Things to Do in Amatikulu Nature Reserve

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Amatikulu Nature Reserve

Amatikulu Nature Reserve

Nature Reserves in Amatikulu Nature Reserve

Amatikulu Nature Reserve is perfect for a weekend getaway or for a day trip from Durban, Eshowe, Mtunzini or Richards Bay. The small reserve is situated on the coast between the Tugela and Amatikulu Rivers. It is one of the few places in Southern Africa where wildlife can be seen grazing on forested dunes overlooking the sea. Explore the reserve...

Things to do near Amatikulu Nature Reserve

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

Tiffany Shopping Centre

Tiffany Shopping Centre

Shopping Malls in Salt Rock (57.5 km from Amatikulu Nature Reserve)

Tiffany Shopping Centre has a large Spar and numerous smaller shops including clothing boutiques, real estate offices and restaurants. It's a convenient one-stop for shoppers in the Sheffield, Salt Rock and Shaka's Rock areas.

Shaka's Rock

Shaka's Rock

Beaches in Shakas Rock (60.6 km from Amatikulu Nature Reserve)

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

Salt Rock Beach

Salt Rock Beach

Beaches in Salt Rock (57.8 km from Amatikulu Nature Reserve)

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.

Harold Johnson Nature Reserve

Harold Johnson Nature Reserve

Nature Reserves in Durban (22.3 km from Amatikulu Nature Reserve)

Harold Johnson Nature Reserve is spread across the banks of the Tugela River on KwaZulu-Natal's North coast. The nature reserve protects KwaZulu-Natal's indigenous floral habitat and wildlife. There are walking trails, picnic sites, and a variety of bird life and wildlife. There are also a number of self-guided trails to explore, some of which...

Umlalazi Nature Reserve

Umlalazi Nature Reserve

Nature Reserves in Mtunzini (23.1 km from Amatikulu Nature Reserve)

Home to the incredibly rare Palmnut Vulture, Umlalazi Nature Reserve provides restricted access to beautiful beaches and a river. Amazing birding life and small animals, numerous walks and picnic spots, beach fishing and swimming makes it a paradise for nature lovers. There is limited waterskiing and canoeing on the lagoon – keep a lookout for the...

Zinkwazi Beach

Zinkwazi Beach

Beaches in Zinkwazi Beach (24.9 km from Amatikulu Nature Reserve)

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.

Mtunzini Country Club

Mtunzini Country Club

Golf Courses in Mtunzini (25 km from Amatikulu Nature Reserve)

Pristine 18 Hole Golf Course set in the sleepy village of Mtunzini. The club house and bar area boasts breath taking views of the Indian Ocean and Umlalazi Lagoon. Other facilities available are the tennis and squash courts, Golf Shop, as well as a well equipped gym. The club house is available for Venue Hire.

Zulu Roots Eco Trails

Zulu Roots Eco Trails

Popular Attractions in Nkwazi (25.6 km from Amatikulu Nature Reserve)

Located in the Zinkwazi area, the trails will take on you an ecological, historical and cultural exploration of the North Coast. This is the birthplace of the Zulu Nation and is filled with historical meaning. The routes offer astonishing views of a variety of indigenous flora and fauna.

Mtunzini Beach

Mtunzini Beach

Beaches in Mtunzini (26.8 km from Amatikulu Nature Reserve)

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.

Princes Grant Golf Course

Princes Grant Golf Course

Golf Courses in Princes Grant (35.1 km from Amatikulu Nature Reserve)

Tee off on the spectacular Dolphin Coast at Prince’s Grant Golf Estate. The acclaimed 18-hole course is rated as one of South Africa’s top twenty golf courses and is a winner of the 5 Star Golf Experience Award. The course is a traditional links design, and offers a unique experience to golfers of all skill levels. There estate also boasts a...

Blythedale Beach

Blythedale Beach

Beaches in Blythedale Beach (39.1 km from Amatikulu Nature Reserve)

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

Tranquility Bird Hide

Tranquility Bird Hide

Popular Attractions in KwaDukuza-Stanger (44 km from Amatikulu Nature Reserve)

Situated in KwaDukuza (Stanger) as part of the Sappi Paper Mill. Open daily, however bookings are essential.

Shakaland

Shakaland

Popular Attractions in Eshowe (46.1 km from Amatikulu Nature Reserve)

Feel the pulsating rhythm of mysterious and magical Africa as you re-live the excitement and romance of the days of Shaka, King of the Zulus, in this authentic re-creation of the Great Kraal overlooking the Phobane Lake. Situated in the heart of Zululand between Eshowe and Melmoth, Shakaland nestles on the top of the Entombeni Hills, overlooking...

Luthuli Museum

Luthuli Museum

Galleries and Museums in Groutville (49.5 km from Amatikulu Nature Reserve)

Take a trip out to Groutville and discover one of South Africa’s national treasures. The Luthuli Museum comprises the former home of "Nobel Peace Prize

Tinley Manor Beach

Tinley Manor Beach

Beaches in Tinley Manor (50.4 km from Amatikulu Nature Reserve)

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.