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The Wildebeest's guide to South Africa

Shelly Beach

Afrikaans name: Shelly Beach

Shelly Beach

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Shelly Beach is sandwiched between Port Shepstone and Margate on the south coast of KwaZulu-Natal.

It is a popular destination for tourists for a number of reasons. It has a fine beach with the warm Indian Ocean making it possible to swim all year round. It is a good spot for surf and rock fishing, as well as scuba diving.

Accommodation in Shelly Beach

A wide variety of accommodation is available and there are numerous shops nearby. Port Shepstone and Margate are also just a few kilometres away.

A well-known attraction in the area is the nearby Pure Venom Reptile Park.


References and further reading

Conolly's Guide to Southern Africa - Author: Denis Conolly - Year Published: 1982 - Page: 194

Country Life - Issue 209 - Author: - Year Published: 2013 - Page: 55

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

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