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Eco Tour to Zululand in South Africa available for limited people from 1-11th December

More info and booking please email [email protected]

50% non refundable deposit to book spot,
This will be a ten day tour with Donald Schultz and Devon Massyn to some prime snake hunting spots in iconic Zululand, South Africa.

Cost of tour is $4000 USD(excluding airfare, we will collect you at Durban Airport) with a maximum of 10 people. Portion to proceeds will go to rhino conservation in South Africa.

Day 1
Arrive Durban – King Shaka International Airport
Transfer up to Umkhumbi Lodge
Settle in, orientation, safety brief, gear check.

Day 2
Set out for some herping on nearby farms. Species to include Herald Snakes, Brown House Snakes, Mozambique Spitters, Snouted Cobras, Forest Cobras, Puff Adder, Boomslang, Vine Snake…
Short siesta in the afternoon before heading out on a night cruise in a Northerly direction. Nocturnal species to target include File Snakes, Marble Tree Snakes, Eastern Tiger Snake, Mole Snake, Python, Stiletto Snake, Natal Black Snake…

Day 3
Early morning game drive to Hluhluwe – Umfolozi Game Reserve. The oldest Game Park in Africa boasting a wide variety of wildlife including the Big 5 and endangered species like African Wild Dog and Cheetah.

Day 4
We head South to St Lucia.
Some herping at Sugar Estates, species to target include Forest Cobra, Black Mamba, Green Mamba, Python, Gaboon Adder…
Spend time at the Crocodile Centre taking part in whatever they are busy with. It will be nesting season and there may be problem crocs that need to be moved.

Day 5
More herping in the area on some private game farms in the area to pick up species that may still be elusive…
Night cruising trying different roads to increase the species count.

Do some herping in the rural areas around Mduku. The communities continually call us out to remove problem animals usually resulting in Forest Cobras, Snouted Cobras, Black mambas and monster Pythons.

Late afternoon we head out to Nisela in Swaziland. Target species there to include Black Mamba, Boomslang, Spitting Cobra, Grass Snakes, Pythons…

Day 8
Head North towards Kruger National Park
Afternoon Game Drive in the biggest Wildlife Park in South Africa.
Night cruising in the area.

Day 9
Head up to the Blyde River area to try and find some species that occur at altitude.

Day 10
Head to Johannesburg

This rate includes:

Accommodation, meals on a dinner, breakfast and lunch basis for the duration of the safari. 2 hosts FOC

A vehicle and qualified field guide for the duration of the safari.

2 game drives, one in Hluhluwe – Umfolozi Game Reserve and one in Kruger National Park.

Entrance fees where applicable as per itinerary.
This rate excludes.
Beverages, personal purchases, gratuities and any excursions or entrance fees not specified in the itinerary.
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