The deep warm waters off the coast of Umhlanga Rocks are a magnet for scuba divers and snorkellers alike, where they will find the marine equivalent of the Big5. For those less inclined in going to those depths, there's endless opportunities for golf, microliting,parasailing,windsurfing, tennis, wavesurfing, paddle skiing, body boarding, beach fishing, lazing about in the sand, or simply shopping at some of the finest shopping centres in the world.
Durban is a sophisticated African city with a European style infrastructure right on the doorstep of Umhlanga Rocks , which has restaurants, cinemas, pubs and night clubs, all at prices well below European levels. Kwa Zulu Natal, home of the Zulu people, invites you to discover it’s many and varied destinations, ranging from some of South Africa’s best game reserves, where you can view its majestic wildlife, including the "Big 5" at Hluhluwe-Umfolozi where the white rhino was saved from extinction, to the battlefields of Isandlwana and Rorke’s Drift where the glorious battles of the Zulu Empire were fought. The spectacular Drakensberg mountain range that was recently declared a World Heritage Site, or the Greater St Lucia Wetlands Park with its unique 38 000 hectares of lake system, which is also a World Heritage Site. All this within a few hours’ drive of Anchor's Rest at Umhlanga Rocks Kwa Zulu Natal, which is a destination that offers a complete experience with the golden beaches of the warm Indian Ocean.