Tourist Attractions in Umhlanga Area, Durban Metro & Durban, KwaZulu-Natal

Tourist Attractions near Umhlanga Area, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
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Umhlanga Holidays - Durban, KwaZulu-Natal
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The Umhlanga Rocks Area north of Durban in KwaZulu-Natal offers something for everyone. Near-perfect weather all year round makes this tropical paradise especially alluring for sun-worshippers, surfers, scuba divers and fisherman, who can take advantage of the endless opportunities like the magnificent Blue Flag beaches, rock pools and breathtaking coral reefs.

Eco-tourists are also well catered for with many conservation reserves and birdwatching spots. Nature lovers will enjoy walking the Umhlanga Rocks Lagoon Nature Trail - a fascinating hour-and-a-half journey through coastal forest on boardwalks that cross the Umhlanga Ohlange River. Lying just beyond the reserve is the Umhlanga Rocks Hawaan Forest which dates back 18 000 years. Here visitors enter an ancient world of plant, animal and bird life, and over 100 indigenous tree species.

For the avid golfer, the Umhlanga Rocks Area offers several world class golf courses. Challenge yourself at the prestigious North Coast Zimbali Country Club, where the inward nine provides a scenic distraction, or at nearby Beachwood Golf Course located on prime coastal estate right on the water’s edge. Golfers 'in the know' refer to the up-market Umhlanga Rocks area town of Mount Edgecome as a golfers dream destination, with not one, but two outstanding championship golf courses available for both the serious and the social golfer.

Other things to do in the Umhlanga Rocks Area:

On the odd rainy day, visit the Umhlanga Rocks Gateway Theatre of Shopping.
Game in style at Sibaya Casino.
Catch a thrill at the Umhlanga Rocks Natal Sharks Board.

With glorious beaches, nature reserves, shopping malls, hospitable pubs, exciting clubs and excellent restaurants, the Umhlanga Rocks Area is a prime holiday destination, and encompasses Umhlanga Rocks - a premier holiday resort dubbed the 'Riviera' of the KZN North Coast for good reason. Known in Zulu as the 'place of reeds', Umhlanga Rocks not only offers visitors a wonderful beach holiday, but a gateway to the KZN North Coast world heritage sites and safari adventures.

Visit these towns in the Umhlanga Rocks North Coast Area:

Umhlanga Rocks North Coast
Umhlanga Ridge North Coast
La Lucia
Sunningdale
Glenashley, Durban
Mount Edgecombe North Coast
Durban North
 

 

Things To Do in Umhlanga Area
Umhlanga Ocean Charters Umhlanga Ocean Charters
in Umhlanga Area, KwaZulu-Natal
Umhlanga Area Attractions
Umhlanga Lighthouse: less than 5 km
Natal Sharks Board: less than 5 km
Casea Fishing Charters: less than 5 km
Dive Nautique: less than 5 km
Gateway Theatre of Shopping: less than 5 km
Wavehouse at Gateway - Umhlanga Ridge: less than 5 km
Nissan 4x4 Track: less than 5 km
The Monart Gallery: less than 5 km
Hawaan Forest : 5 km
Mt Edgecombe Golf Club: 5 km
Beachwood Country Club: 7 km
Sibaya Casino: 8 km
Durban Japanese Gardens: 10 km
Nearby Towns
Durban North
Glenashley, Durban
La Lucia
Mount Edgecombe
Sunningdale


The Honey Pot Bed & Breakfast in Umhlanga Area, KwaZulu-Natal
The 4 bedrooms have individual private entrances with en suite bathrooms, colour TV with M-Net and satellite, coffee / tea making facilities, clean towels daily and have daily maid service. Each room overlooks well-established pretty gardens .
12 Glitter Bay in Umhlanga Area, KwaZulu-Natal
12 Glitter Bay is situated on Umhlanga's Bronze Beach boasting exceptional views, direct access to the popular beachfront walkway and swimming beaches, good security and a lovely communal swimming pool & braai area.
2 Ipanema Beach in Umhlanga Area, KwaZulu-Natal
24 hour security, 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom unit.Lounge, dinning room, outdoor braai area, lock-up garage, swimming pool plus additional parking.
Crooked Tree Cottage in Umhlanga Area, KwaZulu-Natal
The accommodation consists of a 3-roomed cottage and 3 Studio suites, both of which are let as B&B accommodation most of the year. The cottage can accommodate 6-7 guests and the studio units can accommodate 2 adults
22 Bronze Beach in Umhlanga Area, KwaZulu-Natal
22 Bronze Beach is a magnificent beach front apartment situated on Umhlanga's premier bathing beach. The unit has exceptional sea views and has direct access to the popular beachfront promenade and swimming beaches.

Umhlanga Holidays - Durban, KwaZulu-Natal
Click here for Umhlanga Rocks Accommodation

The Umhlanga Rocks Area north of Durban in KwaZulu-Natal offers something for everyone. Near-perfect weather all year round makes this tropical paradise especially alluring for sun-worshippers, surfers, scuba divers and fisherman, who can take advantage of the endless opportunities like the magnificent Blue Flag beaches, rock pools and breathtaking coral reefs.

Eco-tourists are also well catered for with many conservation reserves and birdwatching spots. Nature lovers will enjoy walking the Umhlanga Rocks Lagoon Nature Trail - a fascinating hour-and-a-half journey through coastal forest on boardwalks that cross the Umhlanga Ohlange River. Lying just beyond the reserve is the Umhlanga Rocks Hawaan Forest which dates back 18 000 years. Here visitors enter an ancient world of plant, animal and bird life, and over 100 indigenous tree species.

For the avid golfer, the Umhlanga Rocks Area offers several world class golf courses. Challenge yourself at the prestigious North Coast Zimbali Country Club, where the inward nine provides a scenic distraction, or at nearby Beachwood Golf Course located on prime coastal estate right on the water’s edge. Golfers 'in the know' refer to the up-market Umhlanga Rocks area town of Mount Edgecome as a golfers dream destination, with not one, but two outstanding championship golf courses available for both the serious and the social golfer.

Other things to do in the Umhlanga Rocks Area:

On the odd rainy day, visit the Umhlanga Rocks Gateway Theatre of Shopping.
Game in style at Sibaya Casino.
Catch a thrill at the Umhlanga Rocks Natal Sharks Board.

With glorious beaches, nature reserves, shopping malls, hospitable pubs, exciting clubs and excellent restaurants, the Umhlanga Rocks Area is a prime holiday destination, and encompasses Umhlanga Rocks - a premier holiday resort dubbed the 'Riviera' of the KZN North Coast for good reason. Known in Zulu as the 'place of reeds', Umhlanga Rocks not only offers visitors a wonderful beach holiday, but a gateway to the KZN North Coast world heritage sites and safari adventures.

Visit these towns in the Umhlanga Rocks North Coast Area:

Umhlanga Rocks North Coast
Umhlanga Ridge North Coast
La Lucia
Sunningdale
Glenashley, Durban
Mount Edgecombe North Coast
Durban North