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Places to See in South Africa

KwaZulu Natal - the Zulu Kingdom

Best Beaches - Umdloti

Warm Indian Ocean beaches

For those visitors wishing to visit a melting pot of African, European and Indian Cultures.

A garden province, and known as the home of the Zulu nation - "Kingdom of the Zulu". A very popular holiday destination. Perhaps South Africa's busiest local holiday destination.

Climate

An eternal summer. A tropical climate and generous rainfall in the summer months. One can experience extremely hot and humid weather along the coastline during the summer months (Particularly during the Christmas holiday season) with milder temperatures as one moves inland.

A Brief History of this Region

KwaZulu Natal is a province with interesting historical facts. The Zulu Kingdom of South Africa. The only province in The Republic of South Africa which includes the dominant ethnic group in its name. A region where Shaka Zulu ruled the Zulu Kingdom. Two natural areas, the iSimangaliso Wetland Park, and the uKhahlamba Drakensburg Park have been declared World heritage Sites. KwaZulu Natal is filled with stone age cave paintings and legends of the Zulu Kings. A number of cultural museums concentrate on the local history of the province.

Things to do / Attractions

Just a few of the many places to be visited are :

- iSimanangaliso Wetland Park (The Greater St. Lucia Wetland Park)
- Mountains and Dragons (Ukhahlamba-Drakensburg Park)
- Some of South Africa's best beaches
- Hluhluwe-Umfolozi Game reserve (big five sightings)
- Mkuzi and Ndomo Game reserves
- Sodwana Bay – Diving and snorkelling opportunities
- Midlands Meander

Durban Beaches World class diving Zulu culture Wetland Park Hippos Leopards in Game Farms

Durban Beaches

World class diving

Zulu culture

Wetland Park

Leopards in Game Farms