Things to Do in Margate

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Shelly Centre

Shelly Centre

Shopping Malls in Shelly Beach (KZN) (6.7 km from Margate)

Shelly Centre is easily the South Coast’s most popular seaside shopping destination. The light and airy complex houses a variety of shops and six cinemas, all under one roof.Situated on Marine Drive and just off the N2, getting there is easy. Three entrances into the parking areas provide effortless access for shoppers. Secure parking and the...

Shelly Beach

Shelly Beach

Beaches in Shelly Beach (KZN) (7.9 km from Margate)

The subtropical waters of Shelly Beach offer a tempting playground to divers and holidaymakers alike. The beach is protected by shark nets and is patrolled by lifeguards during school holidays. There is a popular scuba diving reef just over 1500m out to sea. Much further out is Protea Banks, a world-renowned scuba diving destination for sharks...

Pure Venom Reptile Park

Pure Venom Reptile Park

Animal Parks in Shelly Beach (KZN) (6.5 km from Margate)

If you’re on holiday with kids along the Hibiscus Coast drive them straight to Pure Venom Reptile Park. Here they can eyeball some of the most fearsome and venomous snakes on the planet; count all 70 teeth of a crocodile and stroke the scales of an iguana. If you’re brave enough you can even have your mug shot taken while holding a python, mamba,...

Ramsgate South Beach

Ramsgate South Beach

Beaches in Ramsgate South (7.2 km from Margate)

Ramsgate South Beach lies at the end of a beautiful estuary. Indigenous subtropical vegetation and a park-like area fringe the wide, sandy beach. Numerous interpretative signboards provide interesting information about the ecology and local environmental issues. Pedal boats and recreational activities are on offer in the estuary area (no...

Margate Main Beach

Margate Main Beach

Beaches in Margate Beach (1.4 km from Margate)

Margate Main Beach is a very popular bathing beach on the South Coast in KwaZulu-Natal. Restaurants, swimming pools and a recreational area make it ideal for families. Lifeguards ensure you enjoy the warm water in safety.

Douglas Mitchell Sports Ground

Douglas Mitchell Sports Ground

Sports Stadiums Clubs in Uvongo (3.5 km from Margate)

The Douglas Mitchell Sports Ground is a large facility that offers tennis, rugby, squash and cricket. The grounds are well-kept and regular meetings and events are held. A unique feature is the model car racing facility.

Uvongo Beach

Uvongo Beach

Beaches in Uvongo Beach (3.9 km from Margate)

Sheltered and sub-tropical with a waterfall running into the lagoon, Uvongo Beach is considered one of the most beautiful beaches on the KwaZulu-Natal coastline. Activities include swimming, snorkeling, body boarding, surfing, jogging, canoeing and boating. Uvongo Beach is also popular for romantic strolls and exploring the rock pools. Facilities...

Funworld

Funworld

Fun Parks in Margate (1.6 km from Margate)

Funworld is situated in a beautifully restored old cinema and casino complex in the centre of Margate on Marine Drive. Dodgem cars, putt-putt, kids rides, pool and arcade games ensure that there’s amusement for everyone.

Uvongo Bird Park

Uvongo Bird Park

Animal Parks in Uvongo (3 km from Margate)

The Uvongo Bird Park is definitely a must-visit. Walk-through aviaries create a one-on-one nature and educational experience. A beautiful tea garden for refreshments is complemented by a kiddies play area.

2nd Breath Scuba Diving

2nd Breath Scuba Diving

Popular Attractions in Margate (0.9 km from Margate)

Come join 2nd Breath Scuba Diving for a breath-taking diving experience. A full selection of courses are offered for newcomers, as well as diving excursions for the more experienced. For the ultimate adrenalin rush, try out the shark dive package for a close-up encounter with the ocean's greatest predators. Prices are available upon application.

Margate Art Museum

Margate Art Museum

Galleries and Museums in Margate (1.1 km from Margate)

The Margate Art Museum is an integral part of community education, outreach and awareness. It consists of the main gallery, a conservation room, the office and an educational venue and exhibition space. Exhibitions cover local and and non-local artists.

Margate Public Pool

Margate Public Pool

Popular Attractions in Margate Beach (1.2 km from Margate)

Margate boasts the only Olympic-sized swimming pool south of Durban, and it's right opposite Margate Main Beach. Season tickets are available at the municipal offices.

Learn 2 Surf Margate

Learn 2 Surf Margate

Popular Attractions in Margate North Beach (1.3 km from Margate)

If you wanted to learn to surf back in the day, you’d have to find a board and figure it out for yourself. If you were very lucky, a buddy or a longsuffering boyfriend would give you a few tips before disappearing quickly behind the backline. Then you’d be all alone, battling with the surf break and swallowing lots of seawater. Now there are...

Backline Nightclub

Backline Nightclub

Bars Nightclubs in Margate (1.5 km from Margate)

Backline is one of the longest standing nightclubs south of Durban. This party specialist and dance club in Marine Drive boasts some serious clout, regularly hosting top international and national DJ’s.

Margate Country Club

Margate Country Club

Golf Courses in Margate (1.6 km from Margate)

Margate Country Club is a scenic 18-hole course located just an hour away from Durban city centre. Visitors are always welcome, and are sure to experience a delightful round of golf. Facilities include a halfway house, pro shop, and cart hires.