Umkomaas is famous for the internationally renowned Aliwal Shoal, a fossilised sand dune of sponges and corals which is home to the Ragged Tooth Shark, Tiger Sharks, Whale Sharks and the wrecks of the “Nebo” and “Produce”. There are various dive operators in Umkomaas and dive courses, shark dives and speciality dives like cage diving can be arranged to suit your needs.
Umkomaas golf course is an 18-hole course which is heavily wooded and bunkered and is well regarded to test players whilst providing stunning sea views.
Take a flight with Noel McDonough over Umkomaas beach front, the town of Umkomaas, Aliwal Shoal and Scottburgh. Noel is a grade “A” instructor with RAASA on light sport aircraft and this is really one of the not-to-be-missed activities to do when in Umkomaas.
Crocworld is a great family friendly destination in Scottburgh. Visitors to the Crocworld Conservation Centre can spend the day exploring the immense 24ha gardens, with its extensive aviaries as well as over 200 species of wild birds which can be spotted on the premises.
Annual Sardine Run
Each year in June or July along the KwaZulu-Natal coast the word gets out and, within hours, crowds of frenzied human predators converge on the area to join sharks, gamefish, marine mammals and birds in a feeding orgy.
Scottburgh is a thriving coastal resort town located nearby Ocean Park Guest House. There are many activities to do in the town, including surfing and fishing.
Galleria Mall in Amanzimtoti is the perfect destination for some retail therapy. Featuring great restaurants, family friendly activities and exclusive boutiques.
Deep Sea Fishing
Spend a day out on a boat deep sea fishing in Umkomaas.
Ushaka Marine World
South Africa’s most loved marine theme park, Ushaka Marine World, is located just 40 minutes from our guest house.