Welcome to On The Go Tours and your gateway to the spectacular sights, sounds and scenes of Durban and KwaZulu Natal. On the Go Tours have been operating as a subsidary of On The Go.Over 20 years experience in dealing with accommodation, conferences and special events. We now bring this wealth of experience into the hand picked tours.Whether you taste runs to cultural tours, Durban city tours or wildlife tours. KwaZulu Natal offers a wide variety of tastes and all in a sub tropical climate. If also offer customised tours especially tailored to your desire.
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Durban's city centre is full of history and lots of exciting stories. We will also get to see the developments, as Durban's city gets a facelift. We will drive past the harbour entrance, one of Africa's busy Ports and into Maydon Wharf. The tour will then head for the Botanical Gardens, famous for housing Orchids, setting tropical backdrop for wedding photo's and also hosting some music festivals. We will continue through the Berea and onto the Victoria Street Market. The tour will continue through the city centre onto the Moses Mabhida Stadium for a cable car ride up the arch… for a bird's eye view of Durban.
Steeped in history and natural wonder. The inland of KZN, boasts picturesque destinations at every turn. Rolling green luscious hills, dotted with lakes and trees. With loads of outdoor activities in the summer and winter, including hiking, Wild-life viewing, quad biking, trout fishing and golf, it is the perfect place for a quick escape from bustling Durban.
The Valley of 1000 Hills, renowned for its scenery of rolling hills and mystical beauty. On arrival at Phezulu we are taken on a guided tour of the Safari Park, where we view the crocodiles and snakes. Then it's off to the highlight of the day…the cultural experience. Here, we interact with local Zulus in their natural habitat and enjoy a spectacular traditional dance display that is sure to leave you breathless.
A scenic drive along the north coast route takes us to Shakaland. Experience the history, culture and customs of one of the most celebrated tribes ever to have inhabited this area. Zulu traditions, and witness the wisdom of the sangoma. Ending on a rhythmic note, of pulsating Zulu dancing, leaving us with great admiration of the agility of the Zulu worriers and maidens.
Heading north, a fully functional traditional Zulu village. We drink Ntomboti, their traditional beer, a sangoma shares their centuries-old wisdom with us and the villagers stage a dance, so exhilarating that your feet develop a will of their own. After lunch, we proceed to Hluhluwe Game Reserve for a true African Safari had by all, we return after a day of adventure, African style!
Adventure, culture and simplicity for the traveller. These are our goals for all your tour needs. Explore the sun-kissed plains on a private game drive, spotting the wildlife and steal moments with the majestic Big 5. Unwinding in the most charming star rated accomodation. While you enjoy a night-cap, warmed by a fire under a star-strung night. All you need to bring along is a sense of excitement.
A guided tour of the Safari Park, where we view the crocodiles and snakes. Then it's off to the highlight of the day… the cultural experience, enjoy a spectacular traditional dance display that is sure to leave you breathless. The fun does not end there! We then proceed to Tala Game Reserve to view a variety of game. Here you will be enthralled by the commentary of a knowledgeable guide as you follow the calls of the wild through the game reserve from the comfort of a 4x4 Land Rover. Tala's mix of acacia thornveld, open grasslands and sensitive wetland provides exceptional game watching and birding, setting the stage for perfect photography.
On arrival at the reserve, we will be enthralled by the wisdom of the resident game ranger, about the Elephants, who freely roam the park, whilst on our game drive. The park also boasts Rhino, Leopard, and a variety of antelope, ensuring us a real treat of what KZN has to offer. After working up an appetite, we are treated to a three course meal, prepared by the lodges' resident chef and set up in the lapa. Tummies full and appetites satisfied, we will make our way to the rural village, offering and authentic cultural experience, including Zulu beer tasting and a visit to the wise sangoma, who can "throw the bones" for you.
Driving north, we proceed to the Greater St Lucia Wetland Park - one of South Africa's World Heritage Sites. Here, the cruise of a lifetime awaits along Africa's largest estuary, teeming with some 800 hippos and 1500 Nile crocodiles surveyed by majestic Fish Eagles and Palm Nut Vultures. After the cruise we will have a lunch stop, before heading to the Hluhluwe/Imfolozi Game Reserve, home of the Big Five. Thereafter it's back to Durban, where the sun never sets.
Over the hills and further away, be entangled by richness and beauty of the diversity offered. Historical Battlefield tours, pose under a waterfall, or visit the mountain kingdom of Lesotho and be transported to a different world. Intoxicating views leave you in awe while the history of our brave country leaves you inspired. Trully refreshing in every sense, experiences that will definitley leave you recharged.
KwaZulu-Natal is rich in Anglo-Zulu war history, where two of the most famous battles fought between the Zulu and British Armies, have taken place.Visit the eerie battlefields of Isandlwana and Rourke's Drift. View some of the most spectacular scenery in KwaZulu-Natal.
Spend a tranquil day enjoying the enchanting countryside of hills, woods and farmlands. We visit weavers, potters, leatherworkers, galleries and other craft shops as well as the 90m/363ft high Howick Falls. Lunch is included.
We head in an easterly direction through KwaZulu-Natal to reach the foot of Sani Pass - the only road link between this province and the mountain Kingdom of Lesotho. From here, we 4x4 the rest of our way to 3000 metres above sea level and into a different world …the land of the "People of the Blanket". Here we learn about the "roots" of the San people and experience a cultural village. Afterwards, it's lunch at the highest pub in Africa, intoxicated by the awe-inspiring views from Sani Top Chalet.