7 days in Heidelberg & Mtunzini Itinerary

7 days in Heidelberg & Mtunzini Itinerary

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Heidelberg
— 3 nights
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Drive to OR Tambo International Airport, Fly to King Shaka International Airport, Drive to Mtunzini
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Mtunzini
— 3 nights
Drive to King Shaka International Airport, Fly to OR Tambo International Airport

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Heidelberg

— 3 nights
Heidelberg is a town with 35,500 inhabitants in the Gauteng province of South Africa at the foot of the Suikerbosrand next to the N3 highway, which connects Johannesburg and Durban.HistoryHeidelberg began in 1862 as a trading station built by a German, Heinrich Julius Ueckermann. Your day by day itinerary now includes Die Plaashuiswinkel. Get out of town with these interesting Heidelberg side-trips: Regent Safaris (in Hazyview), Springs Mall (in Springs) and Historic Motorcycle Museum (in Deneysville). There's still lots to do: try your luck at Carnival City & Entertainment World, tour the pleasant surroundings at Suikerbosrand Nature Reserve, and kick your exploration up a notch at Wi Jump.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Heidelberg trip builder.

Johannesburg to Heidelberg is an approximately 1-hour car ride. Traveling from Johannesburg in October, you will find days in Heidelberg are slightly colder (28°C), and nights are about the same (12°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel to Mtunzini.

Things to do in Heidelberg

Wildlife · Parks · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Mtunzini

— 3 nights
Mtunzini /ˈmtunzini/ is a small coastal town that is situated almost exactly halfway along KwaZulu-Natal's coastline in South Africa approximately 140 km north of Durban. Change things up with these side-trips from Mtunzini: Dlinza Forest (in Eshowe), Harold Johnson Nature Reserve (in Stanger) and Zinkwazi Beach (in Zinkwazi Beach). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Shakaland, stroll around Umlalazi Nature Reserve, and kick back and relax at Mtunzini Beach.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Mtunzini day trip planning tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Heidelberg to Mtunzini. Traveling from Heidelberg in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Mtunzini, with lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mtunzini

Parks · Wildlife · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

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