Diving in KwaZulu-Natal

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Diving at Margate
Diving at the pleasure resort of Margate on the South Coast of Natal

Durban Diving
The diving in Durban Bay is mostly centred on the two major reefs

Empangeni is situated in attractive hilly country side, overlooking a flat coastal plain with panoramic views of the Indian Ocean from the higher lying suburbs.

Hibberdene Town
Hibberdene is the gateway to the Hibiscus Coast of KwaZulu Natal ia a cozy little seaside town situated 97 kms south of Durban.

Kosi Bay Nature Reserve
A series of lakes and a nature reserve set amidst spectaculour splendour and beauty. Borders with Mocambique to the north, a tourist destination par excellence - but 4x4's recommended.

Margate Resort town
Margate is the south coast of KwaZulu-Natal's major holiday town, accommodating more holiday makers than residents!

Mtubatuba is perfectly located to act as a base from which to explore the rich culture of the Zulu Nation and surrounding nature reserves.

Mtunzini coastal town
Mtunzini offers a tranquil dune forests fringe sun-drenched beaches - a fisherman's paradise and nature lover's retreat.

Mtwalume Village
Mtwalume is a small seaside village on the south coast of KwaZulu Natal; mainly a holday town and fishing village on the banks of the Mtwalume River.

Port Shepstone
Port Shepstone offers surfing, swimming, fishing, deep sea fishing, river rafting, skiing, bird watching, game viewing .... too much to mention.

Sodwana Bay Nature Reserve
A deversity of fish and invertebrates found on Africa's southern-most coral reefs make Sodwana one of South Africa's prime destinations for scuba diving and angling.

St Lucia Wetlands in KwaZulu
St Lucia is a base for exploring the ocean, wetlands, swamps, mangroves and lagoons making up the town's environment.

The Dolphin Coast
The Dolphin Coast is the very best part of the KwaZulu Natal coastline - scenic beauty, lovely beaches, dolphins playing, lots of accommodation, restaurants, peace and quiet - what more could you want.

Umhlanga is one of the most popular beach destinations on the east coast of South Africa. Situated on one of the most beautiful coastlines in the world, the bathing is safe and the Indian Ocean waters warm.

Umhlanga Rocks Diving sites and Info
Diving at Umhlanga Rocks.

To expose you to some of Zululand's fascinating and delightful characteristics, we invite you to join us on a journey through this wonderful land.

Accommodation with Diving in the area

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#BeachSpot offers you a sensational break away, overlooking the tranquil Indian Ocean. Our 2 self-catering units are located in the Brighton Beach suburb of the Bluff, which is a mere 15 minutes outside of the vibrant city centre of Durban.

201 Oyster Quays

201 Oyster Quays is situated on the second floor of this prestigious development, overlooking the Indian Ocean and the beautiful landscaped gardens.

23 Umdloti Cabanas

Absolutely amazing triplex luxury modern interior design apartment with high-end finishes. Featuring 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, a separate living space with breathtaking views of the ocean & swimming pool on the premises.

305 La Ballito

Family friendly apartment in Ballito features panoramic sea and beach views, and guests have access to an outdoor pool.

307 Bermudas

Spoil yourself and your loved ones with a stay in this fully air-conditioned luxury apartment. 307 The Bermudas is on the third floor and 130 square metres in extent which is much larger than most vacation rental units in Umhlanga.

33 La Pirogue

This apartment is situated on the beachfront in the secure La Pirogue complex, at Westbrook on the North Coast of KwaZulu-Natal, between Umhlanga Rocks and Ballito. Apart from the pristine beaches of the North Coast, Durban and its surroundings offer all that a holiday maker could wish for.

47 Bay Ridge

47 Bay Ridge is a well-designed, spacious self-catering apartment located in the secure Bay Ridge residential complex, ideally suited for a holiday or short stay needs. Ballito Bay Ridge is conveniently situated on the Ballito coastline in the heart of the Dolphin Coast in KwaZulu-Natal.

5 Villa Med

5 Villa Med is a newly renovated 6-sleeper self-catering apartment ideally located in the popular Villa Med complex in the heart of Ballito, close to the shops and a 5 minute walk from the main Willards Beach. The apartment is spacious, stylish and comfortable.

74 Hornbill Street

74 Hornbill Street is situated in the vibrant village of St Lucia and surrounded by the iSimangaliso Wetland Park World Heritage Site, a haven for nature lovers. Set back in the quieter part of the town, with the sound of the ocean in the background lull and bird song above you.

7 Boulder Bay

This apartment is a quaint ground-floor unit 150 m from the beach in Ballito Perfect for a family getaway. With 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom, it will be suitable for a family with young children or a couple.

89 Chakas Cove

89 Chaka's Cove is a self-catering apartment located in a secure complex, in Shaka’s Rock, Ballito. The complex is ideally situated 50 meters from Shaka's Rock Beach and tidal pool.

