Ballito activities including the North Coast

If you're looking for things to do in Ballito, look no further! This guide will provide you with a list of the best activities and attractions the city has to offer. From swimming and surfing at the beach to shopping and dining at local restaurants, there is something for everyone in Ballito. So what are you waiting for? Start planning your trip today!

Here is a list of activities:

  • Bird and butterfly watching at the Aerial Boardwalk (located within the enchanting Dlinza Forest) - boasting a 150 metre long walkway built above the Dlinza Forest floor, which allows visitors to view flora, fauna and avifauna at treetop level the Zululand Birding Route, the first BirdLife South Africa avitourism project, focused on conserving our birds and their habitats Clubventure zip line tours
  • Mountain biking with Holla Trails (+27 74 897 8559) or Sugar Rush Adventure Precinct
  • Walking trails on the Umhlanga Lagoon Nature Trail and on the Tidal Trail
  • Regular Saturday Morning Farmers Markets and a monthly Night Market with live musical bands at The Litchi Orchard
  • Crocodile farm at Crocodile Creek
  • Flag animal farm (+27 32 947 2018)
  • Kwa-Zulu Natal Sharks Board (+27 31 566 0400)
  • Ndlondlo Reptile Park and Paint Ball Arena (+27 82 561 4969)
  • Burnedale Farm Lucky Linton Family Park and Gold Mine
  • Recommended beaches: Salt Rock Main Beach for an exhilarating body surf, Clark Bay for a secluded area of suntanning and exploration in the many tidal pools, Granny’s Pool for a safe rock pool for kiddies to paddle in,
  • Four Pillars for secluded privacy and excellent spear-fishing game drives at Rain Farm Game Reserve and Lodge (+27 32 815 1050)
  • Micro-lighting with Ballito Microlight School (+27 82 659 5550) or Comefly Microlights
  • Quad biking with High Stakes in Cato Ridge or with
  • Fat Traxx through the rolling sugar fields of Natal
  • Deep-sea fishing with Dirty Harry Fishing Tours (+27 82 579 3878)
  • Snorkelling with Tidal Tao Snorkeling scuba diving with Club Venture (+27 32 942 8014) or with 36 Degrees (+27 82 553 2834) dolphin and whale watching tours in Richards Bay with St Lucia Tours and Charters
  • Sedgeway tours through the Moses Mabhida Stadium and across Durban’s Golden Mile
  • Surfing lessons with Groundswell (+27 83 409 6286) kitesurfing at Surfers Ballito Bay (+27 32 946 0018)
  • Paintball with High Stakes
  • Archery with High Stakes in Cato Ridge
  • Helicopter flights with Starlite Charters
  • Gateway Theatre of Shopping located in Umhlanga - 20-minute drive south - offering cinemas, 4x4 track, indoor climbing wall, wave-surfing facility and well over 300 stores
  • Ballito Lifestyle Centre
  • Ballito Junction Shopping Centre
  • Tiffany's Shopping Centre
  • Sibaya Casino
  • Best restaurants in Ballito: Fiamma Grill, Tashas Ballito, Pappa G’s
  • Enjoy the activities at the Zimbali Coastal Resort & Estate
  • Relax, watch a movie and socialise in your accommodation rental

Let us know if you have any to add to this list