Tala, Phezulu Day Tour

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Activity Level



Adventure / Active, Day Trip / Out of Town, Museums / Culture, Nature and Wildlife


Kid Friendly: No. Children under 4 are not permitted on Open Safari vehicle.
They can be driven in a closed mini bus.

Friendly: No.
Must be able to get into an Open Safari vehicle using stairs.

Maximum travelers: 7



English (fluent)

Tala Private Game reserve and Phezulu Cultural center and reptile park

We visit Tala private game reserve and enjoy Game drives searching for animals.
It does not have the "Big 5" but does have Hippo, Giraffe, Rhinos, zebra and many more.
We will spend about 3 hours here seeing what we can find.

Just before lunch we drive into Valley of a thousand hills where we can get some lunch with breathtaking views.
We arrive at Phezulu Safari Park and cultural center perched on to of a hill overlooking the Valley Of 1000 Hills.
First visit the reptile park and maybe hold a baby crocodile or snake then on to the Cultural show.
A young man proposes to a girl and we follow their traditional journey and dancing to their marriage.


I will pick you up from your selected venue and we will proceed to Tala, about a 40 minute drive.
Upon arrival we will begin our 2 hour drive with so many animals to see.
Giraffe, zebra, Hippos and many more.
After our game drive we will head to valley of 1000 hills to enjoy the scenery and find a spot for lunch (own account).
Phezulu Cultural village has time slots and we will arrange to fit in to 1 of those. Normally mid afternoon.
After some culture we have the option of a reptile park on the same premises. Maybe the Boa constrictor will be out to be held! Some snakes are safe to pick up.
Returning to Durban we may stop at a market for some souvenirs.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: I will meet you at any convenient location in Durban or nearby. So hotels, B & B's, cruise terminal or airport.

End location: I will drop you off at any convenient location in Durban or nearby. So hotels, B & B's, cruise terminal or airport.

Duration: 7 hours

we will start with Tala private game reserve then move on to our cultural experience


The transfer vehicle is a Hyundai H-1.
This is a spacious, comfortable, air conditioned mini bus.

The open Safari vehicle is a Toyota Land cruiser with 9 seats in the back, if available

What’s Included

Other: Return transfers from Durban
all entrances
Game drives
2 bottles of water per person

Estimated Local Cash Needed

200 ZAR Rands - lunch and drinks are on own account

What’s Extra

Other: lunch and drinks


My vehicle holds up to 8 passengers but it's more comfortable with 6.
Larger vehicle can be arranged
Open Safari vehicle comes with qualified drivers so cannot drive them.
I'm only fluent in English, although I can have a conversation in Afrikaans.

Private tour guide Paul

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