Grand Zululand Safari

Grand Zululand Safari

The ultimate Grand Zululand 4-Day Safari, Heritage Tours & Safaris offers the excitement and glamour of the Zululand bush together with a romantic and indulgent itinerary featuring luxurious resorts in the area. An unprecedented four-day safari package awaits you.

R10500.00 p/person excluding transfers to and from Durban

R13300.00 p/person including transfers to and from Durban

Trip Highlights

  • Luxurious Lodging
  • Cheetah Interaction
  • Full-DayBig 5 Safari to the oldest proclaimed reserve in Africa, Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Park
  • Sunset Safari
  • Hippo Boat Cruise
  • iSimangaliso Wetland Park Full-Day Tour (wildlife and snorkeling)

Grand Zululand Safari - Trip Itenerary

Day 1

Your adventure begins today as you arrive in Africa, at King Shaka Durban International Airport.

Welcome to Durban, a city rich in culture. Your Safari Director/Ranger meets you at the airport and whisks you north to At Heritage House welcome to St Lucia, Zululand.

On arrival we get you checked in,  then a safari briefing and we're off on a late afternoon 2Hr Hippo Boat Cruise along the St Lucia Estuary one of the largest in Africa. Home to a staggering 800 hippos, Nile crocodiles, and an abundance of birdlife. Shoreline Boat Safaris offer exclusive small boat excursions and with a maximum seating capacity, you are assured of some of the most amazing African wildlife sightings. 

Dinner in Town

Hippo & Croc Boat Trips St Lucia South Africa

Day 2

It's an early morning pick-up at the lodge at 05:00 am. This morning you will head off into Africa's oldest proclaimed game reserve the Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Park. This Full-Day Big 5 Safari includes all gate fees, conservation levies, breakfast, lunch, and all refreshments.

Home to the African Big 5, Wild Dogs, Cheetah, Hyenna, and the list goes on, you are truly in for an amazing Big 5 Safari. All safaris are conducted in Open Game Drive Safari Vehicles with unparalleled views. Your experienced and knowledgeable ranger will without wasting any time get you to the very best areas within the Park.

It's a day of sights, sounds, and memories.

social grouping of lions pride

Day 3

A bit of a later start today, so enjoy a wonderful breakfast out on the veranda. Your ranger for the day will pick you up from the lodge as you set of into the iSimangaliso Wetland Park, South Africa's very first world heritage site on a Full-Day Bush and Beach Tour.

The day includes wildlife spotting from your Open Game Drive Safari Vehicle, learn why this area was proclaimed as world heritage site. Visit hides, look out points, and finally enjoy some beach time at Cape Vidal a protected bay where you may enjoy some snorkeling.

Your ranger will prepare a scrumptious picnic lunch.

Late afternoon set off on an African Sunset Safari.

grand zululand safari

Day 4

After breakfast, you will head off toward Hluhluwe (Emdoneni Cheetah Rehabilitation Centre). Today you will learn the importance of rehabilitating wildlife that may be injured or fallen ill. Emdoneni's efforts have greatly contributed to the re-release of numerous wildlife species, especially Cheetahs.

Late afternoon you will finally have some time to yourself to wonder and explore the town of St Lucia. With its numerous curio markets, shops and restaurants.

cheetah and clients

Day 4

This morning is a leisurely breakfast at the lodge. A final time to enjoy the wonders of this small and quaint village of St Lucia. Should you have opted for the Transfer too and from Durban then you will set off back towards Durban. 

Grand Zululand Safari - Accommodation

Your accommodation will be At Heritage House (subject to availability). This 4-star Bed & Breakfast offers you luxurious lodging. All rooms are tastefully decorated and offer you all of the needed amenities. Large outdoor veranda, and splash pool ideal for those warm days. The lodge is centrally situated within St Lucia and is within walking distance to town.

At Heritage House Accommodation
At Heritage House reception area

Grand Zululand Safari - Safari Surplier

heritage tours and safaris

Heritage Tours & Safaris was established in 2003, the head office is based in St Lucia. To date, the company is the largest privately owned safari tour operator in the area. You are assured of high standards of service at all times.