7 days in KwaZulu-Natal Itinerary

7 days in KwaZulu-Natal Itinerary

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St Lucia
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Durban
— 2 nights
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Kloof
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St Lucia — 2 nights

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.
Family-friendly places like Safaris and Crocodile Centre St Lucia will thrill your kids. Take a break from the city and head to Hluhluwe - iMfolozi Park Wilderness Area and Saint Lucia Estuary.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the St Lucia trip site.

Johannesburg to St Lucia is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Durban.
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Durban — 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): examine the collection at Phansi Museum, then meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience, and then kick back and relax at Golden Mile. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Fri): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at uShaka Marine World, then take in the exciting artwork at Makiwa Gallery, then stroll through Umhlanga Main Beach, and finally stop by Awesome Africa.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Durban trip maker.

Getting from St Lucia to Durban by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. In January, daytime highs in Durban are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can drive to Kloof.
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Kloof — 1 night

Kloof is a leafy upper-class suburb and small town, that includes a smaller area called Everton, in the greater Durban area of eThekwini in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.The word Kloof (cf. Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): experience rural life at Winsome View Animal Farm & Bistro, grab your bike and head to Giba Gorge Mountain Bike Park, and then admire the natural beauty at Makaranga Garden Lodge.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Kloof trip maker website.

Kloof is very close to Durban. In January, daily temperatures in Kloof can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive back home.
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KwaZulu-Natal travel guide

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Nature & Parks · Aquariums · Beaches
In KwaZulu-Natal, opposites attract: modern malls and old bazaars, tribal settlements and shiny skyscrapers, and traditional customs and Western culture. Relax on some of the numerous tranquil beaches that dot the region's long coastline on the Indian Ocean. Climb the mountains, take a savannah safari, see Africa's Big Five game, then go partying after dark. Other highlights of a KwaZulu-Natal itinerary include the second-highest waterfall in the world, Zulu villages, and historic battlefields.
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