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Activity / PlaceAboutLocation
Soet Water Fees / Sweet Water Festivalread more...Kuswag School Sportsgrounds, Kuswag Avenue, Amanzimtoti
Every Thursday Night Marketread more...Amanzimtoti Sports Centre
Splashy Fen music festivalread more...Held on a farm near Underberg in KwaZulu-Natal
Amanzimtoti ParkrunAmanzimtoti parkrun is an organized, free, weekly, 5km timed run or walk in any pace for own enjoyment which takes place on the beachfront each Saturday at 08h00Amanzimtoti Beach front/Promenade
South African Museums
Old House Museum
Old Court House Museum
Bergtheil Local History Museum
Port Natal Maritime Museum
Pinetown Museum
Historical / interesting / educational buildings
Umhlanga Rocks Light HouseUmhlanga Rocks Beach front / promenade / boardwalk
Site seeing / Panoramic views
Oribi GorchInland
Durban Botanic GardensAfrica's oldest surviving botanical garden - established 1849Durban
Other places of interest
King Shaka International Airport
Replacing Durban International AirportLa Mercy
+-23 Kms North of Durban city center and beaches
Moses Mabhida StadiumYou can get on top of the arch by skycar or climbing the few hundred steps.
Tickets are available from computicket on the premises close to the sky car / sky lift entrance / gates. Please note that ticket bearers must meet specified times as per their tickets!
Durban (Next to old ABSA Stadium)
Kingsway HospitalA Netcare hospital featuring 24 hour emergency area
Please verify this with them as it could change at any time.
Situated on the lefthand side of Kingsway if driving towards Durban. Around 4 Kms drive.
Wildlife sanctuaries / Zoos / Game farms / Parks
CrocworldCrocodile farmOld South Coast Road, Scottburgh
Umgeni River Bird ParkBird park
490 Riverside Road, Durban North
Michell Park ZooThe second oldest zoo in South AfricaMichell Park / Durban
Art / Craft exhibits and shops
Mini TownA project of the Quadriplegic Association of KwaZulu NatalDurban North Beach front / promenade / Snell Parade
Bat CentreDurban Harbour / Wilson's Wharf area
Next to what used to be Victoria Embankment road, now Margaret Makghadi.
Local / traditional craft stallsShell Ultra City between Amanzimtoti and Scottburgh
Cherry Lane CraftsShop 19, Kingsburgh Centre, Winklespruit
Guided Tours
Durban City Tour Guides
1 Victoria Embankment House, Durban
Sugar Terminals at the Durban harbourDurban Harbour area
Boat cruises
Sarie MaraisOffers deep sea / ocean and harbour cruisesDurban harbour (Wilson's Wharf)
Allen GardinerHarbour cruise Restaurant
Brunch, A La Carte Lunch, Champagne Sunset and
Candlelit dinner cruises
Durban harbour (Wilson's Wharf)
Isle of CapriOffers educational harbour cruisesDurban harbour (Wilson's Wharf, 14 - 18 Boatman's Road)
Equine Ranch - Horseback beach adventuresread more...Adjacent Durban International Airport
Wild 5 Extreme Adventureread more...Oribi Gorge
Ballito Microlight School - Scenic Microlight Flightsread more...5 Minutes from Ballito main beach
Children amusement / activities
Durban Ice RinkIce skating, Ice hockey, Skate shop
81 Somtseu Road, Durban
Durban Beach Front amusement / theme parkDurban Beach Front / promenade
Amanzimtoti Fun World arcade centreAmanzimtoti Beach Front / promenade
uShaka Marine World Wet 'n Wild slides areaDurban South Beach (Addington Beach) Front / point / Harbour area
uShaka Marine World theme park / aquarium and dolphinarium From their presentation program:
  • Penguin presentation
  • Dolphin show
  • Seal Pantomime
  • Turtle lagoon feed, Open ocean feed, Rocky reef feed, Reef predator feed, Large shark feed, Snorkel lagoon feed
  • Sea start activity centre
  • Under the microscope
  • Ray pools
  • Island adventure activities: Snorkel experience, Shark snorkel dive, Ocean walker, Ray feed, Meet a dolphin
  • Rare pix photo oppertunities: After both Seal and Dolphin shows (Book in advance)
Durban South Beach (Addington Beach) Front / point / Harbour area
Umhlanga Sands arcadeUmhlanga Sands Hotel (Beach Front / promenade)
Splash Water WorldAmanzimtoti Main Beach Front / promenade)
Water WorldDurban North Beach Front
Amanzimtoti Clear Waters Spur SteakhouseA family steak house restaurant as close to the beach as you can get!
Spur steak ranches is a well known franchise brand in South Africa catering very well for families with children. This one overlooks the Amanzimtoti main beach (Inyoni Rocks beach), breakers and ocean, and it gives you a birds eye view of the beach area. Entrance is from the parking area which can be reached from beach road or the beachfront, and it's next to the beach offices.
Become a member of the Spur Secret Tribe and receive a cool membership card. (After this tragically burned down at around 9 on the morning of 13 January 2011 it was rebuilt and fully operational again for the December 2011 season.)
