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Durban North Beach Tourism Information

Quick Facts: Durban North Beach

  • North Beach is one of Durban's popular sandy beaches
  • North Beach is located north of the harbour and bluff, in between the Bay of Plenty and Durban's Dairy Beach
  • North Beach is one of the main beaches in Durban and is cared for by the Durban Surf Lifesaving Club
  • The clubhouse is located on the Marine Parade
  • The beach is flanked by two large piers and is accessible from the Marine Parade which stretches along the Golden Mile of Durban's city coastline
  • Surfing
  • Body boarding
  • Paddle ski
  • Skateboarding
  • Swimming
  • Sunbathing
  • Suncoast Casino & Hotel
  • uShaka Marine World, Durban
  • Dining: restaurants and bars
  • Beach

Distance to Airport: 32 km

Distance to City: 3 km

Introducing Durban North Beach

North Beach is one of Durban's popular sandy beaches.  North Beach is located north of the harbour and bluff, in between the Bay of Plenty and Durban's Dairy Beach.  North Beach is one of the main beaches in Durban and is cared for by the Durban Surf Lifesaving Club. The clubhouse features prominently on the Marine Parade.

The beach itself is flanked by two large piers and is accessible from the Marine Parade which stretches along the Golden Mile of Durban's city coastline.  Based on the excellent and favorable surfing conditions along Durban's North Beach, this area of Durban has become an ideal holiday and tourist destination. North Beach provides facilities for surfing , body boarding, paddle ski, skateboarding and plain swimming and sun bathing.

Activities along Durban's North Beach, KwaZulu-Natal (South Africa)

Due to the mild climate and the warm Indian Ocean, the beaches along Durban's coastline invite for exciting water sports as well as relaxation in a subtropical climate.

  • Surfing
  • Body boarding
  • Paddle ski
  • Skateboarding
  • Swimming
  • Sunbathing

Attractions and places of interest along Durban's North Beach, KwaZulu-Natal (South Africa)

Suncoast Casino & Hotel

At the beginning of the Golden Mile in Durban, one can find the Suncoast Casino & Hotel.  The exciting Suncoast Casino in Durban is a large complex offering casino gambling, a cinema, a multitude of restaurants and a private beach for sunbathing as well as a number of other facilities.

uShaka Marine World, Durban

The uShaka Marine World Park is an adventurous water park and aquarium incorporating the world's largest in-restaurant shark tank, a heli pad for coastal tours and a dolphinarium.

Dining

North Beach has a number of restaurants in its immediate vicinity, the most significant of which is Joe Kools which is a restaurant, bar and nightclub overlooking the beach.

Beach of North Beach

The warm water of the magnificent Indian Ocean and the fine, white sandy beach along Durban's North Beach attracts tourists and local visitors alike.  The beaches along the stretch of North Beach in Durban are protected by a series of shark nets and patrolled by lifesavers.

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