Explore the AREA


Explore the area around Pumula Beach Hotel that is situated in the cosy little village of Umzumbe, that lies between the Umzumbe and Ingambili Rivers, just 100 kilometres south of Durban and is close to so many local tourist attractions!

The village itself is enveloped in a wild dune forest with easy access to its unspoilt beach that offers a slice of paradise that is part of this magnificent coastline known as the Hibiscus Coast. Enjoy the warm waters of the Indian Ocean and explore all this exceptional corner of South Africa has to offer.

** PLEASE NOTE: Pumula Beach Hotel is in no way associated or affiliated with these third party activities **

363 - Horse Rider


Experience the South Coast on horse back for an unforgettable memory. There is a selection of ponies for kids and also draft horses for our bigger clientele. Bookings are essential.

Distance: 47,9 km via R102 and R61 | Travel Time: 40 min
Tel: 083 301 2941 | Address: Selsdon Park Estate, Trafalgar


DIVING Aliwal Dive Centre

The Aliwal Dive Centre is ideally located for daily charters to Aliwal Shoal and the 2 nearby wrecks ‘Nebo’ and ‘Produce’. Their Dive Charter Operation enjoys all the conveniences one would expect of a Premier Dive Centre in South Africa.

Aliwal Dive Centre also offer daily Baited Shark Dives, Shark Cage Diving & Snorkeling, Reef & Wreck Dives, Boat Excursions & Snorkel Trips and Padi Scuba Dive Courses.

Distance: 59km | Travel Time: 40 minutes
Tel: 039 973 2233 | Address: 2 Moodie St, Umkomaas

366 - Surfing

SURFING Pumula Surf School

Pumula Surf Camp is literally on Pumula Hotel's doorstep! Surf lessons and guiding are designed for your specific surfing requirements. Qualified surf instructors will work closely with you to create your lesson plan. Catering for beginners, intermediate and advanced surfers wanting to get a better understanding of the ocean, more enjoyment out of surfing, and improve their surfing skills.

Distance: 0.5km | Walking distance: 5 minutes
Tel: 078 444 7130 | Address: 75 Park Avenue, Pumula


BUTTERFLIES Butterfly Valley Farm

Peruse the butterfly farm and marvel at the beauty of South Africa’s many butterflies.

Distance: 38 km via R102 and R61 | Travel Time: 35 min
Tel: 073 422 5357 | Address: 46 Fascadale Road, Ramsgate


CONSERVATION CENTRES Crocworld Conservation Centre

Enjoy a complete wildlife experience with a variety of birds, snakes and crocodiles.

Distance: 64km | Travel Time: 45 minutes
Tel: 039 976 1103 | Address: Old Main Road, Scottburgh

Riverbend Crocodile Farm

A fantastic experience for kids and adults where learning about reptiles and birds is a pleasure!

Distance: 45km | Travel Time: 36 minutes
Tel: 039 316 6204 | Address: Riverbend Crocodile Farm, Ramsgate


HELICOPTER TRIPS Airtrack Aviation Pleasure Trips

Let your breath be taken away with helicopter and aeroplane scenic flights. Nothing is more breath-taking than having an eagle’s eye view of the beautiful south coast scenery.

Distance: 38.5km | Travel Time: 36 minutes
Tel: 079 890 3988 | Address: 2182 Anne Barnard Rd,

* Photo credit: www.airtrackaviation.co.za



If you are an adrenaline junkie or just passionate about the outdoors, Wild 5 Adventures has a little something for everyone from paintball to wild swinging!

Distance: 43km | Travel Time: 51 minutes
Tel: 082 566 7424 | Address: Oribi Gorge, Izinqolweni



Splash out at Wild Waves Water Park and discover an assortment of aquatic rides, slides, tubes and plunge pools.

Distance: 78km | Travel Time: 1hr 17 minutes
Tel: 039 305 9111 | Address: Wild Coast Sun Main Bizana Road, Port Edward

367 - Golf Player


The following top or popular golf courses are within driving distance from the Hotel. Bookings must be made prior to arrival. Group rates are offered.

Port Shepstone Country Club17 min (15 km) - Tel: 039 695 0140
Selbourne Country Club29 min (35km) - Tel: 039 688 1800
Margate Country Club33 min (32km) - Tel: 039 317 2340
Umdoni Golf Course35 min (36km) - Tel: 039 975 1615
Scottburgh Golf Club40 min (47km) - Tel: 039 976 0041
Southbroom Golf Club42 min (44km) - Tel: 039 316 6026
San Lameer44 min (46km) - Tel: 039 313 5141
Umkomaas Golf Club47 min (58km) - Tel: 039 973 1042
Port Edward Country Club59 min (62km) - Tel: 039 311 2589
Wild Coast Sun60 min (66km) - Tel: 039 305 9111
356 - Archer

MAC BANANA ESTATES Shopping & Adventures

Mac Banana is a unique shopping and entertainment facility, offering loads of shops and activities for family fun.

Distance: 55km | Travel Time: 43 minutes

Tel: 039 319 1033  | Address: R61 Munster, Port Edward 

* Photo credit: www.macbanana.com



Take in the wildlife and surroundings with a self game drive or try zip-lining and many other activities in this amazing location.

Distance: 57km | Travel Time: 1 hour
Tel: 083 257 9468 | Address: D219 Oribi Flats, Port Shepstone

* Photo credit: www.lakeeland.co.za


DEEP SEA FISHING Fillet Charters

Come and enjoy a fun-filled day of deep sea fishing with friends and family on a boat.

Distance: 74km | Travel Time: 49 minutes
Tel: 072 781 8000 | Address: 61 Marlin Dr, Kelso



Nestled in the tranquil sub-tropical edge of the Ramsgate Lagoon, the Waffle House serves divine waffles with a great sea view.

Distance: 40km | Travel Time: 34 minutes
Tel: 039 314 9424 | Address: Lot 839 Marine Dr, Ramsgate



Allow time to relax, breathe, stretch out and be with nature with some yoga sessions at the Pumula Surf Camp.

Distance: 0.5km | Travel Time: 5 minutes
Tel: 078 444 7130 | Address: 75 Park Avenue, Pumula


Pumula is unique in its location, situated right on one of the few select beaches in the country that enjoys Blue Flag status. Book your holiday with us and experience all that Pumula has to offer!