Our Top 5 Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa, destinations

5 Reasons to visit Amakhosi Safari Lodge, situated past Pongola on the road to Nongoma
  • 5 star experience where royal treatment is the ‘norm’
  • Exceptional “Big 5” sightings
  • Prolific cheetah population
  • Birding – over 420 species.  3 pairs of breeding Crowned Eagle
  • One of KZN’s finest – ideal for couples, families (babysitting on request), groups who enjoy combining luxury + bush +  memorable moments
5  Reasons to visit Rocktail Camp, situated in the iSimangaliso Wetland Park and Maputaland Coastal Forest Reserve in northern KwaZulu-Natal, midway between Kosi Bay to the north and Sodwana Bay to the south
  • Ideal for families
  • Combination of coastal forests & pristine beaches
  • World-class diving and snorkelling with on-site dive centre
  • Sightings of Humpback whales June to October
  • Visits to Lake Sibaya – a beautiful natural lake inland system
5 Reasons to visit The Cavern, Drakensberg
  • Family resort
  • Surrounded by towering mountains, forests and streams
  • World Heritage site
  • Bushman paintings,
  • Extensive range of recreational facilities, from trout fishing to mountain bike trails, 9-hole golf course and Adventure Centre (to keep the kids busy – cable tours, quads, paintball, target shooting and more) down the road
  5 Reasons to visit Springbok Lodge, Namibiti Private Game Reserve
  • Perfect authentic safari experience with beautifully appointed tented suites
  • Nestled in the heart of the KwaZulu-Natal battlefields with battlefield tours nearby
  • Pristine, malaria-free bushveld
  • Home to the Big Five, as well as cheetah
  • Only 4½ hours from Johannesburg, 3½ hours from Durban and 90 minutes from the Drakensberg
 5 Reasons to visit Tembe Lodge, between Zululand and Mozambique
  • A truly authentic bush safari with well-appointed luxury tented suites, sand tracks & open 4×4 game drives
  • Home to some of Africa’s largest elephants
  • Home to the Big 5, the tiny suni antelope and more than 340 bird species
  • Ancestral home of the Tembe people, who co-own and manage Tembe Safari Lodge
  • Rejuvenating bush spa
  • And we have to have a 6th reason – Natalie Knibbs, owner of Africa Memories Travel, has been an Honorary Officer for Tembe Elephant Park for many years and is passionate about the preservation and conservation of this special reserve and its wildlife.  Please visit the reception centre, have a look at all the wonderful photographs and purchase a Tembe Brochure, an Honorary Officer fundraising initiative.