Beaches & Fishing

The warm Indian Ocean beaches are ideal for swimming, surfing, yatching, kayaking and most other water sports.
The Main Bathing Beaches Are:
Alkantstrand Beach
swimming , lifesavers, shark nets, surfing, fishing, food outlet, braai facilities and a dolphin viewing platform
Newark Beach
swimming, surfing with lifesavers and shark nets
Mtunzini Beach
swimming and fishing



Deep Sea Fishing
Boat owners are able to launch their boats at the Richards Bay Ski Boat Club and the Meerensee Boat Club. Visitors can also enjoy a day’s fishing aboard the private fishing charters of Irish Bandit and Colibri Hengeltoere.

Irish Bandit Charter: 082 886 7129
Colibri Hengeltoere: 072 122 4792

Shore Fishing
Visitors can fish from Naval Island, Pelican Island and the entire Bay Shore area. Please contact KZN Wildlife regarding fishing legislation, regulations and permits.
KZN Wildlife: 035 753 2212