Afrikaans name: Margate
The beach at Margate
Margate is a seaside resort that is popular with tourists. It is situated on the Hibiscus Coast about 20 km from Port Shepstone.
Margate weatherMARGATE WEATHER
The town was established in 1908 by Henry Richardson. He named it after the English town of Margate.
Much of the attraction for tourists has something to do with the sea. There are sandy beaches which are ideal for sunbathing, surfing and snorkelling. There also rocky areas which attract fisherman and those wishing to explore the coastline.
Margate also offers many restaurants and pubs as well as a variety of holiday accommodation.
Margate has a beautiful rocky shoreline
References and further readingBook of the Road - 4th edition - Author: MapStudio - Year Published: 2019 - Page: 130
Conolly's Guide to Southern Africa - Author: Denis Conolly - Year Published: 1982 - Page: 195
Country Life - Issue 209 - Author: - Year Published: 2013 - Page: 55
On Route - A region by region guide to South Africa - Author: B.P.J. Erasmus - Year Published: 1995 - Page: 121
Places to Visit in Southern Africa - Author: AA RSA - Year Published: 1995 - Page: 132
Reader's Digest Illustrated Guide to Southern Africa - 4th edition - Author: - Year Published: 1986 - Page: 329
Southern Africa from the Highway - Author: AA RSA - Year Published: 1991 - Page: 211
The Pictorial Motoring Atlas of South Africa - Author: Maxwell Leigh - Year Published: 1987 - Page: 113