North Coast (Dolphin) Beaches

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Blythedale Beach in Blythedale Beach

Blythedale Beach

Beach in Blythedale Beach

Blythedale Beach is a massive stretch of beautiful sand, perfect for long walks, and a haven for water activities such as swimming and surfing.

Clarke Bay in Ballito

Clarke Bay

Beach in Ballito

Walk 15 minutes south of Willards Beach and you will reach the beach and rock pools of Clarke Bay. The beach is protected by shark nets and there are lifeguards on duty. Further south at Ballito Point is a tidal pool, great for swimming but caution is advised if there is big surf. Ballito Point offers an excellent left break for surfers. Photo source: en.wikipedia.org

Mtunzini Beach in Mtunzini

Mtunzini Beach

Beach in Mtunzini

Mtunzini Beach is a unique destination for nature lovers. This hidden gem is perfect for anyone searching for simple beauty, quietness and relaxation. Mtunzini offers amazing walks and has abundant birdlife. The dunes and beach seemingly stretch forever, and the river meanders through the forest and pristine mangroves.

Salmon Bay in Ballito

Salmon Bay

Beach in Ballito

South of Ballito you'll find Salmon Bay; a popular beach among the surfer crowd and the designated launch site for Ballito's Inflatable Boat Clubhouse. Easy to find as it's at the south end of Compensation Beach Road, you'll find two parking lots and a nice area of golden sand to soak up the sun and relax.

Salt Rock Beach in Salt Rock

Salt Rock Beach

Beach in Salt Rock

The palm-fringed Salt Rock Beach has great surf, beautiful off-shore reefs for diving and some good fishing spots. It's a popular family beach with picnic areas, showers and a massive tidal pool. Salt Rock Beach is protected by shark nets and fully trained lifeguards are on duty seven days a week from 6am until 5:30pm.

Shaka's Rock in Shakas Rock

Shaka's Rock

Beach in Shakas Rock

A popular beach for ski-boat launches, Shaka's Rock also has a reputation as great swimming and surfing beach.

Sheffield Beach in Sheffield Beach

Sheffield Beach

Beach in Sheffield Beach

Sheffield Beach is a rather small beach if you were to compare it to others in the area. It is well known as a good spot for scuba diving and spear fishing.

Thompson Bay Beach in Ballito

Thompson Bay Beach

Beach in Ballito

Located between Ballito and Chakas Rock along Ocean Drive, Thompson Bay Beach is a sheltered cove providing a great place for swimming and angling. Shark nets and life guards on site will ensure you can bathe in safety.

Tinley Manor Beach in Tinley Manor

Tinley Manor Beach

Beach in Tinley Manor

Tinley Manor Beach is a lovely swimming beach, complemented with rock pools on one side and a tidal pool at the other end of the bay. Like many other beaches in this part of the north coast, Tinley Manor Beach boasts a beautiful offshore reef formation that offers scuba divers and snorkel enthusiasts an amazing underwater world to explore.

Umhlanga Beach in Umhlanga

Umhlanga Beach

Beach in Umhlanga

The facilities along Umhlanga’s beachfront are similar to what you may expect at other world famous beach destinations. The clean, white sandy beach and warm water of the Indian Ocean waters beckons. There are great seafood restaurants with seating almost on the beach. Park on Lagoon Drive and walk down "Walkway to the Beach" (signposted). Some of South Africa's most famous hotels are along this coastline – the Cabanas, Breakers, Pearls, Oyster Box and the legendary Beverly Hills, Sol Kerzner's first hotel. A beautiful paved walk meanders through a beach garden to your left, while a stroll to the right will bring you all the way up to Umhlanga Beach's landmark, Umhlanga Lighthouse.

Westbrook Beach in Westbrook Beach

Westbrook Beach

Beach in Westbrook Beach

Westbrook Beach with it's lovely sand and warm waters is ideal for nice long walks and swimming. Fishing is also a great activity on Westbrook's rock pools. The beach has qualified lifeguards on duty and is protected by shark nets.

Willard Beach in Ballito

Willard Beach

Beach in Ballito

Willard Beach is the main attraction for visitors to Ballito. Part of the Dolphin Coast's magnificent stretch of golden beaches and sheltered coves, Willard Beach is perfect for a day of fun in the sun. From swimming beaches that are protected by shark nets and attended daily by professional life savers, to popular surfing spots and tidal pools, the Dolphin Coast has it all. One of the top KwaZulu-Natal beaches, Willard Beach is set against a backdrop of holiday accommodation and tourist facilities. The long sandy beach is great for leisurely strolls and family beach fun. The sea is warm and the surf is good. Plenty of entertainment options include scuba diving, microlite flips and a selection of great seafood restaurants.

Zimbali Beach in Port Zimbali

Zimbali Beach

Beach in Port Zimbali

Considered part of the Zimbali Coastal Estate, Zimbali Beach is a 3 km stretch of beautiful sand. The deep blue water of the Indian Ocean provides a warm swim for beach visitors and a scenic spot to just take in some sun and relax.

Zinkwazi Beach in Zinkwazi Beach

Zinkwazi Beach

Beach in Zinkwazi Beach

With the warm Indian Ocean waves crashing upon these beautiful golden sands, Zinkwazi Beach offers so much for the beach lover. Coupled with a nearby lagoon, Zinkwazi Beach is also a great location to indulge in some water sports.

Beaches near North Coast (Dolphin)

*Distances are shown as the crow flies and are not necessarily the actual travelling distance.

Blythedale Beach in Blythedale Beach

Blythedale Beach

Beach in Blythedale Beach(24.3 km from North Coast (Dolphin))

Blythedale Beach is a massive stretch of beautiful sand, perfect for long walks, and a haven for water activities such as swimming and surfing.

Alkantstrand in Richards Bay

Alkantstrand

Beach in Richards Bay(80.4 km from North Coast (Dolphin))

Alkantstrand is located in the little town of Richards Bay; a sub-tropical beach that provides warm water from the Indian Ocean making it perfect swimming temperature all year round. Lifeguards are on duty throughout the year, and there are other amenities such as picnic tables, a grassy area, ablutions, parking, and a restaurant nearby. There are braai sites available too.

Bay of Plenty in North Beach

Bay of Plenty

Beach in North Beach(87 km from North Coast (Dolphin))

Right on Durban’s Golden Mile, the Bay of Plenty is one of this city’s popular surfing beaches, particularly during their mild winter season. It can get busy in the water when the surf is up. Right and left waves break consistently off the beach and jetty.

 

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