ATTRACTIONS & ACTIVITIES

Umhlanga Rocks is the jewel of the KwaZulu-Natal coastline. It is one of the most sought after holiday resorts in South Africa whilst still retaining its unique seaside village feel. If you are looking for a holiday, at any time of the year, Umhlanga is definitely a first choice. Umhlanga is located along the coastline in the province of KwaZulu-Natal which enjoys a subtropical climate and where winters are never harsh.

WATER ENTHUSIASTS

Whether it is deep sea fishing, dolphin viewing, scuba diving, snorkelling, surfing or just relaxing on the beaches and taking a long leisurely walk or a jog on the 5km beach Promenade, there is much on offer in the area.

The award winning Whale Bone Pier is also a must see and was recently voted the Best Pier in the World.

The warm waters of the Indian Ocean make swimming swimming in the sea an all year event along this stretch of coastline.

ENTERTAINMENT

Sibaya Casino & Entertainment Kingdom is only a five minute drive away. 
 


Ushaka Marine World is just a 20 minute drive away where there is plenty on offer - Wet & Wild waterslides, Seaworld world-class aquarium, Kids World play area, Dangerous Creatures exhibit, daily dolphin, seal and penguin shows, and the Durban Beachfront Promenade.

Take a ride in the cable car to the top of the Moses Mabhida Stadium (home of the 2010 Football Word Cup) and enjoy spectacular views of Durban and the entire coastline as far as the eye can see.

NATURE ENTHUSIASTS

The Umhlanga Lagoon Reserve Nature Trails and Guided Nature Walk - Take a stroll through the Hawaan Forest, a small remnant of coastal forest.  Enjoy the peace and quiet of the forest, the thrill of crossing the lagoon on wooden bridges, the forest creatures and the old, established trees.

The walk starts near the Breaker's Resort on Lagoon Drive at the northern end of the Umhlanga Promenade.  The path opens up onto the Umhlanga Lagoon beach, a quieter open space that differs from the busy, popular beaches.

SHOPPING

804 Marbella is a five minute drive from Gateway, the largest shopping and entertainment centre in the Southern Hemisphere) and a twenty minute drive from Durban and the International Conference Centre (ICC).

GOLF

There are several world class golf courses in the greater Durban area:  Mount Edgecombe Country Club (4 km), Durban Country Club (11 km) and Simbithi Country Club (28 km) are all excellent 18 hole courses.

HOSPITALS

Private, first world hospitals are a five minute drive away. Both Busamed Gateway Hospital and Netcare Umhlanga Hospital are located within 2 km of the apartment.