The Wildebeest's guide to South Africa


Afrikaans name: Hibberdene


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About 100 km south of Durban lies the seaside town of Hibberdene.

Hibberdene weather


It has a nice stretch of beach and is popular with holiday makers in South Africa.

The small shopping centre, serving the local residents, is a busy place over the weekend. What can't be bought in Hibberdene can normally be obtained in Port Shepstone which is a short distance to the south.

The town was named Hibberdene in honour of a former Postmaster-general of Natal C. Maxwell-Hibberd.

Popular activities in and around Hibberdene include diving, swimming, scuba and snorkelling. There are a variety of sports facilities nearby.

References and further reading

The Pictorial Motoring Atlas of South Africa - Author: Maxwell Leigh - Published: 1987 - Page: 114

Southern Africa from the Highway - Author: AA RSA - Published: 1991 - Page: 214

Readers Digest Illustrated Guide to Southern Africa - 4th edition - Author: - Published: 1986 - Page: 328

On Route - A region by region guide to South Africa - Author: B.P.J. Erasmus - Published: 1995 - Page: 126

Conollys Guide to Southern Africa - 2nd edition - Author: Denis Conolly - Published: 1982 - Page: 191

Book of the Road - 4th edition - Author: MapStudio - Published: 2019 - Page: 123


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