The whole family can enjoy a wide range of activities in Kwazulu – Natal. One thing this area is very well known for is its warm weather a superb beaches. The Dolphin Coast is one of the biggest tourist attractions stretching from the Tongaat River at Zimbali to Zinkwazi Beach and the Tugela River mouth in the north. This is a beautiful playground housing warm waters and magnificent views. The name comes from the frequent sightings of bottlenose dolphins riding the waves. This is the ideal strip of beach for surfing, snorkeling, picnicking or just soaking up the warm summer sun.
Hot air ballooning is among the many another attraction that people love to try out. Experience the thrill as you float up in to the air leaving the world behind. First you will meet at the take off location, which will be 30 minutes before sunrise. Once the balloon is heated and ready to go you will be taking on a journey of beautiful scenery and the sun rising for an hour. On return, you will receive an alfresco breakfast and champagne. Safety is their first priority, so a safety briefing is given before takeoff. All children under 12 must be supervised but everyone is welcome.
The African Dive Adventures is an activity for those who can keep calm and are not be frightened easily. The African Dive allows humans to dive completely unprotected with wild sharks in their natural habitat, however the African Dive at Protea Banks is conducted to the highest standards of safety and professionalism. Oxygen tanks and highly trained and skilled skippers and crew members are on board. Tailor made packages can be arranged for every individual or group. This will be an unforgettable experience.
The only park in Kwazulu Natal were the big 5 can be seen is The Hluhluwe Umfolozi Park. Established in 1895 this is the oldest game park in South Africa. Today the big 5 (lion, elephant, leopard, buffalo and rhinoceros) roam the lush savannah. Hluhluwe Umfolozi Reserve is surrounded by hilly topography and the northern section of the game reserve is noted for its wide variety of both birdlife and wildlife. Not only is there game drives available but there is boat trips on the dam that takes guests around twice a day. Trips are conducted by experienced guides. There is a small shop for snacks and refreshments on sight. Bring the family and enjoy a day out in nature.
Halloween Night at uShaka marine world is a huge occasion among the children. From Friday the 28th to Sunday the 30th a frenzy of dressed up children and weird and wonderful costumes roam the grounds of uShaka Marine World. Together with the help of Coca-Cola, uShaka will trick and treat guest to a thrilling journey throughout the evening. Strictly under 18, kids can rip up the disco decks, watch dolphin shows and expect to be frightened by ghosts. Tickets cost R70 and this includes shows and a goodie bag. You don’t want to miss out, so hurry and grab your tickets because they are limited.
Kwazulu – Natal is home to fun warm weather and superb beaches. There are hundreds of fun and exciting Kwazulu – Natal activities that the entire family can enjoy. There is also plenty Kwazulu – Natal accommodation that is comfortable, easy on the pocket and suited to all your needs.