popular

EndDurban (South Africa)
Duration: 8 Days
Style of Tour :
ZAR 28000.00AUD 2,529.36CAD 2,339.18EURO 1,623.19GBP 1,373.90USD 1,894.45

A comfort overland tour from Johannesburg to Durban for those looking for wildlife, culture and scenery. Excellent game viewing in the Kruger, the wetlands of Isimangalaso and Hluhluwe - Imfolozi wildlife reserves. Swaziland offers an insight into traditional cultures and an opportunity to engage with the community. The amazing scenery and coastline of "Zululand" rounds off a fantastic 8 Day adventure. If you're feeling adventurous, take a look at our Camping Version of this tour.

Countries visitingSouth Africa, Swaziland
Accommodation on tour:Chalet/Lodge


  • Panorama Route
  • God's Window
  • Big Five Game Safari
  • Open-Vehicle Game Drives - optional
  • Kruger National Park
  • Swaziland Culture
  • Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Zulu cultural evening
  • Hluhluwe Game Reserve
  • iSimangaliso Wetlands
  • Durban

Below is the basic day to day brief,

The Full downloadable Itinerary is at the bottom of this window,

Please download the dossier should you want more detailed information on the route and tour.

Day 1:  Johannesburg to Kruger Park Area

Our tour begins as we leave the City of Johannesburg and head east to the “Lowveld” – where most of South Africa’s wildlife reserves are found.  The conditions are ideal for game, and the Kruger Park is known for its abundance of animals and perfect for safaris. We set up camp in the Greater Kruger area. Opportunity for Sundowner safari – time allowing.

Meals: Lunch & Dinner

Optional Activity:  Sundowner Safari

Day 2:  Kruger National Park

The day is spent exploring the Kruger Park.  The Kruger is home to a wide variety of wildlife and one can expect to encounter large hers of game. Elephants, giraffes, zebra, antelopes and predators are common sightings. The open vehicle game drive allows for excellent viewing and photographic opportunities. 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Included Highlight:  4x4 Open Vehicle Game Drive

Day 3:  Kruger Park – Panorama Route

For those wanting to do the morning bush walk have a very early start. We then head to the popular and scenic Panorama Route. We visit God’s Window, Bourke’s Luck Potholes and the amazing Three Rondawels. Fantastic views – cameras ready.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Included Highlight:  Panorama Route

Optional Activity:  Morning Bush Walk

Day 4:  Kruger Park - Swaziland

Another early start as we head off on our final game drive through the Kruger Park and an opportunity to spot any of Africa’s famous Big 5 which we may have not yet seen. We exit the park in the south and head to the Kingdom of Swaziland. Crossing the border into Swaziland we head to Mlilwane Nature Reserve.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Included Highlight:  Kruger Park Game Drive

Day 5:  Swaziland - Mlilwane Nature Reserve

Today the pace slows down. Mlilwane Nature Sanctuary has few dangerous animals which allows for self exploration. A guided walk will take us through the sanctuary. 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Included Highlight:  Nature Walk

Optional Activity: Game Drives, Mountain biking, Hiking

Day 6:  Swaziland to Zululand

This morning we sees us leaving Swaziland and entering the traditional tribal lands of the proud Zulu nation. 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 7:  St Lucia and Umfolozi- Hluhluwe Game Reserve

We set off on an early morning game drive into the Hluhluwe- Umfolozi Game Reserve.  This National Park is home to the Big 5 and is especially known for its high concentration of both black and white rhinos. The park is an integral part of the ongoing war against rhino poaching. After an informative game drive we head back to camp for a well-deserved rest. The late afternoon sees us heading out on a boat cruise on St Lucia Estuary – a World Heritage Site.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Included Highlights:  St Lucia Boat Cruise, Hluhluwe Game Drive

Day 8:  Durban

Our final day sees us heading to Durban where our tour ends.

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Note : Itineraries do change, please speak to your consultant for the latest up to date itinerary for your travel period .


Approx. tour cost in
ZAR 28000.00AUD 2,529.36CAD 2,339.18EURO 1,623.19GBP 1,373.90USD 1,894.45

2022 Departures

 ZAR 28000AUD 2,529.36CAD 2,339.18EURO 1,623.19GBP 1,373.90USD 1,894.45

2022 Tour Prices – Per person

Accommodated – ZAR 28 000

Accommodated Single Supplement – ZAR 1 100 (mandatory for single travellers)


Camping – ZAR 17 850

Camping Single Supplement – ZAR 250 (optional)


  • Fully equipped overland truck
  • Qualified Guides
  • Guesthouse / Lodge / Hotel Accommodation
  • Meals as per full itinerary
  • Activities as per itinerary
  • Tour is available in both directions
  • All items of a personal nature
  • Travel insurance and visas
  • Beverages
  • Snacks
  • Souvenirs, tips
  • Optional activities (see list on Itinerary for complete breakdown).
This tour has a duration of: 8 Days

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