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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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

Things To Do in Salt Rock
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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Coral Dreams in Salt Rock, KwaZulu-Natal
Listen to the breakers, only 150m from your verandah &decide whether to join the fun at the beach or stay &relax in your own private space. Coral Dreams is a newly renovated apartment, ideally situated within walking distance from the main bathing beach
Seascape Guest Villa in Salt Rock, KwaZulu-Natal
Seascape is a modern sea front villa with stunning sea and coastal views. The Villa is elevated above a quiet beach where swimming is possible especially at low tide. Children can play in rock pools and sandy coves below the villa. ..
Tiffany's Beach Cottage in Salt Rock, KwaZulu-Natal
The accommodation consists of two bedrooms each with en-suite bathrooms and a separate guest toilet. Each room opens onto the covered outdoor stoep. The kitchen is fully equipped.
Beau Rivage in Salt Rock, KwaZulu-Natal
Situated on front row of the beach front, you step off the balcony, onto an enclosed grassed area, onto the beach! This apartment is between Ballito and Salt Rock and enjoys peaceful surroundings.
Hilltop Cottage in Salt Rock, KwaZulu-Natal
The house (recently refurbished) sleeps a maximum of 8 people, consisting of 4 bedrooms, 2 lounges & a diningroom - all open plan - and a wonderful verandah for outdoor breakfasts, braais or for simply enjoying the spectacular view of the sea.

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