Margate : Accommodation & Points Of Interest

Margate

Margate Holidays - South Coast, KZN
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If you are an avid fisherman, surfer, sun-worshipper, scuba diver ... or anyone who loves glorious beaches, coastal forests, magnificent coral reefs, and endless sunny days, then the sub-tropical paradise of Margate, South Coast in KwaZulu Natal is the place for your next family vacation.

The warm Indian Ocean flowing past Margate, provides a natural haven for a multitude of tropical fish living on the abundant South Coast coral reefs, which allows for excellent snorkelling, and the renowned Margate Protea Banks dive site with its vast shoals and circling sharks brings great delight to scuba divers. South Coast fishing in Margate is superb, and the rocks off Margate's shore abound with mussels, although a licence is required to remove them. To the delight of fishermen and the curious, once a year on the South Coast, Margate comes to life with an energetic buzz of visitors and locals when the annual South Coast Sardine Run takes place. Considered to be the greatest shoal on earth, these billions of tiny silver fish bring with them numerous larger game fish, dolphins, sharks, seals, whales and a variety of birdlife seeking an easy meal. The Sardine Run off Margate is undoubtedly one of the most spectacular marine events.

Besides being regarded as the foremost South Coast beach spot where many locals and foreign visitors spend their vacations, Margate beachfront is the centre for nightlife on the South Coast of KwaZulu-Natal, and when the Margate nightclubs close, the beach parties begin. For those who prefer a little South Coast souvenir shopping, Margate boasts exceptional art galleries and craft shops, then treat yourself to great food in a Margate beachfront cafe, fine dining establishment, or fast food outlet.

For those who don't want to spend their holiday just lazing on the beach, Margate also offers leisure and sporting facilities galore, including water sports such as boating, skiing, kayaking, diving, snorkelling and deep sea fishing. For golf lovers, Margate Country Club features superb greens and abounds with tall trees and stunning South Coast scenery.
Lower South Coast golf courses are a much sought after destination for golfing enthusiasts. The KZN South Coast golf courses stretch from Southbroom Golf Club, to Selborne and Umdoni Golf Clubs, which are only about 40 minutes from Durban.

Also visit these other towns near Margate

North of Margate:

Manaba Beach - 2.3km from Margate Beachfront
Uvongo - 4.55km from Margate swimming Beach
St Michaels-on-Sea - 5.8km from Margate main swimming beach
Shelly Beach - 7.7km from Margate Beachfront
Oslo Beach - 16.8km from Margate Beach
Port Shepstone - 20km from Margate Beachfront

South of Margate:

San Lameer - 11.4km from Margate main beach
Southbroom - 14.1km from Margate main Beach
Marina Beach - 14.5km from Margate beachfront 

For a change of pace, spend the day at a South Coast attraction near Margate:

Rondevoux Shopping Mall (1.22km from Margate)
Pure Venom Reptile Park (7.09km from Margate)
Riverbend Crocodile Farm (7.59km from Margate)
Frederika Nature Reserve (8.80km from Margate)
Port Shepstone Mall (15.00km from Margate)
Port Shepstone Lighthouse (15.12km from Margate)
Mpenjati Nature Reserve (15.60km from Margate)
Natal Space Centre (26.41km from Margate)
Umtamvuna Nature Reserve (28.13km from Margate)

 

AFRIKAANS TRANSLATION

Margate Vakansies - Suidkus, KZN
Kliek hier vir Margate Suidkus Akkommodasie

As U 'n ywerige visserman, branderplankryer, sonaanbidder, duiker ... of enigiemand wat heerlike strande, kuswoude, pragtige koraalriwwe, en eindelose sonnige dae geniet, dan is die sub-tropiese paradys van Margate, KwaZulu Natal die plek vir U en jou familie vakansies.

Die warm Indiese Oseaan wat langs Margate verby vloei, bied 'n natuurlike hawe vir 'n menigte van tropiese vis lewe op hierdiedie Suidkus koraalriwwe - Ideall vir uitstekende snorkel, en duik by die bekende Margate Protea Banks, met groot skole vis wat omkring is deur haaie en wat groot vreugde om skubaduikers bring. 

Dis nie net Suidkus visvang in Margate wat uitstekend is - die rotse is ryk aan mossels, alhoewel 'n lisensie nodig is om hulle te verwyder. Nuuskierige besoekers en plaaslike inwoners is in hul skik met die jaarlikse Suidkus sardientjieloop wat jaarliks plaasvind. Beskou as die grootste visskool op die aarde, dié miljarde klein silwer vissies lok talle groter spel vis, dolfyne, haaie, robbe, walvisse en 'n verskeidenheid voëllewe wat op soek is na 'n maklike ete. Die sardientjieloop langs aan Margate is ongetwyfeld een van die mees skouspelagtige mariene gebeure ter wereld.

Bekend as die voorste Suidkus strand waar inwoners en vakansie besoekers hul vakansies spandeer, Margate strand is die sentrum vir gerieflike naglewe, sowel as strandpartytjies.

Vir diegene wat 'n bietjie Suidkus inkopies verkies, spog Margate uitsonderlike kunsgalerye en handwerkwinkels. Bederf jouself met goeie kos in 'n Margate strand kafee, lekker eet vestigings, of kitskoswinkel.

Vir diegene wat nie net op die strand wil le en in die son bak, bied Margate ook ontspanning en watersportgeriewe insluitend roei, ski, kajak, duik, snorkel en diepsee visvang. Vir gholf liefhebbers, is Margate  Gholfklub beskik oor uitstekende setperke en volop met hoë bome en pragtige Suidkus natuurskoon.

Laer Suidkus gholfbane is 'n gesogte bestemming vir gholf entoesiaste. Die Natal Suidkus gholfbane strek vanaf Southbroom Gholfklub, tot by Selborne en Umdoni wat slegs sowat 40 minute van Durban is.

Besoek ook hierdie dorpe naby aan Margate:

Noord van Margate:

Manaba Beach - 2,3 km vanaf Margate Vakansieblyplekke
Uvongo - 4.55km van Margate swemstrand
St Michaels on Sea - 5.8km vanaf Margate hoofstrand
Shelly Beach - 7.7km vanaf Margate Vakansie verblyf
Oslo Beach - 16.8km vanaf Margatestrand
Port Shepstone - 20km vanaf Margate vakansieverblyf

Suid van Margate:

San Lameer - 11.4km vanaf Margate hoofstrand
Southbroom - 14.1km vanaf Margate hoofstrand
Marina Beach - 14.5km vanaf Margatestrand

Alternatiewe Suidkus aktiwieteite naby aan Margate:

Rondevoux Winkelsentrum (1.22km vanaf Margate)
Pure Venom Reptielpark (7.09km vanaf Margate)
Riverbend Krokodilplaas (7.59km vanaf Margate)
Frederika Nature Reserve (8.80km vanaf Margate)
Port Shepstone Winkelsentrum (15.00km vanaf Margate)
Port Shepstone Ligtoring (15.12km vanaf Margate)
Mpenjati Natuur Reservaat (15.60km vanaf Margate)
Natal Ruimte Sentrum (26.41km vanaf Margate)
Umtamvuna Natuur Reservaat (28.13km vanaf Margate)

 

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