Highlights: Durban - Zululand
Other departures: Glasgow - £2625, Edinburgh - £2705, Birmingham - £2415, Manchester - £2425, Bristol - £2575, Norwich - £2579, Southampton - £2489, Newcastle - £2625
Alternate travel dates: 9 Apr 18 - 13 Jul 18 / 23 Aug 18 - 11 Dec 18
Day 1: Arrival at Durban
International flight to Durban
Day 2 - 3: Thanda Safari
Thanda Safari is situated in the heart of Zululand and offers a “Big Five” wildlife experience, matched with sincere commitment to the Zulu Culture and passionate conservation of the environment.
The nine luxury suites at the Thanda Safari Lodge have private plunge pools, viewing decks, private salas, lounges, fireplaces and full bathrooms with both indoor and outdoor showers. Public facilities include a lounge, library, dining room, boma, dining deck, wine cellar, cigar bar and an award-winning Spa that offers a wide range of treatments.
The exclusive-use Villa iZulu can accommodate ten guests, offering accommodation in five suites. The Thanda Tented Camp is built in colonial safari-style, offering an authentic bush experience. The tents have wooden decks, comfortable rooms and en-suite bathrooms, as well as outdoor showers. Public facilities include an attractive reception area, curio shop, lounge area for guests to relax in, an enhanced dining tent, rim-flow pool, and boma. The honeymoon Jabula Tent features a king-sized bed in a spacious bedroom, lounge, private boma, outdoor shower and plunge pool.
Accommodation: Thanda Safari
Board basis: Fully inclusive
Day 4 - 7: The Oyster Box
Standing proud on Umhlanga's beachfront, directly on the beach and overlooking the Indian Ocean, the 86-room Oyster Box, is one of South Africa's best-loved hotels. Renowned for generous hospitality, attentive service and exceptional cuisine The Oyster Box offers all the colonial charm and nostalgia of a bygone era, but with all the modern comfort and amenities.Dining venues range from the Ocean Terrace, serving casual and al fresco fare and a curry buffet, to the legendary, fine-dining Grill Room. The Palm Court serves a lavish High Tea daily, with live piano accompaniment.
The Oyster and Lighthouse Bars are the hottest spots in town for sundowners. Equipped with six treatment rooms, a hydrotherapy bath, grooming lounge, plunge-pool, gym, infinity pool and tranquillity lounge, The Spa offers the latest in health and wellness treatments. Other facilities include two swimming pools, a private library, luscious tropical gardens and an intimate, 24-seater movie theatre.
Accommodation: The Oyster Box
Board basis: Bed & Breakfast
Day 8: Departure
Onward travel home.
- Flights from London with Ethiopian Airlines
- Airport taxes
- Gold Welcome at the Durban International Airport
- Scheduled Road Transfer from Durban International Airport to Thanda Safari Private Game Reserve
- 2 nights accommodation at Thanda Tented Camp in a Tent
- 2 daily game activities at Thanda Safari Private Game Reserve
- Scheduled Road Transfer from Thanda Safari Private Game Reserve to Oyster Box Hotel
- 4 nights accommodation at The Oyster Box Hotel in a Luxury Sea Facing Room
- 1 Complimentary Curry Buffet at The Oyster Box Hotel
- Scheduled Road Transfer from The Oyster Box Hotel to the Durban International Airport
- As per Itinerary