Tours

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Travel Bug Tours offers a variety of tour packages making use of experienced Durban Tour Guides, all promising that added personal touch. My trips guarantee an action-packed itinerary, while delivering a truly knowledgeable and authentic travel experience. Take a look at the sorts of tour packages I offer below, and get in touch if you would like to learn how you can book a tour with me today.

All necessary measures have been taken to help contain the spread of Covid19 and keep our guests safe. Sanitizer is available in all vehicles and with guides, masks are compulsory.

Durban Tour Guide

The Glenwood-Umbilo Amble

from R450 pp

(min. 2 guests)

+/- 4 hours

This walking tour will take guests on a journey through colonial-era Glenwood, walking the very same streets as the settlers did 180 years ago! An experienced guide will narrate your entire journey, explaining the meaning and history of street names, historic buildings and unique architecture that we encounter. We'll grab lunch at a local favorite and visit an African Arts museum.

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The Chatsworth Explorer

from R690 pp

(min. 2 guests)

+/- 6 hours

This intriguing tour takes us on a journey through historic Cato Manor and the bustling Indian Township of Chatsworth. We stop at two of the oldest Hindu Temples in Africa and then head on to visit the colorful Bangladesh Market for some shopping and a taste of local Indian snacks and pickles. The Nelson Mandela Chatsworth Youth Centre is our next stop with lunch being served at the beautiful Sri Sri Radha Radhanath Temple after a tour of the temple grounds and main hall. One or two surprise stops will be thrown in for good measure!

Please note that this tour is available only on Friday & Saturday.

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The Morningside Meander

from R650 pp

(min. 2 guests)

+/- 5 hours

The leafy suburb of Morningside offers classic examples of large Edwardian and Victorian style homes with tin roofs and wide verandas, large sprawling parks and trendy streets on which a distinctly cosmopolitan atmosphere has attracted a vibey night life to its restaurants, pubs and bistros. Visit an African Museum and Art Collection, see the oldest tree in Durban and sip some craft beer at a local watering hole.

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Durban Tour Guide

The Chatsworth Explorer

from R690 pp

(min. 2 guests)

+/- 6 hours

This intriguing tour takes us on a journey through historic Cato Manor and the bustling Indian Township of Chatsworth. We stop at two of the oldest Hindu Temples in Africa and then head on to visit the colorful Bangladesh Market for some shopping and a taste of local Indian snacks and pickles. The Nelson Mandela Chatsworth Youth Centre is our next stop with lunch being served at the beautiful Sri Sri Radha Radhanath Temple after a tour of the temple grounds and main hall. One or two surprise stops will be thrown in for good measure!

Please note that this tour is available only on Friday & Saturday.

Durban Tour Guide

The Midlands Ramble

from R1450 pp

(min. 2 guests)

+/- 9 hours

This private, small-group tour takes us through the beautiful, rolling hills of the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands, an hour and half drive inland from Durban. Situated just over 120km away from Durban, the KZN Midlands offers guests a country retreat just 90 minutes from the bustling streets of the city. This tour includes entry to the Nelson Mandela Capture Site Museum, lunch, coffee & water, a wine estate and herbal center tour, cheese tasting, private tour guide and driver.

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Space Cookies & Bunny Chows

from R690 pp

(min. 2 guests)

+/- 4 hours

After picking you up from a central location in Durban, we head off to the sprawling Durban Botanical Gardens, the oldest gardens of its kind in Africa where you will learn how it was formed and visit its unique displays of indigenous and exotic flora. We then drive up well-known Florida Road, see a man about a cookie, and knock on the heavy doors of an African Arts Museum. Feeling a little hungry, we jaunt off to one of Durban's best Bunny Chow spots situated in the suburb of Glenwood with its colonial mansions and tree-lines streets. After lunch, we go in search of Africa's oldest public Hindu Temple and then end the tour at a view point overlooking the city of Durban, after which I will drop you off at a central location of your choice.

The Durban Art Tour

Durban Tour Guide

from R590 pp

(min. 2 guests)

+/- 4 hours

We head on for a drive through the Durban beachfront and vibrant neighborhood of Morningside before stopping at the KwaZulu Natal Society of Arts. Founded in 1902, the KZNSA is located in Glenwood, one of Durbans oldest suburbs. The gallery exhibits work from various local and international artists and pays special attention to providing informal, disadvantaged artists an opportunity to showcase and sell their work. Our next stop is the African Art Center and Phansi Mueseum, one of the largest private collections of African artifacts in Southern Africa.
Our last stop will be at the Durban Art Gallery. Situated in City Hall, the gallery has been in existence for over 100 years and continues to display a diverse collection of artifacts from all over Southern Africa. 

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Durban Tour Guide

Phezulu Zulu Village & Reptile Park Private Tour

from R720 pp

(min. 2 guests)

+/- 4 hours

In this geographically wondrous part of the world shaped first by the windings of the great Mgeni River, then by the culture of the Zulu tribes and finally by the coming of European man, the hills still beat to the Zulu drum. Our visit to Phezulu Safari Park creates the opportunity to discover the intricacies, ethnic customs and beliefs of the Zulu people. Here Zulu tales and history will be depicted in energetic, costumed song and dance by the renowned Gasa clan, which has been performing unique plays for over 40 years.You will also be introduced to Phezulu's impressive reptile park, taking home vivid images of some of Africa's most renowned snakes and learning about our crocodiles. Refreshments will be served and there will be time to browse through a wealth of ethnic home-crafts on sale in the well-stocked curio shop, ranging from pottery, Zulu fabric art, woodcarving, bead-work and curios.

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Hiking the Mkomazana Valley
In Search of Ancient Art & Soaring Birds

R2 975 pp

(min. 2 guests)

2 days

Explore the secrets of the Sani Valley on this hike through the lower Drakensburg Mountains in search of millennia-old Bushmen Rock Art and the Birds of Prey who call these mountains home. This moderate to strenuous, 8 hour hike consists of light walking and a few steep inclines but no climbing. The hike will be guided by an experienced Bushman and Birding expert who will walk you through the history of the Bushmen in South Africa and the meaning of the paintings.

Guests will be driven from Durban to the base of the Sani Pass where the hike begins. The hike will be guided by an experienced Bushman and Birding expert who will walk you through the history of the Bushmen in South Africa and the meaning of the paintings. On return, we will stay at a popular backpackers lodge in private, en-suite Rondavels with a 3 course dinner and full breakfast on the morning before our departure back to Durban.

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Durban Tour Guide

Essential Durban

R710 pp

(min. 2 guests)

6-7 hours

This tour is perfect for those who want to take in the best that the city has to offer but do not have much time to explore on their own.

The Essential Durban escapade delves into the history and diversity of the this beautiful city from its astonishing biodiversity to its incredibly friendly people. We visit some cool old buildings, a big green garden, tell some interesting stories and head off for a bunny chow and a beer at a local chow spot.

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