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Richards Bay is a coastal town situated on a 30km² lagoon of the Mhlatuze River in KwaZulu-Natal South Africa. It is a situated halfway between Durban and Kosi Bay and boasts one of South Africa’s largest harbours and is a tourist gateway to Zululand and Maputaland. It also has the deepest natural harbour in the Southern hemisphere now boasts the largest export coal terminal in the world as well and is a must-see destination for maritime buffs. So if you are looking for a unique holiday trip in all respects then book your flights to Richard Bay and enjoy a great holiday experience.
Start your journey to Richard Bay with a visit to Ngoye Forest Reserve which is probably the most impressive indigenous forest reserve in KwaZulu-Natal due to its amazing flora and fauna. The reserve is about 11 Km from the coast offers superb panoramic views to its visitors and is no less than a paradise for bird watching with more than 600 bird species. A permit and a nominal fee are required to visit it.
Ngoye (Ongoye) Forest Reserve is probably the most impressive indigenous forest reserve in KwaZulu-Natal because of its unique flora and fauna. The reserve lies about 11km from the coast between the Zululand towns of Empangeni, Mtunzini and Eshowe. You can spend your day at Alkanstrand meaning both sides beach while lies next to the warm Indian Ocean is a Blue Flag beach which means it is safe, clean and environment-friendly beach to visit. It has lots of accommodation options and lush picnic spots to enjoy a great day over here. If you love fishing then you can avail the services of Pappabeer Fishing Charters. It is an established company with very experienced crew members with all fishing equipment that assist you in reeling in that big catch. You just can’t afford to miss a visit to huge iSimangaliso Wetland Park on the north-east coast which is truly a magnificent experience for its visitors. It is South Africa’s second largest protected natural area after Kruger National Park. It offers you an amazing experience as it is South Africa’s first World Heritage Site and is a collection of the terrestrial and marine ecosystem.
Do visit Shakaland which is more than just a tourist attraction. This unique establishment gives its visitors a unique experience and excitement and romance of Shaka, the great king of Zulus. Shakaland is essentially a re-creation of Shaka’s great Kraal and is a tourist attraction that offers its visitors accommodation in traditional Zulu huts. Enjoy a visit Vukani Basket Museum which is renowned for its unique designs. It was started in 1972 to make funds for food during drought is now a museum opened in 1994 and the Vukani Basket designs are renowned by established collectors throughout the world. So if you don’t want to miss all these amazing attractions and much more than a holiday trip to Richard Bay is a great opportunity for you. So fly to Richard Bay now and have fun.
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