The Top 7 Beaches in Kwa-Zulu Natal

Kwa-Zulu Natal is a province in South Africa, known for its stunning beaches. From the bustling city of Durban to the more secluded beaches along the North Coast, Kwa-Zulu Natal has something for everyone. Here are the top 7 beaches to visit in Kwa-Zulu Natal.

  1. Umhlali Beach

    Located on the Dolphin Coast, this beach is perfect for swimming and surfing. It also offers plenty of restaurants and shops nearby for visitors to enjoy.

  2. Zinkwazi Beach

    This beach is located on the North Coast and is one of the most popular spots in Kwa-Zulu Natal. It’s great for swimming and sunbathing, as well as fishing and snorkeling.
  1. Tinley Manor Beach

    This beach is located near Ballito and offers a peaceful atmosphere with plenty of activities such as surfing, kiteboarding, and paddle boarding available nearby.
  1. Thompson’s Bay Beach

    Located near Sheffield Beach, this beach paradise offers stunning views of the Indian Ocean along with plenty of activities such as fishing, swimming, snorkeling, and kayaking.

Lucien Beach

A local favorite, offering year-round safe swimming conditions as well as plenty of restaurants and shops nearby for visitors to enjoy. Situated near Port Shepstone, and is easily accessible by car. 

Sodwana Bay

A tranquil beach located on the Elephant Coast, offers some of the best diving opportunities in South Africa with its coral reefs teeming with marine life such as dolphins, whales, turtles, sharks, and more.

  1. Amatikulu Estuary

    Near Mtunzini the North Coast of Kwa-Zulu Natal, this estuary provides an idyllic setting for bird watching or simply relaxing by its peaceful waterside environment surrounded by lush vegetation .

Hiring a car in Durban offers more flexibility than public transport when visiting these amazing beaches. – explore at your own pace and enjoy the freedom to take an unexpected detour without worrying about timetables.

There are many beautiful beaches in Kwa-Zulu Natal that offer something unique for every visitor, from family friendly spots like Umhlali Beach to more adventurous locations like Sodwana Bay. So why not make Durban your next holiday destination? You won’t regret it!

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