In the 'hood, Umhlanga Rocks as a destination

Budget and luxury accommodation in Umhlanga is the perfect choice for visitors wanting to experience the South African beach holiday of a lifetime. The holiday village of Umhlanga Rocks was originally part of the sugar estate of Sir Marshall Campbell. From being a small, quiet village, it has now expanded into a thriving area that offers all the amenities of a well established town, whilst still ... cont.

37 Hilken Drive, Umhlanga Rocks, 4319, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa

Directions to Umbrella Tree House

From Johannesburg and airport
Take the N2 North, keep going until you pass the KwaMashu turnoff.

From North Coast
Take the N2 South until you pass the Sibaya turnoff.

Next offramp should be the Umhlanga, Phoenix, Mount Edgecombe turnoff. If you’ve come from the North Coast turn left, if you’ve come from the south turn right, stay in middle lane.

Ahead of you, you will see the new Millennium Bridge, a sort of white arched thing. Make sure you go under the bridge. Almost immediately after you’ve been under the bridge take the next offramp which will take you to Umhlanga Rocks Drive.

At the top of the offramp turn left. You will pass McDonalds on your left, go through the first traffic circle, then pass the Umhlanga Hospital and a few other buildings, then go through the second circle. Make sure to go straight through the second traffic circle (keep in the left lane to do so). You will then pass the Sharks Board on your left.

After the Sharks Board take the first right which is Royal Palm. Go down to the T-junction (fountain in the middle) and turn left into Windsor and then first right into Pearl. Go straight down Pearl to another T-junction which is Hilken Drive. Opposite the stop street are two gates. We are the left hand gate, sign outside for Umbrella Tree House.

Amenities in the area

  • Bank and/or ATM (1 km)
  • Bars and/or Nightlife (1 km)
  • Car Hire (1 km)
  • Dry Cleaner (1 km)
  • Foreign Exchange (1 km)
  • Grocery Store (1 km)
  • Internet Café (1 km)
  • Laundromat (1 km)
  • Post Office (1 km)
  • Restaurants / Eateries (1 km)
  • Shopping Mall (1 km)
  • Airport (15 km)


  • Beach
  • Bungee jump
  • Children's entertainment
  • Climbing (mountain / rock)
  • Diving / snorkelling
  • Fishing
  • Galleries / museums
  • Gym / fitness centre
  • Health spa / massage
  • Helicopter Flips
  • Horse riding
  • Kite surfing
  • Microlight flights
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Township tours

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