1. South Africa
  2. KwaZulu-Natal
  3. Durban
  4. Maloti-Drakensberg Park

Drakensberg World Heritage Tour

Product ID: 2201
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Visit Giant's Castle, a World Heritage Site in the South African Drakensberg mountain range. This 3km round trip hike takes you into the mountain's caves to see the Bushman cave paintings. End with a visit to the Nelson Mandela Capture Site.
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Duration: 11 hours
Starting time 6:30 AM
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Live tour guide
English

Pickup included

There is complimentary collection service from centrally located Durban and beachfront hotels. If you are staying at a different hotel, please request pick up service.

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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the World Heritage Site of Giant's Castle
  • Enjoy a guided tour of Bushman paintings
  • Visit the Nelson Mandela Capture Site
Full description
The Bushman cave paintings are almost as old as humanity itself. They date back 2,000 years and are a fascinating look into the history and culture of the Bushmen or San people of South Africa.

This full-day sightseeing heritage tour goes through the Drakensberg mountain range, a full 3-kilometer round trip hike. The cave paintings can be seen in the World Heritage Site Giant’s Castle. After the hike enjoy a hearty, well-earned lunch, which is included in the tour.

On the return to Durban, visit the Nelson Mandela Capture Site, a significant monument that marks an important moment in South African history. Today it is commemorated as a world-class sculpture, in memory of Nelson Mandela and his heroic role in the struggle against apartheid.
Includes
  • Lunch
  • Return transfers from Durban beachfront hotels

Prepare for the activity

Important information
Know before you go
• The tour departs every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday

• Please note that an average level of fitness is required. This hiking tour is a round-trip of (1.8 miles/3 kilometers) through the South African mountains, and some of the terrain requires an average level of fitness and strength

• Minimum 2 guests

From US$ 162.68 per person

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Product ID: 2201