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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.

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The beach in Amanzimtoti

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.

View of an ocean restaurant in Amanzimtoti
The Amanzimtoti Bird Sanctuary in Amanzimtoti

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.

The lagoon in Amanzimtoti
Paddle boating in a lagoon in Amanzimtoti

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.

Rugby fields in Amanzimtoti
A restaurant in a mall in Amanzimtoti

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.

The Civic Centre in Amanzimtoti
The Galleria mall in Amanzimtoti

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.

Nu Metro cinema in Amanzimtoti
Bumper cars in Amanzimtoti
A park in Amanzimtoti

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