KwaZulu Natal Beaches & Pools

Known as the Kingdom of the Zulu, KwaZulu Natal is a melting pot of African, European and Indian cultures. Show on Map

Destinations in KwaZulu Natal


Snake Park Beach

Where? Durban Beachfront
Snake Park Beach seems like an awfully strange name for a beach, but it is one of the most popular surf spots on the even more popular Golden Mile of Durban. Like many spots in the region, winter is the best ...

Salt Rock Beach

Where? Salt Rock
A fantastic and safe place to go swimming is Salt Rock Beach. There are shark nets around the beach and lifeguards on duty. A large tidal pool sits at the edge of the beach making it safer for the little ...

Thompsons Bay Beach

Where? Ballito
Thompsons Bay Beach is known for safe swimming, with lifeguards on duty, shark nets in place and of course ‘Charlie’s Pool’ which provides a bit more security for young swimmers and the elderly. The beach ...

Salmon Bay

Where? Ballito
Salmon Bay Beach which is situated south of Ballito is great for surfing due to how exposed it is which makes for very consistent surf. The beach is unspoilt and a fantastic place to spend the afternoon ...

Hibberdene Beach

Where? Hibberdene
When you visit Hibberdene on the South Coast make sure you pack plenty of sunscreen, because you'll more than likely be spending your days on the beautiful beach. The beach is netted for safe swimming so ...

Baggies Beach

Where? Warner Beach
Also known as Warner Beach, Baggies is a surfing hotspot in KwaZulu-Natal. This beach boasts long sandy stretches, and the warm waters of the Indian Ocean. As one of the surfers’ favourite spots, Baggies Beach ...


Where? Richards Bay
A popular beach in Richards Bay is the one and only Alkanstrand blue flag beach. This is certainly a beach that can be enjoyed by everyone and anyone. Lifeguards are on duty all year round and the warm Indian ...

Southport Beach

Where? Southport
This fairly quiet beach is a great sport for watching dolphins frolic in the waves and occasional whale watching. Located in the hub of the South Coast, Southport Beach was recently given its prized Blue Flag ...

Bazley Beach

Where? Bazley
Bazley Beach merges with the Fafa River mouth creating lagoon popular for swimming in. Canoeing and rafting are enjoyed by adults and children. Bazley Beach is in the South Coast and is a fantastic place ...

Mtunzini Beach

Where? Mtunzini
Come and enjoy paradise at Mtunzini Beach, surrounded by sand dunes, and relax in this peaceful, beautiful and romantic setting. A truly exquisite area with breathtaking scenery boasting forests, rivers and ...

Palm Beach

Where? Palm Beach
Not far from Port Edward on the South Coast of KwaZulu Natal is the very outstanding Palm Beach. Situated near the Umtamvuna Nature Reserve it offers stunning scenery, an abundance of birdlife and you may even ...

Clansthal Beach

Where? Clansthal
You will find the little Clansthal Beach approximately 40km from the city of Durban and in between the towns of Scottburgh and Umkomaas. This is a fairly secluded beach so you won’t be swamped with ...

Silver Beach

Where? Port Edward
Silver Beach situated in Port Edward is great for the whole family with a little something for everyone. Why not walk along the soft sands or lie on the beach and enjoy the sunshine. Swimming is safe here on ...

Glenmore Beach

Where? Glenmore Beach
Glenmore Beach is flanked by the Mkhandandlovu River to the North and the Itongasi River to the South ideal for swimming, paddling and launching boats. This is an extremely popular beach for swimming and ...

Zimbali Beach

Where? Zimbali
The Zimbali Beach is a great place to come and relax while your other half finishes a four ball at the Zimbali Golf Course. This beautiful coastal estate is only a 20 minute drive from Durban with a ...

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