Sun and surf
South Africa is one of the top surfing countries in the world, with sublime coastal
scenery and consistent high-quality surf. We also offer great sailing, sea kayaking
and surfskiing – and some of the best wind- and kite-surfing in the world.
South Africa's coastline sparkles! There are no less than 41 South African beaches
that carry international Blue Flag status - an eco-label awarded for excelling in
safety, cleanliness, provision of amenities and maintaining environmental
The Wild Coast is one of South Africa's most remote stretches of shoreline.
Stretching from East London in the Eastern Cape all the way north to Port Edward
and the southern border of KwaZulu-Natal, the region is home to some of the most
beautiful coastal scenery in the world.
South Africa's 3 000 kilometres of coastline holds many treasures, unspoilt places
hidden from mainstream tourists. Discover the space, privacy, soft sand and clear
blue waves of the country's secret beaches.
At the end of Golden Mile in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal lies a world of sun, surf,
entertainment and wild water rides. Spanning over 15 hectares of prime
beachfront, uShaka Marine World is Africa's largest marine theme park and home
to the fifth-largest aquarium in the world.
The Garden Route – the name given to the 800km-long stretch of forested, coastal
area between Mossel Bay and Port Elizabeth – is one of the brightest stars in South
Africa's tourism crown.