Things To Do
Local to Umhlanga
Wave Break apartment is situated in the heart of Umhlanga Rocks. There's a plethora of restaurants and shops in walking distance. Access to the 5km long promenade and beaches is less then 150 meters away with the promenade being a popular with runners and joggers.
The main beach is protected by Umhlanga Rocks Life Saving Club who are on guard every day keeping an eye on bathers and surfers alike. Rock formations can be found along the beach and are great fun for the family, especially young kids.
The whalebone pier is a short walk away and was recently voted "The Best Pier In The World" and is a must see for all visitors.
A little further down is the fully automated Umhlanga lighthouse standing 21 meters tall with a range of light of 24 nautical miles. Built in 1954 in an amazing 4 days and 19 hours to replace the Bluff light house. This lighthouse has never been manned.
Gateway Theatre of shopping is 3.5km away and is in the top 50 largest malls in the world with more then 2 million visitors coming through it's doors each month.
Umhlanga Rocks is the pride and joy of KwaZulu-Natal's coastline and is a sought after coastal destination for most South Africans, while keeping it's viby Village feel.
Moses Mabhida Stadium
Moses Mabhida Stadium was home to the 2010 FIFA world and has become a visual landmark in Durban's skyline.
The stadium hosts a number of activities.
A tour of the stadium can be taken by segway two wheeler bikes, the segways can also be taken on a ride down to Ushaka Marine world, 7km away.
The SkyCar takes you to the top of the roof of the stadium with a magnificent 106m vantage point of the entire Durban coast line and greater Durban area.
For the adventurous there's the Big Swing, named in 2011 by Guinness Book of Records as the tallest swing in the world, swinging you in a massive 220m arc soaring into the center of the stadium.
For the more traditional, bikes can be hired too.
Ushaka Marine World
Ushaka Marine world is a theme park with a water park & comprehensive marine world. Shark feeding, dolphin and seal shows run on a schedule, Dives can also be arranged.
Umgeni River Bird Park
The Umgeni River Bird Park is situated in 3.5 hectares of lush tropical landscaping and houses an ever-increasing collection of more than 800 birds from 200 species. Some species are the only representatives of their kind in Africa whilst others are commonly kept as pets.
Greater Durban Area
Moses Mabhida Stadium
At Phezulu village, the world famous Gasa clan has over the last 30 years, allowed visitors to Phezulu the opportunity to savour the taste and feel the rhythm of Africa.
Visitors are taken into traditional beehive shaped thatched huts, where the various artifacts, beliefs and rituals are explained, giving foreigners an insight into the fascinating Zulu culture.
The Zulu dancing show is impressive with the dancers in their traditional garb, showing off their skills with grace, agility and humour - a truly unforgettable experience.
Old Main Road, Bothas Hill, Durban, Valley of 1000 Hills, KwaZulu Natal.
Tel: +27 (0)31 777-1000 or +27 (0)31 777-1464