Tourist Attractions in Salt Rock, North Coast, KwaZulu-Natal

Tourist Attractions near Salt Rock, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Salt Rock Beach

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Salt Rock

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Salt Rock sunrise

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Salt Rock Attractions
Thompsons Bay Beach: less than 5 km
Flag Farm Animal Farm: 5 km
Willard Beach: 5 km
Umhlali Country Club: 6 km
Ballito Lifestyle Centre: 7 km
Dolphin Coast Market : 7 km
Zimbali Country Club: 10 km
Nearby Towns
Ballito Area
Ballito Central
Chakas Rock / Shakas Rock
Sheffield Beach
Thompsons Bay

Chaka's Rock to Ballito from Salt Rock

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Petite Provence
Petite Provence in Salt Rock, KwaZulu-Natal
Enjoy this unique French style B&B, with hints of lavender, colors, and hospitality typical of Provence in the South of France, and year-round African sunshine.Our 4 charming rooms, are set in a peacefull garden with pool, only 300m from the beac
6 Ocean Drive
6 Ocean Drive in Salt Rock, KwaZulu-Natal
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6 Ocean Drive has lovely sea views and is 400 metres from the main swimming beach at Salt Rock.
Fairview Guesthouse
Fairview Guesthouse in Salt Rock, KwaZulu-Natal
Fairview Guesthouse offers self catering accommodation with exquisite views of the beautiful Dolphin Coast, situated in Salt Rock, 10 km north of Ballito, 20 minutesí drive from King Shaka International Airport. Wake up to sound of the Indian Ocean break
Sea Cottages
Sea Cottages in Salt Rock, KwaZulu-Natal
If you really want to be on the beach, then you've come to the right place! These exquisitely designed and decorated cottages [ and swimming pool ] are set in an oasis of lush tropical gardens with the Indian ocean at the bottom of the lawn.
Dolphin Cottage
Dolphin Cottage in Salt Rock, KwaZulu-Natal
Dolphin cottage offers a perfect holiday venue - a beautifully appointed home, only steps away from the Beach. A few meters to the left is the main Salt Rock Beach

The small town of Salt Rock is situated north of Ballito and Shaka's Rock on the KwaZulu Natal north coast, and is a very popular seaside holiday destination. Salt Rock shares a rich Zulu cultural history with its neighbour Shaka's Rock. Salt Rock's name dates back to the days of King Shaka , when his servants would collect dried salt at low tide for trade with the early settlers.

It is roughly about a forty minute drive north from Durban, 15 minutes from Sibaya Casino and up the road from bustling; Ballito Salt Rock offers visitors the best of all worlds. There are plenty of fishing spots along the coast from Salt Rock, through Chakas Rock to Ballito and Salmon bay. Salt Rock gains much of its history from the Huletts; Basil and his wife Gwen who established the Salt Rock Hotel and later went on to develop the town of Salt Rock itself. Salt Rock nightlife provides both locals and out-of-towners with a variety of bars, pubs and restaurants offering interesting cocktails, and delicious seafood. Nearby people can take a fifteen minute car trip to Sibaya Casino which also provides decent entertainment with its restaurants and casino experience.

Although it provides a few good fishing spots, the area is also host to beautiful offshore reefs, promoting excellent scuba diving. Other popular activities include surfing and bodyboarding, and the main beach is equipped with lifeguards and shark nets in place. Also near the main beach is a massive tidal pool, which was originally built for guests staying at the hotel. There is also a caravan park with beautiful shaded sites which is a stone's throw from the beach, and the Salt Rock Country Club which caters for the visitors basic sporting needs including tennis, bowls, squash and swimming.

Holidaymakers are also welcome at the nearby Zimbali and Umhlali golf courses. Whatever your preferences, Salt Rock offers an abundance of comfortable B&B guesthouses and lodges as well as self-catering chalets, cottages, maisonettes, houses and apartments. The famous game reserves and battlefield sites of Zululand are a leisurely drive away