You can enjoy the ambiance of this seaside village with all of the best amenities on your doorstep. Umhlanga Rocks are the premier holiday destination and attract young and old from all corners of South Africa and around the world. With over 320 days of sunshine a year and the perfect blue Indian Ocean, which never drops below 19 degrees, you cannot select a better holiday location!

Umhlanga is known for its wonderful holiday feel and sunny climate which attracts millions of visitors every year.

Holiday-makers will enjoy the beautiful white beaches, and the marine life and you may even spot the dolphins. The promenade walk is highly recommended as it gives you a wonderful view of Umhlanga from one side to the other.

Surfing, snorkeling, windsurfing, fishing, and jetting off on a ski boat are just a few of the activities one can enjoy on the beach.

Umhlanga also boasts memorabilia such as the Portnet Light House and the ever-famous Oyster Box Hotel. Some other great attractions are Granny's Pool, the Hawaan Indigenous Forest plus the Gateway "Theatre of Shopping" which is A MUST SEE!

If you enjoy gambling the Sibaya Casino is where you can make your fortune and spin the wheel. This entertaining experience is only a 10-minute drive from Umhlanga.

Umhlanga Rocks are located just 15 minutes from central Durban and close to all local amenities and tourist attractions. It is surrounded by world-class golf courses, beaches, shopping complexes, and casinos and is within two and a half hours' drive of the superb Hluhluwe Game reserve, which is home to the Big Five (Lion, leopard, elephant, rhino, and buffalo). For the golfer, Mount Edgecombe courses are within easy reach.

So you see Umhlanga is the place to be, geared for the holiday-maker.


  • Umhlanga Coastal Beaches
  • Umhlanga's iconic Wishbone Pier
  • Umhlanga Promenade
  • Umhlanga Lagoon Nature Reserve
  • Gateway Theatre of Shopping
  • 4x4 Track at Gateway
  • La Lucia Mall
  • Beachwood Mangroves Nature Reserve
  • Mount Edgecombe Country Club
  • Sibaya Casino & Entertainment Kingdom
  • Umgeni River Bird Park
  • Suncoast Casino
  • uShaka Marine World

And much, much more!