PLACES TO SEE AND THINGS TO DO

Visit the local bird sanctuary and its feathered inhabitants to enjoy a picnic. Spurwing and Egyptian geese sun themselves while peacocks strut. The Ilanda Wilds has self-guided nature trails with abundant birdlife, as well as small antelope and vervet monkeys.

Plenty of artistic talent is just waiting to be discovered… fine art, pottery, ethnic and western clothing design, Zulu beadwork and basketry, as well as wooden and stone carvings.

There is a wide choice of shopping centres, chain and speciality stores, as well as craft and flea markets, where you can pick up bargains galore.

The following popular places are within easy reach of ‘Toti: Aliwal Shoal, Crocworld, Durban harbour and yacht mole, Hare Krishna Temple of Understanding, Oribi Gorge, Umnini Zulu Craft Village, Ushaka Marine World, and Vernon Crookes Nature Reserve, amongst others.

Splash Water Park is located at the main beach, along with putt-putt, picnic and barbecue facilities. Entertainment at Funland and the Dolphin Bowl Tenpin Cosmic Bowling Alley provide enjoyment for all, adults and children alike.

Nightlife in Amanzimtoti is provided by many restaurants and pubs, which cater to suit all tastes and budgets. Many venues have live entertainment, and some are action sports bars.

The city of Durban with its pulsating nightlife is only 20km away. Here, the Sun Coast Casino and uShaka Marine World provide world class entertainment and facilities for day visits. The ideal position of Amanzimtoti gives easy access to the bright lights of Durban, while at the same time offering the relaxed atmosphere of a coastal resort.