From Durban: Safari & PheZulu Village Day Tour

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9 reviews

Activity provider: 1st Zulu Safaris C.C

From Durban: Safari & PheZulu Village Day Tour

Activity provider: 1st Zulu Safaris C.C

From US$ 168.85 per person

Enjoy a Mini Safari Tour with a visit to the Lion Park and the Tala Game Reserve. Also explore the Phezulu Cultural Village and Reptile Park at the Valley of a 1000 Hills.

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Duration 8 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Greek, French, Portuguese
Pickup included
Pickup possible from hotels/accommodations within a 5 kilometer radius of the local supplier's office at Gooderson Tropicana Hotel, 85 O R Tambo Parade, South Beach, Durban, 4001, South Africa. For special pickup arrangements, please contact the local supplier. Note that pickup is also available from the Durban harbour passenger terminal.
Wheelchair accessible


  • Visit the Lion Park in The Natal Lion Park to observe local wildlife
  • Explore the many diverse natural environments of the Tala Game Reserve
  • Enjoy an immersive Zulu cultural experience at the Valley of a Thousand Hills
  • Learn about crocodiles and snakes at the Reptile Park from your guide
Full description

Start your day-long safari with a visit to the Natal Lion Park, home to lions, African and Asian elephants as well as rhinos. Then, visit the wildlife conservancy of Tala Private Game Reserve in the hills. Make your final stop at the Valley of a Thousand Hills and the Reptile Park.

Be driven around Natal Lion Park by your guide in search of elephants before entering the lion’s enclosure to marvel at the pride of lions. Enjoy the excitement of being so close to the king of the beasts and admire their size and beauty.

Next, head to Tala Private Game Reserve that hosts a diverse selection of wildlife over 3000 hectares of land. This sanctuary is home to over 370 bird species and wildlife such as rhinos, giraffes, hippos, and elands, to name a few of the bigger mammals.

Drive around the park in a closed vehicle to observe the wildlife. Listen as your guide sheds light on the wildlife ecosystem and shares interesting facts about the animals at the Tala Private Game Reserve.

Then, make a stop at the Valley of a Thousand Hills to enjoy a glimpse of local Zulu culture and dancing at Phezulu Cultural Village. To conclude the tour, visit the Reptile Park where qualified park guides will intrigue you with interesting facts about the resident crocodiles and snakes.

  • Entrance to all attractions
  • Guide
  • Transfers to/from accommodation
  • Lunch

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat

Not allowed

  • Pets

Know before you go

  • The weather in Durban is usually moderate
  • Always bring a long sleeve just in case
  • German and Polish languages can be requested
  • If you are a wheelchair user, please inform the local partner prior to the start of the tour
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4.9 /5

based on 9 reviews

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Our guide Freddy was amazing 🤩 5 stars for him and this great tour! We had a wonderful und unforgettable day. Thank you!

January 25, 2023

Splendid tour! Sortiris is a very experienced guide with a lot of knowledge! We spend a perfect full day tour even though the weather was not quite nice. Zhulu traditions are a must such as Tala Game Reserve

December 4, 2022

Wir waren mit Benson unterwegs. Benson hat uns viel erzählt und war sehr nett und offen. Zuerst waren wir im Löwen Park, wo man die Tiere aus nächster Nähe beobachten konnten. Danach waren wir bei den Elefanten, die wir anfassen durften und ihren Rüssel in unser Auto steckten. Als Nächstes sind wir in einen Vogelpark gefahren, wo es eine interessante Vogelshow gab. Dann waren wir in einem großen Park, wo wir Giraffen, Zebras, kleine Affen und Wildschweine, Buffalos, Vögel und Nashörner sehen konnten. Zuletzt waren wir im PheZulu Tal. Dort haben wir eine Führung von einem Einheimischen bekommen und konnten deren Kultur kennenlernen. Von da aus hatte man einen wunderschönen Blick über die 1000 hills Valley. In diesem Tal war noch ein Reptilienpark, wo wir nochmal eine Führung bekommen haben. Dort konnte man Schlangen und kleine Krokodile anfassen und auf die Hand nehmen. Insgesamt war es ein unglaublicher Tag. Zwischen den Parks konnte man die wunderschönen Landschaften bestaunen.

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June 1, 2022


Product ID: 44006