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                         ABOUT THE SOUTH COAST

                             KwaZulu-Natal’s holiday paradise of the South Coast is known for
                             its many glorious beaches, rocky coves, pristine lagoons, fascinat-
                             ing attractions and wide range of accommodation – from caravan
                             parks to first-class hotels. Starting from Warner Beach, which lies
                             just south of Amanzimtoti and the cosmopolitan hub of Durban,
                             a golden coastline lush with subtropical vegetation stretches all
                             the way to Port Edward, where the Mtamvuna River forms the
                             border with the Eastern Cape Province. Benefiting from marvellous
                             weather throughout the year, the South Coast is also the site of
                             major events like the Ugu Jazz Festival, Africa Bike Week and the
                             South African Women’s Open Golf Championship.

                             The region’s beaches and marine life are top attractions. There
                             are seven Blue Flag beaches on the South Coast in the 2014/15
                             season, comprising Lucien, Marina Beach, Pennington (a new
                             addition to the programme), Ramsgate, Southport, Trafalgar and
                             Umzumbe (Pumula), with Mpenjati, Park Rynie and Scottburgh Main
                             beaches receiving pilot Blue Flag status. Beaches are awarded this
                             prestigious international accolade in recognition of their outstand-

                               about the south coast

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