Umhlanga Lighthouse: A Local Landmark

It’s difficult to picture Umhlanga without its iconic red and white lighthouse that towers over the shore. It’s majestic, elegant and surprisingly well-kept considering it’s just a few feet from the ocean. With the Umhlanga Lighthouse being so symbolic of the Umhlanga beachfront, we thought it was time to delve into its rich history.   Did you know that The Oyster Box Hotel (built in 1869 as the first beach cottage in the area) has...

Escape to the Mountains

Drakensberg Experience invited us to explore the beauty of, and the fun things to do in, Central Drakensberg. From getting our hearts racing at Vertical Rush Adventure Centre to the amazing accommodation and food at Champagne Castle Hotel, it was a truly memorable trip.   Only a three-hour drive from Umhlanga, Central Drakensberg is the perfect escape from day-to-day life to ease the mind and body surrounded by breathtaking scenery, but also to ignite your...