Local Activities

Activities in the Prawn Shak area

Weekend Getaways:   See accomodation section for booking details
Make a weekend of it and book into either the Hatchery or Dokodweni Beach Camp, which are on the lagoon near the Shak, for watersports and fishing,  alternatively, near Eshowe you can find a number of great country activities to keep you busy and of course a great afternoon at the Prawn Shak!

THE HATCHERY :  [1km]  Self catering accomodation situated on the lagoon. Designer rustic [featured on Top Billing!] with stunning views. Check out their weddings and mid week fish braai’s

THE DOKODWENI BEACH CAMP : Great base for fishing and water sports or just a base close to the action at the Prawn Shak. Boma facilities, functions deck, Bungalows and camping available

SUGAR HILL MANOR GUESTHOUSE – ESHOWE : For a great Country weekend with a load of activities,
bonfires in the evening where tall stories are the order of the day!
Check out www.countryweekends.co.za  or  www.zululife.co.za for all the activities on offer

The George Hotel and Zulu Brewery:  [30km]  Check out  the Zulu Brewery at the George Hotel and their
award winning Zulu Blonde beer. Also special events, music nights and Golf and beer weekends.
0354744919  –  www.zulublonde.com

Amatigulu Nature Reserve:  Tented Parks Board self catering camp on the river near the lagoon. Canoeing and walks. Species include Giraffe, Zebra, Waterbuck and other smaller antelopes.  (032 – 453 0155)

Dlinza Arial Board Walk:  Unique in Southern Africa and exclusive to Eshowe, the Dlinza Forest Aerial Boardwalk takes you 125m through the forest just below the canopy, which is 10m above the forest floor. (035 – 474 4029). Stay at the George Hotel and make a weekend of it with Golf, the Zulu Brewery and the Shack!

Golf:   Eshowe Country Club 035 – 474 4884    or    Amatikulu Country Club : 035 – 331 1071

Fishing : Fishing in the estuary or in the surf. For ski boats, contact the Amatikulu ski boat club