On the KwaZulu Natal South Coast in South Africa is one of the region’s largest towns, Port Shepstone. Having a coastal location and with the Mzimkulu River running through to the sea, those who enjoy water-based activities will surely be pleased. These natural elements also set quite the scene and cater to a diverse range of wildlife.
When looking for things to do in Port Shepstone, travelers can choose between the land, sea, and river. Choose from leisure boat trips on the river or bird watching along the banks, a plethora of water sports along the 18km coastline, or a hike through beautiful scenery. The Oribi Gorge Nature Reserve
boasts some excellent sights such as the Overhanging Rock and Lehr’s Falls. For a feel of Port Shepstone itself, there is the Port Shepstone Museum
and a lighthouse at the mouth of the Mzimkulu River. Thrill-seekers will have the chance to experience the world’s highest commercial abseil at 110m. Nature reserves can be toured alongside the leopards, baboons, and antelope that call this land home.
Along the coast of Port Shepstone, travelers can choose from an assortment of cottages, guest houses, and villas. Be sure to check out the interactive map of Port Shepstone for information on hotel locations, attractions, and must-see destinations.