Protea Hotel by Marriott Umfolozi River

Address: Off the N2, Richards Bay, KwaZulu-Natal, 3935, South Africa | 3 star hotel
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This 3 star hotel is located on Off the N2, Richards Bay.
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        • Swimming pool


        • Wheelchair accessibility

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        Travel Blogs from Richards Bay

        What, me worry?

        A travel blog entry by harleyjah on Mar 29, 2015

        7 photos

        ... stops in South Africa and a little local currency would come in handy.

        Now, Sandy always accuses me of being cynical. In response, I always quote Bill Maher, “You can’t be too cynical”. Unfortunately, inside I am very trusting, too trusting and it almost got us in trouble this day. A young man was hanging around trying to help. Help, my ass! But I didn’t see it right away. ...

        More Great Game Drives

        A travel blog entry by jcastellan on Sep 15, 2014

        84 photos

        ... us. We saw a herd of Red Hartebeest walk along the top of a hill, near them were elands, a young giraffe and impalas.

        The sunlight at this time of the day was beautiful. For the next hour an hour, we saw more giraffe, impalas, wildebeests and red hartebeests. These animals were all active now and grazing, as the temperature had cooled down considerably since the middle of the afternoon.

        As we drove through the camp, once again we came across ...

        Ithala Game Reserve

        A travel blog entry by bushmantours on Mar 05, 2014

        5 photos

        ... The rhino is killed and left to die. Please look at - On our return, beaded bracelets may be bought from us to support this cause. Ithala is a park of stunning scenery and varying habitats - open grassy plains, dense riverine bush and high craggy cliffs. The views are magnificent and the atmosphere calm and peaceful, a lovely place to be. Off to St Lucia iSimangeliso Wetland Park ...

        Day 88 - Richards Bay South Africa

        A travel blog entry by cinnamongirl13 on Apr 03, 2013

        2 photos

        ... into the Cultural Heritage Center. Now granted this was basically the Disneyland version of an African Village, but it was still very interesting. We began the tour with our guide Joe, who explained the set-up of a community, a husband, his many wives, the old grandma’s hut, etc. A wife cost 11 cattle…Quentin, I hope you’re saving up! LOL They provided lunch which was simple, but delicious food, ...

        Shakaland and the remainder of RB

        A travel blog entry by stephen.j.booth on Feb 12, 2009

        15 photos

        ... whilst holding over-sized feather dusters. The dancing must be very tiring but the dancers put on a great show and the sound of the men and women singing and chanting was so authentic, despite me not having a clue what any of it meant. Finally we ate dinner. I had traditional samp and beans with chicken, it really was so much better than the Xhosa cuisine we had tried in Cintsa. On our final day in RB we travelled to St Lucia and went on a ...