Blue Sky Mining is a year-round oasis and a leisure lover’s paradise!
We boast one of the most breathtaking panoramic views of the Indian Ocean, nestled in a beautiful subtropical garden, complete with rock pools. For sunny skies, azure waters beckoning with enthralling activities and heavenly peaceful surroundings, venture to the beautiful seaside town of Warner Beach situated just a short walk away from unspoilt sandy beaches which lay directly in front of us and mere minutes from Amanzimtoti, Durban.
We have an array of unique, clean, comfortable and affordable options available to suit your accommodation needs. These range from dormitory-style rooms fitted with shower and toilet to gorgeous twin / double en-suite rooms. All rooms are serviced daily guaranteeing a relaxed stay. So, whether you’re a backpacker, sports-person, holidaymaker, volunteer or even on a business trip, we’ll have something for you.
Blue Sky Mining Backpackers & Lodge's interior decoration is bright and cheery and radiates a wonderful unpretentious vibe. Interiors and outdoors are exquisite ornate with funky artwork lending a unique appeal to the lovely establishment. Feast on a hearty breakfast in the welcoming dining area or unwind in the cosy communal lounge area and watch satellite television, order a drink from the bar and gather around the barbecue to socialize with other guests and friends.
Swim a couple of lengths in the marvellous rock swimming pool from where awesome sea views can be relished and afterwards play a game of pool with friends. Peruse the interesting art and crafts markets, dance the night away at the nightclubs in nearby Amanzimtoti, surf the waves, scuba dive or enjoy quiet time fishing from the rocks. Blue Sky Mining Backpackers & Lodge is all about blissful relaxation in the midst of awe-inspiring surroundings and is truly an amazing hospitable venue for an unforgettable getaway.
Divers and volunteers who book direct are entitled to a 10% discount on accommodation.
Our friendly, attentive staff will welcome you and assist you with whatever you need.
Enjoy a hearty breakfast or traditional 'Durban Curry' and many more munchies in our subtropical garden surrounded by magnificent coca nut, banana and papaya trees.
Fully stocked restaurant and licensed bar
2 rock swimming pools
Outdoor fire pit
Books for sale
There are numerous activities that can be organised by us and enjoyed by you locally - all year round! Along the main road we have it all...restaurants and pubs, supermarket, takeaways, laundromat, chemist, post office, video store & ATM.
- Diving - Come and blow bubbles at the Aliwal Shoal, one of the top ten dive sites in the world, and experience a breathtaking underwater adventure. Stunning reefs & wrecks, raggies, zambezi and tiger sharks, abundant fish life, dolphins - all in all world class diving at its best. Dives booked directly with us receive a 10% discount off bed and free pick ups to and from the dive centre in Umkomaas!
- Surfing / Bodyboarding - available for beginners or advanced surfers.
- Snorkelling - Goggles and snorkels available to hire
- Fishing/Deep sea fishing - Rods
- Horse riding on the beach
- Book a game drive
Blue Sky Mining is situated in Warner Beach, KwaZulu Natal, just 30 km south of Durban & 60 km south of King Shaka Durban International Airport.
We are situated on the magnificent Sapphire Coast, boasting of 40 kilometres of golden beaches and lush coastal forests, interspersed with lively coastal villages. The Sapphire Coast is perfectly located - bordered by the city of Durban on one side and the unspoilt beauty of the south coast to the other, with the rolling hills of KwaZulu Natal, rich in wildlife culture and history to the West.
Durban is a modern, vibrant cosmopolitan city, it’s lifestyle architecture and culture reflect and thrive on its warm subtropical climate.
Local surf spot
African township day tours
Crocworld in Scottburgh
Amanzimtoti Flea Market
Amanzimtoti Bird Sanctuary
The Highland Gathering
The Night Market