South Coast Scottburgh Holidays - KwaZulu Natal
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Situated South of Durban in KwaZulu-Natal, the South Coast, Scottburgh area is well known for its white sandy beaches, verdant forests and imposing rolling hills, making Scottburgh a South Coast holiday favourite. With a year round sub-tropical climate and warm Indian Ocean waters, Scottburgh is an ideal sunning, swimming and surfing destination. The area around Scottburgh is also favoured by fishermen, who either fish from the surf or off the rocks - Scottburgh sees much activity during the shad season, and even more during the annual South Coast Sardine Run.
For divers on the South Coast, Aliwal Shoal is rich in abundant marine and plant life - Scottburg is in close proximity to this famous diving spot.There are also a number of shipwrecks waiting to be explored, providing visitors with a truly unforgettable experience.
With the Scottburgh beaches well protected by shark nets and lifeguards all year round, this Scottburgh area town's main appeal lies with the sheltered Scottburgh beach named Scott Bay, which boasts a vast expanse of terraced lawns and sandy South Coast beaches, as well as an inviting tidal and paddling pool, supertube and miniature railway - a perfect getaway for young and old alike.
Scottburgh offers plenty of sporting facilities, including tennis and bowling at the local Scottburgh Country Club, as well as golf at the testy Scottburgh Golf Club's 18-hole golf course.
While in Scottburgh, visit the South Coast, Crocworld Conservation Centre, where you can connect with nature and get up close and personal with crocodiles, raptors, snakes, tortoises, waterbirds and flamingos in a beautiful, natural South Coast setting.
South Coast towns in the Scottburgh Area:
Park Rynie - About 3km south of Scottburg offers excellent South Coast deep-sea diving on Cowrie Reef, and cageless swimming with sharks.
Clansthal - Only a few km from Scottburg a rare unspoilt gem in the midst of the bustling surrounding South Coast towns.
Widenham - No more than 3 km north of Scottburgh - a stunning South Coast beach dominated by rocks makes for perfect fishing.
Kelso - About 4 km south of Scottburgh - an oasis for those who wish to unwind and relax, with the Kelso Reef offering an abundance of crayfish.
Umkomaas Aliwal Shoal - About 4km north of Scottburgh- a world renowned South Coast scuba diving site that lies buried 5km out to sea.
Pennington - About 4.5km south of Scottburgh - ideal for swimming, surfing, snorkelling and fishing.
Selborne Park - About 5km south of Scottburgh - a prestigious South Coast seaside paradise offering the golfer world-class facilities.
What to do in the South Coast, Scottburgh Area:
- Park Rynie offers horse rides along the South Coast beach.
- Walk along Scottburgh beach to Green Point Lighthouse, a South Coast National Monument.
- Explore the South Coast Empisini Nature Reserve, where you can hike, braai and picnic alongside the dam.
- Visit the South Coast Vernon Crookes Nature Reserve north of Kelso, which showcases awe-inspiring scenery.
- Golf at Umkomaas Golf Course, an 18 hole par 72 course with beautiful views across the Indian Ocean.
The South Coast, Scottburgh area offers an abundance of charming little sea-side towns rich with vibrant cultural heritage, diverse fauna and flora, a multitude of local attractions, and of course, plentiful South Coast, Scottburgh accommodation to suit all pockets and tastes. If you're an avid sun-worshipper, fisherman, surfer, scuba diver ... or anyone who loves glorious beaches, numerous places of interest, a wide choice of shopping facilities and activities, gourmet restaurants, entertainment and exciting nightlife, then the sub-tropical paradise of the KZN South Coast, Scottburgh area is definitely the place for your next family vacation.