Science, Culture and Safari
All year round
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About the tour
Kwazulu-Natal is a geographically diverse province on the East coast of South Africa. Within this region, students can explore three main areas, the Savannah – safari, the Drakensberg mountains and the Indian Ocean.
Students will explore South Africa's exceptional wildlife, ecology, geology and marine biology whilst learning about its distinct history and culture. With carefully selected, hands-on educational activities, such as learning about marine biology through shark dissection or exploring its unique ecology and geology by conducting field research with local scientists. In addition, students will enjoy an early moring safari drive to observe and collect data on Africa's wildlife, including elephant, rhino, giraffe and lions. Students will Learn about importance of animal conservation and the fight against poachers. In the colourful city of Durban, we can arrange school immersion activities with one of South Africa's best-performing schools and include volunteering and service activities to help local communities or conservation projects.
Engage in a number of academic science based activities related to the study of zoology, ecology, marine biology and environmental conservation.
Experience a South African safari and the 'Big Five' - lion, elephant, leopard, buffalo and rhino.
Explore the biology, ecology and geology of South Africa through its geography, wildlife and marine species.
Investigate human-induced environmental changes and undertake investigative field work.
Participate in volunteering and service opportunities to contribute to both the environment and local communities.
Learn about the lives, customs and rituals of the Zulu people.
In addition we can provide opportunities for collaboration and visits with local schools and social events to encourage cultural immersion.