Umhlanga Main Beach, Umhlanga Rocks

4.4
Must see · Beach · Nature / Park
Offering outstanding swimming conditions, Umhlanga Main Beach is equipped with all the necessary tourist facilities, including restrooms, showers, and umbrellas for rent. Enjoy the warm ocean breeze or take advantage of the high waves perfect for surfing and other water sport activities. You can also take a walk on the coastal promenade and visit the local cafes and restaurants. Remember to swim only in dedicated areas near the lifeguard stations, and keep in mind that seasonal currents can get strong at this location. Use our Umhlanga Rocks planner to add Umhlanga Main Beach and other attractions to your Umhlanga Rocks vacation plans.
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  • Umhlanga beach is not like the other beaches in Durban. This is a well kept beach that allows woman to feel safe. There are convienant restaurants located along the shore with water points and sports....  more »
  • Security is visible and on the ball. At no point did we feel unsafe, and that's a peace of mind tha5s hard to find in this country.  more »
  • Me and my family spend Christmas in Umhlanga and all beaches were closed. We went for a walk next to Umhlanga main beach. Wow so beautiful, the lighthouse, the bridge an the restaurants on the way!  more »
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  • It's a great beach, not too crowded off season and you can definitely capture some great pictures here. It could be a bit cleaner, but hey, when there's not so many excellent and safe beaches around this is 1 to be proud off.
  • Free WiFi, clean
  • This would have to compare to Cape Towns Camps bay. The promanade is very Durban with awesome tusks along the pier near the Pearls. Lovely, exquisite and pristine are three words to describe the Durban flare and culture offered.
  • Beautiful beach , lovely time there
  • Wonderful boulevard walking path way, meandering along the shore line. Seaviews are stunning, with the central 'whale bone' jetty a great vantage point.

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