Umhlanga Rocks is a tropical paradise - a place where jaded city
dwellers are guaranteed leisure and enjoyment. This premier resort has been
dubbed the 'Riviera' of the North Coast for good reason: beaches that offer
endless opportunities for sun-worshippers, great accommodation, and the
Continental charm of outdoor restaurants in a laid-back village atmosphere.
A favourite with walkers and joggers, the popular O'Connor Promenade winds above
the beach from Durban View Park to the Umhlanga Lagoon Nature Reserve. Added to
Umhlanga's landmark Lighthouse is the award-winning pier with its unique
Warm water and near-perfect weather all year round ensure that the main beach
buzzes with pleasure-seekers. Umhlanga's main beach has again been granted the
international Blue Flag award for excellence for clean and safe beaches, and
water that meets rigorous quality standards. Life guards are stationed at both
Umhlanga main beach and Bronze beach. Shark nets run south from the Breakers
resort, to just south of Granny's Pool.
Exploring the rock pools at low tide, finding oysters and mussels, and watching
the ski-boats launch from Granny's Pool are some of the simple joys that this
Things to do at Umhlanga Rocks include The Sharks Board, Sea Life - Snorkeling,
Scuba Diving, Fishing, Surfing, Aeroplane trips, Dining and shopping.