What to do

Besides going to the beach and lounging by the pool, there are many activties in area that are worth a visit.

 Pennington Beach

Wave bashingCrayfish diving and collecting black mussels on the rocks. Permits can be bought at the Post Office in the complex. Wave BashingFun in the low tide pool, with wave bashing. See who can last the longest!

Scottburgh

ScottburghOne of the most attractive and popular towns on the KwaZulu-Natal South Coast, Scottburgh’s past is steeped in both colonial and traditional Zulu culture. Shaka, King of the Zulu’s, and his entourage were amongst some of the early visitors to this area.

Umdoni Rain Forest

Umdoni Rain Forest

The indigenous coastal forest is renowned for it’s fauna and flora and magnificent vistas. Umdoni is another typically short but testingly old-fashioned South Coast course where the wind plays.

Spearfishing – Scottburgh

Spearfishing - ScottburghThe point off the tidal pool is good for garrick and brusher during the run. Further south off the caravan park is scattered reef extending out to the shark nets. This area is good for rock lobster and big kingfish. Very good for big scuda during the sardine run. Further south scattered reefs run in 15m+ all the way to station reef at Park Rynie. A good drift to pick up a mixed bag of fish and rock lobster.

Selborne Golf Course

Selbourne Golf CourseSelborne is perfectly positioned on the sub-tropical coast of KwaZulu Natal, and is surrounded by the beautiful, well established Selborne golf course. Selborne was built on the grounds of an old colonial home and is now one of the top courses in South Africa. The bird-life, lush vegetation and abundance of water (water features on 15 of the 18 holes) make for a beautiful setting.

Vernon Crookes Nature Reserve

Vernon Crookes Nature ReserveThe Vernon Crookes is a delightful and convenient reserve for travellers holidaying on the South Coast of KwaZulu Natal. Vernon Crookes Nature Reserve lies just half an hour beyond Umzinto. Spend a day exploring the reserve and getting back to nature.

Umdoni Park Golf Course

Umdoni Golf CourseOne of the hidden treasures of the Golf coast. This 18-hole course situated on 200 hectares of indigenous coastal forest is renowned for it’s fauna and flora and magnificent vistas. A true pleasure to play. Umdoni is another typically short but testingly old-fashioned South Coast course where the wind plays.

Ushaka Marine World

Ushaka Marine WorldThe world class uShaka Marine World, situated in Durban, South Africa, opened its turnstiles to the general public on April 30th 2004. Close to three years in the making, uShaka has fast positioned itself as a key attraction on Durban’s Golden Mile, offering a world of entertainment, excitement, fun and uniqueness.

Oribi Gorge

Oribi Gorge Suspension BridgeSituated along forest-cloaked ravine of the Mzimkulwana river, west of Port Shepstone, Oribi Gorge is the eastern gorge of two gorges that cuts through the Oribi Flats. The western gorge was formed by the Mzimkulu river. At the base of the cliffs of both gorges there are rocks over 1000 million years old while the cliffs themselves are formed from sandstone deposited about 365 million years ago.

Tiger Shark Diving – Aliwal Shoal

Tiger Shark Diving - Aliwal Shoal
Situated along side the well known Aliwal Shoal, is the first PADI Gold Palm Scuba Diving Resort in South Africa. Situated on the beach, a stones throw away from the Umkomaas river mouth, offering a feast of scuba diving, lodge accommodation and recreational pleasures.

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