There are two all weather, floodlit tennis courts. Tennis rackets and balls are available for use by lodge residents, from the clubhouse.

There are 5 outdoor swimming pools: the hotel has a freshwater pool and there are saltwater pools right next to the beach, overlooking the Indian Ocean.

Beach & Lake

Guests can soak up the sun and the splendour of the beach or the unique lakeside and even enjoy an al fresco picnic. The secluded beach pool is equipped with umbrellas, loungers and refreshments are provided. This stretch of coastline is not designated for swimming however, other bathing beaches are located nearby.
Bird and Butterfly Watching

As a protected environment, the Estate is home to a wide variety of birdlife and magnificent butterflies. Visit South Africa's first and only Aerial Boardwalk - within the enchanting Dlinza Forest. Experience the unique forest and its rich bird life from a completely different angle as your trained guide points out some of the 65 species that inhabit this area.

Forest Walks

Enjoy the splendour of this sub-tropical forest with a brisk walk or a leisurely stroll. You may enchanter a shy antelope along the way.
Health and Beauty Spa

Guests can treat themselves to the health and luxury they deserve, with a whole range of therapies such as: full body treatments, facials, manicures, pedicures and massages.


If you are looking for the lastest fashion, accessories, pharmacies, supermarkets or electronic equipment, nearby Ballito (1 km away) offers plenty of choices.
Gateway Shopping Mall located in Umhlanga (20-minute drive south) is the biggest shopping mall in the Southern hemisphere and includes cinemas, 4x4 track, indoor climbing wall, wave-surfing facility and well over 300 stores. Open 7 days per week.

The existing 18 hole par 72 championship Tom Weiskopf designed golf course, rated as one of South Africa’s finest golfing experiences is supported by a well stocked Pro shop, driving range, half-way house and putting greens. Soon to be joined by the Gary Player designed 18 hole championship course, country club, golf academy and driving range within the Zimbali Lakes Resort, Zimbali is set to become one of the must see and play destinations within South Africa on any avid golfers’ itinerary.

Other Activities
  • Mountain biking
  • Cultural tours
  • Deep-sea fishing
  • Scuba diving
  • Dolphin tours

Mon-Sun, 8am-5pm
Tel: +27 32 538 1984 • Mobile: 083 409 2666/7
Toll Free: 0800 ZIMBALI / 0800 946 225