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Valley of A 1000 Hills

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Key Highlights

  • Enjoy Zulu dances in a typical Zulu village
  • See some of the oldest crocodiles in the world at the PheZulu Safari Park
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?



    3-4 hours

    Start time

    Start time: 0830h (08:30am)
    Duration: 3-4 hours

    Meeting Point

    Your hotel in Durban. (Please advise your hotel at the time of booking. If you do not have this information now, please contact the local activity operator 24 hours prior to the start of the tour with these details.)

    Ending Point

    Your hotel in Durban

  • Overview & Itinerary


    Revisit a bygone era as you travel along the same dirt road as the ancient Zulu tribes did into the Valley of Thousand Hills, a stunningly beautiful region. A landscape of rolling hills and sleepy villages of the ancient Zulu communities nestled in thick forests welcomes you into the Valley.

    The PheZulu Safari Park on Botha’s Hill is famous for its Crocodile Farm, showcasing a large number of Nile crocodiles, of which the oldest has completed a century, and the longest is 4.5 metres long! Learn of the African Zulu tribe as you visit its Cultural Village. Enjoy the energetic Zulu dances as pounding drumbeats reverberate in the air.

    Surrounded by the beauty of the Valley of a Thousand Hills, you will learn of South Africa’s rich culture on this tour.


    You will be picked up from your hotel and taken in an private vehicle for sightseeing tour of the Valley of A Thousand Hills. An English-speaking guide will accompany you on this tour.

    Depart from your hotel and travel west towards Hillcrest and the “Valley of A Thousand Hills”. En route pass the Pavilion Shopping Centre and the Heritage Market to finally arrive in the breathtaking Valley of a Thousand Hills.

    Stop at the PheZulu Safari Park , a crocodile farm and a Cultural Village. Take an interesting tour of the Crocodile Farm that houses some of the oldest and largest crocodiles in captivity.

    Visit the Zulu Village in the Park. See something of the traditional Zulu way of life, including their typical "bee-hive" huts. Watch performances of tribal dances and even visit a witch doctor.

    On your way back to Durban, stop over at the Victorian styled Heritage Market and pick up some authentic Zulu handicrafts and artifacts as souvenirs of African tribe culture.

    At the end of the tour, you will be dropped back at your hotel in Durban.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions


    • Hotel pick-up and drop off
    • English-speaking guide
    • Transportation in a private vehicle
    • Entrance fees


    • Gratuities
  • Please note & Additional info

    Please note

    Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour for reconfirming the departure details.

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.

  • reviews
    • great trip

      great trip, a little bit expensive...

      Linda Piknerova, Czech Republic, 25/Jul/2012

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