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What’s on ?

  • Tri Dash 2024

    Tri Dash 2024

    Event Date:

    2024-08-25

    200m swim – 3km cycle – 1km run Splash Water World Tri Dash 2024 R40 000 in cash prizes up for grabs – 7am – 062 548 4816

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Whats always on?

  • Parkruns – East Coast Brewery & Amanzimtoti

    A free, fun, and friendly weekly 5k community event. Walk, jog, run, volunteer or spectate – it’s up to you! East Coast Brewery – – Every Saturday at 8:00am – The event takes place at East Coast Brewery, 1 Oak Street, Ilfracombe, Umkomaas, Durban, 4170. … Parkruns – East Coast Brewery & Amanzimtoti Read More…

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Attractions and History

  • Illovo Beach

    This is an idyllic seaside resort with the beautiful Illovo Beach on the banks of the Illovo River. It’s named after the ‘mlovo’ trees growing along the river banks. Despite its convenient location, Illovo is away from bustling hubs and offers a tranquil retreat.

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  • Widenham

    The lush vegetation and sea views make this an ideal holiday escape with lots of beachside cottages found here. Widenham is on the southern side of the Mkhomazi River Mouth, with the nearby Umdoni Park and TC Robertson Nature Reserve popular attractions.

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  • Umgababa

    This rural KZN South Coast destination is named after the Zulu word meaning ‘my father’s wife’ situated on the river of the same name. This was historically designated as a beach for black South Africans during the apartheid era when racial segregation was enforced by … Umgababa Read More »

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  • Winkelspruit

    This popular seaside holiday resort is north of the Illovo River Mouth. It earns its unusual name from the Afrikaans word ‘winkel’ meaning ‘shop’. This dates back to 1875 when sailors set up shop on the riverbank, selling waterlogged goods from the shipwrecked schooner, Tonga, … Winkelspruit Read More »

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  • Athlone Park

    This upmarket northern suburb of Amanzimtoti falls under eThekwini Municipality and is considered the southernmost part of the South Durban Basin.

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  • Doonside

    Originally named Middleton after the builder of its first-ever siding, Doonside was re-named in 1910 to avoid confusion with Middleton in the Eastern Cape. The name Doonside comes from the house, Lorna Doone, which overlooked the siding. Kingsburgh Prior to 1942, this was known as … Doonside Read More »

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  • Adams Mission

    Established as a medical settlement by American missionary Dr Newton Adams, it was destroyed by Dingaan before being rebuilt in 1839. Dr Adam’s medical skills benefitted British colonists, Boers, and indigenous residents, with Adams College established in his honour in 1853. Its alumni include presidents … Adams Mission Read More »

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