Must-see attractions in KwaZulu-Natal

  • St Paul’s Church

    On the eastern side of the main post office you’ll find a square with an old vicarage and the 1909 St Paul’s Church.

  • Falcon Ridge

    Falcon Ridge, with awesome raptor-flying demonstrations and talks, is 7km from the Drakensberg Sun turn-off.

  • Addington Beach

    This popular beach is located beside uShaka Marine World. It's good for swimming and popular with families.

  • Dairy Beach

    Consistent waves due to a good beach break make this a hot surfing spot on Durban's Golden Mile.

  • Emmanuel Cathedral

    Built in 1903; parts of the old St Joseph's church (1852) were incorporated into the building.

  • uShaka Beach

    The somewhat sheltered beach at uShaka Marine World marks the southern end of the Golden Mile.

  • North Beach

    A popular and often crowded swimming beach north of the harbour on Durban's Golden Mile.

  • Bats Cave

    At low tide you can walk the 5km from Mission Rocks to this bat-filled cave.

  • Laguna Beach

    A popular beach for water-sport activities such as jet skiing.

  • New Beach

    Popular outdoor venue for parties and concerts.

  • South Beach

    Popular swimming beach on Durban's waterfront.

  • Ondini

    Established as Cetshwayo’s capital in 1873, Ondini was razed by British troops after the Battle of Ulundi (July 1879), the final engagement of the Anglo…

  • Juma Mosque

    The largest mosque in the southern hemisphere; call ahead for a guided tour.

  • Spioenkop Nature Reserve

    The Spioenkop Nature Reserve is a tranquil spot surrounding a dam on the Tugela river that zebras, white rhinos, giraffes, antelope and over 290 bird…

  • Mgungundlovu

    The military settlement of Mgungundlovu (Ungungundhlovu), Dingaan’s capital from 1829 to 1838, is southwest of Ulundi on Rte 34 (the road linking Vryheid…

  • Shakaland

    Created as a set for the telemovie Shaka Zulu, the slightly Disney-fied Shakaland beats up a touristy blend of perma-grin performance and informative…

  • Emakhosini Ophathe Heritage Park

    Ulundi lies within the Valley of the Kings, the name of which is officially promoted as Emakhosini Ophathe Heritage Park. The area is of great…