Get out on the town

There's an awful lot to do in and around Zimbali Coastal Resort. Besides exploring the resort itself, we can offer you a range of exciting experiences both on our doorstep, in the surrounding area and in other parts of our amazing province.

These include:

  • Retail therapy and entertainment at world-class shopping malls

  • Exploring historic Durban and its vibrant markets

  • Game viewing and safari outings

  • Day trips to tourism attractions and places of interest

  • Scuba diving

  • Deep-sea fishing tours

  • Guided snorkeling excursions

Here are a few options within easy travelling distance of Zimbali Coastal Resort:

  • uShaka Marine World - with one of the best aquariums in South Africa, as well as a waterpark and a range of great restaurants, this is an attraction not to be missed

  • Holla Trails - incorporates 340km of mountain bike trails

  • Take in a game of football, rugby or cricket at Moses Mabhida, Kings Park and Kingsmead stadiums

  • Shop till you drop at Umhlanga's Gateway Theatre of Shopping - one of Africa’s largest shopping malls

  • Valley of 1000 Hills - explore Zulu culture and a range of great curio shops, quaint coffee shops and eateries

  • Swim with tiger sharks and ragged tooth sharks in the warm waters of the Indian Ocean

  • Snorkelling and scuba diving excursions on Aliwal Shoal and its reef system south of Durban

Booking off site tours & activities

For your convenience, the Fairmont Zimbali Resort offers an easy to use and professional in-house tours and activities service.

Situated at the Concierge Desk on the Lobby level of the hotel, the friendly team from Siyabonga Tours are on hand to assist you in booking and enjoying your off site tour or activity.

Their services range from airport transfers to guided tours.


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