Trip idea in South Africa

Beach and Bush Getaway

Cost

from £2,340 pp

(ex international flights)

Duration

14 days

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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Johannesburg

Day 1 - Johannesburg

  • Transfer from Johannesburg airport to guest house
  • At leisure in Johannesburg after your flight
Mkuze

Day 2 - Mkuze

  • 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
Pongola Nature Reserve, Mkuze, Mkhuze Game Reserve

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
Kosi Bay Nature Reserve

Day 4 - Kosi Bay Nature Reserve

  • Self-drive from Mkuze to Manguzi, Kosi Bay
  • Transfer from Manguzi, Kosi Bay to Kosi Forest Lodge
  • Guided Raffia Palm Forest Walk
Kosi Bay Nature Reserve

Day 5 - Kosi Bay Nature Reserve

  • At leisure in Kosi Forest Lodge
Kosi Bay Nature Reserve, Tembe Elephant Park

Day 6 - Kosi Bay Nature Reserve, Tembe Elephant Park

  • Canoeing on the Kosi Lake System
  • Transfer from Kosi Forest Lodge to Manguzi, Kosi Bay
  • Self-drive from Manguzi, Kosi Bay to Tembe Elephant Park
  • Afternoon guided safari in Tembe Elephant Park
Tembe Elephant Park

Day 7 - Tembe Elephant Park

  • At leisure in Tembe Elephant Park
Tembe Elephant Park, St. Lucia

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
St. Lucia

Day 9 - St. Lucia

  • Morning walk to St. Lucia estuary/beach
  • Morning at leisure in St. Lucia
  • Boat cruise on the St. Lucia estuary
iSimangaliso Wetland Park, St. Lucia

Day 10 - iSimangaliso Wetland Park, St. Lucia

  • Full day safari on the Eastern Shores of the iSimangaliso Wetland Park
Manyoni Private Game Reserve

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
Manyoni Private Game Reserve

Day 12 - Manyoni Private Game Reserve

  • Safari in Manyoni Private Game Reserve
Manyoni Private Game Reserve

Day 13 - Manyoni Private Game Reserve

  • At leisure in Manyoni Private Game Reserve
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