Discover KZN's hidden gems

15 August 2020

It’s the news we’ve all been waiting for, we can now travel outside of our provinces where we live. This spotlight is on KZN.

KZN is filled with so many incredible gems right here on our doorstep. From its golden beaches and year round sunshine, to game parks, hiking in the Berg, visiting the Battlefields, iSimangaliso Wetland Park, the Zulu Cultural villages and so much more… 

Click Here to Read our Guide to KZN courtesy of South African Tourism


Must-see city centres:

Durban is the third largest city in south Africa.  It is laid-back but busy and is Africa’s largest port.  Durban is a popular seaside destination and is fondal referred to as ‘Durbs’ by the locals.  It has an  exciting mix of urban Zulu culture as well as a large Indian population as well as English-speaking South Africans.

This is a great starting point for tours of the Anglo-Zulu battlefields and the Anglo-Boer battlefields. The Ladysmith Siege Museum is definitely worth a visit. Ladysmith is home to of one of South Arica’s most famous music groups, multi-Grammy Award-winning Ladysmith Black Mambazo.

Just 80 km inland from Durban it is one of South Africa’s best-preserved Victorian cities.  It is also the province’s capital city.  Here you will find representation of our ‘Rainbow Nation’ with a mix of Zulus, Indians, South Africans of British heritage and a university student population making it a lively mix.

Sodwana Bay
Sodwana has spectacular coral reefs in a national marine protected area.  It is among the southernmost in the world and is a scuba-diving and snorkelling mecca. Plus there is a large number of Game fish. Off-season, Sodwana Bay is paradise. In season, it’s incredibly busy.

Umhlanga Rocks
Once a small seaside village, Umhlanga Rocks has grown from being a small seaside village to now being a bustling lively tourist and residential town. Its seafront pedestrian walkway takes in an old lighthouse, golden beaches, holiday resorts and glitzy hotels. It has great shopping and good restaurants. The area is jam packed during the peak season.

Thank you to SA Tourism for providing this tourist information. 


If you would like to experience more of this beautiful region, then please get in touch with your Travel Counsellor to take advantage of our excellent holiday offers.

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