KwaZulu-Natal, a coastal South African province, is known for its beaches, mountains and savannah populated by big game. The safari destination Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Park, in the northeast, is home to black and white rhinos, lions and giraffes. Durban is an Indian-influenced harbor city and a popular surfing spot. Cultural villages around the town of Eshowe showcase the traditions of the indigenous Zulu people.
The reefs at Sodwana Bay are named by the distance they are from the Jesser Point launch site. The major reef’s are split up into Quarter Mile, 2 Mile Reef, 5 Mile Reef, 7 Mile Reef and 9 Mile Reef. And each of these reefs have their own dive sites.
On arrival at the Big Rush Stadium Shop, you will first be asked to sign an indemnity waiver form. You will then be fitted with a full body harness, and taken to the practice area, for a demonstration of correct technique.
Bayete Zulu is perfectly placed in the heart of the Manyoni Private Game Reserve, which is considered to be one of the most densely stocked and ecologically balanced in northern KwaZulu-Natal.
One of the few examples of primeval forest left in South Africa. Noted for its rare trees. Bushpig, red and blue and grey duiker, banded and slender mongoose and velvet monkey occur. Both species of mamba and python are to be found. Trails through the forest are conducted by the Umhlanga centre of the Wildlife Society. This is a private reserve and permission to visit must be obtained.
Spend a couple of minutes relaxing on the platforms while your guides enthusiastically explain the ecology of the forest – pointing out different trees and the magnificent giant ferns way below. The bird life is incredible.
In the heart of South Africa lies KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, a city located close to popular tourist attractions offering a myriad of things to do. Take advantage of being close to the Hluhluwe Imfolozi Big 5 Game Reserve by joining us on a Day Safari or even better, on one of our Overnight Safari Packages.