On your doorstep:
Snorkel in the tidal pools at Chakas Cove
Take a walk or run along the Ballito Promenade
Get a licence and go mussel picking
Take a dip in the Olympic sized tidal pool at Thompsons Bay
Walk through the hole in the wall at Thompsons Bay
See who can build the best sandcastle, even if there are no kids involved!
Away from the seaside:
Sugar Rush Adventures – 8.1km – bike & running trails, jump park, kids activities and cafe
Holla Trails – 8.1km -mountain biking and running trails
Park Run Ballito – 8.1km – at Sugar Rush every Saturday morning
Burnedale – 4.9km – cafe, animal farm, kids activities, small shops, salon
Capenny Estates – 11km – strawberries (seasonal)
LIV Village – 37.2km – visit this amazing childrens village. Book a tour or just visit for coffee and to support their shop.
Up to an hours drive away:
uShaka Marine World– 50km – aquarium, water world, beach, shops & restaurants, cycle the promenade, stand up paddle boarding, surfing lessons and much more!
Durban Harbor Tour – 50km – also private, pleasure and sea cruises
Victoria Street Market – 51.3km – Indian food, spices and stalls. You can book a tour of surrounding markets too.
Umfolozi Game Reserve – 193km – Big 5 self drive game park
Dlinza Forest Aerial Boardwalk – 96.8km fantastic trails and birding. Spot the Narina Trogan.
For the active bunch:
Take in the views from a microlight
Go snorkeling with Tidal Tao
Bridge Swing off Moses Mabhida Stadium
Take a surfing or stand up paddle boarding lesson at uShaka