As well as being perfectly positioned for golfers, we have many other sporting facilities in the area. Tennis, squash, bowls and horse-riding are all available as well as a fully equipped gym with instructors to guide you.
Golfers have the choice of these superb courses; Zimbali Country Club, Umhlali Country Club, Prince's Grant Golf Estate, Mount Edgecombe Club, Beachwood and Durban Country Club. NB Soft spikes on all courses. Electric caddie carts at Zimbali - no caddies.
A microlight ride for the adventurous with breathtaking views. A microlight flip will provide an exhilarating 20-min. birds eye view of the beaches while you survey the varied sea life unfolding beneath you. A superb outdoor experience!
Mountain Bike Trails
Holla Trails @ Sugar Rush Park are passionate about providing you with the tools to suit your adventure; be it for mountain bikers, trail runners or those who simply enjoy walking in the outdoors.... Read more
En route to Hluhluwe Game Reserve, St Lucia and Zulu cultural villages. The Hluhluwe Game Park, two hours drive to the North, is internationally acclaimed for single - handedly saving the white rhino from extinction and is also home to the BIG FIVE.
Natal Sharks Board
Visit the only organisation of its kind in the world. Observe a shark dissection, see an audio-visual presentation and learn about the sensory biology of sharks and their role as top predators in the marine food chain. For the more adventurous, join the inspection crew for their eary morning tour of the nets off the beaches in Durban.
For the small price of a licence, you are free to gather your own mussels or crayfish for a culinary treat! Apart from the excellent shorefishing in the area, we can also arrange for you to join the commercial fishermen who take their ski boats out to sea. They can also be chartered privately. Beautiful off-shore reefs provide hours of enjoyment for divers.
Spot hippos, crocodiles and fish eagles as you cruise the lake at this World Heritage Site. The Greater St Lucia Wetland Park is a paradise for the nature-lover because it encompasses five distinctly different ecological zones. The famous St Lucia Sand Dunes are rich in heavy minerals such as titanium, beryllium and silica.
Keeping Toddlers Entertained?
Take the hassle out of entertaining and come relax and enjoy an afternoon at Sugar Rush Park. The Toddler Zone is suitable for kids under 5 years old. This safe space with dedicated party venues and great restaurant facilities delights toddlers and parents alike. Read more
Umgeni Bird Park
Witness a unique free-flight bird show. Visit one of the world's finest bird parks with a spectacular collection of over 3000 indigenous and exotic birds, including several rare species. Walk among the birds in large aviaries. A daily bird show featuring fully flighted birds such as owls, hornbills, cranes, marabou storks, macaws, parrots and others is a 'must'!
Visit one of the many Zulu cultural villages offering an unforgettable insight into traditional customs, ancient lore and legend and the sangoma (witchdoctor). Be entertained by the tribal dancing and learn about the beer ceremony.
Stroll along the beach or swim in the warm Indian Ocean. Try your skills at bodysurfing in the waves! Shakas Rock has a lovely stretch of sandy beach with lifeguards, shark nets and tidal pools. The local surfers and surf ski riders provide beachgoers with some entertaining thrills and spills!
At uShaka Sea World you come face-to-face with the ocean’s most amazing creatures. An interactive experience with fun and adventure for those who want it.
Get back to nature as you meander though the coastal bush. See and learn about crocodiles, snakes, tortoises, rabbits and monkeys. Tours are available and there is a cafe and craft shop on site.
Trail Running and Park Runs
Sugar Rush Adventure Park offers many kilometers of safe and well signed trails through the famed KZN Canelands. Park Run organise free, weekly, 5km timed runs around the world. They are open to everyone, are free, and are safe and easy to take part in. Every Saturday morning at 8:00am the Ballito community is invited to come along, participate, have fun and get fit. Read more