The Kosi Bay Hike is an escape into one of the inaccessible and ecologically special parts of South Africa. It is a region of pristine diversity, consisting of four interconnected lakes and an estuary that opens out into the warm Indian Ocean. It forms part of the protected iSimangaliso Wetland Park, which was South Africa's first World Heritage Site.
Due to the many activities on offer, this is a flexible trail which can be tailored to suit the time, fitness and interests of the group. Winding your way from isolated beaches to cool dune forests, through open savannah and wetlands, the hiking days vary from 10 - 17km a day.  Each day brings a new natural or cultural fascination. From watching the local fisherman spear a prize mullet in their traditional fish kraals to seeing the loggerhead turtles waddle ashore to lay their eggs (in Nov - March), snorkelling in a natural aquarium or tasting locally brewed Lala palm wine.

You will overnight in a comfortable beach camp, and a beach & bush camp on the 5 & 6 day option. The hiking trail is led by local community guides who are happy to share their knowledge and heritage, so you leave not only 'refreshed' but enriched.



4 Night

5 Night

6 Night

2 Persons




3 Persons




4 Persons




5 or more Persons




** Child U12 Rate:  can deduct R150/per night
** Extra day-night - Full Board (3 meals incl): R850/pp/pn/sharing
2 upgrade options on the accommodation as follows:

  1. Into Private Ensuite Chalets: extra R150/pp/per night

  2. Into new LUXURY Tembe Tents:  extra R750/pp/per night


Price Includes -

  • 4 x 4 transfers on certain trail days

  • 4, 5 or 6 nights Accommodation - quoted using Sahara tents 

  • All meals: from dinner on arrival night to  breakfast on departure day.

  • Luggage support / Transfers between camps as required

  • Reserve permits & Hiking trail fees 

  • Guiding fees for 3,4 or 5 full hike days

  • 3 Lakes boat tour (Through the 3 lakes and the channels)

  • Snorkelling in Kosi Mouth

Queen Mary Cruise

Travel Offers will be booked with Hilton Travel.


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