Things to do near
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling
Umhlanga Ridge (2.6 km from La Lucia)
Hip, hot and always happening, Wave House is the coolest place for youngsters to hang out in Durban. Conveniently located at Gateway’s Theatre of Shopping in Umhlanga, it’s also a fantastic spot for a family outing, offering an awesome fusion of boardsport cultures.Choose an experience from mild to wild. Get n-n-nervous on the mighty D-Rex, the...
Galleries and Museums
Umhlanga Ridge (2.6 km from La Lucia)
Friendship, good food, wine and brilliant entertainment – the Barnyard Theatre at Gateway is where it all comes together.
The first Barnyard Theatre started as a homely, rustic farm theatre in Plettenberg Bay where friends and family could be entertained and eat, drink and talk into the small hours of the morning. It proved to be such a winner...
Prestondale (3.4 km from La Lucia)
An integral part of protecting the vibrant tourism industry, the KwaZulu-Natal Sharks Board has been protecting popular KZN beaches from shark incidents for over 40 years. KZNSB boats launch each morning to patrol the coast and clear the shark safety gear of any catches.
At least once a month each net is rotated ensuring that every net in the...
Hillhead (8.5 km from La Lucia)
Superbly situated on 48 hectares of coastal highland, with 360 degree ocean and hinterland views, Sibaya combines spectacular elements inspired by traditional Zulu architecture with state-of-the-art technology, distilled from extensive research across the globe into the latest concepts in casino-resort entertainment.This magnificent gaming and...
Umgeni Park (8.5 km from La Lucia)
Get in touch with your wild side with the luminous feathered inhabitants of Umgeni River Bird Park.
Tumbling waterfalls, lush semi-tropical vegetation, lively birds singing and squawking, walk-through aviaries and open paddocks contribute to make this a renowned bird paradise.
View dazzling macaws, parading flamingoes, stately cranes, and...
Umhlanga Rocks (1.1 km from La Lucia)
Visit a lighthouse on the Sugar Coast that once caused an un-nautical stir – draped in a condom!
The landlubber nonsense on Umhlanga's beach was all for a noble cause and brought a massive HIV-Aids awareness message on World Aids Day. The red and white 21-metre tall lighthouse was draped in fabric to resemble a giant condom and inscribed with the...
Umhlanga Rocks (2.7 km from La Lucia)
Ocean Blue Scuba is an authorized PADI Dive Centre based in Umhlanga Rocks. All levels of divers are catered for, whether it is on a reef, a wreck, and deep or shallow, boat or shore entry. Courses are available from Open Water Diver through to Dive Masters.
If you're short on time, join them for a Discover Scuba Diving experience in uShaka...
Umhlanga Ridge (2.7 km from La Lucia)
One of the biggest malls in the southern hemisphere, Gateway Theatre of Shopping offers an incredible choice with 380 top-notch retailer stores, the most up-to-date entertainment and sophisticated fashion.Visitors are guaranteed an experience way beyond what one would normally expect from a major shopping mall.Grab your kids and let them lose on...
Spa and Wellness
Herrwood Park (3.4 km from La Lucia)
The Spa’s six treatments rooms are an oasis of calm where the stresses and strains of everyday life are alleviated by a gentle, therapeutic massage treatment, based on ancient cleansing rituals.
Uniquely and proudly, The Spa also has within its elegant chambers one of South Africa’s only Hammams - a sensual bathing retreat which evolved over a...
Spa and Wellness
Virginia (Durban) (3.6 km from La Lucia)
Overlooking the Greens of The Durban Country Club's famed Beechwood Golf Course, The Spa offers a stunning panoramic view of the Indian Ocean. In this haven of peace and luxury we invite you to come and enjoy the wide range of services and treatments available.
The Spa offers a wide variety of therapeutic and beauty therapies and treatments,...
Umhlanga (3.7 km from La Lucia)
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...
Durban North (4 km from La Lucia)
Championship Beachwood golf course only 1 km from Shongololo Holiday Flats.
Perfect holiday venue. Excellent links layout.
Umhlanga Rocks (5.1 km from La Lucia)
Walk on the wild side in Umhlanga, Zulu for "place of the reeds", and named for the abundance of reeds on the banks of the Ohlange River.
The Umhlanga Lagoon Nature Trail takes visitors on a fascinating discovery of the regions natural heritage and forests that is ages old. This delightful hour-and-a-half trail wanders through superb coastal...
Umhlanga Rocks (5.7 km from La Lucia)
The Umhlanga Lagoon Nature Reserve borders the northern section of Umhlanga Rocks. It’s here that the beachfront O'Connor Promenade ends and where the Umhlanga Lagoon Nature Trail begins. This is a must do trail for keen walkers and nature lovers.
A well-marked footpath meanders through pristine coastal forest to boardwalks that span the Ohlange...
Durban North (5.8 km from La Lucia)
The gardens feature Japanese stuctures laid out in a traditional style. The Japanese Garden ponds attract a variety of water birds. There are picnic areas and a playground.
The gardens are open seven days a week and entrance is free