Winter is the new summer along the KZN South Coast

Just because winter is around the corner, does not mean visitors cannot have a wonderful experience along the South Coast! In fact, winter is one of the best times of the year weather-wise to be here with light winds, sunny skies and beautiful ocean conditions, there are plenty of activities to immerse oneself in!

Ocean Trails Equestrian Centre is a perfect outing for couples and families. The centre is situated just outside the Wild Coast Sun hotel and offers memorable horse-riding experiences on the beach. This is a perfect activity for this winter season and the centre caters for both experienced and non-experienced riders, so you are guaranteed a unique and personal experience. Marvel at the ocean views and let your hair down, get the ultimate horse-riding experience!

For an outing that only requires your curiosity, visit the Crocworld Conservation Centre in Scottburgh, and gain new insights into the reptile world. Bring along the whole family for an educational and fun experience, witness various snakes in their habitats, watch the crocodiles being fed and meet the different animals in the centre’s animal farm, perfect for the kids too! Get in touch with nature at Crocworld, and do not forget to fill your bellies at the Fish Eagle Café on the premises, delicious meals and stunning views await. Crocworld will have you busy the whole day long, do not forget your cameras!

For an adrenaline-pumping experience, make your way to Wild 5 Adventures situated in the breath-taking Oribi Gorge. Try the Wild Gorge Swing and feel gravity at its best! The free-fall drop is a must for adrenaline seekers and even those wanting to step outside of their comfort zone. There are other fun activities to immerse oneself in, go foefie sliding, abseiling and try your luck at an action-packed game of paintball. The adventures are endless, there are lovely, guided walking and hiking trails too for those looking for a calmer Oribi experience, there is something for everyone!

Finally, the Sardine Run takes place during the winter season. Come and have a once in a lifetime experience of this marine phenomenon. Every year large shoals of sardines begin migrating up along the South Coast, this creates an attraction for all types of marine life! Be prepared to see sharks, whales, dolphins, and many more along the coastlines as each species dives into the feast. The Sardine Run attracts visitors – including film crews, avid divers and fisherfolk from all around the country, and even the world, it is something that needs to be experienced at least once! The Sardine Run has been an attraction along the South Coast for decades, come and see why.

The South Coast has many attractions to choose from and the winter season only brings more excitement and opportunities for memories. Let the South Coast give you an experience of a lifetime! The fun has just begun!

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