31 Places of Interest on the South Coast

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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 ...

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 ...

Beaches

Clansthal Conservancy

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

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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

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, donít 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

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 ...

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 ...

Golf Courses

San Lameer Country Club

The San Lameer golf course is situated on the Durban South Coast and is rated one of the top 30 South African golf courses. Opened in 1922 the course is situated on the largely unspoiled South Coast of Kwazulu-Natal. Fashioned out of the dense coastal ...

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 ...

Golf Courses

Scottburgh Golf Club

Scottburgh Golf Club's undulating golf course has a most attractive setting with the sight and sounds of the Indian Ocean always in the background. Comparatively short at 5323m, Scottburgh Golf Course boasts two par 5's and five spectacular par 3 holes, ...

Golf Courses

Selborne Park Golf Club

Selborne is perfectly positioned on the sub-tropical coast of KwaZulu Natal, and is surrounded by the beautiful, well established Selborne golf course. Selbourne was built in the grounds of an old colonial home and is now one of the top courses in South ...

South Coast as a destination

In the neighbourhood

Amanzimtoti, Anerley, Bazley, Clansthal, Elysium, Glenmore Beach, Harding, Hibberdene, Illovo Beach, Kelso, Kingsburgh, Leisure Bay, 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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