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Welcome to Ocean Park Guest House. Luxury accommodation in Umkomaas (River of Whales), a coastal town in Kwazulu Natal. This colonial style house was built in 1890 and recently refurbished to its current glory. Decorated in classic style and surrounded by stunning spacious gardens - we would love to host your peaceful getaway.

Only a 30 minute drive from Durban to reach the home of Aliwal Shoal one of the world`s top 10 dive sites. The guest house is located within walking distance of the shops, restaurants, beach and dive centres. There is also an excellent golf course which is highly regarded and considered quite challenging.

We have 9 rooms - each uniquely decorated in peaceful tones and top quality percale linen. Our luxury rooms are all located in the main house with entrances leading off the large wraparound veranda and pool area. Each has its own special qualities with sea views, private balconies, and garden atmospheres.

There is a 6 hole putting green, a stunning entertainment area with a bar, lapa, braai (barbeque) facilities and a large swimming pool for relaxing and unwinding. Meals are served in a lovely dining and lounge area with a stone fire place, outside on the balcony or around the pool if you prefer. Delicious home cooked dinners and light lunches on request.

The property is fully secure with electric fencing, alarm system linked to an armed response company and a 24 hour security guard. Each room has its own key alarm, is air-conditioned and has DSTV / Satellite TV, wireless internet, hospitality trays, mini-bar and a safe.

Accommodation at Ocean Park Guest House:
Room 1:
A large luxury corner room in the main house leading off the balcony and overlooking the sea. Decorated in pale blues with twin 3/4 beds and sleeper couch suitable for children. Bathroom with shower en-suite.

Room 2:
A luxury room located in the main house leading off the balcony and overlooking the sea. Queen bed and sleeper couch suitable for children. Bathroom with large shower en suite.

Room 3:
Luxury room in the main house overlooking the garden wake up to the sounds of birds chattering. Decorated in cool greens, queen size bed & sleeper couch suitable for children. Bathroom with shower en-suite.

Room 4:
Beautiful poolside room decorated in peaceful orange tones. Queen size bed and large bathroom with shower en suite.

Room 5:
Quiet luxury room with a private balcony overlooking the putting green. Twin 3/4 beds with a sleeper couch suitable for children. Bathroom with shower en suite.

Room 6:
Standard room located outside the main. Elegantly decorated in oranges and golds with a double bed and bathroom with shower en suite.

Room 8:
Standard room located outside the main. Decorated in green, gold and oranges with a double bed and bathroom with shower en suite.

Room 9:
Standard room located outside the main. Decorated in burgundies and greens with a double bed and bathroom with shower en suite.


Umkomaas is famous for the internationally renowned Aliwal Shoal, a fossilised sand dune of sponges and corals which is home to the Ragged Tooth Shark, Tiger Sharks, Whale Sharks and the wrecks of the Nebo and Produce. There are various dive operators in Umkomaas and dive courses, shark dives and speciality dives can be arranged to suit your needs.

The "Hope Shop" is in the heart of Umkomaas and is very popular with locals and tourists alike. This gem of a shop offers exciting and unusual shopping with a magical mixture of funky clothing, jewellery, local handcrafted gifts, African curios, art & drums and decor an absolute must and well worth a visit!

Umkomaas golf course is an 18 hole course which is heavily wooded and bunkered and is well regarded to test players whilst providing stunning sea views.

Between the rolling green hills and sparkling ocean you will find 'Croc World', Scottburghs beautiful swimming beach, craft shops and markets, world class surfing breaks, nature reserves and deep sea fishing from Rocky Bay. Various tours to game farms, Ushaka Marine World, Durban city as well as many other exciting trips can be arranged with pleasure.

Other Attrations:
-Ushaka Marine World 40kms
-Durban Harbour Boat Cruises/Tour 35km
-Tala Game Reserve 60kms
-Pavillion shopping centre 45kms
-Oribi Gorge and Pure Venom Tours
-Valley of a 1000 Hills (Zulu Cultural village) 70km
-Durban City Tours
-Sani Pass/Lesutho Tours
-Drakensburg/Rock Art Tours
-Hluhluwe Game Reserve Tour
-Pietermaritzburg City and Butterfly Centre Tour
-St Lucia Wetlands Tour
-Botswana Hippo/Croc Dive Packages
-Mountain Bike Tours

Facilities & Services available:

Children under 12
Disabled (wheelchair friendly)
Honeymoon Couples
Pets only by Arrangement
Babysitting Service
Laundry Service
Ironing Service
Special Meals on Request
Self-Braai / Barbecue
Bar on the Premises
Dining room
Fax & Photocopy Machine
Fireplace on the Premises
Internet Access
Parking (off-street - open)
Parking (off-street - covered)
Other Language
Communal Television
Communal Satellite TV
DVD and/or VCR
Hiking / Walking Trails
Mini Golf
Swimming Pool

Cancellation Policy:

If the booking is cancelled less than 7 days prior to arrival any deposit or prepayment is forfeited. Between 7 - 14 days prior 75% is forfeited. Between 14 - 21 days prior 50% is forfeited. Between 21 - 28 days prior 25% is forfeited Please note that should the deposit not be received or alternative arrangements made with in 24 hours that the booking will be considered to be cancelled. Deposits are not refundable in the event of a cancellation, or 'non arrival'. All bookings for high seasons will be paid in full in advance and there will be no refunds for early departures. No persons other than those quoted for, are permitted to share the accommodation.


N2 highway heading south from Durban. Craigieburn / Umkomaas exit. Turn left. (If coming north from Port Shepstone turn right and go over the bridge.) Follow road until reach four way stop. Turn right into Robinson Street. Over the hill. Number 12 on the left corner Harvey Street.

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