Firmly placed in the heart of the North Coast, lies the tourist destination of Ballito. Between fields of green and gold and sparkling sea, this tourist magnet is only 40km north of the city hub of Durban.
The beach is the major attraction for most visitors as Ballito’s main beach, Willard Beach, provides safe swimming with regular on-duty life guards and is protected by shark nets. The famous tidal pool is just south of the main beach and is a clean well-maintained alternative to the open sea. The large variety of sea-life gives children hours of entertainment.
Fishing is a great attraction in these parts with many the angler and spear fisherman making this coast their destination.
Ballito has a range of accommodation options for every traveler – from Guest Houses to bed and breakfasts - the choices are great. The accommodation directory provides a list of advertisers for Ballito and surrounds.
Things to do and see in Ballito are as follows:
- Crocodile Creek
- Hola Biking Trails
- Sugar Rush Park
- Animal Farm
- Walking / Hiking
- Micro lighting
The activities directory has more options in and around the area.
Ballito has grown exponentially in the last few years with new shopping malls and lifestyle centres opening their doors, providing job opportunities for the locals.