In the 'hood, Margate as a destination

Margate is a surprisingly exciting town situated on the South Coast of KwaZulu Natal in South Africa. It is the ideal base to explore the surplus of holiday opportunities offered by this sunny stretch of coastline. Margate is the heart of the Hibiscus Coast and is a popular seaside resort offering some of the best diving on the South African coast. Margate’s beauty is obvious from the moment ... cont.

20 Homestead Rd, Margate, South Coast, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa

Directions to Albatros Guesthouse

From Durban: Take the N2 south (Port Shepstone); This road will take you all the way to Margate; At Hibberdene you can either stay on the toll road (N2) or take the alternative route; (Marine Drive) all the the way to Margate.

Southbound on N2: Take the Margate off ramp. Turn left into Seaslopes road & head towards the sea until you get to a T-junction with traffic lights; Turn right into Marine Drive and carry on through the first traffic lights. At the second traffic lights, the road will fork, and you will stay left on Marine Drive; This will wind its way through the village of Margate, passing the Margate Hotel on your left; Once you have passed the Standard Bank & Shoprite on your right, you will take the first right turn into Uplands road.
Take the first left into Homestead Road; The Albatros Guesthouse is the 5th house on the right, No 20 Homestead Rd.

From the Wild Coast: Take the N2 until the Ramsgate off ramp on the left; Follow this road as it winds its way through Ramsgate, and take the Margate, Marine Drive turn to the right. Follow Marine Drive until you get to an intersection where you will see First National Bank on your right & 'Clicks' on your left; Turn left into Uplands Road; Take the first left into Homestead Road; The Albatros Guesthouse is the 5th house on the right, No 20 Homestead Rd.

Amenities in the area

  • Bank and/or ATM (1 km)
  • Bars and/or Nightlife (1 km)
  • Bus Line (1 km)
  • Dry Cleaner (1 km)
  • Grocery Store (1 km)
  • Laundromat (1 km)
  • Post Office (1 km)
  • Restaurants / Eateries (1 km)
  • Airport (5 km)
  • Car Hire (5 km)
  • Foreign Exchange (8 km)
  • Internet Café (8 km)
  • Shopping Mall (10 km)


  • 4x4 trails
  • Beach
  • Bird watching
  • Bungee jump
  • Children's entertainment
  • Climbing (mountain / rock)
  • Cultural experiences
  • Cycling paths
  • Diving / snorkelling
  • Fishing
  • Game viewing
  • Golf course(s)
  • Gym / fitness centre
  • Health spa / massage
  • Helicopter Flips
  • Hiking trails
  • Horse riding
  • Kayaking / surf ski
  • Mountain bike trails
  • Rowing / canoeing
  • Sailing
  • Whale watching
  • Wind surfing

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