Protea Hotel Umfolozi River

Off the N2, 40km north of Richards Bay, Richards Bay, KwaZulu-Natal, 3935, South Africa | 3 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Richards Bay

Hiking the mountains

A travel blog entry by daveanddale

... area at 2000 metres and then an all day hike up to 3000 metres where you were above the clouds and as they parted there were stunning views of the peaks and verdant gorges. We both came back to the camping ground very tired but decided to pass up on the chance to relieve our achingmuscles in the communal Jacuzzi in the bar area. We had a huge lot of laughs playing silly games and dancing at the bar after ...

Scenic little Switzerland

A travel blog entry by daveanddale

Sadly this morning we left Lesotho after a 2 hour drive crossing the border near the capital Maseru. This was a very quick crossing but we were delayed because our tour guide recommended we try the hot chips cooked by street sellers on the South African side. These were delicious but the lady seller was cooking one serving at a time and cutting the potatoes while each serving cooked, consequently this took a long time for everyone to be served. Back on the truck our ...

Ithala Game Reserve

A travel blog entry by bushmantours


... 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 ...

Ithala Game Reserve

A travel blog entry by annandjohnmoon


... br> After breakfast we set off at 9am for a drive around the Dakaneni Loop. After the initial open grassland where we saw a few Wildebeest and a lone Giraffe, the drive was largely through dense thicket. Given the continuing rain most of the animals and birds proved elusive. Only a couple of bird species were added to the list :- Southern Black Tit and Violet-backed Starling. Willow Warblers singing back at the chalet brought thoughts of England in May. The scenery ...

Wakkerstroom to Ithala Game Reserve

A travel blog entry by annandjohnmoon


... managed to get away without the cash, but nevertheless an unnecessary surprise.

We arrived at Ithala Game Reserve soon after 2pm and checked in. The chalet was comfortable and the camp seemed well looked after, in a well wooded setting under a huge cliff.

We took a short afternoon drive in the afternoon around a small loop on the reserve. The ...

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