Things to Do

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.

Day Trips:

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