Zinkwazi, Dolphin Coast
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Zinkwazi, which takes its name from the Zulu word for white-headed fish eagle, is a small village with an unexploited 7 kilometre lagoon that lies amongst lush sub-tropical vegetation that is typical of the north coast of KwaZulu Natal.
Just 85 kilometres from Durban, on the N2 past Stanger, Zinkwazi is well known for its incredible bird life and its proximity to the Zululand Birding Route - a conservation project that promotes birding tourism by offering up-to-date information, local guides, brochures and itineraries for birders in an area where some 600 species have been recorded. The lagoon of Zinkwazi opens on to a safe, protected beach that is just one of several beaches along this coast that form part of a nature conservancy, including lush indigenous forests, tropical palms and endless beaches both north and south of this pretty little village.
Golf enthusiasts have a number of courses to choose from including the Zimbali golf course, the Durban Country Club, Umhlali Country Club and Mount Edgecombe - all world class courses. Zinkwazi also lies in the heart of the King Shaka Route and is close to many an historical Anglo-Zulu battlefield.
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Dolphin Coast offers visitors a combination of modern facilities at it's sun drenched seaside resorts in a lush, subtropical environment. The Dolphin Coast shoreline is an exciting blend of golden beaches and rock pools for safe bathing, surfing and scuba diving, rock and skiboat fishing, or just relaxing on the ... more information
Mount Edgecombe Country Club consists of two championship courses - Mount Edgecombe One and Mount Edgecombe Two. Both these courses have their own clubhouses. The Mount Edgecombe’s Course One, formerly the Hullets Country Club, was redesigned by Hugh Baiocchi and incorporates a ... more information
Neighbouring on Ballito Bay, only 15 minutes North of Umhlanga Rocks, Umhlali, just 20 minutes drive north of Durban is a scenic undulating course in a tropical garden setting. Although not a very long course, the holes at Umhlali Golf Course are cleverly designed and varied, providing a fair golfing test ... more information
Zimbali is well known for its stunning 18-hole golf course. It offers a challenging round of golf of world-class standards and stunning views. The Zimbali Golf Coastal Resort Course varies. Starting off with a coastal links feel, the course takes a dramatic turn through rough rolling wetlands and ends up in the Zimbali ... more information
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