Category: KZN

9 Things To Do In iSimangaliso Wetland Park 

Looking for things to do in iSimangaliso Wetland Park ? See my recommendations below. “Isimangaliso must be the only place on the globe where the world’s oldest land mammal (rhinoceros) and the world’s biggest terrestrial mammal (elephant) share an ecosystem with the world's oldest fish (coelacanth) and the world's biggest marine mammal (whale).” Nelson Mandela Miracle […]

11 Best Things to do in St Lucia, South Africa

Are you looking for the best things to do in St Lucia? Here are my recommendations. Tucked away in the northern region of KwaZulu-Natal, within the iSimangaliso Wetland Park, the small town of St Lucia serves as the gateway to exploring this ecological wonderland. Around 240km from Durban, it is a charming town where hippos […]

14 Best Things To Do In Durban with kids

Looking for the best things to do in Durban? Read on... Durban is the largest city in the province of KwaZulu-Natal and the third largest city in South Africa. It is known for its beautiful beaches, warm weather, and vibrant culture. There are many things to do in Durban with children or without them, making […]

13 Unique Things To Do In KwaZulu Natal

There are many more things to do in KwaZulu Natal besides visit Durban. Read on for ideas on the best places to visit in this beautiful province. KwaZulu Natal is one of South Africa’s most beautiful provinces and one of its most popular tourist destinations. It is a spectacular, multi-cultural, subtropical region flanked by the warm […]

Thanda Safari Lodge - so much to love

Thanda Safari Lodge Review It was a sunny morning in the African bush, and we were tracking a pair of cheetahs – a hungry mother and a daughter on a hunt. The mother seemed totally oblivious of us but the cheeky little one turned around and snarled at us, barely a metre away from our […]

11 things to see at the Durban Botanic Gardens

Did you know that the Durban Botanic Gardens are the oldest surviving botanical gardens in Africa – as well as the city’s oldest public institution? Here is my guide on the best things to see at the Durban Botanic Gardens. And that they are home to: the rarest cycad in the world? a tree that […]

Rhino Ridge Safari Lodge Review - Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Park

Review: Rhino Ridge Safari Lodge in Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Park Camouflaged by the tall grass, the young lioness crouched, her lithe body taut. She was surrounded by zebras, warthogs, and white rhinos, and her eyes darted between all of them. They were close enough to observe but not to ambush – yet. We watched with bated breath […]

Kosi Forest Lodge -an enchanted forest hideaway

Kosi Forest Lodge Review “And into the forest I go, to lose my mind and find my soul.”  John Muir These days, travel is all about wide, open spaces - something you’ll find in abundance at Kosi Forest Lodge. Located within iSimangaliso Wetland Park, in Northern KwaZulu Natal - near the Mozambique border - the Kosi […]

St Lucia South Africa - Where to stay

Where to stay in St Lucia South Africa Miracle and wonder…this is what iSimangaliso translates to in isiZulu.  These words appropriately describe the iSimangaliso Wetland Park, South Africa's first UNESCO World Heritage site, which was previously known as the Greater St Lucia Wetland Park. Spanning 332 000 hectares, along 220km of coastline, the park also holds the honour […]

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