Trip idea in South Africa

Beach and Bush Getaway

Trip cost ex. international flights
from £2,110 per person
14 days
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Experience a fantastic mix of beach scenery and bush activities, on this incredible self-drive tour through the Elephant Coast; one of the most diverse regions in South Africa. You'll stay in a variety of boutique, intimate and luxurious accommodations, many of which include all meals. With days spent in Mkhuze Game Reserve, Kosi Bay Nature Reserve, Tembe Elephant Park, St Lucia, and Manyoni Private Game Reserve, you'll enjoy a varied and balanced schedule of safari, relaxing by the beach, boat cruises, snorkelling and interaction with elephants.

We will tailor this trip to you. Change anything - from excursions to accommodation to places visited.

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Day 1
  • Transfer from Johannesburg airport to guest house
  • At leisure in Johannesburg after your flight
Day 2
  • Transfer from guest house to Johannesburg Airport
  • Flight from Johannesburg to Richards Bay
  • Self-drive from Richards Bay to Mkuze
  • Afternoon scenic drive in the Lebombo Mountains
Day 3
Pongola Nature Reserve, Mkuze, Mkhuze Game Reserve
  • Boat cruise on Lake Jozini
  • Back, neck and shoulder massage at the Ghost Mountain Spa
  • Afternoon safari in Mkhuze Game Reserve
Day 4
Kosi Bay Nature Reserve
  • Self-drive from Mkuze to Kosi Bay
  • Guided Raffia Palm Forest Walk
Day 5
Kosi Bay Nature Reserve
  • Snorkelling in Kosi Bay estuary
Day 6
Kosi Bay Nature Reserve, Tembe Elephant Park
  • Canoeing on the Kosi Lake System
  • Self-drive from Kosi Bay to Tembe Elephant Park
  • Afternoon safari in Tembe Elephant Park
Day 7
Tembe Elephant Park
  • At leisure in Tembe Elephant Park
Day 8
Tembe Elephant Park, St. Lucia
  • Morning safari in Tembe Elephant Park
  • Self-drive from Tembe Elephant Park to St. Lucia
  • At leisure in St. Lucia
Day 9
St. Lucia
  • Morning at leisure in St. Lucia
  • Boat cruise on the St. Lucia estuary
Day 10
iSimangaliso Wetland Park, St. Lucia
  • iSimangaliso Wetland Park safari
Day 11
Manyoni Private Game Reserve
  • Self-drive from St. Lucia to Manyoni Private Game Reserve
  • Elephant Interaction at Manyoni Private Game Reserve
  • Afternoon game drive in Manyoni Private Game Reserve
Day 12
Manyoni Private Game Reserve
  • Safari in Manyoni Private Game Reserve
Day 13
Manyoni Private Game Reserve
  • At leisure in Manyoni Private Game Reserve
Day 14
Manyoni Private Game Reserve
  • Morning safari in Manyoni Private Game Reserve
  • Self-drive from Manyoni Private Game Reserve to Richards Bay Airport
  • Flight from Richards Bay to Johannesburg