Trip idea in South Africa

Elephant Coast Family Fun

Trip cost ex. international flights
from £1,390 per person
Duration
14 days
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Drive your family through South Africa's subtropical Elephant Coast on this incredible 14 day, self-drive tour. You'll spend this holiday absorbing the highlights of this lesser-known region, both on land and underwater. It's practically malaria-free, not too touristy, and offers huge diversity with little travelling in between destinations. On this tour: ➣ Spot hippos and crocs on a boat cruise of St.Lucia ➣ Relax whilst the children enjoy nature activities at the foot of Ghost Mountain ➣ Experience Zulu culture in the wetlands of iSimangaliso Wetland Park ➣ Interact with cheetahs and elephants ➣ Go snorkelling among tropical fish at Kosi Bay ➣ Spot the Big 5 in Tembe Elephant Park ➣ Go on safari in Manyoni Private Game Reserve This tour is based on 2 adults and 2 children under 12 years old.

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Ballito

Day 1 - Ballito

  • Self-drive from Durban Airport to Ballito
  • At leisure in Ballito after your flight
Mkuze

Day 2 - Mkuze

  • Self-drive from Ballito to Mkuze
  • Afternoon scenic drive in the Lebombo Mountains
Mkuze

Day 3 - Mkuze

  • At leisure in Ghost Mountain Inn
  • Children's Activity - Grubby Nature Walk
  • Children's Activity - Zulu Crafts
Kosi Bay Nature Reserve, kwaNgwanase

Day 4 - Kosi Bay Nature Reserve, kwaNgwanase

  • Self-drive from Mkuze to Kosi Bay
  • Sunset boat cruise on the Kosi Bay lakes
Kosi Bay Nature Reserve, kwaNgwanase

Day 5 - Kosi Bay Nature Reserve, kwaNgwanase

  • Kosi Mouth Excursion
Kosi Bay Nature Reserve, Tembe Elephant Park

Day 6 - Kosi Bay Nature Reserve, Tembe Elephant Park

  • Morning at leisure in Kosi Bay Nature Reserve
  • Self-drive from 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
  • Afternoon at leisure in St. Lucia
St. Lucia

Day 9 - St. Lucia

  • Morning walk to St. Lucia estuary/beach
  • Boat cruise on the St. Lucia estuary
St. Lucia

Day 10 - St. Lucia

  • Day at leisure in St. Lucia
iSimangaliso Wetland Park, St. Lucia

Day 11 - iSimangaliso Wetland Park, St. Lucia

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

Day 12 - Hluhluwe, Manyoni Private Game Reserve

  • Self-drive from St. Lucia to Emdoneni Lodge and Cat Rehab Centre
  • Private tour at Cat Rehabilitation Centre
  • Self-drive from Emdoneni Cat Project to Elephant Interaction at Manyoni Private Game Reserve
  • Elephant Interaction at Manyoni Private Game Reserve
  • Self-drive from Elephant Interaction to your accommodation at Manyoni Private Game Reserve
  • Afternoon game drive in Manyoni Private Game Reserve
Manyoni Private Game Reserve

Day 13 - Manyoni Private Game Reserve

  • Safari 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 Durban Airport