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Great beach for swimming

We spent the morning at the beach to swim with our young children. The water was fantastic and... read more

Reviewed 30 May 2018
Randburg, South Africa
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Nemo Diving School & Accom

With our stay in St Lucia we wanted to explore Sodwana and surroundings. We came across Nemo Diving... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2018
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A1113 Road | Sodwana Bay National Park, 3974, South Africa
+27 82 785 8149
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Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

With our stay in St Lucia we wanted to explore Sodwana and surroundings. We came across Nemo Diving School and Accom. The owner are very friendly, very helpfull and what a nice place to stay over for kids. Lots of space to run around and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Lizetted71
Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

The diving is really awesome but the gate/entrance is extremely badly managed. The staff is rude and unprofessional. They also seem to make up 'rules' as they go along. The car 'guards' are very aggressive esspexially if you are only females. Due to the terrible...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank johnathand690
Reviewed 13 June 2018

The weather is always great, front desk personal are very kind and helpful.The snorkel allows you to see so much more it's breath taking.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank harmsemj
Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

We spent the morning at the beach to swim with our young children. The water was fantastic and currents were not bad at all. The dive charters and fishermen did not bother us. There is an entry fee (children under three are free). Cost us...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

Camped inside the nature reserve campsite on the Gwalagwala section. Facilities excellent with large secluded pitches and very clean ablutions. A short drive down to one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Not a place to miss.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank GregG1828
Reviewed 12 September 2017

This was back in 2011 with my classmates on our July vacation. priceless moments and memories were created in the Sodwana bay.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Makhoba
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

The entrance to iSimangaliso Wetlands Park costs the two of us R155.00 including the vehicle. The beach is amazing, especially it you walk for 10-15 minutes towards the South where you'll find yourself all alone and have the incredible dunes spill into the ocean. Truly...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank TravelReviewer1983
Reviewed 29 March 2017

We were staying at St Lucia and decided to drive up the coast to the much claimed Sodwana Bay. Looking at the local adverts for the Bay, nobody says that you have to pay to get on the beach. I suppose if you arrived by...More

Date of experience: March 2017
6  Thank bobgoodsir
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Our trip to Sodwana Bay was coordinated by AndBeyond. They did a dream job. The food and recreation options were fabulous. AndBeyond was very concerned about the weather, but my wife and I opted to go and enjoy good weather or not. We loved the...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank hmill2015
Reviewed 24 August 2016

I have been to some of the best dive sites in the world, and must say this is my favourite for two main reasons: 1) The large variety of species at this location is unmatched (compared to what I have seen) 2) the sites are...More

Date of experience: April 2016
4  Thank Jeetesh K
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Juanita C
20 December 2016|
Response from st3veB |
Hi Juanita I'm here right now with my 2 boys doing our open water diving cert, it's our first time in Sodwana but we've travelled KZN coastal towns extensively over the years. It's very safe here, we've had no problems at... More
Tim A
21 January 2015|
Response from Hilde O |
Mseni lodge is really nice. We have been there a few weeks ago. It is a loghouse up to 5 people. It is old but clean, we had a braai every evening so didn't need the cooking facility wich is old en small too. You will have a... More
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