BE  UNCONVENTIONAL.

 

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DURBAN CITY TOURS.

The Alternative Guide to the City.

 
 

Travel has evolved beyond discovery and towards experiences that engage, surprise and transform the traveller. Embark on a tour designed as a dialogue between curious travellers & passionate local artists, foodies, pantsula dancers and craft connoisseurs.

Explore our immersive journeys through the city of Durban unearthing artefacts from King Shaka's original immunity necklace to relics belonging to Sangomas from the 1800's.

 
 
 

Durban Reimagined.
 

 

DURBAN IN A MOMENT
Half Day Tour

Travel through time unlocking the soul of Durban with the city's passionate creatives who've agreed to give us a peek into their wonderful worlds. Discover a treasure trove of cultural artefacts, experience is culture shock and even the local "secret" to invisibility. Fancy a curry.

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DURBAN ARTS QUARTER
Half Day Tour

Art is the life blood of Africa. Tap into a fountain of craft collected by Paul Mikula. Stroll through the neighbourhood of Glenwood hunting down the public portfolios of street artists. Meander around the renowned KZNSA art gallery founded to nurture and showcase Durban artists.

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DURBAN FOR HEDONISTS
Half Day Tour

Snake your way through the lively streets of Durban on a walking tour that's littered with Art Deco buildings and graffiti that reveals the city's history and underbelly. This is a tale of 2 cities with the Markets of Warwick being one and Station Drive Precinct the other. Beer tasting ...

 

A 2 Day Safari Expedition

A safari is about connecting intimately with nature. Glide over the Indian ocean on a microlight flight and observe the sea life before traversing through some of the 240 thousand hectares of pristine wilderness that is the UNESCO iSimangaliso Wetland Park on some pretty intrepid horses. Feel an interconnectedness to nature. The following day swap over to an authentic safari jeep with an experienced ranger and track Africa’s iconic Big 5. Leave transformed.

 
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Our Specialists

Far too often travellers explore places but meet few people. We've taken the whole "mi casa su casa" a step further: our friends are your friends. A Wild Routes tour allow you to meet passionate locals from street artists to sangoma's who are eager to help you unlock spaces which are close to their hearts.

 
 
 

Unlock SAN Rock Art with an Anthropologist

Hike up trails christened by the bushman of Southern Africa as you track down shamanic visions etched into the mountains across 26 caves at the Kamberg UNESCO World Heritage Site with an anthropologist who specialises in early civilisation rock art. 

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Transfers & Shuttles

We've got your back. Our vehicles are stocked with tasty treats and ready to get you around Durban and the whole of KwaZulu Natal. You’ll agree with us when we say: a transfer should not merely be a shuttle between 2 points on a map. At Wild Routes we design your time to be educational and interesting. After all, time is far to precious to be wasted. Reliable drivers and vehicles come as standard.