Cape Town - What better time to get out in the fresh air than in summer?
KwaZulu-Natal offers far more wonders than only beaches, and the best way to explore them is on foot.
Tap into the sultry oriental vibe in Durban, the coastal wilderness of Sodwana Bay or the follow in the footsteps Gandhi left behind...
Try this informative walk and talk focusing on Durban's first railway which started at the Point - the area which was Durban's old station. The walk takes you to three old buildings, travels the routes of Gandhi, city markets and explains the city's diverse architectural style.
2. The Historical Walk About (+/- 1 hours)
This walk is an adventure through the City, Farewell Square, Durban's City Hall and intrinsic art galleries.
3. Sodwana Bay (+/- 2 hours)
Escape into the wilderness of the Northern KwaZulu-Natal and walk along the Sodwana Bay coast. The stretch of beach has a tropical forest on one side and the warm Indian Ocean on the other.
The seas are filled with beautiful coral reefs and wonderful fishing spots - go on the exciting turtle tour in the national park, where you learn about where the logger head and leather-back turtles lay their eggs along the coast.
4. Nahoon Point boardwalk (+/- 1 hour)
Venture along the Nahoon River mouth and walk along the soft sand in the Indian Ocean. Walk along boardwalks protecting the dune fields, leading to the bat caves.
5. Beachfront promenade (+/- 1 hour)
A walk through Durban is not complete without a stroll on the dreamy promenade. The promenade is a six-kilometre paved walkway from the Blue Lagoon to uShaka. Enjoy the fun atmosphere, sandy beaches and wonderful street eats on the way.
6. Vernon Crookes (+/- 2 hours)
Nestled in the vast reserve, Vernon Crookes is a gorgeous one hour drive away from Durban into the grasslands and wilderness of the game reserve. Go on the 4.2 km Hlathinulu walk - a circular trail through the shady forests and gardens.