Things to do near
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling
South Coast (0.8 km from Ramsgate South)
Southbroom is one of the most popular unspoilt beaches on the South Coast of KwaZulu-Natal. The warm Indian Ocean water is perfect for swimming and surfing, and the natural elevation of the area offers breathtaking views of the surroundings and the ocean. The Imbezane lagoon is ideal for kids and canoeists, and there are lifeguards on duty during holiday seasons.
Southbroom (2.9 km from Ramsgate South)
Easily one of the most popular courses on the South Coast of KwaZulu-Natal, Southbroom Golf Course continues to enhance its course and has become one of the top 100 golf courses in South Africa.The central point of Southbroom village, the course is surrounded by palm trees and lush tropical plants with superlative Indian Ocean views.The 18-hole Southbroom golf course is challenging enough, and becomes more so when the course gets windswept. The par-3 fourth is the best known of the two coastal holes. On calm days it's described as a wedge, but becomes a tiger when the wind is blowing into you.Players will encounter water in the form of both dams and a river. A cautious strategy is required to negotiate the features of this attractive course.Impressive views of unspoiled beaches and the ocean; the peacefulness of playing next to the indigenous foliage of the Frederika Nature Reserve; and the elegant atmosphere of Southbroom village make for a memorable golfing experience. Each of the 18-holes has a unique attribute and will even test the skills of the most proficient golfers.
Southbroom (3.6 km from Ramsgate South)
Home to over 200 adult Nile crocodiles and numerous juveniles, Riverbend Crocodile Farm has become a popular spot for families holidaying in Southbroom.
A number of bird species also share the space on this beautiful estate that has landscaped breeding enclosures similar to the feisty reptiles’ natural habitat.
The snake house houses some of the southern Africa’s most deadly and handsome snakes. On Sundays and more frequently during the holiday season, interesting and informative snake presentations take place.
The education centre’s displays uncover the mysteries and life cycle of crocodiles and snakes. It also gives an overview of the daily activities on the farm. The highlight of any visit is feeding time and when the crocodiles hatch during January and February.
+27 (0) 39 316 6204
Old Main Road, Southbroom, KwaZulu-Natal.
Marina Beach (4.9 km from Ramsgate South)
Bordered by Impanyati Nature Reserve, Marina Beach offers one of the best beach locations on the Hibiscus Coast.
This beautiful sandy beach and tidal pool is situated next to the San Lameer Hotel in Southbroom. Top-notch facilities, easy access for the disabled and the presence of lifeguards throughout the year have earned Marina Beach prestigious Blue Flag status. There is ample parking and a restaurant.
Galleries and Museums
Margate (5.2 km from Ramsgate South)
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 Beach (5.8 km from Ramsgate South)
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.
Margate Beach (5.9 km from Ramsgate South)
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.
San Lameer (6.4 km from Ramsgate South)
Located in a conservation area, San Lameer Golf Course provides a great game of golf amidst natural wildlife, including hundreds of bird species and buck.
This is a parkland 18-hole course, designed by Peter Malkovich and Dale Hayes. The course may be challenging, but fun to play. Facilities include a pro shop, half-way house restaurant, and bar lounge.
Margate (6.7 km from Ramsgate South)
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.
South Coast (7 km from Ramsgate South)
Lucien Beach is a popular Blue Flag swimming beach situated along the Hibiscus Coast of KwaZulu-Natal. The beach has a small shop as well as arts and crafts for sale around the main parking area. There are lifeguards on duty throughout the year and the beach usually gets very busy during holiday seasons.
Margate (7.1 km from Ramsgate South)
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 (7.4 km from Ramsgate South)
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.
Margate (7.6 km from Ramsgate South)
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.
Trafalgar (7.8 km from Ramsgate South)
One of KwaZulu-Natal ‘s top beaches, Trafalgar Beach is a wide, sandy beach close to the Mpanjati Nature Reserve. The tantalizingly warm sea temperature is perfect for swimming. Lifeguards on duty throughout the year but amenities are minimal. Take along refreshments and a picnic basket, as there are no restaurants or shops nearby.
Uvongo (9.3 km from Ramsgate South)
The Uvongo River Nature Reserve is connected to the beautiful river by easy terrain footpaths. There is a great children's paddling pool and shaded grassy spots right by the river - ideal for family picnics.