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Wheelchair user enjoys feeding elephants

Plenty to trumpet about: why disabled folk love Umhlanga

Accessible, family-friendly facilities, good shopping and its nearness to the airport make Umhlanga a hit with disabled tourists. That’s according to Jennae Bezuidenhout, of Access2Africa Safaris, an award-winning tour operator that caters for the needs of people with disabilities and their families. Bezuidenhout, who was speaking to Umhlanga Tourism ahead of International Wheelchair Day, on…

FEATURED IMAGE: Better make sure you're on target with your Umhlanga Valentine's dinner plans.

Valentine’s Day: hot tips for an Umhlanga date

Marketing and tourism go together like, well, love and marriage. So it’s only right that scores of FunShine Coast hospitality businesses have been quick to climb on the Valentine’s Day promotional bandwagon (or should that be, carriage?). The romantically inclined, or the just plain anxious to placate, are being inundated with offers – spoilt for…

FEATURED IMAGE: The pier and lighthouse at Umhlanga Rocks recreated in Lego.

Model makeover for Umhlanga

A dazzling new diorama of your favourite seaside resort is now on show. It’s a treat for the young and young-at-heart. There’s the landmark lighthouse and the famous whale-bone pier. And nearby, people are having fun: building sand castles, fishing from the rocks or enjoying the promenade. It’s a slice of the Umhlanga Rocks you…

FEATURED IMAGE: A still from Cold Case Hammarskjold – the tired hack shuffles the deck and drinks in a moodily lit African tavern. Picture: Tore Vollan

Who killed whatshisname?
Doccie digs dirt on
UN diplomat’s murder

Who killed the second secretary-general of the United Nations and why after nearly 58 years should we even care? Two questions at the heart of Cold Case Hammarskjöld, an intriguing documentary showing at Ster Kinekor Gateway as part of the Durban International Film Festival. Swede Dag Hammarskjöld perished when his plane crashed in September 1961,…

two guys

The Taste of Summer

La Cremosa is an Italian gelateria in Umhlanga. Well situated in the land of eternal summer (Umhlanga) La Cremosa occupies space next door to News Café on Palm Boulevard opposite the main entrance to Gateway Shopping Centre. This genuine Italian gelateria, run by Italians Mauro and Sandro, offers a typical Italian experience. Coffee and bakery…

Woman Snorkeling in Tropical Ocean

Don’t let Frizzy Hair Keep You Away

BY UMHLANGA TOURISM · 8TH SEPTEMBER 2017 September is tourism month. Remember to use the hashtag #WeDoTourism in all your social media campaigns until the 30th! Mom, Amelia Meyer, bemoans letting frizzy hair and fear of bikinis keep her away from Umhlanga. With so much beauty to enjoy along our coastline and lots of things to…

Superwoman: She’s Real!

Superwoman: She’s Real!

BY UMHLANGA TOURISM · PUBLISHED 17TH AUGUST 2017 · UPDATED 17TH AUGUST 2017 In honour of Women’s Month… Who said Superwoman was a fictional comic character only? There is proof that she exists in real life. In various forms. Take these ladies as a modern-day, local example. Lynn Eaton, Shivanie Naidoo, Trish Roberts-Loose, Claudette Lingenfelder…