In the 'hood, Umzumbe as a destination

The cosy little hamlet of Umzumbe lies between the Umzumbe and Ingambili Rivers, just 5 kilometres south of Hibberdene and 100 kilometres from Durban. The village itself is almost blanketed in a wild dune forest, access to its unspoilt beach is easy, and it offers a slice of the paradise that is this part of the coast. Life here is languid, relaxed and typical of the Hibiscus coast - one ... cont.

48 Station Road, Umzumbe, 4225, South Coast, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa

Directions to The Gallery

From Durban:
• Follow the Durban signs from the airport. Continue past Durban on the N2 South Coast highway
• Take Exit 72 off the N2, approximately 100km south of Durban. There will be a large blue sign post warning of the Toll ahead and indicating the Hibberdene off-ramp ahead
• Take the Hibberdene off-ramp and turn left onto the R102 (old South Coast Road), which will take you to Umzumbe, via Hibberdene. At this stage please phone Trish on +27 (0)83 658-2053 and let her know where you are
• Once you have gone through Hibberdene, drive for about 5km until you reach the bridge over the Umzumbe River (it’s the first bridge after leaving Hibberdene)
• Drive up the hill a few hundred meters after crossing the bridge and take the first turn right to Umzumbe – please be careful as you will be crossing over the busy main road in the face of on-coming traffic!
• At the T-junction 100m after the turn-off, turn left back over the main road. Continue down this road
• Approximately 100m down the road, you will see a sign for Pumula Woods lot 48 on the right
• Carry on down the road to the next gate on the right
• Please ring the bell and you will be let in

Amenities in the area

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  • Bank and/or ATM (5 km)
  • Dry Cleaner (5 km)
  • Grocery Store (5 km)
  • Internet Cafι (5 km)
  • Laundromat (5 km)
  • Restaurants / Eateries (5 km)
  • Foreign Exchange (15 km)
  • Shopping Mall (15 km)
  • Airport (150 km)


  • Beach
  • Bird watching
  • Cycling paths
  • Diving / snorkelling
  • Driving range
  • Fishing
  • Golf course(s)
  • Health spa / massage
  • Kite surfing
  • Mountain bike trails
  • Rowing / canoeing
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis court(s)
  • Whale watching
  • Wind surfing

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