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Great place for a run or a stroll but it can get really busy

A lovely sea front walk through Umhlanga and a great place to people watch. I've walked and run the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Epsom, United Kingdom
Great for all Ages!

The promenade is great for runners, strollers, those counting the kilometres, families etc. It is... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Susan V
Johannesburg, South Africa
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
70 Marine Drive, Umhlanga Rocks 4319, South Africa
+27 82 450 0302
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Reviewed 3 days ago

A lovely sea front walk through Umhlanga and a great place to people watch. I've walked and run the promenade a few times now and it's lovely. Perfectly safe with some good sights along the way (the pier, lighthouse, cafes and hotels). It can get...More

Thank Hannah75
Reviewed 6 days ago

The promenade is great for runners, strollers, those counting the kilometres, families etc. It is well maintained - a lovely walk!

Thank Susan V
Reviewed 6 days ago

Great view of the beach and wonderful if you want to take a nice walk or run. In total, the promenade is about 5 km there and back so if you want to get your exercise in, this is a great place. There is a...More

Thank Nikitab89
Reviewed 1 week ago

Joggers paradise. Dog walkers dream. The promenade is clean, safe and a beautiful gift to all who use it. Long may it continue to be so.

Thank pearlm26
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If You are even considering a visit to Durban do not hesitate to make Umhlanga your home, this gorgeous stretch just North of Durban is a gem, with a lot to offer. The best part of the day is Sunrise on the promenade which is...More

Thank Michy312595
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a safe clean place to take a walk or jog etc. Nice viewbof the beach, basically running just above the sand.

Thank EsayG
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It would be great if there were kiosks and entertainment on this promenade to add to the splendor of this area. There are restaurant just a few minutes walk from the promenade but lacking stall or something to take it to the next level.

Thank PHM_Law
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love this walk. If you looking at the sea go left. Walk there and then Walk back on the beach. Remember to pass the light house

Thank MP050607
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

When we ordered an Uber through TripAdvisor we ended up far from the seaside. Go to the corner of Durban view Road and Marine Drive instead.

1  Thank Jeroen P
Reviewed 9 August 2018

Umhlanga has a clean, well kept promenade which is safe to walk throughout the day and night. Makes for beautiful sunsets and rises and there's always activity from the main pier onto the beach which on one end leads to a nature reserve.

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