Things to do in Ballito | North Coast Activities

Ballito Activities

  1. 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

  2. Mountain biking

    With Holla Trails (+27 74 897 8559) or Sugar Rush Adventure Precinct

  3. Walking trails

    On the Umhlanga Lagoon Nature Trail and on the Tidal Trail

  4. Regular Saturday Morning Farmers Markets and a monthly Night Market with live musical bands

    At The Litchi Orchard

  5. Crocodile farm

    At Crocodile Creek

  6. Flag animal farm

    (+27 32 947 2018)

  7. Kwa-Zulu Natal Sharks Board

    (+27 31 566 0400)

  8. Ndlondlo Reptile Park and Paint Ball Arena

    (+27 82 561 4969)

  9. Burnedale Farm Lucky Linton Family Park and Gold Mine

  10. 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,

  11. Four Pillars for secluded privacy and excellent spear-fishing game drives

    At Rain Farm Game Reserve and Lodge (+27 32 815 1050)

  12. Micro-lighting

    With Ballito Microlight School (+27 82 659 5550) or Comefly Microlights

  13. Quad biking

    With High Stakes in Cato Ridge or with Fat Traxx through the rolling sugar fields of Natal

  14. Deep-sea fishing

    With Dirty Harry Fishing Tours (+27 82 579 3878)

  15. Snorkelling

    With Tidal Tao Snorkeling

  16. scuba diving

    With Club Venture (+27 32 942 8014) or with 36 Degrees (+27 82 553 2834)

  17. Dolphin and whale watching tours in Richards Bay

    With St Lucia Tours and Charters

  18. Sedgeway tours through the Moses Mabhida Stadium and across Durban’s Golden Mile

  19. Surfing lessons

    With Groundswell (+27 83 409 6286)

  20. kitesurfing

    At Surfers Ballito Bay (+27 32 946 0018)

  21. Paintball

    With High Stakes

  22. Archery

    With High Stakes in Cato Ridge

  23. Helicopter flights

    With Starlite Charters

  24. Gateway Theatre of Shopping

    Located in Umhlanga – 20-minute drive south – offering cinemas, 4×4 track, indoor climbing wall, wave-surfing facility and well over 300 stores

  25. Ballito Lifestyle Centre


  26. Ballito Junction Shopping Centre

  27. Tiffany’s Shopping Centre

  28. Ballito Restaurants:

    Fiamma Grill, Tashas Ballito, Pappa G’s