5 unique KZN activities to try with your family during Easter

KwaZulu-Natal never fails to disappoint when it comes to providing top class activities for all ages. Add its warm weather to the mix and you have a winning combination. If you are thinking of travelling to KZN this Easter holiday, here are some activities you should try with your family:

Go on a sunrise hot air balloon ride

Get up before sunrise and enjoy the morning on a hot air balloon. The activity is hosted by Hot Air Ballooning SA in KZN Midlands, Champagne Valley in the Drakensberg and Tala Valley in KwaZulu-Natal. The family-friendly activity takes three to four hours, including travel time. It’s safe for everyone over the age of five. Rates for the hot air balloon vary and depend on your location and the number of people on the ride. The activity is weather permitting. Email [email protected] or call 011 802 4318.

Chase waterfalls at Giba Gorge

Want to do something interesting with the family? Head to Giba Gorge, nestled in a lush green valley alongside the N3 freeway in Durban, to chase waterfalls. For only R30, travellers can access three hiking trails, ranging from 5km, 8km and 11km. The adventurous can try their hand at all three. There are also trail and mountain bike routes available. Once you worked up an appetite, visit their onsite restaurant or sit on the lush lawn for a picnic. The Mountain Bike and Adventure Park in Pinetown open daily from 7 am to 5 pm. Located at 110 Stockville Road in Pinetown. Call 031 769 1419.

Satisfy your taste for adventure with adrenaline-pumping 4×4 rides at Ngodini Bunduz

Ngodini Bunduz, an adventure attraction in Eshowe in northern KwaZulu-Natal, is ideal for families who seek thrilling experiences. There are 4×4 adventures, camping, paintball, tubing, river activities and quad biking for guests. If adventure isn’t your thing, then book a spa treatment with the soothing sound of the river nearby. Call 072 048 1222.

Explore The Saunter route

The Saunter website makes planning easy, offering free advice on accommodation, arts and crafts, leisure and activities and foodie finds. Visit www.thesaunter.co.za/mobile-home/