Kwazulu Natal and Durban, South Africa
Durban is the centre of Kwazulu Natal which is known by the locals as the Golf Coast. In Durban where east meets west, you will struggle to find a more diverse mix of cultures all surrounded in their own history. The Golf Coast stretches from north to south and is dotted with holiday homes, hotels and luxury apartments, all set besides river mouth lagoons and overlooking the warm Indian Ocean.
The subtropical climate is conducive to lush golf courses and the high rainfall ensures that Durban and the Kwazulu Natal coast offers excellent golf all year round. The northern region is characterized by world-class game reserves where the endangered white rhino is protected. The summer months in Kwazulu Natal are hot and humid and this is an ideal winter golf location.
Golf in Kwazulu Natal and Durban
Water holes and deep rough are the characteristics of golf courses in the sub-tropical Kwazulu Natal province. Zimbali Golf Course will challenge your iron play and Durban Country Club is a true test of golf. At San Lameer your ability to block out the water features will be tested and Selborne Golf Clubs tree lined fairways make driving accuracy very important. The Durban Country Club has until recent years competed with the Gary Player Golf Course at Sun City for the coveted number one golf course in South Africa. Overall, Kwazulu Natal offers a fantastic test of golf and an experience for golfers of all handicaps.
Accommodation in Kwazulu Natal and Durban
From the casino and golf resort of the Wild Coast to the exquisite Zimbali Lodge, and not forgetting the Hluhluwe Game reserve, the Kwazulu Natal region caters for all. If you are after a beach and golf holiday then select one of the many hotels situated on the beach. Selborne Lodge is one that offers a private beach for their guests. In Durban, choose from the great value Riverside Hotel or the hotels on the beachfront which are all excellent value for their location.
Sights Kwazulu Natal and Durban
Blessed with a fantastic sunny climate, Durban offers the traveller a diversity of attractions. Zulu, Indian and European influences create a cultural mosaic. Durban offers all the attractions any pleasure seeker could wish for. The Grey Street Mosque is the largest in the Southern Hemisphere. Other attractions include The Dolphinarium, the Snake-Park, Natal Sharks Board at Umhlanga, Umgeni River Bird Park, the Water Wonderland, the Harbour Waterfront and the African Art Centre.