Beaches & Pools in or near Richards Bay, Zululand in KwaZulu Natal, South Africa.

Things To Do in Richards BayAlkanstrand

Beaches & Pools Elephant Coast Zululand

Where? Richards Bay, Elephant Coast, KwaZulu Natal

When? Daylight hours.

How much? Free

Overnight? Stay at accommodation in Richards Bay, in KwaZulu Natal

Alkanstrand Beach in 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 Ocean waters provide a heavenly place to splash around.

Alkanstrand Beach offers educational activities for both the young and old in high season, making your trip to this beach a unique one. If you fancy a picnic or a braai, you can use the grassy area with chairs and tables as well as the braai spots available. There is a restaurant offering delicious meals if you prefer to sit in and eat. Surfers and bathers flock to this beach to enjoy the waves and the views surrounding this stunning area. It certainly is a must visit!

There are ablution facilities, parking, sheltered areas for those windy days and the beach is wheelchair accessible.

Why not overnight? Find Accommodation in Richards Bay

Premier Hotel The Richards


Premier Hotel The Richards

Premier Hotel The Richards enjoys the reputation of being one of the best hotels in Richards Bay. Situated in the ... more

Splendid Inn Bayshore


Splendid Inn Bayshore

The Splendid Inn Bayshore in Richards Bay offers 102 hotel rooms featuring all the modern amenities you’d expect from a ... more

Seagull Lodge

Self Catering

Seagull Lodge

Seagull Lodge offers self catering accommodation only 500 meters from the Boardwalk Inkwazi Mall and 5 minutes drive from ... more


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