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5-star Bush and Beach

Break away to KwaZulu Natal for a fantastic bush and beach holiday package. Spend a few nights in the South African bush on safari followed by relaxing on the beautiful beaches of Durban. You’ll have a chance to see wildlife on daily game drives in the pristine Nambiti Game Reserve and ease your toes into beach sand caressed by the warm Indian Ocean in Umhlanga. 5-star luxury accommodation, scenic views and personalised service make this the perfect escape.

Cost of 5-star Bush and Beach Package

  • R9 980 per person sharing

** NOTE: No children under 9 years of age

Package dates

  • Throughout 2016

*Peak season rates will apply. Prices available on request.

Package includes

  • 2 nights’ at the 5-star Lions Valley Lodge in the Big 5 Nambiti Game Reserve
    • Accommodation in a luxury thatched suite
    • Welcome drinks on arrival
    • 3 meals per day
    • 2 game drives per day
    • Snacks & refreshments on game drives
    • Tea, filter coffee and still bottled water during the day
  • 3 nights’ at the 5-star Oysterbox Hotel, Umhlanga Durban
    • Accommodation in a classic sea facing room
    • Breakfast daily

What to do in Durban

  • Spend a day relaxing on the beach
  • Play a round of golf at one of the nearby courses
  • Enjoy a surfing lesson (in warm Indian Ocean waters)
  • Shop for spices and bargains at the Victoria Street Market
  • Get incredible views from the SkyCar at Moses Mabhida Stadium
  • Go birding at the Beachwood Mangroves
  • Visit uShaka Marine World
  • Hit the nightlife in Umhlanga

Package excludes

  • Travel to and from lodges
  • R30 + vat Rhino Protection levy per guest per day paid directly to Nambiti Private Game Reserve
  • Anything not mentioned

Package type

  • Self-drive package

Bush and Beach Package Itinerary

Day 1-3: Nambiti Game Reserve
On arrival you will be met at the gates and transferred to Lions Valley Lodge in the Nambiti Game Reserve. Enjoy a welcome cocktail while checking in. Now is the time to switch off the phone and wifi and enjoy what nature has to offer. Before your afternoon game drive you are treated to ‘high tea’, which is a selection of some of the best food you can imagine. During your 3-hour afternoon game drive you will stop for sundowners. After you return to the lodge you have time to freshen up before dinner. And again, the quality of the food is top class!

Lions Valley Lodge is situated in the centre of the 21,000 acre Nambiti Private Game Reserve. This malaria-free virgin bushveld area with its mixed vegetation of savannah grasslands, indigenous trees and shrubs is home to the Big Five as well as offering the ideal habitat for a large variety of wildlife including antelope, smaller game species and an abundant birdlife. You are accommodated in exclusive, freestanding luxury thatched suites, offering you maximum privacy. Enjoy informative early morning and late afternoon game viewing safaris, accompanied by an experienced game ranger.

Day 3-6: Umhlanga, Durban
After a scrumptious breakfast travel leisurely 3 hour drive to Durban for a 3 night break at the Oysterbox Hotel. Located on Umhlanga’s beachfront overlooking the Indian Ocean and the iconic lighthouse. The Oyster Box, is the ultimate in colonial charm and style. This is your time to unwind on the beaches and swim or even do a surfing lesson.

Terms and conditions

  • Conditions and validities apply
  • This offer is subject to availability
  • This offer is based on the specified room category being available
  • Prices may change due to seasonal and exchange rate fluctuations
  • Visas may be necessary and insurance is essential
  • Accommodation is per person sharing, unless otherwise specified
  • Errors and omissions in this offer are expected
  • Excludes high season/school holidays, block out dates may apply