Extend your stay along the KZN South Coast this holiday
The KZN South Coast is a breath-taking location and once you visit, you will most definitely want to stay longer! There is something for everyone along the South Coast, from luxurious hotels, stunning ocean views, sea adventures and so much more, it’s no wonder many people are having ‘workcations’ nowadays, and the South Coast is the best place to have one!
This time of year, inland activities are popular along the South Coast, everything from river activities to hiking and biking activities. For the adventurous visitors, go hiking and bird watching in Harding, a popular inland destination with many activities that will keep you coming back for more, make a visit to the Harding Country Club and get an idea of all the best places in the town, straight from the locals!
The Ingeli Forest is another must-see while you are vacationing along the South Coast. After spending many days at the beach, go inland and enter a forest wonderland. The forest has walking, hiking, and cycling trails to be explored, along with more bird watching and different insect species that can be spotted in the forest itself! There is a hotel and restaurant within the forest area, perfect for making extended sleeping and eating arrangements.
KwaNzimakwe is a stunning location for visitors to extend their stay. The area is known for its rich cultural history dating back to the days of some of the first Zulu kings! The area has a guided tour of a rural village where visitors can expect to learn all about Zulu history and try traditional foods. There are also fun mountain bike trails and leisurely walking trails for those looking to explore the area themselves. The views are spectacular, bring your cameras to keep the fond memories alive!
Aside from trail adventures, there is abseiling and bridge walking in Oribi Gorge, guaranteed to get your blood pumping. For visitors wanting to learn something new, visit crocodile farms in Scottburgh and Southbroom, it’s always nice to see the different animals in the area you are visiting. Go quad biking in Port Edward, Ziplining and experience 4×4 tours! Who said you only get to see the sea on a trip to the South Coast? There are inland activities for solo travellers as well as large and small groups of friends or families.
River rafting is also popular this time of year, the Umkomaas River is known for hosting many river rafting activities to keep your adrenaline pumping on your holiday! While you learn to river raft, partake in some team building activities, make some new friends and learn new things about yourself and the environment around you!
All these sights showcase a different view of the South Coast, one filled with history and adventurous activities in forests, accompanied by a deep appreciation for the versatility of the South Coast and how anyone can find something to enjoy and extend their holiday. The South Coast is waiting, and you deserve a longer holiday!