Beach office building, Amanzimtoti main beach. (Between Inyoni Rocks Cabanas and Splash Water World)
Roma Revolving RestaurantThe most novel and exclusive Italian and International restaurant in town.
Overlook the Yacht Marina, Ocean Terminal, Golden Mile and City Centre whilst eating eating out!
Appreciate the beauty of this sub-tropical maritime city and enjoy a magnificent meal whilst comfortably seated in their sumptuous slowly turning restaurant thirty two storeys above the palm- Esplanade and the shimmering waters of Durban's Bay.
32nd Floor, John Ross House, Esplanade, Durban
The Waffle HouseBelgian style waffles freshly baked
Marine Drive, Ramsgate
Zanzi Bar Restaurant and Sushi Bar
  • Steaks - Seafood - Salads - Stirfrys - Cakes - Coffee - Fresh Live Oysters - Prawns - Mussels etc.
  • Upstairs Pub with Seaviews
  • Booking Essential
Upper South Coast Absolute Best reader's choice award 2009
149 Kingsway, Warner Beach
d'Vine food and wine
  • Enjoy the calm tranquility that this setting provide...
  • Book for Lunch and Dinner on Fine Dinings prepared by Cordon Bleu chef
  • Booking Essential
1 Moss Kolnik Drive, Above the golf range
The Thirsty Whale Better known as The Whale, offers a wide range of entertainment and regular attractions...
  • Book for Lunch and Dinner on Fine Dinings prepared by Cordon Bleu chef
  • Sports on the big screen
  • Tequila Tuesday
  • Karaoke and live entertainment
  • Special events and corporate functions
  • Pub fare at affordable prices
  • Buffet breakfast
  • Spit braai hire
Shopping centres
Galleria Shopping Centre / Mallread more...5 Minutes from Amanzimtoti main beach
Arbour Town Retail ParkUp the road from the Galleria. Features Pick n Pay, HiFi Corporation, Matrix Computers, Wimpy, House and Home and many more. The Amanzimtoti McDonalds is situated in the road following the Retail Park just before going over the highway into Kingsway again.5 Minutes from Amanzimtoti main beach
Makro AmanzimtotiThis is a brand new Makro that opened in 2013, situated just accross the road from Arbour Town.Amanzimtoti
Toti MallThis is situated close to the lagoon and reachable from Inyoni Rocks main beach by walking along the promenade or Beach Road. About 1KM. Features a Shoprite, Steers, KFC, Debonairs, Sushi restaurant, Liquor Store, Chinese shops, Pharmacy, Clothing and many others.Beach Road, Amanzimtoti
Accross the road from Funland and Afsaal Holiday Flats.
Toti TowersSituated in Kingsway just above Inyoni Rocks Cabanas. Reachable via any of the three sets of stairs. (+-200 stairs) Features a liquor store, pharmacy, Woolworths Foods, Mica hardware etc.Kingsway, Amanzimtoti
Smaller Centers and ShopsSituated in Beach Road and Kingsway.Amanzimtoti
Smaller Centers and ShopsSituated in Beach Road and Kingsway.Amanzimtoti
Doonside MallAlso about 5 minutes drive from Toti main beachDoonside, Amanzimtoti
Gateway shopping centreUmhlanga Rocks
Pavilion shopping centreDurban
uShaka Village WalkDurban South Beach (Addington Beach) Front / point / Harbour area
Shops of specific interest
High Tide Fishing Tackle and BaitVisit them for fishing needs, friendly and professional advice
Stockists of leading brands and fresh quality bait
They also do rod and reel repairs
143 Kingsway, 2 Manau Building, Warner Beach
Windserve kitesAll sorts of kites and other flying objects for children and adults.uShaka Village Walk, Durban South Beach (Addington Beach) Front / point / Harbour area
Shops of general interest
Shellys factory shop98 Marine Drive, Margate
Offshore MargateBillabong, Nike and other brand name clothingShop 8 Marine Drive, Continental Court, Margate
African DreamsRocks, crystals, artwork, jewelryMarine Drive, Margate
Look ShopCheap Chinese stuffMarine Drive, Margate
Fast Foods
Debonairs PizzaShop 13, Toti Mall, Beach Road, 031 903 8026
KFC DeliveryAmanzimtoti / Winklespruit 031 916 6496
McDonaldsFeaturing eat in, Drive through etc.2 Oppenheimer Road, Amanzimtoti. Just around the corner from Arbour Town. Tel. 0319041831 Fax. 0866639030
WimpyArbour Town
Important Roads / Areas / Beacons
Beach RoadThe road right in front of Inyoni Rocks Cabanas. Almost all holiday flats are situated here.
KingswayThe main road just up the hill from Inyoni Rocks Cabanas.
Shuttles / Bus Sevices / Taxi Operators
Bakgat ShuttlesDonít hesitate to call Bakgat Shuttles who look forward to conveying you to your destination in safety and contentment. And making your holiday or trip affordable and a reality.Tel. 0399733013 Mobile/Cellphone 0822996484

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