Things to do near
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling
Port Edward (2.5 km from Leisure Bay)
This is a wonderful secure beach, with life guards present on weekends and holiday periods. Visitors can enjoy good fishing spots and bathing areas. For the kiddies there are super tube rides and an estuary nearby. This beach is the main departure point for small fishing charters and other water motor sports.
Mountain Biking Trails
Port Edward (8.1 km from Leisure Bay)
Clearwater Trails Mountain Biking provides avid bikers an amazing experience. The trail is well marked and exciting, winding through beautiful farmlands and mixed terrain.
Bikes and gear are available for hire if required.
South Coast (0.8 km from Leisure Bay)
Leisure Beach is situated between Palm Beach and Trafalgar Beach in KwaZulu-Natal. You can enjoy fishing, surfing, snorkelling and sun bathing on this tranquil part of the South Coast. There are many rock pools with warm water for kids to splash around in and the beach is surrounded by luscious indigenous vegetation and beautiful sand dunes. You...
South Coast (2.9 km from Leisure Bay)
Glenmore Beach is situated right next to Munster on the South Coast of KwaZulu-Natal. It is separated from Munster by the Mkhandandlovu River on the north side, with the Itongasi River running on the south side. Glenmore is an excellent shark-protected surfing and swimming bay, surrounded by lush vegetation and rocky outcrops. From April to...
Port Edward (3.8 km from Leisure Bay)
Port Edward Country Club comes with a view of the ocean at every tee box, ensuring golfers a memorable day on the course.
This 9-hole layout is fitted with duplicate tees, enabling you to play a full 18-holes. The combination of water hazards and winds can make it challenging to reach par. Visitors are welcome everyday.
Port Edward (3.9 km from Leisure Bay)
The Red Desert is a national heritage site, and is acknowledged in the Guiness Book of Records as the smallest desert in the world. We cordially invite you to visit us, and take a walk back in time 250 million years ago, to a time when dinosaurs walked the lower South Coast. Give us a call and we will arrange a walk/tour.
Glenmore (Port Edward) (4.3 km from Leisure Bay)
Mac Banana is on the National Road between Palm Beach and Munster. It is a great place with loads of fun activities for the kids quad-bike rides, an animal farm, Mac Venture golf, a butterfly area, trampoline, banana tours, mouthwatering pancakes, and wonderful local produce.
Port Edward (5.5 km from Leisure Bay)
Join a heart-warming educational experience and support the gentle wildlife residents at Crag’s View Wild Care Centre.
Situated on Crag’s View Farm, Crag’s View Wild Care Centre is the only official wildlife rehabilitation centre serving the lower South Coast region.
Animals and birds that have sustained injuries or are orphaned mainly due to...
Port Edward (5.5 km from Leisure Bay)
Ever wondered how your caffeine fix became a brew? Visit the Beaver Creek Coffee Estate and take their ‘crop to cup’ tour.
Along with sampling fine coffees to experience the distinguishing flavours of the World’s coffee regions, visitors learn the skills that create the perfect cup. Booking is essential for the tours and there is a small...
Port Edward (5.6 km from Leisure Bay)
Far Horizon Animal Farm, provides the perfect place for children to play on jungle gym's, interact with our furry friends, such rabbits, pot belly pigs, guinea pigs, chickens, geese, ducks, and a variety of birds. The venue has coffee shop, serving light meals, catering for birthday parties for kiddies. For the adults there are braai facilities,...
South Coast (6 km from Leisure Bay)
Munster is a beautiful shark protected and surfing beach located on the South Coast of KwaZulu-Natal. The long stretch of beach, massive rocky outcrops, and wild coastal vegetation makes it an ideal place for relaxing and spending the day under the sun.
South Coast (6.6 km from Leisure Bay)
Palm Beach lies 12 km from Port Edward on the South Coast of South Africa. The beach is scattered with natural rock pools and an estuary with warm water, perfect for swimming and fishing. There is a local arts and crafts market every Saturday and the stunning Umtamvuna Nature Reserve is just a few kilometres inland.
Port Edward (7 km from Leisure Bay)
Port Edward’s unusual claim to fame is the Red Desert, reputed to be the smallest desert in the world. At just 200 m in width, it stands in stark contrast to the surrounding lush, tropical vegetation.
Extra-terrestrial landings, excessive overgrazing and many other intriguing tales are attributed to its origins. The surrounding grasslands,...
Port Edward (7.4 km from Leisure Bay)
South Africa's premier wakeboarding venue is located at Umtamvuna River Lodge on the South Coast, home to some of the best pro wakeboarders South Africa and Europe has to offer.
Wakeboard in warm subtropical conditions year round on flat water behind a Mastercraft X-star with personal instruction by Kevin Dry and other top international pro...
Port Edward (7.5 km from Leisure Bay)
This southernmost nature reserve in KwaZulu-Natal offers numerous scenic walks highlighting the fantastic scenery of Umtamvuna.
These trails vary in duration from one- to three-hour or an all-day hike. Many hours and days can be spent exploring the diverse habitats.
Both the Cape vulture and fish eagle breed in the reserve and many other bird...