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Activities at ANEW Hotel Ocean Reef

ANEW Hotel Ocean Reef’s beachfront location offers guests the perfect opportunity to take advantage of the things to do in Zinkwazi. Make use of our direct beach access boardwalk and spend the day exploring the beautiful coastal beach of Zinkwazi. 

Beachgoers can stroll along stretches of the quiet beach, join a deep-sea fishing charter expedition, or simply relax on the golden shoreline while the waves of the magnificent Indian Ocean reveal the occasional frolicking dolphin. 

The property is also conveniently located near several historical sites, game reserves, major access highways, and the King Shaka International Airport. 

Nearby Activities & Attractions

Harold Johnson Nature Reserve 

This 113-hectare park is situated on the south bank of the Tugela River, 6km from the river mouth. The park has multiple walking trails and picnic sites for visitors to enjoy. The Fort Pearson and Ultimatum Tree national monuments can be viewed here, as well as a few remaining war graves. Enjoy multiple wildlife species and an abundance of birdlife with a total of 200 species being recorded in the reserve.   

Contact +27 (0) 72 316 6716 or visit  


Sugar Rush Park

Sugar Rush Park is the perfect family outing. The park has tons of fun activities for kids including a jump park, laser tag, and tree trails. Perfect for getting the kids outdoors and active. Parents can browse the many shops with a coffee in hand or enjoy a delicious meal at one of the 2 on-site restaurants.  


Golfing at Prince’s Grant

Designed and constructed by Peter Matkovich this course features large greens and impressive fairways which create a very unique and challenging experience for all golfers. The Price’s Grant golf course is one of the top 5 coastal courses of South Africa.  

Contact: +27 (0) 32 482 0041 

Nyoni Craft Stall

Nyoni Craft stall at Amatikulu off-ramp off the N2 (30km north) is a wonderful market where people can buy traditional South African beadwork, carvings, and other beautiful crafts. The perfect place to find handmade and unique gifts and souvenirs.  

Contact: +27 (0) 32 453 0066 

The Raffia Palm Forest

The Raffia Palm Forest became an official National Monument in 1942 due to its unique botanical value and diversity. The palms that grow in this breathtaking region are one of only 6 species of palm trees that are indigenous to South Africa. A unique experience for the whole family. 

Where: Raphia Palm Forest, Mtunzini, Zululand, KwaZulu Natal  

Dlinza Forest Reserve

This 250-hectare forest includes multiple walking trails, picnic facilities, and a 10-metre-high aerial boardwalk. This reserve is especially popular with bird lovers. Spot monkeys and the endangered Dlinza Forest Pinwheel snail.  

Contact: +27 (0) 35 474 4029 

Get in touch with our reception team during your stay for assistance and more information on these and many more off-site activities.

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