In the city of Durban, the Golden Mile (it’s actually over 6km long) curves along the warm Indian Ocean coastline, beginning at the Blue Lagoon - the mouth of the Umgeni river - and stretching all the way down to u Shaka Marine World.
Zululand has many gorgeous beaches perfect for all water sports namely Alkantrand, Durnford Point, Five Mile Beach, Mbonambi Beach, Mtunzini Beach, Newark and Two Mile Beach.
Durban’s beaches are reason enough to plan a visit to this sub-tropical city.
We’ll point you in the right direction to enjoy all that Durban’s beachfront has to offer.
The beaches in Durban offer something for everyone - from safe beaches for family outings to the wild beaches that are a surfers paradise and the waves in Durban are fantastic wherever you go.
A Blue Flag status is awarded to those beaches that achieve excellence in water quality, environmental education and information, adhere to international safety standards, a high level of cleanliness, good quality of facilities (toilets and showers) and professional lifeguard services.
Its home to a wide range of activities, and its subtropical climate, allows for beachside fun throughout the year.