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Best Year-Round Shark Diving Site in South Africa

Scalloped Hammerheads at Protea Banks

Protea Banks, situated 7.5 km offshore from Shelly Beach on the KwaZulu-Natal South Coast, is the best year-round dive site for shark viewing. And the best dive operator to get you there is African Dive Adventures. Here’s why. By Des ...

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KZN South Coast Takes Top Honours at 2019 Lilizela Tourism Awards

The Gorge Private Game Lodge with Lilizela Tourism Awards logo

The Paradise of the Zulu Kingdom is showing its world-class level of tourism offerings with big wins at the recent Lilizela Tourism Awards.  Stretching 120 kilometres from Scottburgh to Port Edward and inland to Harding, the KZN South Coast boasts ...

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South Coast Tourism Cuisine

There’s more to the South Coast of KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa, than just the activities and attractions that I’ve reported on previously – there’s the food too, writes Des Langkilde. In the June edition I wrote about the activities that ...

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Shipwrecked in Port Edward

For more than a decade, Port Edward residents on the KwaZulu-Natal South Coast have commemorated the lives of the passengers of Portuguese ship, Sao Joao. The ship was wrecked on rocks outside Port Edward in 1552 on its return journey ...

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KZN South Coast Attractions

Pistol's Saloon in Ramsgate

There’s a lot to keep anyone busy along the South Coast of KwaZulu-Natal, especially in terms of tourist attractions in South Africa that cater to families. By Des Langkilde. Last month, I wrote about the KZN South Coast Activities that ...

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Reviving Hotel Legends

The KwaZulu-Natal South Coast is well remembered by many through their childhood memories of warm sunshine, sandy feet, family hotels, the charm of seaside resorts and the sound of seagulls calling for their souci, writes Nikki Tilley. Fast forward to ...

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joBerg2c MTB Event Goes Global

Main image caption: Viewers worldwide will be able to catch all the daily action from the Old Mutual joBerg2c via the official event website at www.joberg2c.co.za. Pictured here is elite mountain biker Tyronne White, riding in the colours of broadcast ...

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South Coast Swings Major Awards

South Coast Tourism and its members are doing something right – in March alone, members and the tourism body itself were recognized on two different platforms for levels of excellence and in the past six months, no less than 14 ...

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Through a Tourist’s Eyes

The other evening, a tennis partner asked me what my likes and dislikes are when on holiday. Here’s how I answered, writes Justin Mackrory, CEO for UGU South Coast Tourism. To begin with, even if one is in a questionable ...

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South Coast Tourism tests German waters

Beulah and Roland Mauz of African Dive Adventures met with South Coast Tourism’s CEO Mr Justin Mackrory, to join them at the Das Boot Skou held in Dusseldorf, Germany from 17-25 January. And this proved to be no ordinary consumer ...

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KZN South Coast – 2015 and Beyond

A New Year message to the travel trade from Ugu South Coast Tourism CEO, Justin Mackrory. A busy year, cramped with challenges overcome, new initiatives and exciting opportunities setting the path going forward in 2015. As with any business, and ...

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Blue Marlin Hotel Revamp Complete

The Blue Marlin Hotel (Blue Marlin) in Scottburgh on KwaZulu-Natal‘s (KZN) South Coast is back on South Africa’s tourist radar. In April 2013, Dream Vacation Club entered into a partnership with the owners and took over the management of the ...

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South Coast Tourism’s 2014 Lilizela winners

It is with great pleasure that South Coast Tourism extends our sincerest congratulations to two of our members. These members have been awarded the highly coveted national Lilizela Tourism Award at a ceremony held on Thursday 9th October in Johannesburg. ...

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South African Tourism: Voted SA’s Best

CONGRATULATIONS to the following South African tourism establishments who have been awarded the prestigious 2014 Lilizela Tourism Awards trophy and certificate in acknowledgement of Service Excellence. These images have been extracted from the November 2014 edition of the Tourism Tatter ...

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Classic Car Show for Charity

The fifth Scottburgh Classic Car Show will be held at the Scottburgh Country Club, KwaZulu-Natal on Sunday 20th July. This hugely successful show has experienced dramatic growth since its inception and this year about 6000 visitors and over 450 vehicles ...

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Film Tourism for KZN South Coast

In its endeavours to minimalise seasonality surges and see consistent and increased foot traffic and spend to the paradise of the Zulu Kingdom, Ugu South Coast Tourism recently invited the KwaZulu-Natal Film Commission’s (KZNFC) CEO Carol Coetzee for a sightseeing ...

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