ISIBINDI GRAND TOUR, 12 NIGHTS SELF DRIVE TOUR
3 nights Rhino Post Safari Lodge – 1 night Reilly’s Rock- 2 nights Kosi Forest Lodge – 2 nights Thonga Beach Lodge – 2 nights Rhino Ridge Safari Lodge, 2 nights Isibindi Zulu Lodge
DAY 1-3: Rhino Post Safari Lodge, Kruger National Park
It is advisable to arrive at Rhino Post Safari Lodge in the early afternoon, this will give you ample time to relax in your suite before enjoying a delicious high tea. After high tea you will depart on your first game drive. Rhino Post Safari Lodge is situated on a 12,000-hectare private concession within the world famous Kruger National Park – READ MORE
An optional activity is to spend a half day exploring deeper into the Kruger with your guide and a picnic. This must be pre-arranged and at additional cost. Golf can be arranged at nearby Skukuza Golf Course where you could share your tee with the Big 5!
DAY 4: Reilly’s Rock, Swaziland
You will depart Rhino Post after breakfast and drive south through the Kruger crossing into Swaziland. Reilly’s Rock is a historic homestead situated on Mlilwane Hill within the Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary, close to Mbabane. Overnight
DAY 5 & 6: Kosi Forest Lodge, iSimangaliso Wetland Park
After breakfast you will depart Reilly’s Rock and continue south through Swaziland and back into South Africa at the southern border post. You will head towards to Jozini and then turn east at Jozini Dam and head to the small town of Manguzi. Here you will meet a Kosi Representative who will take you in the 4×4 vehicle to Kosi Forest Lodge. Kosi Forest Lodge is situated in the Kosi Bay Nature Reserve…READ MORE
DAY 7 & 8: Thonga Beach Lodge – iSimangaliso Wetland Park
After your morning activity you will leave Kosi and be returned to Manguzi. You will drive south for a further hour and make your way to the Coastal Forest Reserve and the Coastal Cashew Factory where you will leave your vehicle. A Thonga Representative will meet you at the car park and transfer you to the lodge, which takes approximately 1 hour. More about Thonga Beach Lodge
9: Rhino Ridge Safari Lodge – Hluhluwe iMfolozi Park
After enjoying your last breakfast at Thonga you will be transferred back to Coastal Cashews where you will collect your vehicle and continue your journey south towards Hluhluwe iMfolozi Park. You may enter either via Memorial Gate in the north or Nyalazi Gate on the eastern boundary. Your safari experience starts now and depending on what animals you spot on the way you could drive through the park between 30mins-1hr before reaching your destination. Rhino Ridge Safari Lodge is the only private lodge within the park with its 4 star accommodation, guests are offered spectacular scenery and excellent safari opportunities within the heart of Big 5 territory.
11 & 12: Isibindi Zulu Lodge, Battlefields, KwaZulu Natal
It is a full day trip to Isibindi Zulu Lodge so you will need to make an early start to your journey. On arrival at Isibindi Zulu Lodge you will be warmly welcomed by our friendly staff and shown to your Zulu inspired beehive suite overlooking the beautiful Isibindi Eco-Reserve.. Read More
PRICES 2018 start from R 29,600.00 per person sharing
Rhino Post Safari Lodge – 3 nights’ accommodation, meals, teas and co ees and 2 game drives a day
Reilly’s Rock – 1 night accommodation, dinner and breakfast
Kosi Forest Lodge – 2 nights’ accommodation, meals – breakfast lunch and dinner, teas and coffees, guided walk in raa forest, guided canoe trip and 4×4 transfer from pick up point in Manguzi
Thonga Beach Lodge – 2 nights‘ accommodation in Forest View room, all meals, teas and coffees, use of snorkelling equipment, guided walks, cultural tours, kayaking and sundowners on Lake Sibaya and nightly turtle walks (Nov to Feb).
Rhino Ridge Safari Lodge – 2 nights’ accommodation in Safari Room, all meals, teas and coffees, 2 safari activities per day.
Isibindi Zulu Lodge- 2 nights’ accommodation – meals teas and co ees, one game walk or drive a day and Zulu Boma dinner and cultural experience
Park fees, drinks, laundry, gratuities and items of a personal nature.
PRICES ARE SUBJECT TO EXCHANGE RATE FLUCTUATIONS. PLEASE CONTACT US FOR A MORE ACCURATE QUOTATION