DAY TOURS

Greater Durban Region - Birding Day Tours

 

Sustain's Greater Durban birding day tour journeys to multiple different habitats and altitudes in a short space. We will visit habitats such as Krantzkloof mistbelt forest, Pigeon Valley coastal forest, Umgeni River estuary and mouth, Umhlanga Estuary and coastal dune forest, Sappi Stanger wetland, and possibly the Amatikulu coastal grassland and forest.

Some target species include:

African Crowned Eagle, African Harrier-Hawk, Palm-nut Vulture, Black Sparrowhawk, African Goshawk, Western Osprey, Woolly-necked Stork, Spotted Ground-Thrush, Buff-spotted Flufftail, Crested Guineafowl, Narina Trogon, Lemon Dove, Blue-mantled Crested Flycatcher, Black-throated Wattle-eye, Mangrove Kingfisher, Purple-crested Turaco, Southern Tchagra, Olive Bush-Shrike, Goliath Heron, Little Bittern, Pied Avocet, African Rail, Baillon's Crake, Lesser Moorhen, Blue-billed Teal, Southern Bald Ibis, African Pygmy Kingfisher, Greater Painted-snipe, Western Yellow Wagtail, Lesser Swamp-Warbler, Sedge Warbler, Black-crowned Night-Heron, African Oystercatcher, Southern Brown-throated Weaver, Dark-backed Weaver, Terrestrial Brownbul, Yellow-bellied Greenbul, Eastern Nicator, Olive Woodpecker, Green Twinspot, Red-fronted Tinkerbird, Yellow-rumped Tinkerbird, African Emerald Cuckoo, Yellow-throated Longclaw, Grey Sunbird, Rufous-winged Cisticola, Red-headed Quelea, Common Quail, White-fronted Bee-eater.

Duration = <12 hours

 

Cost = R 4,900 for one person, and R 500 for every additional person.

IncludesGuiding fees, vehicle and fuel, tolls, entrance fees.

Excludes: Meals, drinks, gratuities, flights, accommodation, incidentals and gifts, personal insurance.

 

Self-drive Cost (own vehicle) = R 2,950 for the guide, and R 300 for every additional person.

IncludesGuiding fees.

Excludes: Vehicle, fuel, tolls, entrance fees, meals, drinks, gratuities, flights, accommodation, incidentals and gifts, personal insurance.

Greater Cape Town Region - Birding Day Tours

Sustain's Greater Cape Town birding day tour can journey to multiple different habitats and varied altitudes. It not possible to cover all areas in a day, but depending on your targets we can visit habitats such as: Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, Cape Point, Strandfontein, Rondevlei, West Coast National Park, Boulders Beach, Rooi-Els, Harold Porter Botanical Gardens, Stony Point,  Sir Lowry's Pass, Helderberg Nature Reserve, Rietvlei Nature Reserve, Tygerberg Nature Reserve, Intaka Nature Reserve, Cecilia Forest, Tokai.

Some target species include: 

Cape Rockjumper, Cape Sugarbird, Orange-breasted Sunbird, Victorin's Warbler, Knysna Warbler, Protea Canary, Southern Tchagra, Cape Bulbul, Cape Spurfowl, White-backed Mousebird, Red-faced Mousebird, Common Chaffinch, Malachite Sunbird, Southern Double-collared Sunbird, Cape Siskin, Ground Woodpecker, Olive Woodpecker, Cape Clapper Lark, Cape Rock-Thrush, Cape Grassbird, Verreaux's Eagle, Booted Eagle, Rufous-breasted Sparrowhawk, Forest Buzzard, Black Harrier, Jackal Buzzard, Rock Kestrel, African Goshawk, African Wood-Owl, Southern Black Korhaan, Grey-backed Cisticola, Karoo Prinia, African Paradise Flycatcher, Maccoa Duck, Greater Flamingo, Lesser Flamingo, Pied Avocet, Goliath Heron, Little Bittern, African Snipe, Red Knot, African Dusky Flycatcher, Blue-mantled Crested Flycatcher, Fiscal Flycatcher, Swee Waxbill, Sombre Greenbul, Olive Thrush, Cape Batis, African Olive Pigeon, Lemon Dove.

Some target sea and shore birds include

Cape Gannet, Parasitic Jaeger, Sabine's Gull, African Penguin, African Oystercatcher, Crowned Cormorant, Bank Cormorant, Cape Cormorant, Kelp Gull.

Duration = <12 hours

Cost = R 4,900 for one person, and R 500 for every additional person.

IncludesGuiding fees, vehicle and fuel, tolls, entrance fees.

Excludes: Meals, drinks, gratuities, flights, accommodation, incidentals and gifts, personal insurance.

Self-drive Cost (own vehicle) = R 2,950 for the guide, and R 300 for every additional person.

IncludesGuiding fees.

Excludes: Vehicle, fuel, tolls, entrance fees, meals, drinks, gratuities, flights, accommodation, incidentals and gifts, personal insurance.