Things to do near
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling
The Bluff (9.5 km from Yellowwood Park)
Ansteys Beach, unlike other Durban beaches, is very laid back and calm; a favorite among the locals.
The sand is superb and even better is the great surf. On any given day you'll find a healthy amount of surfers, body boarders and kite surfers riding the waves. The water has some shallow spots which are perfect for swimmers. You can bathe in...
Brighton Beach (8.9 km from Yellowwood Park)
Cave Rock at Brighton Beach dishes up one of the best surf breaks on the South African coastline.
Surfers from all over the world come to ride the perfect tubular waves when large south swells break across the solid rock reef.
At low tide Cave Rock offers numerous calm rock pools for children to adventure and explore the subtropical marine...
Westville (7.4 km from Yellowwood Park)
Just a five-minute drive from Durban on the N3, The Pavilion Shopping Centre provides a premier shopping and entertainment experience. Something of a Durban fashionista hot spot, the mall merges fun, food and fashion under one roof and there’s plenty to keep you busy.Offering over 230 shops and more than 40 restaurants, the centre has one of the...
The Bluff (8.7 km from Yellowwood Park)
The Bluff National Park Golf Club is a lovely 18-hole course located within a wetland conservation area south of Durban Central.
This is an Alan Barnard designed championship course. Facilities include a club house bar, banquet area, meeting facilities and halfway house. Golf carts are available for hire as well as caddies at reasonable rates....
Athlone Park (10.3 km from Yellowwood Park)
Amanzimtoti Golf Club boasts a magnificent course with the 18th hole right next to the beach. The well-equipped Pro Shop has golf cart, pull cart and golf club hire facilities.
Visitors are welcome every day of the week except Saturday afternoons. Special rates are given on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays. A halfway house caters for the hungry...
The Bluff (10.7 km from Yellowwood Park)
Garvies Beach is a nice, long stretch of sand in front of a thick residential area within The Bluff, just south of Durban Central.
Garvies is a much admired surfing spot with a strong local support, but due to it's powerful surf, it's best left to the more experienced surfers. When Anstey's Beach is a little too crowded, you can always drive over...
Westcliff (Durban) (5.9 km from Yellowwood Park)
Leave your shoes at the door and walk into a colourful Hindu sanctuary. The spacecraft-like exterior belies the opulent interior of marble tiles, gold-tinted windows, crystal chandeliers and lavish decorations. Ceiling frescoes and statuettes pay tribute to the divine couple, Radha and Krishna.
Entrance is free and people of all faiths are...
The Bluff (6.7 km from Yellowwood Park)
The Bluff Nature Reserve is Durban's oldest nature reserve, comprising a wetland pan, lake and adjacent forest area.
The reserve acts as a bird sanctuary. For birders this can be a delight; there are two bird hides that provide excellent viewing opportunities, as well as a trail that leads around the pan.
Safe parking is provided at the entrance...
Isipingo (6.9 km from Yellowwood Park)
Brent Security and Bullet Trap Shooting Range are unique in that they have a "Shooting Range Experience" where they provide training by a qualified instructor, then an opportunity to fire a rifle, handgun and shotgun. The package includes ammo.
KwaZulu-Natal (7.1 km from Yellowwood Park)
Africa’s oldest ultramarathon is a punishing 87km trek between Durban and Pietermaritzburg. The famously fierce Comrades defines thousands of runners as they pound the tar and tackle five gruelling climbs while the clock ticks away mercilessly. The 2015 Comrades is a ‘down’ race so it starts in Pietermaritzburg and comes to an ecstatic end in...
Spa and Wellness
Westville (8.8 km from Yellowwood Park)
Kimaya Spa facilities include an outdoor Jacuzzi, Vichy showers and steam room. Four treatment rooms, four highly qualified therapists, their aim to make your time at Kimaya, memorable.
Situated in Westville, Durban. This easily accessible Day Spa provides a tranquil relaxed environment for a getaway, whether it is a half day package, a whole...
Spa and Wellness
Ballito (8.9 km from Yellowwood Park)
Cocoon Day Spa is situated in the charming small town of Ballito. It specialises in relaxation packages and rejuvenating beauty treatments.
The spa uses 'Cocoon' products, which are fully organic and extremely nourishing for the skin. There are a variety of packages to choose from, such as the Mother & Daughter Package, Bridal Package or Hakuna...
Galleries and Museums
Westville (9 km from Yellowwood Park)
Named after Jonas Bergtheil, this museum is situated in the leafy suburb of Westville midway between Durban and Pinetown.
Much of the museum is housed in Westville’s oldest building featuring massive stone walls and hand-hewn timber floorboards. The park like surrounds add an atmosphere of tranquility.
Exhibits mostly focus on the first German...
Bulwer (9.4 km from Yellowwood Park)
The Marutswa Forest Project started in 2004 and aims to promote the conservation of Bulwer's unique biodiversity. The indigenous forest is managed by Ezemvelo Wildlife and offers three forest trails all varying in intensity. All the trails start at the visitors centre and end along the same route.
The contour trail is suitable for anyone and is...
Galleries and Museums
Durban Beachfront (10.5 km from Yellowwood Park)
Built right on Catalina flying boats' Control Tower on Wilson's Wharf, Catalina Theatre's theme and decor reflect the ambience of a creative and dramatic flying machine!
Catalina Theatre is the dream of Durban thespian, director, producer and performing arts personality, Themi Venturas. New productions are staged every two to three weeks and...