This large pod of fun-loving bottlenose dolphins were spotted frolicking in the waves near the Scottburgh Caravan Park this week.
KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa (26 September 2020) – The KZN South Coast’s ocean residents have already started welcoming tourists to the Paradise of the Zulu Kingdom during Tourism Month (September).
This large pod of fun-loving bottlenose dolphins were spotted frolicking in the waves near the Scottburgh Caravan Park this week. Visitors to this ultimate ‘safecation’ destination can enjoy the spectacle of dolphins at one of the many beautiful beaches along the 120km coastline.
Known as the ‘Paradise of the Zulu Kingdom’, the KZN South Coast stretches 120 kilometres from Scottburgh to Port Edward and inland to Harding. Here, the spirit of adventure can be discovered among the many cultural experiences, as well as the 35 nature trails and 58 beaches, ideal for activities like river rafting, abseiling, suspension bridges, paintball, surfing, SUP, canoeing, beach horse rides, shark cage diving and free diving. Nicknamed ‘The Golf Coast’, there are 11 golf courses on the KZN South Coast ranging in difficulty, with endless hiking, mountain biking and 4×4 trails for more rugged excursions.
Promoting sustainability, the KZN South Coast has a growing agri-tourism sector that offers world-class produce and hosts tours and excursions. The region boasts a number of permanently managed Blue Flag beaches and is home to some of the world’s top diving sites, Aliwal Shoal and Protea Banks.
The originality continues with the annual Sardine Run, coined the #GreatestShoalonEarth, which is the largest biomass migration on earth and a marvel to witness. The region’s many nature reserves are inhabited by indigenous bird and wildlife, and it holds the title for ‘smallest desert on earth’,
There are also endless outdoor adventure options including hiking, mountain biking, birdwatching and trail running in the many nature reserves and lush coastal forests. To find out more about the KZN South Coast, simply download the free ‘Explore KZN South Coast’ app or visit www.visitkznsouthcoast.co.za.
You can also follow the KZN South Coast on social media – ‘South Coast Tourism’ on Facebook and YouTube, or @infosouthcoast on Twitter and Instagram.