A Great Kingdom within South Africa
KwaZulu, in English, means ‘Place of the Zulu’ who are the local tribe in this region. In their language, which is of the same name, Zulu means ‘heaven’. From the forested lowlands, the rolling, fertile plains of the midlands, to the mountain region – KwaZulu Natal is a heavenly destination. Referred to as KZN by the locals, this region boasts a year-round subtropical climate, and an eclectic mix of lifestyle experiences. KZN has a fascinating and lush landscape which makes up thriving ecosystems and pristine wilderness areas. The Isimangaliso Wetland Park on the Elephant Coast was South Africa’s first UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is breathtaking. The second World Heritage Site in KZN is the Maloti-Drakensberg National Park – a dramatic, natural border between South Africa and Lesotho. KZN has striking, large beaches that can be enjoy all-year-round. It boasts the world’s highest gorge where adventurers can abseil. Experience collectors can explore the battlefields and landmarks of many historical events that shaped South Africa.