5 Top Camping Spots in KZN with Outlands Outdoor
We’ve teamed up with Outlands Outdoor to put together this epic Top 5 list of camping spots in KZN.
1. Dolphin Holiday Resort – Ballito, KZN North Coast
A short 50km drive outside of Durban. Happy campers are often lucky enough to spot dolphins in the waves from the comfort of their loungers.
Surrounded by lush sub-tropical forest, the campsite is peaceful and well established with a number of well-shaded spots, electricity points with TV connections, a swimming pool, grocery store, restaurant, laundry room, children’s playground, pool tables, volleyball court and more.
Address: Dolphin Holiday Resort, Ballito, North Coast, KwaZulu-Natal
Contact: 032 946 2187
2. Albert Falls Dam and Game Reserve – Albert Falls, KZN
Nestled between the rolling hills of the Karkloof Nature Reserve, you’ll find KZN’s largest dam, Albert Falls. Just 24km outside of Pietermaritzburg, this is a wonderfully welcoming family campsite with large, grassy camping stands spread over 3000 hectares of land. Spot game as soon as you arrive onsite, such as buck and zebra grazing along the banks of the dam.
Address: GPS co-ordinates: 29.4361° S, 30.3883° E
Contact: 033 569 1202
3. Lake Eland Game Reserve
The views over Oribi Gorge will be yours for the duration of your stay at Lake Eland Game Reserve. Explore the magnificent gorge that was formed by natural forces when floods of water swept through the ravine.
Enjoy privacy and electricity with communal toilets and showers. If you’re not up to the cabins, you can camp just a few meters from the nearby fishing dam close the swimming pool.
Address: D219 Oribi Flats East, Oribi Gorge, Port Shepstone, 4240
Contact: 039 687 0395
4. River Valley Nature Reserve, Margate
This place is set on the banks of the iVungu River and lies on a privately owned nature reserve. Campers will enjoy hot showers and a washing area that comprise a small kitchen. There are beautiful walking trails, giving travellers the chance to marvel at over 160 species of birds along the river Vungu. If you’re lucky, you can spot Bush buck, nyala or duiker. However, hire a car in South Africa to accommodate your travel.
Address: Portal Ave, Margate
Contact: 083 263 5537
5. Scottburgh Caravan Park, Umdoni Coast
Just 30 minutes south of Durban, Scottburgh Caravan Park is nicknamed ‘The one on the beach’ for good reason. This large camping and caravan site walks down onto the beach and is ideal for large family getaways. Apart from the beach, there are also water slides, mini-golf, restaurants and shops all within walking distance of your camp spot.
Address: GPS co-ordinates: S30° 16.997′; E30° 45.569′
Contact: 039 976 0291
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