The Wildebeest's guide to South Africa

Blythedale Beach

Afrikaans name: Blythedale Strand

Blythedale Beach

Blythedale Beach

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The small coastal town of Blythedale Beach is situated around 70 km from Durban and 7 km from KwaDukuza.

Blythedale Beach has a beautiful stretch of unspoilt beach and is a good place for a relaxed vacation. One can spend time sitting on the beach keeping an eye out for dolphins and whales or swim in the designated area which is protected by lifeguards and shark-nets. The beach is also popular for jet-skiing, fishing and ski-boating.

Other activities in the area include bird-watching, golf and exploring the historical sites in nearby KwaDukuza.

There are a wide variety of accommodation types available in Blythesdale Beach including bed and breakfast establishments, self-catering accommodation and duplexes and houses to rent.

Been to Blythesdale Beach? How was it?

Accommodation at Blythedale Beach

Above - There is plenty of holiday accommodation available at Blythedale Beach

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Rocky outcrop on Blythedale Beach

Above - Rocky outcrop on Blythedale Beach

Photo © Steven Herbert

References and further reading

Southern Africa from the Highway - Author: AA RSA - Published: 1991 - Page: 247

Where to see Birds in KwaZulu-Natal - Author: Bennett and Herbert - Published: 1995 - Page: 51

Conollys Guide to Southern Africa - 2nd edition - Author: Denis Conolly - Published: 1982 - Page: 199

Country Life - Issue 270 - Author: - Published: 2020 - Page: 34

Country Life - Issue 270 - Author: - Published: 2020 - Page: 84

go! - Issue 156 - Author: - Published: 2019 - Page: 38


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