Athlone Park Places of Interest

Athlone Park is situated in Durban, in KwaZulu Natal, South Africa. Show on Map

Attractions IN/AROUND Athlone Park

Amanzimtoti Golf Club

Set just south of Durban and on the white sandy shores of KwaZulu Natal lays the Amanzimtoti Golf Course and Country Club. Originally opened, in 1915, under the name Isipingo, the Golf Club has a wonderful ...

Durban Beaches

As the main metropolis of the KwaZulu-Natal Province, Durban certainly has much to see and do. However, year after year, its beautiful beaches continue to be the lure that attracts visitors from all over the ...

Ilanda Wilds Reserve

Ilanda Wilds Nature Reserve is a petite yet effervescent ground of nature that runs along the banks of the Amanzimtoti River. A recorded 300 species of bird life makes the reserve a popular bird watching ...

Umbogavango Nature Reserve

The forest at Umbogavango Nature Reserve is like something out of a story that the passage of time forgot. The thick overhead canopy, the tangle of creepers, the slatted bamboo bridge at Dick's Crossing just ...

... and little further afield

Beachwood Golf Course

The Beachwood Golf Course is part of Durban Country Club lying about 2 km north of Durban Country Club. Although it borders the Indian Ocean, Beachwood does not quite have the accentuated undulating fairways ...

Beachwood Mangroves Reserve

Beachwood Mangroves Nature Reserve is a 76 hectrare reserve with the largest population of mangrove trees in the Durban area. The area is used as a Nature Conservation Education Centre. The black mangrove, the ...

Durban Botanical Gardens

The Durban Botanical Gardens are famous for the original specimen of a Cycad (Encephalartos woodii) that is still widely acknowledged as probably the rarest plant in the world, as well as for its extensive ...

Durban Harbour

Durban Harbour is a natural harbour that still resembles the original bay’s shape. It is said that Portuguese explorer, Vasco da Gama, discovered the bay in 1497. Soon, it became a major point of access that ...

Durban Natural Science Museum

The Durban Natural Science Museum is dedicated to the earth, it's history, it future, its life and the life forms that live and have lived on it. The worldly home of this historic earth collection is housed in ...

Ohlange Institute

On April 27, 1994, Nelson Mandela, as the president of the ANC (African National Congress), chose to cast his vote at Ohlange Institute, a school founded by John Langalibalele Mafukuzela Dube (he was known as ...

People's Park

Just south of the Moses Mabhida Stadium, in Stamford Hill, is People's Park. As its name suggests it is a park designed for people, particularly children. Don't go expecting the usual rectangle, grassy verges, ...

Shongweni Nature Reserve

The Shongweni dam and nature reserve is classically beautiful. Get there early enough – the reserve lies only forty minutes' from Durban – add a little early morning mist to the equation, and the side of the ...

Umhlanga Beaches

The Umhlanga Coast is characterised by long stretches of sandy beaches that promise stunning backdrops against which to swim, surf or sunbathe. The Indian Ocean has particularly warm waters, averaging 24 to 26 ...

Valley of 1000 Hills Route

The Valley of 1000 Hills Route is one of KwaZulu Natal's best kept secrets. The Valley of a 1000 Hills forms around the majestic valley created by the Mngeni River and it's tributaries. Many artists and ...

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