KwaZulu-Natal is a region of abundance, ideal for a holiday because it features such a great variety of scenery, ranging from beach to wilderness, mountains to wetlands and coral reefs, forests to farmlands. All in all, KwaZulu-Natal integrates – under one “roof”, so to speak – the best of South Africa in terms of variety of landscapes and selection of holiday activities. Gaining in popularity, this is a region to add to your South African bucket list.
Destination Highlights in KwaZulu-Natal include, but are by no means limited to, the following:
Basking contentedly on the coast, Umhlanga Rocks is a sought-after holiday destination and affluent residential area of KwaZulu-Natal. The attractions include access to the warm Indian Ocean; ocean adventures; upscale shopping malls; nature trails; good food and wine spots; and a selection of excellent holiday accommodation hugging a beautiful stretch of coast.
Known for being green and serene, the Midlands of KwaZulu-Natal are situated between the South Coast and the Drakensberg, and encompass rolling farmlands intersected by rivers and streams; several interesting little towns; and the famous art and craft route known as The Midlands Meander.
LADYSMITH / BATTLEFIELDS AREA
Ladysmith is the gateway to the flourishing Nambiti Private Game Reserve, a Big 5 wildlife reserve, and to the historic Anglo-Zulu battlefields of KwaZulu-Natal.
The Drakensberg is an extensive mountain range of impressive peaks that is a recognized World heritage Site. The great attractions of the Drakensberg include long-range views of incredible beauty; fantastic hiking trails; beautiful waterfalls; scenic golf; fishing opportunities; superb sightseeing; and ancient Bushman paintings.
ISIMANGALISO WETLAND PARK
Isimangaliso Wetland Park, previously known as Greater St Lucia Wetland Park, is a World Heritage Site with much to offer visitors. Wildlife, exquisite wetlands, masses of birds, coastal reefs and forests make for outstanding sightseeing and a range of activities.
PONGOLA GAME RESERVE
Pongola Game Reserve is a beautiful wilderness in northern KwaZulu-Natal, home to four of the Big 5 and affording opportunities for wildlife viewing; boat cruises; rhino tracking; foot safaris; and fishing – including tiger fishing.
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