Mtubatuba KZN South Africa is considered as the gateway into the Greater St. Lucia wetlands park, which was renamed as the iSimangaliso wetlands park in November 2007.Mtubatuba (the name comes from the local Zulu and means ‘he who was pummelled out’,) is a small, busy and vital centre which offers local communities access to supplies, markets and other facilities. It also provides an ideal overnight stop for travellers going north or south and access to Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Game Reserve from the south.
Mtubatuba's wide range of accommodation is filled to capacity every alternate June, when the African continent's
Initially Mtubatuba was established as a railway siding in 1903 in a swampland of reeds and papyrus, and was nearly washed away in 1918 in one of the worst floods the area had seen in over 100 years Mtubatuba has since developed into a strong sub-regional commercial, service, transport & administrative centre for the entire North Eastern Zululand region.
Accommodation in Matubatuba
Places to stay with Accommodation in Mtubatuba which includes hotels, self catering accommodation, guest houses, bed and breakfast, lodges etc
A diverse range of activities are available.
A great selection of Restaurants, coffee shops and pubs to choose from!
Matubatuba, forms part of the Zululand Birding Route, for more info please visit www.zululand-birding-route-info.co.za/routes