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Lalaria offers panoramic sea and coastal views. The spacious deck overlooking the beach is the ideal place for al fre...
A mere 500 meters from the ocean, nestled amongst impressive indigenous trees with unrestricted views of the spectacu...
Luxury three bedroom beach front apartment. Chaka’s rock is situated in a private gated complex, one of only eight w...
Chaka’s Rock (Shaka’s Rock) consists of a small strip of prime residential properties situated along the coastline north of Durban in KwaZulu-Natal Province, South Africa. The safe swimming beach has a large tidal pool and flanked by rocky promontories at either end.
The area forms part of the Dolphin Coast, known for the vast numbers of dolphins that frequent this section of the coastline. With a subtropical climate, foliage surrounding Chaka’s Rock remains green and swimming is possible practically throughout the year.
Chaka’s Rock is considered an ideal family vacation spot and with a glorious sandy beach, rock pools for children to explore, sea life in the calm tidal pool, ski-boat launch site and waves gentle enough to learn how to surf.
Top 6 reasons to visit Shaka’s Rock
1. Spend a day swimming and lounging on the beach at Chaka’s Rock. The difficulty in locating the entrance means that the beach is rarely crowded. Try snorkelling in the historic tidal pool or hire a fishing rod for beach fishing. The small sit-down café at the entrance to the beach provides some relief from the heat and a place to purchase refreshments.
2. Travel the King Shaka heritage route to learn more of Shaka, a ruler of the Zulu nation in the early 1800's, regarded as a military genius by the Brits and other foes. The route includes visits to old forts and additional historic sites.
3. Enjoy a stimulating round of golf at Simbithi Country Club located at the nearby 430ha Simbithi Eco Estate. The 60-par course is referred to as an executive golf course with a high number of par 3 holes. The clubhouse has an excellent restaurant and wine gallery.
4. The Ballito Lifestyle Centre is a short drive from Chaka’s Rock to stock up on provisions and for retail therapy. The centre has 84 stores... Show more