Gibela Backpackers Lodge

Address: 119 Ninth Avenue, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, 4001, South Africa | Hostel
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This hostel, located on 119 Ninth Avenue, Durban, is near uShaka Marine World, Mitchell Park, Natal Shark Board, and Nambiti Game Conservancy.
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      Return to South Africa

      A travel blog entry by jandkross on Oct 04, 2014

      77 photos

      ... that I would not have to rise at dawn for a game drive.

      Sunday was a very pleasant day. Richard and Jill had church duties. I relaxed at home catching up with my emails and doing some washing and ironing. We went out for lunch to a lovely restaurant called Makaranga, in nearby Kloof. It was set in beautiful tropical gardens and after eating we enjoyed a short stroll in the warm spring sunshine. On the drive back we ...


      A travel blog entry by ouryearinafrica on Dec 31, 2013

      3 comments, 1 photo

      ... club for the Eccleisal kids and other locals in the area. Then there was catch ups and braiis and then the Aussies arrived followed by bible school and I’m still waiting for the quiet time i will just stay in bed all day (Like that ever happens :) I'm starting to think i may finding myself back in the working year before i realise! How am I gonna do it?? This is just a teeny tiny question i ask myself DAILY!! How am I gonna survive ...

      The Drum of Zulu Thunder

      A travel blog entry by mullos on Dec 17, 2012

      18 photos

      ... reason for me coming to South Africa was to meet up and help my good friend Kshetra Govindasamay, a crazy Indian mate who has moved back with his parents and brother in Effingham, a middle class Indian suburb in the hills of Durban. Kesh had recently finished his masters in tourism geography, decided to start his own Non Government Organization (NGO), and work with some local township communities in order to develop tourism initiatives for them, in particular, GIS guided tours ...

      Cape Town to Durban

      A travel blog entry by proe2 on Oct 09, 2012

      1 photo

      ... former British fort and important railroad hub in the 1800s, and then we turned slightly northeast cruising just south of the tiny land-locked country of Lesotho, before making a slow decent into the southeastern section of Kwa-Zulu Natal. The landing approach took us out over the Indian Ocean before touching down at 11:15 am at King Shaka International Airport in Durban. Good weather all the ...

      Meet the Zulu People...

      A travel blog entry by paulandkala on Sep 20, 2012

      1 comment, 9 photos

      ... our brekky's consisted of squashed banana on toast (Kala) and 'Weet-Bix' with water (Paul). Ming!! A group of 6 of us was dropped off at the local Zulu camp and we met our Zulu guide, called Jason!! 'Jason' the Zulu!!? Really??!! He had better clobber on than me with his Nike shorts and muscle top!! We firstly plaited grass which is traditionally done by a girl who ties it on the right wrist of the boy that she likes (Kala's was perfect.....mine was awful.....not my ...