Large, busy town, in the eastern part of the region, directly by the sea. All shops, restaurants etc. in the resort. Exploring the beaches and sub-tropical forests all along the KwaZulu Natal South Coast. Going dolphin or whale-watching for a glimpse into another world. Packing your clubs to test one or more of the nine golf courses, including the renowned Selborne Golf Course and Durban Country Club. Taking the plunge at one of the best international scuba dives sites at Aliwal Shoal (Umkomaas) and Protea Banks (Shelley Beach). Catching the famous ‘sardine run’ if you’re in the area between May and July. The spawning happens along the coastline and the feeding frenzy is a sight to behold. Researchers consider it the marine equivalent of East Africa’s wildebeest migration. Surfing, hiking, mountain biking, bird watching, horse riding and going on nature walks. Whew! But if you want to ramp it up even more, go. Abseiling or gorge swinging with Extreme Adventures at Oribi Gorge or visit Croc World or the Umgeni Bird Park. Getting a look in at Durban’s uShaka Sea World, Durban Harbour and Yacht Marina, and you’d be mad to miss the beachfront stalls selling traditional arts and crafts. Taking in the city sights – Durban’s Golden Mile, the Sun Coast Casino, the International Convention Centre, Moses Mabhida Stadium, Greyvillle Race Course and Kingsmead Cricket Stadium.Then of course, just two hours’ drive north of Durban are some of Africa’s most exciting wildlife and safari destinations including Hluhluwe-iMfolozi and iSimangaliso Wetland Park (The Greater St Lucia Wetland Park). Along with hinterland reserves, they boast a fantastic cross section of wildlife and have some of the best game viewing in the country. If you’re considering a do-nothing beach holiday or looking for an add-on stay after a visit to South Africa’s majestic Drakensberg, a game-filled safari spot or nature reserve, a rich experience of Zululand or the Valley of A Thousand Hills or if you want to relive of the heroic tales of the Zulu and Anglo Boer War battlefields, bookmark this site. Groot, levendige stad, in het oosten van de streek, direct aan zee. Allerlei faciliteiten in de plaats.
What to do. The area abounds with nature reserves, hiking trails, protected estuaries and lagoons, while the ocean tempts the more adventurous with superb surfing, kiteboarding and deep-sea fishing. For nature lovers, this stretch is famed for its bird watching, whale and dolphin viewing. And the scuba diving at Aliwal Shoal and Protea Banks is considered one of the best dive sites in the world. For golfers there are nine world-class 18-hole golf courses along the coast. And where the weather’s nearly always perfect, this is a good walk (even if it’s not the best round). Need to know! This is South Africa’s eastern coastline. The Indian Ocean is warm all year round – which has made it one of the most popular swimming and surf spots locally and internationally. The South Coast beaches are known for their abundant, tropical vegetation that nudges right up against the dunes. Miraculously, these heavenly sun-worshipping spots don’t get too crowded or busy. Don’t miss. The relaxation, of course. But you simply must try out the amazing eateries up and down this coastline. From cafés and coffee shops to bistros and brush-up restaurants, they do food well here. This part of the world is also known for its funky creativity and clever design, an arty sub-culture that is quite quirky and different from the country’s other design capitals. Check out the fashion, décor and local design genius – from the well-to-do shops to the beautiful beadwork and crafty roadside attractions. Sandy beach, suitable for children. Waterpark "Ushaha marine World". Tennis. Hiking paths. Children's playground. Zandstrand, geschikt voor kinderen. Waterpark "Ushaha marine World". Tennis. Wandelpaden. Kinderspeelplaats.