Top 5 Attractions in uMhlanga
Plenty to See and Do for The Whole Family
5.uMhlanga Lagoon Nature Reserve
Take a hike in this beautiful piece of wilderness at the mouth of the Ohlanga River. The trail will take you through a cool coastline forest, across the lagoon and then to the beach. Along the trail keep your eyes open for indigenous birds and other wildlife.
4.KwaZulu Natal Sharks Board
This organisation based in hlanga is the only of its kind in the world. The public are invited to go on an early boat trip to watch the staff at work – a lifesaving work that keeps beaches safe from sharks and makes sure the sharks are protected.
Head to the famous promenade at sunrise, sunset or any time in between for a romantic experience overlooking the ocean. This 3km stretch of paved promenade incorporates what has been called the ‘world’s most beautiful pier’. With a distinctive whale bone design, this pier is both iconic and architecturally significant.
2.Gateway Theatre of Shopping
Voted as the best shopping centre in both 2014 and 2015, Gateway is the ultimate destination for entertainment, dining, fashion and more. 70 eateries and 400 shops to choose from ensure a shopping experience like no other in South Africa.
Without a doubt the no.1 thing to do in uMhlanga is spending time on the beach. Whether you want to enjoy the warm water, catch some sun or just let your kids run off some energy, uMhlanga’s main beach is the place to be.