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The long-fingered palm trees and almost constant sunshine of KwaZulu-Natal’s South Coast begin at Amanzimtoti, just south of Durban, and stretch to Port Edward. The safe, sheltered bays are great for swimming with kids. Off the shore of Umkomaas, Aliwal Shoal is one of the best dive sites in the world, attracting amateurs and experts to explore...

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Villa Umdoni

Luxury Self Catering Villa - 4 Rooms

Villa Umdoni Exclusivity and Private Packages available
Units from R 4,800

Set in the indigenous forests of the South Coast with breathtaking views of the Indian Ocean, this modern residence has been decorated by an international interior designer....


Palm Tree House

3 x 2 Bedroom Apartments or Entire Villa
Units from R 3,100

Enjoy the luxury and sophistication of your own apartment on the tropical South Coast. Ideal for couples, groups or families wanting to explore the surrounding beaches and many...


Villa Albizia

Luxury Self-Catering Villa - 3 Bedrooms
Units from R 2,500

Nestled in the dense beauty of a sub-tropical paradise, Eden Rock Forest Estate is a hidden gem on the Kwa-Zulu Natal South Coast. Ideal as a family getaway, the secure...


Aloe Ridge

3 Bedroom Villa

This exquisite beauty is quite simply the stuff of holiday villa dreams… Having been featured on the well-known lifestyle show Top Billing, you know it’s a space that has...


Crystal Blue

3 Bedroom Villa

This charming, double-story villa is an idyllic place from which to experience those warm Durban days. Tucked into the lush forest, you’re afforded a great sense of privacy...


Coral Tree Colony

6 Bedrooms
PPS from R 825

Located in Southbroom on the South Coast of KwaZulu Natal, Coral Tree Colony is a beautiful modern Colonial style Guest House perfectly positioned overlooking Southbroom Golf...


The Gorge Private Game Lodge & Spa

Oribi Gorge
5 Villas, 3 Lodge Rooms
PPS from R 1,675

Nestled in the majestic Oribi Gorge of KwaZulu-Natal and surrounded by spectacular sandstone cliffs and tropical coastal forests, The Gorge Private Game Lodge & Spa’s...


11 on Fairway Beach Villa

4 Bedroomed Villa, Self-Catering Options

*** This establishment is fully booked from 10 December 2017 - 10 January 2017 ***Live the relaxed South Coast lifestyle in ultimate style and glamour. 11 on Fairway is an...

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Ocean Gaze B&B

4 Rooms

With uninterrupted views of Ramsgate’s Blue Flag Beach and lagoon, just a 2 minute stroll away, experience the ultimate in relaxation at this family-run B&B on the KZN South...

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Fifteen on the 5th

4 Bedroom Villa
Units from R 2,900

Recently refurbished 4 bedroom, all en-suite villa, in the Pebble Beach area of the Estate just behind the 5th . The view from the patio looks down the 5th fairway and across...

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Marais Manor

4 Bedroom House
Units from R 3,675

Marais Manor is a spacious 4 bedroom holiday house on the beautiful Selborne Park Golf Estate. The house sleeps 10 people and is fully equipped for self catering - ideal for a...

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Villa Favola

3 Bedroom Villa
Units from R 1,850

Villa Favola is an exclusive 3 bedroom, double story holiday villa situated in the heart of Selborne Park Golf Estate. The house faces a wide expanse of golf course offering...


The View Boutique Hotel & Spa

25 Rooms, Self-Catering Options
PPS from R 1,400

The View Boutique Hotel & Spa is located in Amanzimtoti on the South Coast of KwaZulu Natal and close to Durban. Wake up in the morning to breathtaking sea views of the...

Golf House

4 Bedrooms, Self-Catering Options
PPS from R 620

Golf House is in the peaceful sub-tropical seaside village of Southbroom and is owner run by South Africans, Kate, assisted by Thandi and Mariette. Guests will enjoy...

Albatros Guest House

10 Rooms

Located in Margate on the South Coast of KwaZulu Natal. Magnificent panoramic views of the Indian Ocean and a warm welcome await at The Albatros Guest House, on a ridge within...


Botha House

6 Bedrooms

*** Botha House will be closed from 01 May 2018 until 01 October 2018 *** In a tranquil setting overlooking the Indian Ocean in Pennington, KwaZulu Natal, Botha House was built...


Blue Horizon B&B, Southbroom

3 Bedrooms
PPS from R 750

Overlooking the vast Indian Ocean, just above endless beaches edged by indigenous coastal forests, Blue Horizon Bed & Breakfast offers a warm welcome and a relaxing getaway in...


Pettigrew's Place

5 Bedroom self-cater Villa
Units from R 5,145

Pettigrew's Place is an exclusive three storey, 5 bedroom home on a large property situated within Selborne Park Golf Estate, which offers guests a feeling of stylish comfort...

