Points Of Interest Near Highrocks, Widenham

Sardine Run

1.8km North of Highrocks

The annual sardine run brings the Kwazulu Natal South Coast into a frenzy of excitement each year as the tiny silvery fish migrate northwards. This phenomenon has been named "the Greatest Shoal On Earth" due to the sheer volumes of the small fish,...

Empisini Nature Reserve

2.1km North West of Highrocks

The sixty hectare Empisini Nature Reserve is situated on KwaZulu Natal's South coast a short distance from the well known diving community of Umkomaas. The reserve is owned by the Umkomaas town council, and is managed by the Umkomaas Centre...

Crocworld Conservation Center

4.7km South of Highrocks

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...

Ilanda Wilds Nature Reserve

18.2km North of Highrocks

The Ilanda Wilds Nature Reserve in Amanzimtoti is a small 20 hectare reserve situated along the Amanzimtoti River, and consists of a richly vegetated patch of riverine and coastal scarp forest inhabited by more than 120 various tree and shrub species....

Dick King Half Marathon

19.0km North of Highrocks

Dick King half marathon (21,1 km) is run along a part of the route taken by Dick King on his historic ten day horse ride from Durban to Grahamstown. The race starts in Amanzimtoti's main beach and takes runners along a well balanced out and back course. The...

Kuswag Carnival

19.9km North of Highrocks

The month of August brings with it the Kuswag Carnival at Kuswag Sckool in Amanzimtoti. The carnival features tons of family entertainment in the form of breathtaking fun fair rides, a wide variety of food and flea-market stalls, a talent competition...

Amanzimtoti Bird Sanctuary

20.5km North of Highrocks

The Amanzimtoti Bird Sanctuary is situated just 20 km from Durban, and serves as an ideal day destination for the entire family. The sanctuary has become a popular tourist attraction, and consists of a beautiful 4.5 hectare stretch of land, which surrounds...

Vernon Crookes Nature Reserve

22.6km South West of Highrocks

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...

Durban International Airport (Closed)

29.1km North of Highrocks

Durban International Airport formally known as Louis Botha Airport is situated in Durban, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa. Durban International Airport is one of three South African airports, the other two being Johannesburg and Cape Town. Durban International...

Silverglen Nature Reserve

30.2km North of Highrocks

The two hundred and twenty hectare Silverglen Nature Reserve is the largest piece of public land consisting of coastal grassland and bush clump mosaic that remains in the Durban municipal area. Incorporated into the reserve is a visitors centre, car...