Tourism, Accommodation and Historical Attractions in Natal, South Africa
Sodwana Bay: isiMangaliso Wetlands Park
Zululand: Sodwana Bay
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It has become the largest open campsite in the Southern hemisphere and is the closest beach resort to Johannesburg.
It was originally considered as the site for a deep water port until Richards Bay was chosen.
Other attractions are the marvellous underwater photography and snorkelling available on the reefs and the opportunity to watch leatherback turtles laying their eggs during the summer nights.
The area was once popular also with ivory hunters because it was close to areas rich in big game and contained the only fresh water for miles.
Accommodation: ten five bed and ten eight bed fully equipped cabins and campsites with ablution facilities. There is a bait shop, provision store and private dive operators from whom training may be obtained.
The Mgobozeleni Trail is a three hour trail that winds through the coastal bush to Lake Mgobozeleni.