All Seasons B & B
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We provide luxury accommodation which may including breakfast except for self catering suite. All Suites situated in the main house have 180-degree sea views. Access to the beach from the house. Centrally situated just off Marine Drive, the Bluff.

Anchors Rest

Anchors Rest accommodates 10 people in 4 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms. Two of the bedrooms have queen beds and the third bedroom has two adult size bunk beds. The fourth bedroom has 2 single beds. All 4 bedrooms have an en-suite, shower and toilet. The main bathroom has a shower and a bath tub. All bedrooms have ceiling fans and wardrobes.

Ariel's Rest

Boasting an outdoor swimming pool, a garden, and a bar, Ariel's Rest Self-catering - 4 Bedroom Luxury Home features accommodation in Pennington with free WiFi and pool views. Featuring free private parking, the holiday home is in an area where guests can engage in activities such as hiking and fishing.

Ballito Beach Holiday 11 Skiathos

Skiathos is ideally situated in Shakas Rock, Ballito. You have direct access from the complex to the beach. It is a short walk to Salt Rock & the unique tidal pool. Breath-taking ocean views. The perfect spot to unwind and relax.

Ballito Central Pet Friendly Home

Stunning self-catering free-standing house. 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. It has its own private pool, and fully equipped kitchen, with a dishwasher, tumble dryer, and washing machine. Has beautiful sea views from the front deck. There is Wi-Fi and a Smart TV.

Bare Feet Retreat

Bare Feet Retreat is a small unique upmarket B&B situated in the neighbourhood of Freeland Park, Scottburgh. The B&B offers a spectacular view from the swimming pool area over the warm Indian Ocean and Aliwal Shoal (one of the top 10 best dive sites in the world). Bare Feet Retreat is set in a tropical garden offering secluded accommodation, high personal service and eye for detail.

Bay Breeze

Bay Breeze opens onto a patio which enjoys an ocean and beautiful garden view and is situated close to various points of interest to keep the family busy, as well as having Free Wi-Fi and Netflix for rainy days.

Beau Vista 10

Beau Vista 10 is a seafront apartment with beautiful sea views, situated on Manaba Beach on the South Coast of Kwa-Zulu Natal. The unit can accommodate up to 6 guests comfortably and is located within close proximity to all the shops, restaurants and amenities. Four bedroom beachfront apartment with sea views, open plan kitchen/lounge leading out onto a lovely covered patio with gas braai.

Blue Marlin Hotel

The Blue Marlin Hotel offers over 100 rooms with comfortable accommodation and a range of facilities to suit your needs. Stunning subtropical gardens, superior service, sparkling pools and the warm Indian Ocean on your doorstep, make this your ideal family holiday getaway.

Breakers Resort

The green hills of KwaZulu-Natal form a backdrop to one of South Africa's most popular coastal resorts.

Coral Point Apartment E110

Located in Umhlanga, a 9-minute walk from Umdloti South Beach, Coral Point has accommodations with an outdoor swimming pool, free WiFi and a 24-hour front desk. This self-catered apartment has a private pool, a garden and free private parking.

Crooked Tree Cottage
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Crooked Tree Cottage set in Umhlanga , Kwazulu Natal is close to the Village with amazing beaches. Oceans Mall, Gateway, Durban CBD, Umhlanga New Town Centre and La Lucia Ridge are nearby. It is an ideal venue for Tourists and Businessmen alike.

Eden Rock Forest Estate - Holiday Homes

Enjoy a holiday like no other in one of our exclusive holiday villas. Epitomising luxury, our wide range of sun soaked accommodation provides the perfect settings to unwind, relax and enjoy a wonderful holiday. All villas have Generators / Invertors / Solar for Loadshedding and JoJo tanks.

Escape to 203 on Umdloti Beach

Waking up to views of the ocean, 203 Umdloti Holiday Resort offers guests a stylish stay in a gorgeous studio apartment on Umdloti’s Beachfront, within walking distance of shops and restaurants.

Escape to a Coastal Oasis

Situated on the second floor of a secure and popular complex building, directly opposite Umdloti Beach, this gorgeous vacation home’s prime positioning consumes guests with its awe-inspiring coastal views.

Escape to Oceanbreaks

Seeking some seaside R&R, or planning a family vacation? This pet-friendly, beachfront apartment surrounds guests with the sounds of waves lapping on the shore, fresh sea breezes and endless ocean views. Visit and make this oceanfront home your go-to beach getaway!

Family Beach Cottage

This Apartment is a quaint ground floor unit 150 m from the beach in Ballito, on the Dolphin Coast. Perfect for a family getaway. With 2 bedrooms it will be suited for a family with young children or a couple. Fully equipped with a braai and DSTV. The complex that it is situated in has a sparkling pool for the kids to use after a long day at the beach .

