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The 9 Best Small Towns in KwaZulu-Natal
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The 9 Best Small Towns in KwaZulu-Natal

What’s so great about the small towns in KwaZulu-Natal? Well, first of all there’s a lot to be said for small-town living. People love the experience, even if it’s only for a weekend, or a few days. And secondly, KwaZulu-Natal has some of the best subtro...
South Africa’s 8 Most Beautiful Vleis and Marshes
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South Africa’s 8 Most Beautiful Vleis and Marshes

Over half of South Africa's marshes and vleis have disappeared. Most of them reclaimed for industry and the construction of airports, harbours, and sewage treatment plants. In KwaZulu Natal alone 58% of the wetlands of the Mfolozi River catchment have vanished...
10 rivetting reasons to visit the Elephant Coast
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10 rivetting reasons to visit the Elephant Coast

South Africa's Elephant Coast is a lesser-known holiday destination, probably because of its location right up the east coast from Durban. Yet it's home to two of the country's most prominent wildlife parks - the Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Park (famous for its rhino...
Getting Out and About in St Lucia
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Getting Out and About in St Lucia

St Lucia, in KwaZulu Natal, is an exquisite destination that is abundant in spectacular plant and animal life, making for a very rich tourist experience. The Greater St Lucia Wetlands Park has been dubbed a World Heritage Site, and is a wonderland for nature l...
I Love St Lucia Because …
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I Love St Lucia Because …

Hi, we're Bruce and Glynis Mitchell from iGwalagwala Guest House in St Lucia, Elephant Coast, KwaZulu Natal. St Lucia IS BEST KNOWN FOR being the best beach and bush break-away in South Africa’s first natural World Heritage Site. GET YOUR PICTURE TAKEN A...
The St Lucia Wilderness Trail
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The St Lucia Wilderness Trail

The Isimangaliso Wetlands Park (previously known as Greater St Lucia Wetlands Park) stretches from Sodwana Bay in the north all the way to Mapelane in the south and makes up an enormous park of 254 000 hectares. The St Lucia Wilderness Trail is just one of ...