KwaZulu Natal Holidays

Kingdom of the Zulus, holidays in KwaZulu Natal are a chance to immerse yourself in the culture and history of this mighty African tribe. Explore the famous battlefields where they fought the British and the Boers throughout the 19th century, and discover the peaks and cliffs of the Drakensberg Mountains, evocatively named 'Barrier of Spears' in Zulu. We love hiking their routes and trails and coming across rock paintings drawn an incredible 2,400 years ago. 

Destination Highlights
  • Durban
  • Natal Sharks Board
  • Dolphin and Whale Watching
  • uShaka Marine World
  • Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Game Park

Time Zone

GMT +2 hours

Flight Time

Indirect flights are available from Ireland via Johannesburg with Emirates Airlines, Etihad Airways and Air France.

Currency

South African rand (ZAR)

Visa Information

Irish citizens do not need to obtain a visa for South Africa for stays of up to 90 days. Strict entrance policies apply for passengers traveling with children under the age of 18.

Language

English is widely spoken

Health Information

Some special vaccines are required for travel to certain areas of South Africa.
  • Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Game Park

    Once a personal hunting ground for Zulu King Shaka, this is the oldest game park in Africa. All the Big Five can be seen here, including the white rhino, which the park played a vital part in saving from extinction when its numbers dwindled to only 20 just over a hundred years ago. Other animals include black rhinos and the nyala, a spiral-horned antelope with distinctive vertical stripes.

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Average weather in January

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KwaZulu Natal
18ºC
81mm

Average weather in February

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KwaZulu Natal
18ºC
114mm

Average weather in March

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KwaZulu Natal
16ºC
81mm

Average weather in April

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KwaZulu Natal
13ºC
57mm

Average weather in May

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KwaZulu Natal
11ºC
18mm

Average weather in June

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KwaZulu Natal
8ºC
4mm

Average weather in July

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KwaZulu Natal
9ºC
6mm

Average weather in August

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KwaZulu Natal
11ºC
9mm

Average weather in September

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KwaZulu Natal
13ºC
39mm

Average weather in October

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KwaZulu Natal
15ºC
51mm

Average weather in November

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KwaZulu Natal
15ºC
69mm

Average weather in December

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KwaZulu Natal
17ºC
90mm

Types of KwaZulu Natal holidays

KwaZulu Natal Multi Centre Holidays

Multi Centre Holidays

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