First Group Costa Smeralda

Costa Smeralda is ideally situated to help you create many happy memories of fun-filled coastal family holidays.

First Group La Rochelle

La Rochelle is is situated in a tranquil area. Surrounded by lush, manicured gardens and the indigenous bush of St Lucia, a renowned world heritage site. Its an ideal base to explore and discover a number of popular game reserves and the world heritage site of the iSimangaliso wetland park.

Gemmell Place

This exquisite double-story house, located in the warm city of Durban has all your holiday needs in one place. With its close proximity to shops, restaurants, parks, a nature reserve, and beautiful beaches you will have everything at your fingertips.

Hillton Manor Guesthouse

Your hosts is Louise and they look forward to welcoming you into their beautiful and luxurious guesthouse. Hillton Manor Guesthouse is situated in an exclusive cul-de-sac in Meerensee, a delightful coastal suburb of Richards Bay in KwaZulu-Natal, overlooking the Mzingazi Lake.

Hluhluwe Bush Camp Glamping Village

Glamorous camping in the bush close to Isimangaliso Wetland Park, Hluhluwe/Imfolozi Park and the Indian Ocean. Perfect located 12 km from Hluhluwe in the bush and between the pineapple fields.

Jacobs Cottage by the Ocean

Jacobs Cottage by the Ocean is a cosy Self-catering cottage 200 metres from the main swimming beach in Sunwich Port. Sleeps 4 with own Dstv and WiFi.

Kingston Estate 112

This secure apartment is located in a complex with lovely parkland surroundings and enjoys quick and easy access both to the Ballito CBD as well as the N2 and M4 highways.

La Hacienda

La Hacienda offers guests a choice of lovely rooms for solo travelers, friends and small families looking for a picturesque beach getaway in the seaside village of Salt Rock, just 4 km from Salt Rock Beach and Tiffany’s Beach.

La Perle

Escape to a Luxury Retreat in the heart of the beautiful Dolphin Coast. La Perle prides itself in offering total relaxation in a stylish yet modern Bali style setting where couples can unwind.

Leopard Tree Lodge
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UNDER NEW OWNERSHIP & NEW MANAGEMENT AS FROM 01/04/2021. TOTAL UPGRADE & RENOVATION OF LODGE. Leopard Tree Lodge is a 4 Star luxury self-catering establishment & is situated right on the edge of the forest/greenbelt area surrounding St Lucia

LookOut Ramsgate

LookOut Ramsgate is situated on the South Coast outside Margate on the way to the Wild Coast, overlooks South Broom Beach on the South Coast and offers 2 apartments that can be booked separately or together for a family or group.

Makakatana Bay Lodge

Experience the magic and wonder of unspoiled beaches, vast wetlands, game drives, and an unforgettable boat cruise on Lake St Lucia, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in a private luxurious lodge.

Marula Gardens

Come and enjoy our bed and breakfast, established in the great African tradition and set in beautiful sub-tropical gardens, with amazing shade and fruit trees. The accommodation offers 8 bedrooms featuring 5 Rondavels centred around a courtyard, with a sparkling swimming pool.

Mavela Game Lodge
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Mavela Game Lodge offers luxury, traditional, safari style tents with en suite facilities. There is the added attraction of a swimming pool and sundeck for sunny days. An open boma welcomes guests to a fireside evening under the stars.

Nauticus 2

Nauticus 2 in Musgrave, KwaZulu Natal offers a comfortable and modern self-catering apartment space that is perfect for up to 4 people looking to stay in this popular suburb.

Nyathi Lodge

Nyathi Lodge offers overnight accommodation in Richards Bay, a coastal town situated on a 30km; lagoon of the Mhlatuze River in KwaZulu-Natal. Richards Bay boasts a favourable climate all year round, making it an ideal location for outdoor enthusiasts.

Ocean Vista Boutique Guest House

Amazing ocean views, privacy, light, tranquility and the best of Durban hospitality - slow down, marvel at the ocean and feel at home in beautiful simplicity.


Piptide offers guests cosy self-catering accommodation in Bluff, Durban, within a 1 km walk of Brighton Beach and the tidal pool.

Riverside Hotel
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Riverside Hotel offers luxury accommodation in Durban North with unparalleled views across a magnificent green belt.

San Marino 15

San Marino 15 is situated in a complex in Shakas Rock on the top floor and offers lovely sea views.

Sands Beach Breaks Manor On Main Beach Ballito

This exclusive, upmarket, self-catering apartment welcomes you to everything luxurious. Stunning sea views and sheer opulence adorns this luxury apartment within the sought after Ballito Manor secure complex.

Sands Beach Breaks Umdloti

Holiday in luxury & for less and come and share my modern, super clean, romantic and affordable apartments Magnificent views of the ocean, and beautiful gardens will rejuvenate your spirit Sands beautiful self-catering holiday apartment in Umdloti beachfront and beach view and near the airport.