Maputaland, also known as the Elephant Coast, is located in the northern section of the KwaZulu-Natal province in South Africa, sandwiched between Swaziland and the east coast. Maputaland borders Mozambique in the north, and is a great destination to start or end an unforgettable African beach safari, and can be accessed by road and air transfers.
Maputaland is a paradise that comprises of 21 different ecosystems. This spectacular natural wonder is where rhino, elephant, and spectacular marine life can be witnessed in all their glory. A diversity of approximately 2 000 species of flora surfaces Maputaland, including many endemic species. Maputaland is home to swamp forest, fig trees, wild orchids and a wonderful birdlife.
Maputaland accommodation in KwaZulu-Natal is offered at luxury lodges. Activities in Maputaland include game drives, fishing, walking safaris, water-based activities and many more. See below for Maputaland safari recommendations in KwaZulu-Natal.