Offers you superb white sandy beaches, safe swimming facilities, beautiful picnic spots, unsurpassed fishing grounds (shore, rock and deep sea), under-water wonderland, top class sporting facilities, diverse fauna and flora, tranquil natural beauty, affordable and luxury accommodation, colourful cultural heritage, places of interest, wide choice of shopping facilities, gourmet restaurants, family entertainment and exciting nightlife.
Linked by road and rail to all major centres, it makes the perfect destination for the traveller - whether it be for a fun-filled holiday or a business trip where you can relax away from the stresses of the big city.
The area is renowned for fishing and watersports such as surfing, paddle-skiing and windsurfing. Anglers will find a wealth of shore and rock angling. Ski boat trips can be arranged through Amanzimtoti Area Tourism. From June to August the very popular annual 'Sardine Run' takes place - great excitement in scooping up these little fish as they beach, or just watching the amazing bird life that dip and dive after the catch. The famous Aliwal Shoal, a short distance south, provides an exceptional diving paradise.
The town is renowned for its safe, scenic beaches. Inyoni Rock and Pipeline Beach are much frequented by sun-loving holiday makers.
Dick King Homestead
The local traffic department have their auspicious headquaters in the fully restored homestead of one of the province's most enduring icons.
The self-guided Loerie, Mpiti and Mongoose trails start near the town centre and visit the preserved riverbank area. Picnic and barbeques permitted.