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KwaZulu Natal

Shakas Rock

Shaka's Rock is a small residential village, 40 km (25 mi) from Durban. Today the village still offers a quiet life style and magnificent properties with some of the most historical history on the north coast of KZN. Its name comes from a promontory over which the Zulu chief Shaka is said to have thrown his enemies and to have tested his men by daring them to jump to their deaths. High Rock According to legend this was a place of execution of many of Shaka's enemies, also many of his warriors were required to prove their courage by leaping from the rock into the sea. High Rock is in the Shakas Rock area on to sea shore off Rock Lane. Follow the footpath...

Umhlanga

Claiming the title as the most prosperous town in KwaZulu-Natal is uMhlanga- an area synonymous with opulent buildings, breath-taking sea views, lavish holiday-homes and big blue chip business. The area is a tourist attraction owing to its array of world-class restaurants, accommodation, and natural beauty.  Place of Reeds uMhlanga means “Place of Reeds”, is a direct translation from the Zulu language which was derived from reeds growing along the Ohlanga River in the north of the suburb. It is located just 21 minutes away from the Durban CBD and 18 minutes (18.9 km’s) from King Shaka International Airport. The suburbs surrounding areas...

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Umhlanga, Gateway

The iconic Gateway Theatre of Shopping is centrally located on Umhlanga Rocks in Umhlanga, north of Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. This Gateway landmark is one of the top 50 largest malls in the world, offering South Africa's leading retail stores including international chain stores and prestigious brands.The shopping centre is currently under its 4th and largest expansion in 16 years. T Many property developments have mushroomed up around the Gateway Shopping centre over the past few years. These apartment blocks offer young couples and singles a convenient lifestyle, being close to work, within walking distance to all the shops, a vibrant nightlife and...

Umhlanga, Glenashley

Durban North incorporates the greater Durban area in KwaZulu-Natal. Offering beautiful beaches, warm Indian Ocean waters, nature reserves, animal parks, and zoos set away from the inner city, Durban North is the ideal escape for nature lovers and those looking for a quieter holiday away from the crowds. The main industrial areas of Durban North include Briardene, Red Hill, and Glen Anil. The residential suburbs include Glenashley, Virginia, Glen Hills, Durban North, Park Hill, Umgeni Park, Avoca, Kenville, and Sea Cow Lake. Durban North is easily accessible with Virginia Airport on the northern shoreline. Glenashley offers residents a warm and familiar area in which...

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Umhlanga, Glen Hills

Home to Rivers Church and Rinaldo Park, Glen Hills is situated north west of Durban North. Rinaldo Shopping Centre offers shopping convenience to local residents.

Umhlanga, Illala Ridge

Ilala is one of the safest and most popular estates amongst indivuals looking for a safe and convenient place to live. Not only is it central its also has a really cool shopping complex that is situated directly outside the complex. You will find a Spar, Woolies, Pharmacy and Health Shop located a stone throw away.

Umhlanga, La Lucia

La Lucia is a suburb within Umhlanga, KwaZulu-Natal located in the northern area of Durban, in the KwaZulu-Natal province of South Africa. It was named after Lucia Michel. She and her husband Albert Michel founded the sugar cane farm La Lucia. Today, La Lucia is well know for the upmarket centrally and conveniently located La Lucia Mall, providing an ecelent shopping experience, home to shoppers, coffee lovers and to many gym enthusiasts who enjoy leisure time over the weekend alike. There are many different coffee shops, and clothing stores to take care of your every need, all easily accessed from either the secure underground parking or plentiful ground level...

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Umhlanga, Umhlanga Rocks

History of Umhlanga The area to the north of Durban, including Umhlanga Rocks, probably owed its origin to the shortage of cotton resulting from the American Civil War in the mid 19th Century. The Natal Cotton Company bought large areas of bush country for 20 cents an acre − try to calculate the escalation in land values at today's purchase prices. At that time this area was devoted to arrowroot and coffee but neither of these two products nor the cotton experiment were particularly successful, despite the efforts of Jonas Bergtheil who started a plan for German immigrants based on the cultivation of cotton in the area now known as New Germany. This venture, as...

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Umhlanga Ridge, New Town Centre

The only institution of its kind in the world, the Natal Sharks Boards (NSB) services a 320km strip of shark nets and newly deployed drumlines along the KwaZulu Natal coastline leaving sun worshippers, beach-goers and surfers enjoying the warm waves of the Indian Ocean. The Natal Sharks Board research and conservation programmes have developed harmless methods like the electrical shark repellent to keep divers safe and this magnificent apex predator around for generations to respect. NSB welcomes visitors to the 25 minute audiovisual display of their day to day work followed by a 20 minute shark dissection.

Westbrook, Westbrook Beach

Westbrook Beach is a small growing community situated on the KwaZulu-Natal north coast between Ballito and La Mercy. The beach here is ideal for swimming, and there are frequent visits from dolphins and whales. Westbrook is currently awaiting acceptance for the renowned Blue Flag internationally accepted award for beach cleanliness. The closest "large centre" to Westbrook is Umhlanga, about 30 minutes drive along the coast to the south. Umhlanga is an extremely popular resort that was once just a coastal dune forest. The area is ideally placed for the nearby retail centres of Gateway and La Lucia Mall and ten minutes drive from Ballito, just a few kilometres to...

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