Umhlanga Lagoon Nature Reserve
The Umhlanga Lagoon Nature Reserve setting is breathtaking. The 26-hectare reserve sits on the coast of the Indian Ocean. The nature reserve is home to many different bird species, wild animals, and various plants and trees.
Umhlanga Rocks Whalebone Pier
This pier has to be the most beautiful in South Africa, with the lighthouse on the one side and a beautiful beach on the other side. You can sit on the benches and enjoy the spectacular views from the pier. The whalebone Pier resembles the carcass of a giant whale.
Umhlanga Rocks Promenade
Umhlanga’s beachfront promenade is perfect for a morning or afternoon walk, run or stretch all along the beach. You will find coffee and ice-cream kiosks for a coffee, water or ice cream to enjoy throughout the year.
Vintage Yac Flying
The opportunity to fly in a vintage acrobatic Russian plane is available now to book through The North Star Micro Hotel. The Yakovlev Yak-18T, a Russian aircraft, is a four or five-seat fully aerobatic utility aircraft developed by Yuri Yakovlev.
Shongweni Farmers Market
If you enjoy browsing art while ordering a barista coffee and snacking on a pancake, there is a market you need to visit. It is a drive out for the morning but well worth it.
The Beautiful Hole In The Wall
Thompson Bay on the North coast of Kwazulu Natal is home to a hidden ancient Hole in the rocks. It is a beautiful setting full of rock pools with tropical coloured coral on the ocean bed. Thompson Bay has a large tidal pool, crystal clear with a soft sea breeze on a perfect summer day.
Ushaka Marine World
Ushaka Marine World promises unlimited fun for any ocean life enthusiast. It is colorful and bold, scary and imaginative, exotic, and calm. Water soothes and the creatures living in the ocean move with grace.
Umgeni River Bird Park
A bird park housing more than 800 birds from over 200 species. Exotic and beautiful, colorful and peculiar, did I walk into a Tim Burton film set?
The Sardine Run
It is a magnificent spectacle for locals and visitors viewing thousands of silverfish in the surf. The Sardine Run is an annual sardine migration along South Africa’s east coast between May and July.