Sapphire Coast activities and day trips

2016-12-21 06:02
Diving with sharks at the nearby Umkomaas is one of the Sapphire Coast’s top experiences. This Blacktip Shark, one of the species you can expect at Aliwal Shoal. Photo: Aliwal Shoal

Diving with sharks at the nearby Umkomaas is one of the Sapphire Coast’s top experiences. This Blacktip Shark, one of the species you can expect at Aliwal Shoal. Photo: Aliwal Shoal

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HOLIDAYMAKERS are spoilt for choice when it comes to holiday activities to enjoy.

For the adventurous diving with sharks is certainly as adrenalin stimulating as it gets and if further exploring the depths of the sea appeals, diving the nearby Aliwal reef tops the list.

Aliwal Shoal Scuba has been running since 1985 and is rated in the top 10 diving spots worldwide.

Staying on the beach, the whole family will enjoy the slides at Amanzimtoti’s Main Beach, Splash Waterworld, followed by cocktails at Thirsty Whale.

Exploration on land for the adventurous can be done via horse with Gary’s Horses offering exquisite rides along the beach.

For 4x4 adventurers, the Nungwane waterfall is a day trip not to be missed.

Another exciting day trip must is a visit to Crocworld in Scottburgh.

If the weather is not playing along, take the children for a game of tenpin bowling or play some arcade games at Amanzimtoti’s Funland.

Nature lovers will enjoy taking a stroll through Illovo Nursery, and if there is time, pay a visit to the animal farm.

Meander along Rockview Road and visit Go Bananaz, the activities on offer will drain the children of any excess energy and thereafter parents are free to do some shopping and lunch at 22 on Rockview next door.

Maybe you prefer enjoying a game of sport at Hutchinson Park or shopping in Galleria Mall, Toti offers all.

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