Trafalgar – 16km from Margate and 16km to Port Edward



The tiny coastal village of Trafalgar is situated about 150 km south of Durban, on the South Coast of Kwa-Zulu Natal.

Trafalgar’s beach is protected by shark nets, and provide decent waves for surfers. When the weather is clear, and the ocean calm the rocky reef formation just offshore, provides an excellent place for snork Elling, where one will find fossilised remains of shellfish, various fish species, plant material and petrified wood. These 90 million year old fossil beds are located only a short distance from the shoreline, so at Spring tide it is possible for visitors to walk out and examine these ancient remains in greater detail.

The Trafalgar Marine Reserve is a tiny area extending for only 6 km along the coast and 500 meters offshore. The area incorporates the 190 ha Add to dictionary Nature Reserve whose mission is to “preserve, in perpetuity, the natural environment of forest types, dune vegetation and grasslands (including wet grassland) for the benefit of the animals, birds and other creatures occurring there.”

Trafalgar is situated exactly in the midle from Margate to Port Edward. 16km from Margate and 16km to Port Edward. Trafalgar has a very nice beach which is a Blue flag beach. It has very nice clean ablutions and a clear freshwater pool if you dont like the sea water or are maybe afraid of the creatures in the sea it self.


KwaZulu Natal Game and Nature ReservesThe Mpenjati Nature Reserve

The coastline of KwaZulu-Natal is not only a hive of activity amongst watersports enthusiasts, but is also known for its superior variety of plant and animal life. This imparts a natural wealth to the area that makes it particularly special for locals and visitors alike. The Mpenjati Nature Reserve is one of the little treasures along this part of the South African shores that showcases some of the prettiest and most environmentally significant species in the province.



San Lameer Country Club

The San Lameer golf course is situated on the Durban South Coast and is rated one of the top 30 South African golf courses. Opened in 1922 the course is situated on the largely unspoiled South Coast of KZN


Views from the Beach

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The Beach freshwater pool


Nearby Points Of Interest



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