Great Drives Out

On the South Coast, you’ll find diverse opportunities to experience a authentic culture first-hand or explore rural life in spectacular natural surroundings. Here you get an insight into our rich heritage, learn local customs, support artists who handcraft beautiful items to wear or display, and sample indigenous food and drink as your Area Contact or Tour Guide unlocks the full story for you…

Enjoy a scenic drive from the start in Bushy Vales on a road less travelled via Kwaxolo Caves,
Lake Eland and the scenic Oribi Gorge ending a great drive out in Shelly Beach.

This Great Drive Out starts at Umzumbe taking you along the Umzumbe Valley before returning past incredible
mission buildings via the iconic Batstone’s Drift low level bridge to the finish in Port Shepstone.

The KwaNzimakwe “place of the Nzimakwe” Cultural Experience starts on the R69 Road between
Mpenjati Nature Reserve and Ezinqoleni.


With the Nyandezulu Experience, visitors can witness the breathtaking scenery of sprawling green hills and valleys high above the sea.