KwaZulu-Natal - North Coast
The North Coast Travel Directory
The Zulu Kingdom's North Coast also known as the Dolphin Coast, and stretches from Zimbali to the mighty Thukela River. It is situated in the KwaZulu-Natal Province of South Africa and is the playground of the Bottlenose Dolphins which frolic in the waters close to shore and are visible all year round. The North Coast offers luxury, beauty, sport and history.
Activities to do in The North Coast
Stroll or take a horse-ride along the North Coast at low tide and search for sea life. Climb rocky outcrops and enjoy a spot of angling. These are just a few of the activities that are on offer on the North Coast. Please view our activities directory for more information.
The North Coast is a place to indulge the senses - either in good restaurants offering fine dining or partying in nightclubs. Tee off on the excellent golf courses or for the sheer thrill of it - take to the air in a microlight and see this magnificent coastline as the seagulls see it.
With options from playing golf at one of four magnificent golf courses, visiting the crocodile & animal farms, historical sites, nature reserves, nurseries, cultural villages, taking marine excursions or simply soaking up the sun on the golden beaches, there is plenty to do.
The great Shaka Zulu is buried at Kwa-Dukuza and Nobel Laureate, Albert Luthuli lies buried nearby. Walk a 'muti' (African medicine) trail through the Harold Johnson Nature Reserve or visit historic battle sites such as the Ultimatum Tree, Ndondakusuka or Fort Pearson. Zulu hospitality is warm and the people are friendly. They are proud to show you their heritage.
The North Coast is also home to a large Indian community. Look out for their temples, sample their spicy foodstuffs or shop for fresh produce at any of the numerous markets.
Accommodation in the North Coast
For information on the businesses you can find in the North Coast region of KwaZulu-Natal, please view our business directory.