• Exploring the South Coast of Durban
    Exploring the South Coast of Durban
  • Timeless Lodge suitable for corporate, solo and family travelers
    Timeless Lodge suitable for corporate, solo and family travelers

Discover the Magic of Durban's South Coast

Posted by Steff on Wed May 3, 2023.

If you're seeking a beachfront getaway with breathtaking ocean views, comfortable accommodations, and outdoor activities, look no further than Timeless Lodge. This charming beach lodge is located in Umkomaas, KwaZulu Natal, and offers everything you need to create unforgettable memories with your loved ones. From whale watching and diving to relaxing on the beach and indulging in delicious local cuisine, Timeless Lodge is the perfect destination.

Let’s take a closer look at some of the exciting attractions and events that you can enjoy during your stay at Timeless Lodge, including the annual sardine run, whale watching, Mother and Father's Day, and more.

The Annual Sardine Run: The annual sardine run is a highly anticipated event in South Africa, and it typically takes place between June and July. During this time, millions of sardines migrate up the coast of KwaZulu Natal, attracting an array of marine life such as dolphins, whales, and sharks. Timeless Lodge is ideally located close to the beach, providing you with a front-row seat to witness this incredible natural phenomenon.

Whale Watching: KwaZulu Natal is home to a variety of whale species, including humpback whales, southern right whales, and Bryde's whales. From June to November, you can witness these majestic creatures up close during your stay at Timeless Lodge. The peak whale watching season in KwaZulu Natal is from July to September, so plan your trip accordingly to maximize your chances of seeing these amazing animals.

Mother and Father's Day: Make this year's Mother and Father's Day extra special by treating your parents to a relaxing beachfront getaway at Timeless Lodge. This serene location offers all amenities, to make their stay comfortable. Show your appreciation for your loved ones in this beautiful setting.

Diving and Snorkelling: KwaZulu Natal's coastline is known for its stunning coral reefs and abundant marine life. If you're a first-time or experienced diver or just want to go snorkeling, you can explore the underwater world during your stay at Timeless Lodge.  Aliwal Shoal is in close proximity to the Lodge.

Aliwal Shoal is a famous diving location in Umkomaas Durban, South Africa, known for its diverse marine life and stunning coral reefs. Here are some of the activities that visitors can enjoy at Aliwal Shoal:
Scuba diving is the main attraction at Aliwal Shoal. The dive site is suitable for both beginners and experienced divers. The location is known for its abundant marine life, including sharks, dolphins, and turtles.

Snorkeling is another popular activity at Aliwal Shoal. Visitors can explore the shallow waters and coral reefs while snorkeling. The water is clear, allowing for excellent visibility of the marine life below.

Shark Cage Diving: For adventurous visitors, shark cage diving is a thrilling activity. Visitors can witness the majestic predators up close in the safety of a steel cage. This activity is only available for experienced divers.

Whale Watching: Visitors can enjoy whale watching at Aliwal Shoal from June to November when humpback whales migrate through the area.

Fishing: Fishing is another popular activity at Aliwal Shoal. Visitors can take a boat out to sea and catch a variety of fish species, including yellowtail, tuna, and dorado.

Kayaking: Visitors can rent a kayak and explore the calm waters surrounding Aliwal Shoal. This activity is suitable for all ages and skill levels.

Beach Activities: Visitors can also enjoy a variety of beach activities, such as sunbathing, swimming, and beach volleyball, on the beautiful sandy beaches near Aliwal Shoal.
Overall, Aliwal Shoal offers a wide range of activities that cater to visitors of all ages and interests.

Local Cuisine: No visit to KwaZulu Natal is complete without indulging in some of the region's delicious local cuisine. From fresh seafood and traditional curries to artisanal cheeses and craft beers, there's something for every palate.

Timeless Lodge is the perfect destination for your next beachfront getaway in KwaZulu Natal. With its prime location, comfortable amenities, and numerous activities, you'll create unforgettable memories with your loved ones. Make sure to plan your trip during the anticipated times for the arrival of whales and sardines to get the most out of your experience. Book your stay now and experience the beauty of South Africa's coastline.