In Richards Bay:

  1. The main swimming beach, Alkantstrand, is within walking distance of the lodge and offers swimming, surfing, kayaking, kite-surfing and beach rugby. (500m)
  2. A lookout point with a 270 degree view of the ocean and harbour, Alkantstrand and the Tuzi Gazi waterfront. (1Km)
  3. Harbour cruises are launched daily from the Tuzi Gazi waterfront. (3Km)
  4. Fishing, charters are available from the Ski boat Club. (1Km)
  5. Scenic flights from Richards Bay Airport. (15Km)
  6. Birdlife South Africa has premises within 500m of the lodge and several hides have been built in and around Richards Bay by local businesses. (5Km)
  7. The Richards Bay Golf club has an eighteen hole golf course on the banks of Lake Msingazi. (2Km)
  8. The Boardwalk shopping mall. (10Km)
  9. Tuzi Gazi Waterfront offers a variety of restaurants and clubs overlooking the yacht mole. (3Km)
  10. Hotrod racing at the Oval track from time to time. (12Km)
  11. Road running events such as the Foskor, Mondi, and RBM half marathons as well as the world famous RBCT Relay are annual events.
 

Day Trips within easy distance of:

  1. Mtunzini. (40Km)
  2. iSimangaliso Wetland Park World Heritage Site. (80Km)
  3. St. Lucia, Mapelane, Cape Vidal. (30 – 90Km)
  4. Shakaland Traditional Zulu Cultural Village. (80Km)
  5. Dlinza Forest and Aerial Boardwalk in Eshowe. (80Km)
  6. Nseleni Nature Reserve. (10Km)
  7. Amatikulu Nature Reserve. (70Km)
  8. Ongoye Forest. (60Km)

Other Events around Richards Bay

  • Fishing competitions such as the 21 Species and the Bonanza take place throughout the year.
  • Water sports including boating, are well catered for. In Richards Bay there are facilities for all types of yachting, dinghy racing, boating and all water borne sports such as canoeing, jet skiing, kite surfing, surf-skiing, all within a three kilometer radius.
  • The popular Dolosfees takes place in April annually.
  • The International Triathlon Championships are held in Richards Bay annually and can be viewed from the lodge.
  • The Zululand Expo takes place annually in August/September.
  • The Hippo Rally takes place annually in September in Richards Bay.
  1. Thula-Thula Exclusive Game Reserve. (30Km)
  2. Hluhluwe-iMfolosi Game Park. (70Km)
  3. Umfolozi Casino. (17Km)
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