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Umhlanga Main Beach

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Address: Umhlanga Rocks, South Africa
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Fun in the sun

Wonderful morning on the beach. Lovely surroundings and facilities but the rocks in the swim area are dangerous and made swimming dangerous.

Reviewed 2 days ago
Linda W
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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Pretoria, South Africa
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15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

we went to the beach to swim. we could nt ,the beach is nice for sun bathing , relaxation and walking but not for swimming . the sea is full of rocks ,massive rocks that makes it very difficult to swim.

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Thank Sibs18
Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Wonderful morning on the beach. Lovely surroundings and facilities but the rocks in the swim area are dangerous and made swimming dangerous.

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Thank Linda W
Umhlanga Rocks, South Africa
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18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I live on the beach front and with amazing view of the beach and lagoon. The Indian Ocean looks like an absolute jewel and breath taking, complimented by the bronze sand and beautiful people it attracts. The promenade is a favourite with walkers , joggers and family. The UIP does an amazing job in keeping this clean and safe.

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Thank Anver B
Johannesburg, South Africa
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52 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This beach has everything you need from food to great walking opportunities. The waves are a bit rough for the little ones.

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Thank Kobus V
JNB
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Umhlanga is highly rated as a great family destination due to the local attractions and beach. There are allot of restaurants in the area to suit everyone's tastes.

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Thank Gerald P
Durban, South Africa
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56 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the better beaches in South Africa. Sufficient wel trained Life Guards, shark nets and security patrols make it safe to enjoy swimming and walking on the promenade or the beach. Good surfing spot. Beach walkers can walk all the way to Umdloti (about 10km). There are lovely rock pools all the way and the lagoon can be walked... More 

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Thank Philipvg
Bristol, England, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love the sculpture on the beach beautiful place to visit clean n fresh loved visiting this part. Had a nice cold drink as it was hot so it's a must if you visit

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Thank Juliewebb1
London, United Kingdom
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110 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Umhlanga Rocks is one of our favourite beaches in the world. The waves make it impossible to swim however the local sport of wave jumping is something my kids and I picked up pretty quick and had a blast with until you eventually run out of energy!

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Thank Matt_Bird_Global
Brisbane, Australia
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34 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Breathtaking views and beautiful beaches, love coming here and the vibe this place has is so positive and inviting. Also make sure you keep your belongings close but otherwise amazing.

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Thank Jussiejay
Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very Clean, well looked after Beach. Beautiful views, It gives you that warm fuzzy feeling of been on Holiday. The Restaurants are well situated as well.

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