Shelly Beach

Shelly Beach

Things to do - general

Shelly Beach in KwaZulu Natal is named after the abundance of sea shells that wash up on its beaches. There is a tidal pool at the small craft harbour and stretches of beautiful stretches of beach with fantastic rock and surf fishing. Located between St Michael’s on Sea and Port Shepstone and only about an hour and half’s drive to Durban, it is close enough for a weekend breakaway for those lucky enough to live in Natal.

Shelly Beach is a popular diving and snorkeling destination with and abundance of aquatic species and varieties of tropical fish, sharks and corals. Protea Banks is a unique reef with an incredible topography. It has a huge diversity of game fish, sharks, whales and dolphins that make it popular for pleasure trips, fishing and shark diving.

The well-known “Sonny Evans Small Craft Harbour”, which is walking distance to the nearby “Shelly Shopping Centre”, offers fishing charters, whale watching and boat rides throughout the year.

What to do in Shelly Beach in KwaZulu Natal.

The “Shelly Centre” and “The Mall” offer a range of shopping outlets and movie houses should you choose to stray away from the beach. There are top restaurants and food outlets in the area as well as events throughout the holiday seasons to keep you entertained.

Nearby is Pure Venom Reptile Park which is said to be the largest reptile farm in Africa. It has an amazing collection of indigenous and exotic reptiles including alligators and crocodiles. There is a curio shop that sells curios, unique clothing and accessories. So pop into the ‘Creepy Curio Shop’ when you visit the park.

The Oribi Gorge Nature Reserve is inland with spectacular views and wildlife. Lake Eland Game Reserve is about 45 minutes’ drive away with 2500 hectares of diverse ecosystems of bushveld, grassland, coastal forest and wetlands.  You can choose to self-game drive to view the abundant wild life and flora. There is the exciting 80m suspension bridge to walk across and the Zip Line Tour. It has specific 4×4 tracks, mountain bike trails Horse riding, walking, paint ball, fishing and picnic sites.

There is a wonderful selection of seafront self-catering, holiday properties with stunning breakers sea views are all along this coastal town.

Country South Africa
Languages spokenEnglish, Afrikaans, Zulu, Xhosa
Currency usedSouth African Rands (ZAR)
Area (km2)5.37
Bondi Beach 40 - Shelly Beach - Self Catering - Sleeps 4

Bondi Beach 40 - Shelly Beach - Self Catering - Sleeps 4

Shelly Beach
Bondi Beach 40 in Shelly Beach, is well furnished four sleeper, first floor self catering flat with More info
Bondi Beach 57 - Shelly Beach - Self-catering - Sleeps 6

Bondi Beach 57 - Shelly Beach - Self-catering - Sleeps 6

Shelly Beach
Bondi Beach 57 is a well furnished six sleeper, first floor self catering holiday flat in Shelly Bea More info
Cest si Bon 64 - Shelly Beach - Self-catering - Accommodation - Sleeps 4

Cest si Bon 64 - Shelly Beach - Self-catering - Accommodation - Sleeps 4

Shelly Beach
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Eden Dunes 35 - Shelly Beach - Self-catering - Sleeps 5

Eden Dunes 35 - Shelly Beach - Self-catering - Sleeps 5

Shelly Beach
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Kubu Bali 22 - Shelly Beach - Self-catering - Sleeps 8

Kubu Bali 22 - Shelly Beach - Self-catering - Sleeps 8

Shelly Beach
Kubu Bali 22 in Shelly Beach is an eight sleeper, second, top floor flat. The self catering accommod More info
Portofino 28 - Shelly Beach - Self-catering - Sleeps 8

Portofino 28 - Shelly Beach - Self-catering - Sleeps 8

Shelly Beach
Portofino 28 is a spacious eight sleeper, top, second floor flat in Shelly Beach. The self catering More info
Portofino 7 - Shelly Beach - Self-catering - Sleeps 8

Portofino 7 - Shelly Beach - Self-catering - Sleeps 8

Shelly Beach
Portofino 7 is a spacious, self catering eight sleeper, first floor flat in Shelly Beach. The accomm More info
Shelly de la Mer 2 - Shelly Beach - Self-catering - Sleeps 8

Shelly de la Mer 2 - Shelly Beach - Self-catering - Sleeps 8

Shelly Beach
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Shelly de la Mer 3 - Shelly Beach - Self-catering - Sleeps 8

Shelly de la Mer 3 - Shelly Beach - Self-catering - Sleeps 8

Shelly Beach
Shelly de la Mer 3 is a three bedroom, eight sleeper self catering duplex in Shelly Beach on the Sou More info
Shelly Palms 1 - Shelly Beach - Self-catering - Sleeps 6

Shelly Palms 1 - Shelly Beach - Self-catering - Sleeps 6

Shelly Beach
Shelly Palms 1 is a ground floor six sleeper, self catering holiday flat in Shelly Beach. The accomm More info
Shelly Palms 4 - Shelly Beach - Self-catering - Sleeps 4

Shelly Palms 4 - Shelly Beach - Self-catering - Sleeps 4

Shelly Beach
Shelly Palms 4 is a ground floor, four sleeper self catering holiday flat in Shelly Beach. The accom More info
Shelly Palms 6 - Shelly Beach - Self-catering - Sleeps 4

Shelly Palms 6 - Shelly Beach - Self-catering - Sleeps 4

Shelly Beach
Shelly Palms 6 is a first floor, four sleeper, self catering holiday apartment in Shelly Beach. The More info
Shelly Palms 7 - Shelly Beach - Self-catering - Sleeps 4

Shelly Palms 7 - Shelly Beach - Self-catering - Sleeps 4

Shelly Beach
Shelly Palms 7 is a four sleeper, first floor self catering holiday flat in Shelly Beach. The accomm More info
Shelly Palms 8 - Shelly Beach - Self-catering - Sleeps 4

Shelly Palms 8 - Shelly Beach - Self-catering - Sleeps 4

Shelly Beach
Shelly Palms 8 is a four sleeper, first floor self catering holiday flat in Shelly Beach. The accomm More info
Summer Place 12 - Shelly Beach - Self-catering - Sleeps 6

Summer Place 12 - Shelly Beach - Self-catering - Sleeps 6

Shelly Beach
Summer Place 12 is a top, second floor in Shelly Beach. The accommodation comes supplied with DSTV s More info
Summer Place 27 - Shelly Beach - Self-catering - Sleeps 6

Summer Place 27 - Shelly Beach - Self-catering - Sleeps 6

Shelly Beach
Summer Place 27 is a top, second floor, six sleeper flat. The accommodation comes supplied with DSTV More info
Surfbay Sands 27 - Shelly Beach - Sleeps 4

Surfbay Sands 27 - Shelly Beach - Sleeps 4

Shelly Beach
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The Kingfisher 44 - Shelly Beach - Self-catering - Sleeps 6

The Kingfisher 44 - Shelly Beach - Self-catering - Sleeps 6

Shelly Beach
The Kingfisher 44 is an air-conditioned 1st floor, 2 bedroom flat on the Mhlamgeni River which flows More info
The Tydes 17 - Shelly Beach - Self-catering - Sleeps 4

The Tydes 17 - Shelly Beach - Self-catering - Sleeps 4

Shelly Beach
The Tydes 17 in Shelly Beach is a four sleeper first floor self catering flat. There is a air condit More info
Wild Seasons 3 - Shelly Beach - Self-catering - Sleeps 8 guests

Wild Seasons 3 - Shelly Beach - Self-catering - Sleeps 8 guests

Shelly Beach
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