Durban Safaris and Tours

Budget 3 Day Safari Tour

Our "big 5" budget safari tour from Durban has all the comfort and experiences you would expect on any tour we offer. Experience the Big 5 in their natural habitat, an estuary cruise, a braai dinner that the company of a wildlife guide.

Get the best of a 3 day wildlife safari tour to one of South Africa’s best loved game reserves at a price to fit your budget. On our budget-beating 3 day safari tour from Durban, you’ll enjoy a 2 hour estuary cruise as well as enjoy game drives with your own private wildlife guide. There will even be a traditional braai as well as a buffet breakfast!

3 Day Budget Wildlife Safari Itinerary

Day 1

You’ll get collected by your qualified and passionate tour guide and on the 3 hour drive to you first destination, you’ll get to learn about the history of Durban, the Zulu people and of course more about animals. On arrival at St Lucia you’ll enjoy a 2 hour estuary cruise searching for Hippo and Crocodile. After a lunch in the town of St Lucia you’ll get to enjoy a game drive through “Eastern Shores reserve”, part of the world famous iSimangaliso reserve. Next up it’s dinner at one of the many restaurants in the area.

Day 2

Your start your day with an early check out and we head onto the Hluhluwe Imfolozi Game Reserve. On arrival you’ll get to enjoy a brunch at Centenary Center inside he park before commencing on a fantastic full day safari tour. On arrival at Hilltop Camp you’ll check in and then your guide will prepare a delicious South African favorite, a “braai” (barbecue). Weather permitting there will even be a spot of star gazing before retiring.

Day 3

On your last day you’ll check out after breakfast and en early morning game drive and then have an option of either enjoying a game drive, or visiting either the Elephant Experience or the Cheetah Project. Afterwards enjoy a light lunch and then return onto Durban.

What’s included

  • Pick up and drop off from your Durban accommodation.
  • Accommodation at St Lucia (3 star).
  • Accommodation at Hilltop Camp (Rondavels).
  • 2 Hour estuary cruise.
  • Entry and conservation levies.
  • 1 x Braai dinner.
  • 2 x  breakfast.
  • Game drives in our vehicles.

What’s Excluded

  • Tips and curios.
  • Lunch for your account.
  • 1 x Dinner for your account.
  • Open vehicle game drives for your account.
  • Optional experiences for your account.


  • Prices is per person sharing.
  • Minimum 2 x persons per tour (sharing).
  • Pick up at 7am from Durban.
  • Drop off 3pm in Durban.

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