With its year round warm weather, arguably the best in the world and a wide range of activities in areas as diverse as Drakensberg and north and south coasts, visitors to KwaZulu Natal are spoilt for choice. This is one of the many reasons that the Zulu Kingdom is a popular destination for those seeking world class experiences making for a lifetime of unforgettable memories.
From the coastline it is possible to spot majestic whales and dolphins frolicking off the coast or witness millions of sardines migrating in the Sardine Run during the cooler months, attracting sharks and dolphins, a unique phenomenon experienced nowhere else on the planet.
A myriad of wildlife experiences are also on offer from private to community owned gamed reserves and take the opportunity to see the big six; lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo, rhino and whales in the space of a day within the Greater iSimangaliso Wetland Park. Climb or walk the trails of the majestic Drakensberg, visit historic towns or go back in history with the battlefields or wind through the Midlands, an wonderful blend of arts, crafts and restaurants. There is something for everyone as adrenaline junkies can find their fix in adventure activities including abseiling the world’s highest gorge, white water rafting, diving among ragged-tooth sharks, extreme hiking or mountain biking to name just a small sample of what is on offer.
KwaZulu Natal is also a sportsman paradise with some of South Africa’s finest golf courses. There are also world renowned international events such as the Comrades Marathon, the three day Dusi Canoe Marathon, the Midmar Mile and some grueling cycle races including the Amashovashova road race from Pietermaritzburg to Durban.
With miles of coastline, KwaZulu Natal also offers some of the finest beaches anywhere in the world. Even in during the winter months, the beaches are a great place to spend the day.