Interesting Activities

Microlight Flights

Take a scenic flight along the Dolphin Coast and see the coast from a different angle.


Experience the excitement of freefall and exit a plane from 10 000ft, attached to an instructor. During the canopy ride you can observe the beauty of the Dolphin coast and revel in the fact that no one else is having as much fun as you float to a tiptoe landing.

Fort Pearson and Ultimatum Tree

Fort Pearson and the Ultimatum Tree, both of which are national monuments, lie within the reserve, the Fort was built in 1878 on a bluff overlooking the Pont-crossing on the Tugela River. Both of these monuments played a significant role in the Anglo- Zulu war of 1879. It was built to replace Fort Williamson and it was here that the British presented the ultimatum to representatives of King Cetshwayo. A few war graves can also be seen on site

Albert Luthuli Grave Site

Luthuli, Albert John (1898-1967), South African political leader and the first African to win the Nobel Peace Prize. Luthuli won international acclaim for his efforts to use nonviolence to end state- sponsored racial discrimination in South Africa.


Shakaland is approximately an hours drive from Ballito. Here you can take a step back in time and enter a world of Shaka, King of the Zulus. The Nandi Experience is a three-hour daytime adventure named in honour of Shaka’s mother, Nandi.

Flag Farm Animal Farm

Young and old will have a delightful time at Flag Farm Animal Farm – Salt Rock where you can spend the morning enjoying a real farmyard experience. Beautiful Fresian work horses, Welsh ponies and cart horses will take you for a ride around the yard. Enjoy a ride on a tractor and an opportunity to feed the chickens, milk a cow and see an amazing collection of exotic birds, bunnies, pigs, goats and sheep.

Dolphin Viewing

Experience the thrill of a launch through the surf in a rubber duck and view these magnificent creatures out on the open ocean.

White River Rafting

From the regal heights of the Drakensburg Mountains, the Tugela River flows for approximately 502 kilometres until it reaches the warm waters of the ocean. Whether the mighty Tugela rises to challenge the adventurer or drifts lazily downstream, rafting the river is an unforgettably rewarding experience


Umhlali Country Club, Zimbali Country Club and Prince’s Grant are three championship golf courses that are close to Ballito. All boast beautiful and challenging courses that are perfect for occasional and competitive golfers.