With its warm climate and endless beaches, KwaZulu-Natal is South Africa’s most popular domestic holiday destination. KwaZulu-Natal is often referred to as “KZN” and is also known as the “Garden Province”.

The province is divided into three geographic areas. Along the Indian Ocean coast is the lowland region. The Natal Midlands is situated in the central region and offers spectacular views of the hilly terrain. Finally, there are two mountainous areas: The Drakensberg and Lebombo Mountains.

Take a road trip through KwaZulu-Natal and breathe life back into your soul.

African Bird of Prey Sanctuary
The African Bird of Prey Sanctuary is home to a variety of eagles, owls, vultures, and other raptors. The sanctuary is dedicated to a variety of conservation projects. A day at the African Bird of raptor Sanctuary will be both educational and inspirational.

Didima Resort
Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife boasts 65 destinations around KZN. Each destination offers its own set of facilities and activities to cater for every taste. Enjoy the beauty and tranquility of nature at Didima Resort, one of Ezemvelo’s Top 8 Resorts.

Gateway Theatre of Shopping
Situated in Umhlanga, Gateway has something for everyone and more. Gateway hosts three floors of pure entertainment. Retail stores for shopaholics, an Imax theatre to experience movies with a difference, a skate park and a Wavehouse for the more adventurous, and a variety of food and beverage outlets.

Golf Courses
Enjoy a memorable golf getaway at one of the many golf courses on the KZN coast. Selborne Hotel, Spa & Golf Estate on the South Coast is one of the preferred golf destinations in South Africa. This well maintained course is complimented by a clubhouse, a halfway house, and a golf lifestyle shop.

Greater St Lucia Wetlands Park
The Greater St Lucia Wetlands park is regarded as South Africa’s third largest park. It incorporates lake St Lucia, the Costal Forrest Reserve, two marine reserves, and a nature reserve. St Lucia offers a variety of activities, guided and self-guided tours and boat trips.

Microlight Flights
Enjoy a view of the Ballito coastline from the sky. Ballito Microlight School offers fun flights over the Indian Ocean giving passengers the opportunity to experience the beauty of the Dolphin Coast.

Midlands Meander
The Midlands Meander stretches form Pietermaritzburg to the Drakensburg. The Midlands are a place of peace and tranquility. Enjoy the sights, sounds, and comfort as you experience the various arts, crafts and activities available.

uShaka Marine World
uShaka Marine World is a top entertainment destination in Durban, providing fun for the whole family. uShaka features an underground aquarium, a water park, several food and retail outlets, and access to the beach.

Scuba Diving
Aliwal Shoal is one of South Africa’s top dive spots. Oceanworx Dive Charters offer diving for all levels, from the inexperienced to experienced. Enjoy the variety of fish, sharks, manta rays and turtles of the KZN coast.

Valley of a 1000 Hills
The Valley of a 1000 Hills surrounds the Mngeni River and it tributaries. Many visitors have been attracted to this beautiful and friendly area. Phezulu Safari Park in Botha’s Hill is an inspiring destination. Experience the spirit of Africa at the Phezulu Village.

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People say that Africa has an effect on your soul and Mark Henson the ‘author’ of this site is no exception. He first travelled to South Africa and the province of KwaZulu-Natal in 1993 and has been coming and going every year since. Twice now most years!

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