Amanzimtoti at a glance
Unwind by the sweet water
Amanzimtoti, meaning 'the water is sweet' is a laid-back coastal town near Durban. This town attracts the young, old, retired and working class - all for the same reason.. the beach! With the beach being the main attraction in this neighbourhood, surfing, swimming and fishing are the most popular outdoor activities and holiday makers flock here in summer. Life moves a little slower in Amanzimtoti, and many people like to live here and commute to work in Durban.
The Thirsty Whale is the locals favourite spot to curb any hunger cravings throughout the day. Situated on Beach Road, overlooking the ocean, the ambience and vibe couldn’t be better to enjoy a meal.
There are many sports clubs in this area, which are a great way to get involved with the community, and socialise. For the nature lovers, the Bird Sanctuary offers an escape from the hustle and bustle, and a chance to experience nature firsthand.
Pipeline Coastal Park offers a safe environment for those wanting to picnic on the beach and also has a private pool, a great day out for the whole family. For those wanting a little more adventure there is also the paddle boating option along the river.
Kingsway High School and Kuswag Combined School are two of the most popular schools in Amanzimtoti. One being English and the other Afrikaans, this area offers a variety of school choices for families with children.
Shopping can be done at various shopping centres and malls, but Galleria Shopping Mall would be the most popular - offering a great food court, an arcade room, ten pin bowling, miniature golf and even the old favourite bumper cars.