Ugu South Coast Tourism covers the South Coast from Scottburgh to Port Edward. “Ugu” as the Zulu forefathers called it – “Edge of the Great Water” – The warm Indian Ocean current – and warm water it is! The Scottburgh Tourism Branch is in Scott Street, opposite Pick n Pay.
The main swimming beach, situated in Scott Bay has shark nets, year-round lifeguards and, together with the terraced lawns and expansive sandy beaches is geared for holiday fun. Surfers can enjoy the swells while waiting for the perfect ride. There is a super tube and mini-golf entertainment area. Beach events are organized from time to time particularly during in-season, catering for Family Entertainment.
Preston Beach has a tidal pool set amongst rocks while the stretch of water between Park Rynie and Rocky Bay is an ideal spot for divers. One can see the wreck of a whaler that ran aground in 1920.
Rocky Bay / Ski Boats and Trips daily
With shark nets and lifeguards in season, this is an ideal beach to while away the day. The Rocky ledges on either side of the bathing area offer divers and fisherman excellent opportunities.
Pennington with it’s unspoiled, tranquil beach and tidal pool, offers sun-worshippers idyllic surroundings to brush up on their tan. Visit Impilhe Beach Kiosk, a well run Pennington Conservancy Project. South of the main bathing beach is Umdoni Point, one of the top fishing spots along this part of the coast. Pottery and a variety of small shops selling handmade articles can be found while browsing round the village markets.