A 9-day self-drive safari exploring the highlights of South Africa from Durban to Port Elizabeth.
Highlights of the Tour
Durban – Situated along the eastern coast of South Africa, the city of Durban is well known for its Indian and African influences. The weather is often balmy and warm, and the city boasts extensive beach fronts that overlook the Indian Ocean.
Drakensberg – The Drakensberg Mountain Range is one of South Africa’s most breath-taking natural wonders, rising to over 3000 metres high and extending over 1000 kilometres. The region is also a world heritage site boasting incredible scenic beauty as well as over 600 examples of San rock paintings in caves.
Chintsa East – A beautiful little coastal village situated in the Wild Coast region of South Africa’s Eastern Cape province, Chintsa East is a peaceful, quaint spot with a name deriving from the river on which it lies. This tranquil haven is often described as a piece of paradise with its white sand, pristine beaches and lush forests.
Addo Elephant Park – Located close to the South African city of Port Elizabeth, Addo Elephant Park is a diverse wildlife conservation and is the third largest national park in South Africa. The park is home to a dense population of elephants and an abundance of other fauna and flora.
We make use of mid-range typical African standard lodge accommodation. The accommodation will be a mix of lodges, with en-suite bathrooms. Some properties are equipped with swimming pools, restaurants and/or bar areas.
Day 1: Riverside Hotel or similar
Day 2 & 3: Drakensberg Gardens or similar
Day 4 & 5: Crawfords Beach Lodge or similar
Day 6 & 7: Zuurberg Mountain Inn or similar
Day 8: The Beach Hotel or similar
Day 9: Tour ends
This self-drive safari includes car rental from Avis Car Hire, group B (VW Polo Vivo or similar), with premium insurance cover.
Premium insurance includes: Theft and collision damage waiver, personal accident insurance, unlimited mileage, location surcharge, third party liability insurance, general public liability insurance, tourism levy, VAT and claim admin fee, tyre, rim and hubcap damage, windscreen damage/repair, sandblasting damage, water and undercarriage damage.
Excludes: Fuel, refundable rental deposit, rental contract fee, one way drop off charges, delivery and collection fees, traffic fine administration fee, additional driver, child safety seats, GPS navigation, additional spare tyre rental and deposit.
*We do not recommend that group B vehicles are driven on gravel roads in Namibia due
Breakfasts will be in restaurants at the various accommodation establishments. Please advise us of any special dietary requirements in advance.
The onus is on the client to organize all visas required to visit South Africa and Swaziland prior to departure.
Please note that travel and cancellation insurance is mandatory for every guest travelling with Jenman African Safaris. All insurance is solely the responsibility of our guests. Please ensure you arrange your own insurance with protection for the full duration of your journey to cover personal injury, damage and loss of personal items including but not limited to camera equipment and other electronic items, medical expenses, repatriation expenses and loss of luggage, etc. Please speak to your travel agent if you require assistance.