South Coast Beaches

Lower South Coast Beaches
The South Coast is renowned for its pristine beaches, which are its prime tourism attractions. The following is a list of these beaches. For more information, please contact the tourism information office for that particular area or make use of the database on the main KwaZulu-Natal website.

Beach Terminus: Port Shepstone
Ablution Facilities, Shark Nets, Swimming, Surfing, Fishing

Glenmore Beach: Port Edward, Munster
Ablution Facilities, Lifesavers, Shark Nets, Swimming, Surfing, Fishing

Hibberdene
Blue Flag Status, Hibberdene Main Beach, provides delightful shaded family picnic spots. The wide stretch of shoreline boasts various interesting rock pools. The sea is particularly clear thus rock and surf angling is of excellent quality.

Leisure Bay
Ablution Facilities, Lifesavers, Shark Nets, Swimming, Surfing, Fishing

Manaba Beach: Margate – Blue Flag – Next to Dumela Holiday Resort
Change Rooms, Ablution Facilities, Shark Nets, Swimming, Surfing, Fishing

Margate Beach: Blue Flag
Change Rooms, Ablution Facilities, Lifesavers, Shark Nets, Swimming, Surfing, Fishing. This, “mile long”, blue flag status beach, is a beehive of action and exciting entertainment. At night, brilliant coloured floodlights brightens up the beach, ideal for a tranquil nocturnal stroll.

Marina Beach:
Marina Beach now also boasts blue flag status resulting in the Hibiscus Coast boasting a total of three blue flags! This beach is one of the most beautiful along our coastline and is flanked by an “island style” outdoor restaurant. Lush sub tropical vegetation completes the perfect unspoiled beach, which is wide and stretches along for miles on end.

Orange Rocks: St Michaels On Sea
Fishing

Palm Beach:
Surfing, Fishing

Portobello Beach: Munster
Shark Nets, Surfing, Fishing

Port Shepstone
Port Shepstone Beach is long and wide boasting spectacular rock formations, excellent for rock angling. A large tidal pool is also available for those who just need to lazily float around.

Ramsgate Beach: Blue Flag
Ablution Facilities, Lifesavers, Shark Nets, Surfing, Swimming, Fishing, Braai Facilities.

Shelly Beach: Ski Boating
Shark Nets, Swimming, Surfing, Fishing. A shell collector’s paradise is waiting to be found at Shelly Beach where the finest miniature pink lady shells can be found hidden among the many varieties, which make Shelly Beach famous.

Silver/Port Edward Beach:
Change Rooms, Ablution Facilities, Lifesavers, Shark Nets Swimming, Surfing, Fishing

Southbroom Beach: Life savers
Change Rooms, Ablution Facilities, Shark Nets, Surfing, Swimming, Fishing, braai areas

St Michael’s 0n Sea:
Boasting one of the best point breaks in South Africa, definitely qualifies “St Mikes” as one of the finest local and international surfers beaches. For extra family fun paddling boats and a tidal pool is available. Change Rooms, Ablution Facilities, Lifesavers, Shark Nets, Swimming, Surfing, Fishing

T. O. Strand Beach: Leisure Bay
Ablution Facilities,Lifesavers,Shark Nets, Swimming,Surfing,Fishing

Trafalgar Beach:
Change Rooms, Ablution Facilities, Shark Nets, Swimming, Surfing, Fishing

Uvongo Beach:
Change Rooms, Ablution Facilities, Lifesavers, Shark Nets, Swimming, Surfing, Fishing. Uvongo is famous for it’s 23m waterfall, which plunges into one of the deepest lagoons in the country. Other amenities consist of a tidal pool, a baby paddling pool, a fishing pier, paddling boats, tearoom and a restaurant.