17 days in KwaZulu-Natal Itinerary

17 days in KwaZulu-Natal Itinerary

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Ladysmith
— 2 nights
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UKhahlamba-Drakensberg Park
— 2 nights
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Howick
— 3 nights
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Margate
— 2 nights
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Durban
— 4 nights
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St Lucia
— 2 nights

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Ladysmith

Ladysmith ©
Ladysmith is a town in the Uthukela District of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): stroll through Kwa Cheetah Breeding Project, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Nambiti Big 5 Private Game Reserve, and then take in the history at Spion Kop Battlefield. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Talana Museum and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Monks Cowl.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Ladysmith online trip itinerary maker.

London, UK to Ladysmith is an approximately 19.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Ladysmith due to the time zone difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel to UKhahlamba-Drakensberg Park.

Things to do in Ladysmith

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 19 — 21:
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Nambiti Big 5 Private Game Reserve ©
Nambiti Big 5 Private Game Reserve
Spion Kop Battlefield ©
Spion Kop Battlefield
Talana Museum ©
Talana Museum

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UKhahlamba-Drakensberg Park

UKhahlamba-Drakensberg Park ©
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): take in the awesome beauty at Sani Pass, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Drakensberg Mountains, and then browse the fresh offerings at Pucketty Farm. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Maloti Drakensberg Park, take in the architecture and design of Drakensberg Boys Choir School, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Drakensberg Brewery.

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Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Ladysmith to UKhahlamba-Drakensberg Park. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Howick.

Things to do in UKhahlamba-Drakensberg Park

Parks · Nature · Scenic Drive · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 21 — 23:
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Drakensberg Boys Choir School ©
Drakensberg Boys Choir School
Sani Pass ©
Sani Pass
Drakensberg Mountains ©
Drakensberg Mountains

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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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Howick: Nottingham Road Brewing Co. (in Nottingham Road), Stormy Hill Trails & Tails (in Boston) and Marrakesh Cheese Farm (in Rosetta). Next up on the itinerary: stop by Piggly Wiggly Country Village, take in nature's colorful creations at Benvie Garden, take in the dramatic scenery at Howick Falls, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Luke's Anglican Church.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Howick trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from UKhahlamba-Drakensberg Park to Howick. In January, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Margate.

Things to do in Howick

Parks · Tours · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 23 — 26:
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Howick Falls ©
Howick Falls
Piggly Wiggly Country Village ©
Piggly Wiggly Country Village
Stormy Hill Trails & Tails ©
Stormy Hill Trails & Tails

2
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Margate

Margate is a seaside resort town on the KwaZulu-Natal South Coast, about 20 kilometres southwest of Port Shepstone. Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): kick back and relax at Lucien Beach and then get outside with Outdoor Activities. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Tue): experience rural life at Beaver Creek Coffee Farm and then stroll through Oribi Gorge Nature Reserve.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Margate day trip planning website.

Drive from Howick to Margate in 2.5 hours. While traveling from Howick, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Margate, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to Durban.

Things to do in Margate

Outdoors · Adventure · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 26 — 28:
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River Rafting & Tubing
Oribi Gorge Nature Reserve ©
Oribi Gorge Nature Reserve
Beaver Creek Coffee Farm ©
Beaver Creek Coffee Farm

4
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Durban

Durban ©

Surf City

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.
Durban is known for zoos & aquariums, parks, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at uShaka Marine World, take in the history at The Ramakrishna Centre of South Africa Durban, see the interesting displays at Phansi Museum, and kick back and relax at Umhlanga Main Beach.

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Drive from Margate to Durban in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in January, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to go by car to St Lucia.

Things to do in Durban

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Theme Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 28 — Feb 1:
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uShaka Marine World ©
uShaka Marine World
Shark Diving
Umhlanga Main Beach ©
Umhlanga Main Beach

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St Lucia

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.
On the 2nd (Sun), explore the activities along Saint Lucia Estuary, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and then visit a coastal fixture at Cape Vidal Lighthouse. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Crocodile Centre St Lucia, then identify plant and animal life at Bhangazi Horse Safaris, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Mtuba Mall.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read St Lucia trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Durban to St Lucia by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in St Lucia

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 1 — 3:
Highlights from your plan
Saint Lucia Estuary ©
Saint Lucia Estuary
Safaris
Bhangazi Horse Safaris ©
Bhangazi Horse Safaris

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