Loerie Lodge

4 Bedroom Villa
Units from R 3,250

Explore the many golf courses and unspoilt beaches of Kwa-Zulu Natal’s South Coast from the comfort and style of Loerie Lodge. This 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom Bali-style villa is...

Amethyst Sunbird

3 Bedroom Villas (semi-detached)
Units from R 1,980

Amethyst Sunbird and Olive Sunbird are two semi-detached self-catering villas in secure Selborne Park Golf Estate on the South Coast of KwaZulu-Natal. Each stylish villa has...

V&A Waterfront Guided Historical Walking Tours
The V&A Waterfront covers 123 hectares — that's 180...

Kliptown - The Open Air Museum
Kliptown, a suburb in the heart of Soweto, is the...

Iziko Bo-Kaap Museum
A 10-minute walk from the Company’s Garden is the...

Pilanesberg National Park
The fourth largest park in South Africa, Pilanesberg...

Andulela Community Projects
Andulela’s truly innovative day tours and vacation...

KZN South Coast travel guide

The long-fingered palm trees and almost constant sunshine of KwaZulu-Natal’s South Coast begin at Amanzimtoti, just south of Durban, and stretch to Port Edward. The safe, sheltered bays are great for swimming with kids. Off the shore of Umkomaas, Aliwal Shoal is one of the best dive sites in the world, attracting amateurs and experts to explore its caves, reefs, tropical fish and ragged tooth sharks. Many beaches adhere to international standards of safety, education and water quality so they have been awarded Blue Flag Status.

Visitors also come to play golf at San Lameer or Selborne Park, hike in nature reserves, see prehistoric rock caves, or take a tour of the hidden lighthouses. Walks on the Hibiscus Coast reveal unusual flowers, shipwrecks and coves. Make your way to the immense Oribi Gorge for waterfalls and views. For extra thrills, choose white water rafting, mountain biking or sway on a suspension bridge across a ravine.

If you visit in June, don’t miss the tremendous spectacle of the Sardine Run. You’ll witness thousands of dolphins, sharks and fur seals, game fish and even possibly a whale or two, all rushing to feed on a shoal of millions of sardines.

Where the best beaches are:

  • Umdoni Coast – Scottburgh, Umzinto and Pennington offer pristine sands and brilliant diving sites. They also have centres for loads of other watersports.
  • Port Edward – Quiet and slow paced. You can take a guided walk to look for petrified marine fossils on the beach at low tide. The Red Desert, possibly the smallest desert in the world, resembles the red sands of Mars. On the rocks of Glenmore Beach you can still see parts of the 1933 wreck of the Nightingale.
  • Port Shepstone – Excellent beaches and a hundred-year-old tidal pool. Or take a tour of Beaver Creek Coffee Estate.
  • Southbroom – a town with character bordering two gorgeous Blue Flag beaches, two tidal pools and the lushly tropical Frederika Nature Preserve. Southbroom has not one but two respected golf courses: San Lameer Golf Club and Southbroom Golf Club.
  • Amanzimtoti - A popular choice for holiday makers who know their South Coast, with outstanding beaches including Doonside, Warner Beach, Winkelspruit and Illovo.
  • Margate – Though it gets busy, Margate is a good base as it has lots of entertainment and has easy access to bird and whale watching, zip lining, scuba diving, crocodile farms, game drives and golf. The key is not to rush to the beautiful but crowded beaches. Instead, head for the lesser-known, quieter seashores such as Monks Street Bay at nearby Ramsgate. This beach is not safe for swimming but kids can paddle and play on the rocks, and it’s ideal for relaxing with a picnic.

    For adventures in nature:
  • Oribi Gorge – the colossal and spectacular ravine is part of the Lake Eland Game Reserve with unique rock formations, waterfalls and walking and cycling trails. If you’re looking for a thrill to remember, choose from the world's highest natural commercial abseil, the world's highest bungee swing, and a Wild Slide where you zip line across the gorge.
  • Aliwal Shoal – An exciting and challenging dive site that is part of an ancient reef complex. Dives here reveal a huge variety of fish and ragged tooth sharks particularly between August and November. On top of the water this is also a great spot for dolphin and whale watching.
  • Protea Banks – off the shore of Shelly Beach, this is ranked with Aliwal Shoal as one of the best shark dive sites in the world, better suited to experienced divers.
  • Vernon Crook Nature Reserve – A half hour’s drive from Umzinto is a well-kept combination coastal forest, grasslands, wetlands, rivers and dams. There are a number of excellent roads and trails, designed to show visitors a good variety of habitats. There’s a reception office where you can find information about which hike to choose, and there is a lovely picnic area. You may spot zebra, impala, black backed jackal, blue wildebeest, bushbuck, blesbuck, blue duiker, plus over 300 species of bird.