KWAZULU NATAL » UMHLANGA ROCKS
Visitors from around the world flock to the holiday resort village of Umhlanga Rocks to relax and have fun on one of the most beautiful coastlines in the world
. Situated on the east coast of South Africa just north of the vibrant Port City of Durban, Umhlanga faces the warm waters of the Indian Ocean
and has the best South African accommodation. It also has up-market, first world Shopping Centres
. The golden sandy beaches
stretch northwards for more than 200 kilometres, all the way to the spectacular Isimangaliso Wetland Park, a world heritage site. The spectacular Gateway shopping centre and Sibaya Casino
are some of the key attractions that Umhlanga Rocks has to offer.
Umhlanga is perfectly positioned for any leg of your South African adventure. It's just a ten-minute drive on the N2 (southbound) from King Shaka Airport
and situated on the northern beaches of KwaZulu-Natal, 16 kilometres from the centre of Durban. From Umhlanga it's also an easy three-hour drive north along the superb N2 toll road to the many and varied Zulu Kingdom Game Reserves
, or still further north to Swaziland and Mozambiqu
e. Alternatively, you can go south on the N2 to Port Shepston
e and the holiday resort of Margate and then onto the Wild Coast,
or continue all the way to the Cape Garden Route
and ultimately on to Cape Town.