7-Day Luxury Bush and Beach Safari in KwaZulu-Natal

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This 7-day safari in Kwazulu-Natal show case the beautiful Umhlanga beach, cuisine, understated luxury and gracious hospitality of the Oyster Box Hotel and their award winning spa. Experience the ultimate blend of luxury, serenity, and excitement with this exceptional package.


Day 1: The Oyster Box 

Upon arrival at King Shaka Airport, enjoy a private luxury transfer to The Oyster Box, where you will spend 3 nights in a Luxury Sea Facing Room. After settling in, venture out to discover the beautiful Umhlanga. The Oyster Box is a brief 5 minute walk to Umhlanga Village Centre and conveniently located for quick and easy access to Afro-chic Durban city centre.

On your return enjoy dinner at one of the many delicious dining venues and enjoy innovative seasonal cuisine inspired by the nearby coastline and local cultures. Seafood stands out as a highlight, with the renowned Curry Buffet at the Ocean Terrace being a must-try. 

Day 2-3: Explore Umhlanga 

Enjoy the spectacular breakfast that ensures an invigorating start to your day and move to the High Tea served daily in the Palm Court or explore Umhlanga in all its glory. 

Each morning, indulge in a beautiful breakfast at The Oyster Box that ensures an invigorating start to your day and move to the High Tea served daily in the Palm Court or explore Umhlanga in all its glory. 

Indulge in the final breakfast at The Oyster Box before your private luxury transfer to Phinda Forest Lodge. 

Day 4: Journey from Beach to Bush

Indulge in the final breakfast at The Oyster Box before your private luxury transfer to Phinda Forest Lodge - An unparalleled eco-lodge set within a unique habitat within the Phinda reserve.

At this stunning lodge, you will experience a 3-night stay that includes all meals and two daily game drives in a spacious air-conditioned glass suite. 

An unparalleled eco-lodge nestled within a unique and fragile habitat within the Phinda Reserve.

Day 5 - 6: The Phinda Experience

Wake up with a cup of coffee or tea and prepare for your first game drive of the day, upon return a delicious breakfast display awaits you. 

Indulge in a safari activity of your choice, such as a bush walk or visit the nearby Zulu communities, before embarking on another game drive looking for the Big Five and other rare iconic wildlife. 

Enjoy the fully stocked personal bar in your room and unwind under the forested canopy, before indulging in the delicious meals prepared by local chefs

Day 7: End of the Kwazulu-Natal Safari

Enjoy the last breakfast at Phinda Forest Lodge before you conclude your journey with a private luxury transfer from Phinda Forest Lodge to King Shaka Airport.

Valid: 1st October to 12th December 2024

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Rates & Pricing

$ 520 USD
$ 520 USD
Rates are starting prices per person, per night sharing.
With specials, we always use the best promotion available, please contact our experts for more guidance.
We can arrange travel insurance that will make this booking totally refundable.


3 Nights at The Oyster Box in a Luxury Sea Racing Room
3 Nights at Phinda Forest Lodge in a Suite
Breakfast included at The Oyster Box
All meals and selected drinks included at Phinda Forest Lodge
2 Game drives daily at Phinda Forest Lodge
Transfers from King Shaka Airport (DUR) to The Oyster Box
Internal transfer from The Oyster Box to Phinda Forest Lodge
Transfer from Phinda Forest Lodge to King Shaka Airport (DUR)
Flights ex CPT/JNB can be arranged at additional cost

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