6 Day Itinerary and Route for a Northern KwaZulu-Natal Road Trip

Road Trip on the Northern Coast of Kwazulu-Natal

6 Day Itinerary and Route for a Northern KwaZulu-Natal Road Trip

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Road Trip Highlights



6 days

1600 km

  • Start your journey and stock up in Johannesburg.
  • Cape Vidal is great for deep-sea fishing as well as angling.
  • See the magnificent wildlife in iSimangaliso Wetland Park.
  • Experience the laid-back beachside destination of Zinkwazi Beach.
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Alma is a South African travel blogger and writer. She hopes to inspire you with facts and fables about her adventures, road trips and international travel.


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Road Trip Map

Road Trip Itinerary

Activities Kms Stay
Day 1 Johannesburg to Hluhluwe where we stayed at Bushbaby Lodge. 570 Bushbaby Lodge
Day 2 Hluhluwe to Cape Vidal. We stocked up at St Lucia before heading into iSimangaliso Wetland Park where Cape Vidal is. 100 Cape Vidal
Day 3 Cape Vidal to Sugarloaf Caravan Park, St Lucia. Approximately 50 minutes and about 36 kilometres. 36 Sugarloaf Caravan Park
Day 4 St Lucia to Zinkwazi Beach. Approximately 2 hours and approximately 165 kilometres. 165 Zinkwazi Beach
Day 5 Zinkwazi to Hlalanathi Drakensberg Resort. Approximately 4 hours and about 350 kilometres. 350 Hlalanathi Drakensberg Resort
Day 6 Hlalanathi Drakensberg Resort to Johannesburg. Approximately 4 hours and about 360 kilometres. 360 Johannesburg

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Cape Vidal beach.
Cape Vidal beach.

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