Thursday, 09 December 2021 08:37 AM
Suitcases packed and Uber at the door? kulula is waiting for you on the runway to whisk you off to the balmy tropical paradise of KwaZulu-Natal or the cosmopolitan beauty of Cape Town, one of the world’s most famous destinations. Not to be forgotten is dynamic Egoli, the vibrant City of Gold.
This festive season take in a plethora of unforgettable adventures and exciting events in these three spectacular destinations and enjoy exploring the wonders of our glorious country – see it from a tourist perspective and proudly recognise how the world just keeps coming back for more.
KWAZULU-NATAL – DAZZLING COASTAL METROPOLIS
1. Battlefields Day Tour from Durban
Visit the Isandlwana Battlefields, where South African and British Colonial history was made in a major battle, on this full-day tour from Durban. With a historian guide to lead you, you'll learn about the great battle between the Zulu warriors and British troops in 1879.
2. Durban City, Valley of 1000 Hills and PheZulu Tour
Journey into South Africa's Golden Mile on this magnificent adventure that highlights history, architecture and nature. Visit the City Centre, Botanical Gardens and wander stalls of the famous Victoria Street Indian Market. You'll sample bunny chow, a local favourite, continue to the Moses Mabhida Football Stadium and the Valley of a Thousand Hills. Learn about the cultures and traditions of the Zulu Nation on a visit to PheZulu and take in all the wonder this African nation has to offer.
3. St Lucia Isimangaliso Boat Safari Day Tour
Escape the city for a day exploring St Lucia Wetlands Park (iSimangaliso Wetland Park), a vast natural wetland that's also South Africa's first UNESCO World Heritage Site.
CAPE TOWN – THE MOTHER OF ALL CITIES
1. Cape Town City Sightseeing Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
Discover the many attractions Cape Town has to offer on a double-decker sightseeing bus tour. Choose a Classic (1-day) or Premium (2-day) ticket, and hop on and off the bus whenever you like. Travel along all four tour routes and enjoy multilingual commentary – a wonderful adventure awaits.
2. Franschhoek Wine Tram Hop-on Hop-off
The Franschhoek Wine Tram hop-on hop-off tour is one of the best ways to discover the true essence of this picturesque valley, its rolling vineyards, breath-taking scenery, warm hospitality, world-class cuisine, fine wines and a 300-year history.
3. Cape Peninsula & Winelands Private Full-Day Tour
Cape Town is known for its exquisite sights and breathtaking scenery. This guided tour takes you all along the Cape Peninsula, Cape of Good Hope, Cape Point, and Boulders Beach. End the tour with a visit to one of the Constantia Valley's wine farms.
4. V&A Waterfront Seal and Harbour Cruise
Discover the resident seals and international ships visiting the shores of South Africa. Hop aboard a harbour cruise ship to see the city from a different angle and learn more about Cape Town's proud nautical history.
5. Cape Point and Penguin Explorer Full-Day Tour
Enjoy a day excursion from Cape Town to Cape Point and the Cape of Good Hope. Visit the penguins at Boulders Beach and even spot whales in season.
6. Robben Island
Take a ferry to Robben Island and visit the prison where Nelson Mandela was kept during Apartheid. Learn about the dramatic history of South Africa from one of the former prisoners.
7. Table Mountain
A trip up this iconic landmark is an experience never to be forgotten at the world’s best dining table. The more energetic may prefer to hike and for the others hop in the cable car.
JOZI – THE CITY OF GOLD
1. Johannesburg and Soweto Tour
Discover the city centre of Johannesburg, whose geometrical design and high skyscrapers bring Manhattan island to mind. Continue towards Soweto, Johannesburg's southwestern township, a symbol of the fight for freedom.
2. Johannesburg Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour
Tour Johannesburg at your own pace on board a double-decker tourist bus and see the best sights the city has to offer from a preferential point of view.
3. Cradle of Humankind
Discover the Cradle of Humankind, Sterkfontein Caves and the Maropeng Centre, a well-known, informative visitor destination at one of the world’s most productive archaeological sites – an amazing experience not to be missed.
4. Constitutional Hill & Apartheid Museum
This tour is ideal to experience and learn about the turbulent past of South Africa and the transition to democracy and how democracy is protected.
Why bother leaving the country when you have all this to explore, kulula has a seat for you!