Points Of Interest Near Beach Rose Cottage, Umzumbe

Port Shepstone Lighthouse

15.1km North West of Beach Rose Cottage

The Port Shepstone lighthouse is located about 500m south of the Umzimkulu River mouth on the Natal South Coast, and was developed out of a signal station, which was used when Port Shepstone was still an operational harbour. 1906 saw the signal station...

Mallards & Mercury Ski-Boat Festival

23.3km North West of Beach Rose Cottage

Mallards & Mercury Ski-Boat Festival has proved to be one of the most successful and biggest ski-boat competitions in South Africa, and by far the largest fishing competition on KwaZulu Natal's Hibiscus Coast. The event draws an estimated 400 anglers...

Pure Venom Reptile Park

24.0km North West of Beach Rose Cottage

The Pure Venon Reptile Park is a great place to see and learn about the snakes and other reptiles of the South Coast. Daily snake demonstrations and guided tours are presented by professional staff, providing visitors with a much better understanding...

Oribi Gorge Nature Reserve

29.7km North West of Beach Rose Cottage

Nearly 5 km wide at some points, and over 400 m deep, the Oribi Gorge is perhaps better classified as a canyon than a gorge. The reserve is located at the confluence of the Mzimkulu and Mximkulwana Rivers. Aeons of erosion by these rivers have carved...

Vernon Crookes Nature Reserve

34.8km North of Beach Rose Cottage

Vernon Crookes is set high upon a plateau overlooking the beautiful rondavel-dotted hillsides of the nearby Zulu villages. The terrain is primarily grassland with forested ravines. A network dirt roads traverse the park, which make for pleasant game...

Riverbend Crocodile Farm

36.8km North West of Beach Rose Cottage

The Riverbend Crocodile Farm has over 200 Nile crocodiles on display in a natural aquatic setting. The farm is a breeding centre for Nile crocodiles, producing over 4000 hatchlings every year. Demonstrations of crocodile hatchings take place in January...

Frederika Nature Reserve

37.7km North West of Beach Rose Cottage

The Frederika Nature Reserve located at Southbroom on KwaZulu Natal's South coast, was established in 1977 when thirty beachfront residential sites were placed on the market to be sold. A concerned environmentalist named Leo Driessen realised the...

Barn Swallows of Umkobi Lagoon

39.6km North West of Beach Rose Cottage

An enormous flock of Barn Swallows have chosen to roost in the reed beds of Umkobi Lagoon at Southbroom, on the KwaZulu Natal South Coast, and in the summer months between October and April, visitors to the are can observe millions of swallows retiring...

Crocworld Conservation Center

42.6km North of Beach Rose Cottage

Come and enjoy an exciting and educational experience, getting up close and personal with our wonderful creatures. Relax in indigenous landscaped gardens and take in our beautiful seaviews. There are many things to do at Crocworld, all with the aim...

Mpenjati Nature Reserve

44.2km North West of Beach Rose Cottage

The Mpenjati Nature Reserve is situated on the KwaZulu Natal South Coast 20 km south of the popular holiday destination of Margate. The beautiful reserve lies situated around the Mpenjati River Lagoon, and extends seawards 500m, serving to protect...