Famed for its outstanding fishing grounds and surfing attractions,
this is but a small part of the attractions the area has to offer
the holiday maker.
Offers you superb white sandy beaches, safe swimming facilities,
beautiful picnic spots, unsurpassed fishing grounds (shore, rock
and deep sea), under-water wonderland, top class sporting facilities,
diverse fauna and flora, tranquil natural beauty, affordable and
luxury accommodation, colourful cultural heritage, places of interest,
wide choice of shopping facilities, gourmet restaurants, family
entertainment and exciting nightlife.
Linked by road and rail to all major centres, it makes the perfect
destination for the traveller - whether it be for a fun-filled
holiday or a business trip where you can relax away from the stresses
of the big city.
The area is renowned for fishing and watersports such as surfing,
paddle-skiing and windsurfing. Anglers will find a wealth of shore
and rock angling. Ski boat trips can be arranged through Amanzimtoti
Area Tourism. From June to August the very popular annual 'Sardine
Run' takes place - great excitement in scooping up these little
fish as they beach, or just watching the amazing bird life that
dip and dive after the catch. The famous Aliwal Shoal, a short
distance south, provides an exceptional diving paradise.
The town is renowned for its safe, scenic beaches. Inyoni Rock
and Pipeline Beach are much frequented by sun-loving holiday makers.
Dick King Homestead
The local traffic department have their auspicious headquaters
in the fully restored homestead of one of the province's most
The self-guided Loerie, Mpiti and Mongoose trails start near the
town centre and visit the preserved riverbank area. Picnic and