Things to do in Ballito

Posted on 14 December 2023 By Nomvelo Masango

Firmly placed at the heart of the North Coast, Ballito is an incredible tourist attraction. It is loved for its sparkling sea, beaches, subtropical climate and great outdoors.

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This gem, which is 40 km north of the city hub of Durban, offers plenty to do for different kinds of travellers.

Here are just five things to do when in Ballito.

Walk the promenade

Head to the Ballito promenade to enjoy the glorious sight of the sun rising over the ocean and dolphins catching waves before the surfers paddle out.

It is the place to be for runners, dog walkers, leisurely strollers and families who are looking for the perfect sunbathing spot. If beautiful morning walks with great views are your thing, you will not regret it.

Sibaya Casino & Entertainment Kingdom

Sibaya Casino

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Nestled in the rolling green hills of the Dolphin Coast, Sibaya Casino & Entertainment Kingdom is very close to Ballito and King Shaka International Airport.

It overlooks the gorgeous Indian Ocean and offers outstanding casino facilities. The casino is divided into three areas; a Main Casino floor, a Smoking Casino, as well as the exclusive Royal Court Privé.

Go on and try your luck. Who knows? Fortune might favour you greatly!

Sibaya Casino

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Ballito Farmers Market

A day spent at the market is always a good idea. The Ballito Farmers Market offers a wide range of products including farm produce, crafted goodies, fresh flowers and locally made clothing items.

The stunning market is open every Saturday and Sunday.

Ballito Lifestyle Centre

If you are searching for a trendy shopping destination with a unique atmosphere, the Ballito Lifestyle Centre is for you.

At the centre, you can thoroughly satisfy your inner shopaholic as there is an array of high-end boutiques, surfing shops and delis. Moreover, you can grab a scrumptious bite in one of the restaurants.

Sugar Rush Park

Sugar Rush Park

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Sugar Rush Park is the place to be for a day of fun and quality time with the family. Whether young or old, each member of the family can have some fun and enjoy the outdoors. There is a great balance of adventure, fun and tranquility.

You can spend a leisurely day exploring all the attractions, enjoy some good coffee or even a delicious meal at the restaurant. There are a number of exciting and interesting activities which include a Kids Play Zone, Mountain Bike Track, Milk Station, Laser Rush and even the Ballito Parkrun.

Sugar Rush Park

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