Those who wish to learn as much as possible about the famous warrior King Shaka should take a day tour to Shakaland which is an open-air museum, or “cultural village” providing a first class introduction to Zulu culture. You will get to experience all aspects of the vibrant traditions of the Zulu people including food, music and a thrilling performance by traditional tribal dancers.
The beloved litchi farm known as the Litchi Orchard is famous for its markets and for supporting local tradespeople and their growing businesses. Be sure to stop by the Makers’ Market, held every second Saturday of the month, to play your part in supporting the local community, all while enjoying great food and live music with your loved ones. The Litchi Orchard has recently revived its family-friendly night markets, which take place on the last Friday of every month from 4pm.
What better time to work on your swing than when you’re at your most relaxed while on holiday? Zimbali Golf Estate offers golfers the opportunity to play a memorable round on one of the most sought-after golf courses in the province. The unique 18-hole links/coastal forest course was designed by the legendary Tom Weiskopf, former British and South African PGA Champion. It is sure to provide a fantastic morning or afternoon in the great outdoors, with a cool breeze wafting off of the nearby ocean to help keep you calm, collected and focused on your game.
Sugar Rush Park is where families will find endless hours of fun and adventure in a rustic, farm-style setting. The kids will love running (and jumping) wild at the Jump Park – a wall-to-wall trampoline paradise – as well as taking part in laser tag at Laser Rush. There is also a spa, plenty of fantastic restaurants, and a wine cellar onsite to help mom and dad unwind, de-stress, and take a hard-earned breather. And these are just a handful of the popular park’s attractions!
Animal-loving families will find hundreds of rescued animals, reptiles, and birds at Flag Animal Farm. Here, you can pet, feed and cuddle the farm’s residents to your heart’s content. The little ones can also look forward to tractor, train and fire engine rides, educational and interactive reptile shows, letting loose in the indoor play centres, and – if the weather permits – indulging in some wet and wild fun in the sun at the Splash Waterpark. The highlight, however, will undoubtedly be getting to know the Farm’s famous wolves, Alaska and Everest.
Nestled in Umdloti, Bel Punto is an authentic Italian restaurant run by a close-knit family with a modern edge. Read through its reviews online and it quickly becomes clear that it is unmatched hospitality that really sets this eatery apart. That, plus patrons have the chance to dine on classic Italian specialties, succulent seafood, perfectly cooked steaks and more with a mesmerising view of the ocean as the backdrop.
A family-run restaurant where the owners always ensure that the food is spectacular and make an effort to be a part of every guest’s dining experience. You can opt to go the buffet route, which includes a selection of complimentary bottomless beverages, or to take a look at the a la carte menu comprising sushi, meat lovers’ delights, vegetarian favourites, and, of course, a selection of ocean-fresh seafood dishes.
Think ‘laid-back sophistication’ and you’ll have a good idea of what to expect from a gastronomic experience at 45 on Eat Street. The establishment is best-known for its sharing menu, including burger sliders, mini bunny chows, and stuffed olives. Popping in with children? There’s a dedicated kiddies’ menu with something delicious available for even the pickiest of eaters.