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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Sea-renity Holiday Apartment
Sea-renity Holiday Apartment in Salt Rock, KwaZulu-Natal
Sea-renity Holiday Apartment (formerly known as the Nutshell Holiday Apartment) is a newly renovated freestanding apartment, ideally situated only 200m from the main bathing beach at Salt Rock on the idyllic Dolphin Coast of KwaZulu-Natal.
Lagoon Cottage
Lagoon Cottage in Salt Rock, KwaZulu-Natal
Lagoon Cottage is located in Salt Rock only 5km north of Ballito with good shopping, recreational and restaurant facilities in both places. Our cottage is compact, private and comfortable with good security, ideal for a couple or small family.
The Beach House Lodge
The Beach House Lodge in Salt Rock, KwaZulu-Natal
The Beach House Lodge is positioned directly on the secluded Salt Rock Beach. It has 4 very spacious and luxurious bedrooms all en suite and some have their private TV lounge.
Dolphin View Beach House
Dolphin View Beach House in Salt Rock, KwaZulu-Natal
Dolphin View Beach House self catering cottage is situated on Salt Rock main beach, on the Dolphin Coast. A beach lover\'s paradise, ideal for the entire family.
2 M'doni Road
2 M'doni Road in Salt Rock, KwaZulu-Natal
Salt rock is an ideal beach holiday destination. Only 40mins from Durban and 15mins from King Shaka international airport. Our typical thatched cottage is situated only 200meters from Salt Rock main swimming beach. . From the cottage it is an easy walk

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