Eternal Summer, stunning scenery
Some of South Africa’s best beaches can be found along the KwaZulu Natal coastline, Umhlanga Rocks, Ballito, Shaka’s Rock, Shelley Beach (on the North Coast), Uvongo and Margate (on the South coast) – to mention a few. Beaches are safe and boast brilliant surfing conditions. Popular holiday spot, Durban has spectacular beaches including Addington Beach, South and North beaches and Dairy beach. This region is more than a coastline, expect beautiful mountain ranges of the Drakensberg ideal for hiking, unspoilt game reserves for Big Five safaris including Hluhluwe-Umfolozi Park, home to big five and one of the best rhino conservation programs. 4x4 game drives and walking safaris are offered in this park, Mkuzi and Ndomo game reserves. This region is also home to a number of historic battlefields where some of South Africa's most turbulent wars took place. If that's not enough, explore Valley of a Thousand Hills for its specacular scenery and traditional Zulu culture, shop at traditional Zulu markets, or spend time out on Dolphin Coast. If you like driving, the Midlands Meander won't disappoint self drive South Africa holidaymakers.