Attractions IN Clansthal

Beaches

Clansthal Conservancy

Clansthal Conservancy is flanked by the Mhlongwa and Mhlongwana rivers, and extends from the Indian Ocean to the farmlands of e’Thekwini, covering a total area of around 2 200 hectares. Within these borders are countless plant and animal species. The ...

Attractions AROUND Clansthal

Beaches / Natural Wonders

Aliwal Shoal

Rated as one of the top 10 dive spots in the world, but regular divers say it is second only to the rocky ride over breakers to get there, the marine life of Aliwal Sshoal is said to be spectacular. Raggies or ragged tooth sharks are regularly spotted ...

Marine Protected Areas

Aliwal Shoal Marine Protected Area

Most people know that Aliwal Shoal is one of the country's major dive sites, and one of the best sites at which to spot raggies, or ragged-tooth sharks, particularly as they are in evidence in these waters for five months of the ...

Entertainment

Crocworld Conservation Centre

Crocworld is an apt name considering that a few hundred breeding Nile crocodiles live there, in amongst a series of snakes, tortoises, waterbirds, flamingos, caracals, jackals, meerkats, a host of different types of birds in a walk-through aviary, and ...

Nature Reserves

Empisini Nature Reserve

Empisini, meaning 'the place of the hyena', is 120 hectares of nature reserve just inland of Umkomaas on the KwaZulu-Natal coast. At least 50 of these hectares remain untouched and in a pristine state, which makes them home to a prolific bird life and an ...

Nature Reserves

Oribi Gorge Nature Reserve

The Oribi Gorge Nature Reserve is a wonderfully scenic area offering excellent hiking opportunities. The area boasts cliffs and forests and spectacular hiking trails and picnic sites. Wildlife in the Oribi Gorge consists of many antelope, although the ...

Miscellaneous / Natural Wonders

Sardine Run

The Sardine Run is an annual migration of sardines along South Africa's east coast, between May and July. These tiny fish migrate from the cold waters of the Cape to seek the warmer, sub-tropical waters of KwaZulu-Natal. Sardines are cold-water fish ...

Birdlife or Wildlife Sanctuaries

South Coast Birding Route

For the best forest birding in the country look no further than the South Coast Route, for both Afromontane and rich tropical forest extends into the south coast of Durban, overlapping to attract an unbelievable combination of birds ...

Game Reserves / Nature Reserves

TC Robertson Nature Reserve

Today the TC Robertson Nature Reserve is a green lung of the town, a favoured picnic spot only 10 minutes' walk from the beach with 180 species of bird, blue and grey duiker, and a coastal trail popular with those keen on coastal trees. Twelve ...

Nature Reserves

Vernon Crookes Nature Reserve

The Vernon Crookes is a delightful and convenient reserve for travellers holidaying on the South Coast of KwaZulu Natal. Vernon Crookes Nature Reserve lies just half an hour beyond Umzinto. Spend a day exploring the reserve and getting back to nature ...

... and a little further afield

Golf Courses

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 history and charm to it. The decision to upgrade ...

Nature Reserves

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 destination, and continues to add to the vibrant ...

Golf Courses

Margate Country Club

Margate golf course game may appear to be easy at first, don’t be lulled into contentment; this is an extensively challenging course. The Margate country Club was upgraded in 1995 and has been transformed into one of the finest golf courses on the South ...

Nature Reserves

Mkambati Nature Reserve

Flanked on either side by the forested ravines of the Msikaba and Mtentu Rivers, Mkambati Nature Reserve is 8000 hectares of coastal reserve that consists mainly of grassland, close to the KwaZulu Natal border in north-east Pondoland. Despite being ...

Nature Reserves

Mpenjati Nature Reserve

Mpenjati Nature Reserve occupies 60 hectares (or 149 acres) of the KZN countryside. Thanks to its ideal locale, on the Mpenjati River and stretching to the coast, the reserve is able to boast a number of different ecological habitats and biomes. It ...

Memorials

OR Tambo Garden of Remembrance

Since the death of Oliver Tambo, in 1993, his family's homestead in Bizana on the Wild Coast attracts thousands of foreign and local visitors. Oliver Tambo was president of the ANC for over 25 years. He opened the first black law ...

Nature Reserves

Pipeline Coastal Park

The Pipeline Coastal Park is one of several popular areas to visit around Amanzimtoti. Others include the Ilanda Wilds Nature Reserve along the Amanzimtoti River, the Umdoni Bird Sanctuary, Umbogavango and Vumbuka. Bordering the Pipeline Coastal park is ...

Lakes / Dams / Landmarks / Marine Protected Areas

Pondoland Centre of Endemism

Between Port St Johns, on the Wild Coast, and the Msikaba formation sandstone gorges of Oribi Gorge, in KwaZulu-Natal, stretches a biological hotspot filled with forests, grassland, and incised river valleys. It has been described as a 'wonderland' and ...

Golf Courses

Port Shepstone Country Club

Port Shepstone's golf course is one of the most popular along the South Coast and is well supported by local and overseas visitors alike. The course has recently undergone major changes - new greens on the 7th and 16th, water added to the 12th and the ...

Birdlife or Wildlife Sanctuaries

Riverbend Crocodile Farm

One of the most popular haunts when staying in and around Southbroom, KwaZulu Natal, Riverbend Crocodile farm is home to over 200 adult Nile crocodiles, numerous juveniles of varying sizes, and a number of bird species that share this space on a ...

Clansthal as a destination

Also in the neighbourhood

Amanzimtoti, Anerley, Bazley, Doonside, Elysium, Glenmore Beach, Harding, Hibberdene, Illovo Beach, Ixopo, Kelso, Kingsburgh, Leisure Bay, Manaba Beach, Margate, Marina Beach, Melville Beach, Mtwalume, Munster, Oribi Flats, Oribi Gorge, Oslo Beach, Palm Beach, Pennington, Port Edward, Port Shepstone, Pumula, Ramsgate, San Lameer, Scottburgh, Sea Park, Selborne, Shelly Beach, Southbroom, Southport, St Michaels On Sea, Trafalgar, Umkomaas, Umtentweni, Umzumbe, Uvongo, Warner Beach, Widenham, Winklespruit

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