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7 Day Kruger, Swaziland & Zululand - Lodge Tour Popular On sale

7 Days
Style of Tour
EndDurban (South Africa)
Special price
ZAR 13725AUD 1,414.95CAD 1,386.36EURO 923.62GBP 821.36USD 1,106.85
Normal priceZAR 15250.00AUD 1,572.16CAD 1,540.40EURO 1,026.24GBP 912.63USD 1,229.84

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 7 Day adventure. 

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


  • Panorama Route
  • Gods 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

Tour Itinerary

Day 1:  Johannesburg to Kruger Park

Our accommodated tour begins in the metropolis of Johannesburg – the power house of South Africa. We journey east and descend the Drakensberg escarpment into the “Lowveld”. The conditions are perfect for wildlife making this a popular area for safaris. We set up camp on the outskirts of the Kruger Park and there is an opportunity to do a sun downer game drive.

Optional Activity:  Sundowner Drive

Day 2:  Kruger National Park

An early start as we enter the Kruger Park. We enjoy a full day of game viewing and given the abundance of wildlife we can expect excellent sightings. Kruger is home to Africa’s famous Big 5 and we will keep a look out for predators including lion and leopard. One can expect to encounter elephants, giraffes, zebras, rhino and huge herds of antelope as well as many other species. Those doing the activity package will be in an open 4x4 game vehicle for added excitement. The sundowner tour is available for those who missed out.

Included Activity:  Kruger Park game drive

Activity Package:  4x4 Kruger Park game drive

Optional Activity:  Sun downer tour

Day 3:  Kruger National Park – Panorama Route

For those choosing to do the optional bush walk – it is a very early start. A leisurely start to the day sees us head for a scenic tour along the famed Panorama route. We visit Bourke’s Luck Potholes, God’s Window at the spectacular Blyde River Canyon. The views are awesome, so have your cameras handy.

Included Activity:  Panorama Route

Optional Activity:  Bush Walk

Day 4:  Kruger Park – Swaziland

An early start and we enjoy our last game drive south through the Kruger on route to Swaziland.  Hopefully we can spot any animals which may have not sighted. We cross the border into the Kingdom of Swaziland – the last country with a ruling monarch. Swaziland is a very traditional country and people still practice old tribal traditions.

Included Activity:  Kruger Park game drive

Day 5: Swaziland – Zululand

Following an early morning nature walk there is an opportunity to relax at the camp or partake in one of the many optional activities on offer. Mountain biking, craft and curio market and traditional village visit are some of the options. The afternoon sees us crossing back into South Africa and travelling across tribal Zululand to St Lucia. In the evening we have a cultural encounter where we learn more about Zulu culture and traditions

Included Activities:  Nature Walk (Mlilwane), Zulu cultural evening

Day 6:  Hluhluwe – Umfolozi Game Reserve

Today the focus is on wildlife. We set out early on a game drive into the Hluhluwe – Umfolozi game reserves. The reserve is famous for its large population of black and white rhinos and one can expect to encounter these highly endangered animals. The game reserve is also home to the Big 5 and many other species – have your cameras handy. Tin the late afternoon we do a boat cruise along the St Lucia estuary – a world heritage site.

Activity Package:  Game Drive and St Lucia boat cruise

Day 7:  Zululand to Durban

We travel through Zululand to Durban – a popular holiday destination. Durban is renowned for its beaches – with safe swimming and surfing in the warm Indian Ocean. Our tour ends today, however we do encourage clients to spend a little extra time exploring this unique African city.

Meals Included:  6 x Breakfasts, 3 x Lunches, 6 x Dinners

Activity Package:  Hluhluwe Game Drive       R750

                           St Lucia Boat Cruise        R430

                           Kruger Park Game Drive  R750

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

Special: 10% off selected dates
Approx. Special tour price in
ZAR 13725AUD 1,414.95CAD 1,386.36EURO 923.62GBP 821.36USD 1,106.85

Full tour pricing

Trip Price -                    R15 250 per person sharing

Single Supplement -    R1 240 (Optional)

Activity Package      -   R2 000 ( Optional ) - This includes what we consider to be the key activities on this tour, A Breakdown of this payment is available from our consultants.


Tour includes

  • Fully equipped overland truck
  • Qualified Guides
  • Guesthouse / Lodge / Hotel Accommodation
  • meals as per full itinerary
  • Optional activities as per itinerary
  • Tour is available in both directions

Not included

  • All items of a personal nature
  • travel insurance and visas
  • alcohol & beverages
  • snacks,
  • souvenirs, tips
  • Activity package & optional activities (see list on Itinerary for complete breakdown).

Tours start on the following dates

This tour has a duration of: 7 Days

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