Things to do near
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling
Shakas Rock (13 km from Shakaskraal)
A popular beach for ski-boat launches, Shaka's Rock also has a reputation as great swimming and surfing beach.
Ballito (13.6 km from Shakaskraal)
In 1961 Umhlali Country Club was established as a 9 hole golf course, some years later and under the skilful hand of Peter Matkovich, the course was redesigned and a 2nd nine holes were added.
Both the course and the club underwent a total transformation in 2006, still under Peters’ watchful eye, and the results speak for themselves.
Ballito (13.9 km from Shakaskraal)
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,...
Salt Rock (8.8 km from Shakaskraal)
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.
Salt Rock (10.2 km from Shakaskraal)
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.
Galleries and Museums
Groutville (3 km from Shakaskraal)
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 (5.2 km from Shakaskraal)
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.
Spa and Wellness
Ballito (7.8 km from Shakaskraal)
Oceanview Day Spa is nestled in the quaint town of Ballito in a private, Tuscan villa overlooking the Indian Ocean.
All of the treatments on offer aim to revitalise the body and restore health and balance to the mind and body. There is something for everyone, whether you suffer from stress, back pain, indigestion, or simply feel the need to spoil...
Umhlali (8.2 km from Shakaskraal)
Flag Animal Farm is situated in Umhlali. It is open daily from 9 AM to 4:30 PM. Experience farm life with cows, horses, ducks, chickens, sheep, goats, pigs, rabbits and many more animals. We also offer pony and horse rides.
Sheffield Beach (8.4 km from Shakaskraal)
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.
Salt Rock (9.7 km from Shakaskraal)
The Litchie Orchard adheres to a simple formula. Offering excellent food and drink, art and craft and fabulous live music all in the great outdoors, there’s something for everyone!
Saturday Markets: 1st & 3rd Saturdays each month, 09:00 – 14:00
Night Markets: Every 2 months
Blythedale Beach (10.8 km from Shakaskraal)
Blythedale Beach is a massive stretch of beautiful sand, perfect for long walks, and a haven for water activities such as swimming and surfing.
Ballito (13 km from Shakaskraal)
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.
Spa and Wellness
Ballito (14.4 km from Shakaskraal)
La Montagne Hotel and Express Spa offers luxury treatments in a stylish atmosphere, as well as a 7 day spa service. The spa is located only 40 km from Durban in the subtropical bay of Ballito.
The spa and hydro facilities include a couples treatment room, single treatment room, outdoor poolside treatments, and an all-inclusive spa package with...