10 days in KwaZulu-Natal Itinerary

10 days in KwaZulu-Natal Itinerary

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Route & dates

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St Lucia
— 1 night
2
Durban
— 3 nights
3
Howick
— 2 nights
4
UKhahlamba-Drakensberg Park
— 2 nights
5
Ladysmith
— 1 night

1
night
St Lucia

The small coastal town of St Lucia provides travelers with a base for exploring the area's wetlands park, a World Heritage Site of lakes and rich, diverse wildlife.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): take an exotic tour of a safari tour. On the 6th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: browse the different shops at Mtuba Mall, stroll through Bhangazi Horse Safaris, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Saint Lucia Estuary.

To find ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our St Lucia attractions planner.

Johannesburg to St Lucia is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can drive to Durban.

Things to do in St Lucia

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Mtuba Mall
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Safaris
Saint Lucia Estuary ©
Saint Lucia Estuary
Bhangazi Horse Safaris ©
Bhangazi Horse Safaris

3
nights
Durban

Sunny weather and golden beaches await you on a vacation in Durban, a busy port city on the Indian Ocean known for its outdoorsy atmosphere.
Step out of Durban with an excursion to KartingKZN Galleria in Amanzimtoti--about 34 minutes away. There's lots more to do: meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience, take in nature's colorful creations at Durban Botanic Gardens, explore the galleries of Makiwa Gallery, and enjoy the sand and surf at Golden Mile.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Durban trip planner.

Traveling by car from St Lucia to Durban takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can go by car to Howick.

Things to do in Durban

Parks Outdoors Theme Parks

Side Trips

Umhlanga Rocks, KartingKZN Galleria
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Shark Diving
uShaka Marine World ©
uShaka Marine World
Durban Botanic Gardens ©
Durban Botanic Gardens

2
nights
Howick

Howick ©
Sitting 1,050 m (3,445 ft) above sea level, Howick boasts waterfalls, gorges, and rivers, and was the site of Nelson Mandela's arrest in 1962.
On the 10th (Thu), see the interesting displays at Nelson Mandela Capture Site, thenlook for gifts at Piggly Wiggly Country Village, thenrelax in the rural setting at Marrakesh Cheese Farm, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St Luke's Anglican Church. On the next day, don't miss a visit to Culamoya Chimes, make a trip to Ardmore Ceramics, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Howick Falls.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Howick online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Durban to Howick takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Howick when traveling from Durban in December, with lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to UKhahlamba-Drakensberg Park.

Things to do in Howick

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Lidgetton, Marrakesh Cheese Farm, Piggly Wiggly Country Village
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Howick Falls ©
Howick Falls
Nelson Mandela Capture Site ©
Nelson Mandela Capture Site
Piggly Wiggly Country Village ©
Piggly Wiggly Country Village

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nights
UKhahlamba-Drakensberg Park

UKhahlamba-Drakensberg Park ©
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Sani Pass and then take in the awesome beauty at Drakensberg Mountains. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Maloti Drakensberg Park, enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Drakensberg Boys Choir School, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Drakensberg Brewery.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the UKhahlamba-Drakensberg Park trip itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Howick to UKhahlamba-Drakensberg Park. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel to Ladysmith.

Things to do in UKhahlamba-Drakensberg Park

Nature Parks Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Cathkin Park, Drakensberg Mountains, Sani Pass
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Drakensberg Boys Choir School ©
Drakensberg Boys Choir School
Sani Pass ©
Sani Pass
Maloti Drakensberg Park ©
Maloti Drakensberg Park

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night
Ladysmith

Ladysmith ©
Ladysmith is a town in the Uthukela District of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Kwa Cheetah Breeding Project, tour the pleasant surroundings at Nambiti Big 5 Private Game Reserve, and then take in the history at Spion Kop Battlefield.

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Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from UKhahlamba-Drakensberg Park to Ladysmith. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ladysmith

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites
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Nambiti Big 5 Private Game Reserve ©
Nambiti Big 5 Private Game Reserve
Spion Kop Battlefield ©
Spion Kop Battlefield

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